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Old 23rd May 2013, 16:08   #121
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Yes its unique car and I prefer looks comparing new 5.
For one of my business partner we initially zeroed on Volvo S60 T6 and 328i. As there is no Volvo dealership, preferred contender was 328i.
Unfortunately BMW dealer convinced him to buy 520 D His monthly usage is not more than 500 kms
I think in sub 50 L (on road) bracket S60 T6 and 328i are only cars capable to do ton below 7 sec.
I do not think S60 T6 is available anymore - dieselisation of India to blame.
Yes, BMW dealers will try their best to sell you 520/320d only.
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Old 23rd May 2013, 18:32   #122
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I do not think S60 T6 is available anymore - dieselisation of India to blame.
Yes, BMW dealers will try their best to sell you 520/320d only.
I just checked the Volvo India website and yeah they do not have the T6 available anymore. It shows up on the engine comparison page but you cannot select it. There are 3 diesel variants for the S60 currently available.

I saw an ad for the S60 in today's TOI which mentioned only the D4/D5 variants.
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Old 24th May 2013, 11:07   #123
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Actually even getting a 328i seems very difficult in spite of the absurd pricing.
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Old 26th May 2013, 20:17   #124
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A good turnout today for the Drive & Lunch meet @ NH8;

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More than 2000 Horse Power under work this Sunday morning !

More pics will be up shortly
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Old 28th May 2013, 13:47   #125
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I do not think S60 T6 is available anymore - dieselisation of India to blame.
Yes, BMW dealers will try their best to sell you 520/320d only.
Yes you are correct, I am talking about a year back when 328i launched after new 5.

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More than 2000 Horse Power under work this Sunday morning !

More pics will be up shortly
You earlier posted a pic of S4. Wish to know more about this machine. We have couple of reviews of S5. I think S4 is more practical and also economical

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You earlier posted a pic of S4. Wish to know more about this machine. We have couple of reviews of S5. I think S4 is more practical and also economical
Yes the S4 is much more cheaper & practical than the RS5 (Which in itself is one of the most practical supercars to own)

Its a CBU & belongs to another fellow BHPian of the name Speedy
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The hologram from my rear Number Plate had come off & it was like this since quite few days;

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So i called up the person who i had purchased these IND plates from & requested if he could get me just the hologram for which he agreed & he came to deliver the stickers free of cost (as he had other deliveries in Mulund)

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^ So it was a simple DIY'er for me & a Job well done
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Karan, any more pics from the 26th May drive?
Who all contributed to the 2000 HP?
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Old 3rd June 2013, 23:01   #129
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Karan, any more pics from the 26th May drive?
Who all contributed to the 2000 HP?
Here are the pics from the 2000 HP drive & lunch meet;

People from the meet were BHPians as well as non members;

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Pictured above the cars are as follows;

BMW X1 - BHPian (bhp!)
BMW 535i - BHPian (fre2bpowerless)
Audi Q7 3.0 TDi - Non member
Audi A4 3.0 TDi - BHPian (PlatzdaTurbo)
BMW 328i - Myself
Audi A6 2.0 TDi - Non member
BMW 520d - Non Member
BMW 530d - Non Member
BMW 320d (Not pictured as arrived late)

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Halt @ Manor;

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Rolling on NH8;

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Yours truly

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Halting @ Charoti Toll Plaza

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The latecomer F30 320d

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The F30 Twins (Pictured here is non BHPian F30 320d driver)

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The intensity captured;

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bhp!'s X1;

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The very rare & powerful 535i (supposedly chipped to 400 hp & having a aftermarket downpipe)

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F10 twins (Note the ride height difference)

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The line up for lunch @ Delhi Darbar

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The very rare & powerful 535i
Isn't this variant a CBU ? I've only seen 1 535i in Mumbai all these months & that was chauffeur driven!
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Isn't this variant a CBU ? I've only seen 1 535i in Mumbai all these months & that was chauffeur driven!
Yes the 535i is a CBU, when launched it had an 58L ex-showroom price.

Not sure about the latest pricing or if it is still being offered in the BMW line up.
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Thanks Karan for the German Drive pics!
The food plaza pic shows a red X1 (?) parked amongst your cars. I guess, that was not part of your group.

So many Beemers and Audis ripping on the NH8...must have been real fun! May I hitch a ride with you next time?
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(Pictured here is non BHPian F30 320d driver)

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He is very much a Bhpian , just isnt very active. Akki_5
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Thanks Karan for the German Drive pics!
The food plaza pic shows a red X1 (?) parked amongst your cars. I guess, that was not part of your group.
Yes, good ovservation there, the Red X1 wasnt the part of our convoy.

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So many Beemers and Audis ripping on the NH8...must have been real fun! May I hitch a ride with you next time?
You are welcome Sanjay, it will be good to have you riding shotgun alongside

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He is very much a Bhpian , just isnt very active. Akki_5
Ok, noted
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BMW N20(Powering my 328i) Wins 2013 International Engine of the Year Award

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