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      09-26-2017, 04:18 PM   #133
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I came from a BMW i3 BEV. After test driving the 335i GT I decided to end my lease two months early.
From a 1-10, what would you have rated your experience with the i3 BEV? (been keeping my eye on it for a short hop car) My biggest concern are the tires ATM.
It?s a great car if it fits your needs. I?ve had no issues during my almost two years of ownership, but your mileage may vary. Get the BEV instead of REX as the latter are prone to a lot of issues, and it?s slower. You may be able to get an incredible deal on these cars these days.
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      09-26-2017, 06:04 PM   #134
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I came from a BMW i3 BEV. After test driving the 335i GT I decided to end my lease two months early.
From a 1-10, what would you have rated your experience with the i3 BEV? (been keeping my eye on it for a short hop car) My biggest concern are the tires ATM.
It?s a great car if it fits your needs. I?ve had no issues during my almost two years of ownership, but your mileage may vary. Get the BEV instead of REX as the latter are prone to a lot of issues, and it?s slower. You may be able to get an incredible deal on these cars these days.
Thanks for the advice; I was concerned about those thin tires and our choppy roads. I suppose it's not an issue.
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      09-27-2017, 08:29 AM   #135
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I came from a BMW i3 BEV. After test driving the 335i GT I decided to end my lease two months early.
From a 1-10, what would you have rated your experience with the i3 BEV? (been keeping my eye on it for a short hop car) My biggest concern are the tires ATM.
It?s a great car if it fits your needs. I?ve had no issues during my almost two years of ownership, but your mileage may vary. Get the BEV instead of REX as the latter are prone to a lot of issues, and it?s slower. You may be able to get an incredible deal on these cars these days.
Thanks for the advice; I was concerned about those thin tires and our choppy roads. I suppose it's not an issue.
It is supposed to be a city car, so if you live in rural area this is not for you. In the city and suburban areas it handles normal road conditions fine. The instant torque from the electric motor feels really good even compared to N55/B58, although after 30mph it will fall far behind. However in most of the stop and go situation in and around the city, there is just no comparison to i3. The infrastructure is catching up and a lot of places offers L2 charging. So depends on where you leave it could be a very compelling choice.
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      09-27-2017, 09:42 AM   #136
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It is supposed to be a city car, so if you live in rural area this is not for you. In the city and suburban areas it handles normal road conditions fine. The instant torque from the electric motor feels really good even compared to N55/B58, although after 30mph it will fall far behind. However in most of the stop and go situation in and around the city, there is just no comparison to i3. The infrastructure is catching up and a lot of places offers L2 charging. So depends on where you leave it could be a very compelling choice.
Thanks; I live in a suburban area that is densely populated. Average speed for every trip is no more than 29mph, max speeds being 45-50. My longest trip in it would be no more than 60 miles total and the average trip would be between 16-25 miles. Sounds like it would suit my needs fairly well but it would also be a "second car for short hops"
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      09-28-2017, 02:05 PM   #137
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      09-28-2017, 02:32 PM   #138
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Congrats, but this is the F34 forum.
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      07-27-2018, 04:09 AM   #139
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From Monday I should be on the G31 Forum
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      07-27-2018, 06:21 PM   #140
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Out with the 2013 m135i,

In with the 2014 328i GT


I have great things to say about both.
As regards the move from IL6 to IL4, zf8 speed in both, taking into consideration some simple handling mods on the 34, my over riding conclusion is this.

I miss the harder pull and the spicey noises.

Thats it. Otherwize the 34 is a perfect all around car imo.

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328i to 335i GT, much bigger 3 for sure, higher ride height also- I was not a fan of this
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Come from Audi A4 1.8T FWD (240HP with revo-technik chip)


Now 3GT 335 XDrive 405HP (With A2Perfomance chip + Supersprint Downpipe) - Its amazing!


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The higher ride height is one of the reasons I bought mine.
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last car is still my current car - E220CDI. I am eyeing up a 335D GT in white at the moment and currently in negotiation with the dealership.

Hopefully it goes well and I get the car next week.
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A pristine 2015 BMW (F34) 335d XDRIVE M SPORT GT AUTO, 230kw (313HP) in Estoril blue. One happy owner
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'SNAP', same car but without the chip mod :-)
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From a BMW E60 525D to 335D Xdrive GT with Plus Pack.
The F34 GT wasn’t the planned purchase as I’d expected to get another 5, or possibly a 4. The 4 felt small inside and and when I happened upon the GT in the showroom I really liked the looks and the grin after the test drive sold it!
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gotta say these GTs is quite rare in the UK, which i absolutely love. 320D saloon is everywhere though.
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      08-20-2018, 09:55 AM   #149
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New within the last few months to a '15 F34 335x. Previously I had a supercharged and worked over 2005 CTS-V and prior to that a tweaked 1996 Impala SS.
I'm not sure if I'm feeling the F34 yet, but its great that my 4 yr old can't kick my seat if I leave it in my position!


Here were the previous the day I sold the SS.

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