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      05-07-2018, 08:38 AM   #1
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Smile 340i Factory Build - Thoughts, Feedback

Greetings All,

On May 3 I placed an order/factory build for a 340i, below are spec's on car and lease deal. Would love to get thoughts/feedback:

2018 340i, rear drive, M-Sport
6-Spd manual trans
Estoril Blu II Metallic
Oyster Leather with contrast dark gray piping & stitching
Burl Walnut trim
Premium package: Heated front seats, Nav, head up display, Sat radio
Cold package: heated rear seats & heated steering wheel
19" style 704M wheel with staggered performance tyres, 225 front, 255 rear
Includes: LED head lites & rear lites, HK surround sound, sun roof, alarm, rear camera

MSRP: 56,285
Sale Price: 51,407
Rebate: 4,500
3 year, 12K mile lease
$3000 COD
$558 month

I've already bought the JB+ engine tune which I read adds 30-40hp and 40-50lbs ft trq? & a red engine start/stop button from Modbargins.com
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You might consider getting the track handling package. That comes with the M adaptive suspension. It allows you to switch between comfort and sport modes. I drive around in comfort mode since the roads around me are garbage and even with the 19" runflat tires, it's quite smooth. Anyways it gives you some nice flexibility.

Did you get the adaptive headlights? LEDs are standard but the adaptive ones are extra
- at least they were when I bought my 340i last year.

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Buy the clutch stop from BMS, you should change it at the delivery of your vehicle

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As mentioned earlier, another vote to add track handling package to the build. More than worth if the roads are less than perfect in your geography.
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Thanks for feedback everyone, my 340 started production week of 5/14 and could not change specs. The production end date is estimated to be 5/28.
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