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      01-29-2013, 12:35 AM   #1
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Wife's New F30 Modern

Traded in her '07 335i Coupe 6MT for a long distance driver.
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      01-29-2013, 12:44 AM   #2
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Love that colour combo!
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      01-29-2013, 12:58 AM   #3
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Nice car! I like the wheels on the modern.
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Beautiful!! I love the different colored dials in the Modern. You didn't like the natural wood finish available with this line?
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wow.. very nice interior
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Wink ... still have the most important stick to play with ...

A Happy Wife is ...

Way to go Buddy !

Great looking car !

PS: and great photo skills i like the 3rd shot for the tree's reflection!
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You are a great photographer! Your wife for sure is more than happy, great looking car!
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Congrats, beautiful car. Glad to see you got the Parking Package...always important for the wife's car. Good move.
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Beautiful...more pictures please!

Modern Line is beautiful; very understated. More so than the Luxury Line...the Modern has less "bling".

I think a Modern Line 335i is the ultimate sleeper-mobile. Nice car.
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Beautiful!! I love the different colored dials in the Modern. You didn't like the natural wood finish available with this line?
That natural wood trim is very different and stunning in the Modern Line, but this was the only 335i in the dealer's inventory that came close to the wife's preferences. The Anthracite trim is nice too.
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PS: and great photo skills i like the 3rd shot for the tree's reflection!
Thanks. Took a series of three exposures (+2, 0, -2) on a tripod, then combined them into a single HDR image. Also waited for clouds to block the sun to get high reflectance.
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You are a great photographer! Your wife for sure is more than happy, great looking car!
Thanks. Always enjoy photographing cars - especially photogenic cars.
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Congrats, beautiful car. Glad to see you got the Parking Package...always important for the wife's car. Good move.
I'm amazed with the Top View camera feature. Now I don't know how I lived without it.
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Modern Line is beautiful; very understated. More so than the Luxury Line...the Modern has less "bling".

I think a Modern Line 335i is the ultimate sleeper-mobile. Nice car.
Agree!
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Modern alloys on 335i M Sport

Congrats on your beautiful looking new Modern Line ! Much better than the fussy looking Luxury line.

You have a good eye for composition and very nice exposure ! Well done !

Like you, I too really like the Modern turbine alloys. Now fitted on my M Sport for the winter.
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Like you, I too really like the Modern turbine alloys. Now fitted on my M Sport for the winter.
The turbine alloys are an interesting contrast against the M Sport bodywork. Question - how do you like the M Adaptive suspension?
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Question - how do you like the M Adaptive suspension?
I am very satisfied with this suspension. There is a very noticeable difference between Comfort and Sport. The ride in Sport setting is similar to my previous E90-335i, reasonably firm with good damping. However, the latest RFTs are more compliant for rough pavement or for potholes. For city driving I tend to use the Sport setting for both chassis and steering; I switch to Comfort or EcoPro for highway to increase fuel efficiency.
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