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      07-09-2012, 06:08 AM   #1
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My F30 335i

A couple of quick pics of my new 335i. If it wasn't raining I'd probably be out driving it. Absolutely love it














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      07-09-2012, 06:24 AM   #2
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congrats! how do you find it compared to your E92 335?
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      07-09-2012, 06:24 AM   #3
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Congrats man!!! I can't wait to receive my ride...Will be ready for pick-up in Sept!!!
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      07-09-2012, 06:36 AM   #4
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grats mate.

photo reminded me of my garage when I saw the clubs against the wall

The weekend is meant to be fine and sunny, so you should be able to get a good drive or seven in
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      07-09-2012, 06:41 AM   #5
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congrats! how do you find it compared to your E92 335?
My E92 was a 325i, so this is a definite improvement
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      07-09-2012, 07:13 AM   #6
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dcg71,

Congrats man, it looks nice~! should have taken her out in the rain for a quick shower

nice garage it's exactly as I'd pictured it when i see your car coming out of the driveway :P haha (jks.... seriously just jks )

Can't wait to get mine in Oct........
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      07-09-2012, 08:57 AM   #7
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Nice man!
black on black I love it.
Ill be interested to compare notes down the track once youve broken it in and see what you think.
Ill post pics of my baby next week when i have it in the garage :P
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      07-09-2012, 09:23 PM   #8
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Beautiful!

Love the F30s.
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      07-09-2012, 09:59 PM   #9
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Thanks guys. Any excuse to drive it at this stage. Probably the only thing I miss from the e92 is the heavier hydraulic steering. Variable sports steering probably helps to address that I imagine. Otherwise, can't fault it. Auto start/stop takes a bit of getting used to I guess - I tend to turn it off whenever I start the car now.
Chris, that sounds like an awesome machine you have on order - it should be some car!
Spikey, glad you like my garage. If you want to come for a spin let me know
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Congrats mate!!! Looks like a beauty.. mine will be very similar can't wait..
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Thanks guys. Any excuse to drive it at this stage. Probably the only thing I miss from the e92 is the heavier hydraulic steering. Variable sports steering probably helps to address that I imagine. Otherwise, can't fault it. Auto start/stop takes a bit of getting used to I guess - I tend to turn it off whenever I start the car now.
Chris, that sounds like an awesome machine you have on order - it should be some car!
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Nice car,

Did you get the variable sports steering?
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      07-11-2012, 09:41 PM   #12
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No, I bought my car from dealer stock. If it was an order car, I think I probably would have considered it. There's nothing really wrong with the standard steering, it just feels different after stepping out of an e9X.
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Isnt that the sports steering i can see the gear shifts on the back of the steering wheel
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      07-12-2012, 05:52 AM   #14
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if you mean the shift paddles, they come with the sport automatic transmission and are standard on the 335i. The variable sport steering is another option entirely. It should change the steering feel depending on the driving mode you're in - sharper and more precise in sport mode, looser in comfort mode. Similar concept to the adaptive suspension.
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      07-12-2012, 06:06 AM   #15
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if you mean the shift paddles, they come with the sport automatic transmission and are standard on the 335i. The variable sport steering is another option entirely. It should change the steering feel depending on the driving mode you're in - sharper and more precise in sport mode, looser in comfort mode. Similar concept to the adaptive suspension.
I thought the sports line came with it? so when you shift from comfort to sport to sport+, the steering changes as well? That's how it felt when it test drove it though?

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So, to clear things up a little here- you can choose the following combinations-
  • Servotronic (default)
  • Servotronic with M Sport suspension
  • Variable Sport steering without M Sport suspension
  • Variable Sport steering with M Sport suspension
  • Adaptive M Running Gear
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So, to clear things up a little here- you can choose the following combinations-
  • Servotronic (default)
  • Servotronic with M Sport suspension
  • Variable Sport steering without M Sport suspension
  • Variable Sport steering with M Sport suspension
  • Adaptive M Running Gear
Sorry... just wanted to thread jack and clear up my confusion... by choosing the M Sport pack... I would end up with "Servotronic with M Sport suspension"?
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      07-12-2012, 07:21 AM   #18
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I thought the sports line came with it? so when you shift from comfort to sport to sport+, the steering changes as well? That's how it felt when it test drove it though?

ps.. if my wait kills me, I might have to hit you up on that offer to come for a spin
LOL, yeah its a bit confusing. Sport line is pretty much cosmetic. It comes with servotronic power steering and the standard suspension The variable sports steering is an option, and so are the msport and adaptive suspensions. So, I could be wrong, but changing the mode from comfort to sport isn't doing much more than remapping the throttle (unless you have the variable and adaptive bits)
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      07-12-2012, 07:36 AM   #19
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Ok, the more I read the more it sounds like servotronic steering actually does firm up in sport mode. Damned if I can tell the difference though. I still find the steering quite light in all modes. Have to try it again tomorrow and pay more attention.
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      07-12-2012, 03:59 PM   #20
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by choosing the M Sport pack... I would end up with "Servotronic with M Sport suspension"?
Yes, standard steering with the 10mm lowered suspension.
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Yes, standard steering with the 10mm lowered suspension.
I'm not sure about this - unless it might be an Australian spec as I think ROTW the Sport line and M Sport suspension are the same i.e. the M Sport is body kit/ trim only.
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      07-12-2012, 05:28 PM   #22
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Australia spec differs from ROTW - M sport will definitely come with M sport suspension. Sport line here comes with the standard suspension. In other regions like the US, both have the same suspension - the M sport suspension.
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