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Old 18th February 2010, 21:28   #31
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Thats a wicked beast you got there mate - I can imagine the smirk on your face when you drive!

The only BMW experience I have is as a passenger in my manager's 2008 328i (US model) - and wow - bimmers are in a different league altogether!
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mithunkb....Hi if u see my car every day then we should meet. the 320d stock is quicker than my peted superb so that answers your question.
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Amazing, Sexiest 3 ever seen.
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Congrats! Both car and setting look classy!
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Bilstein B16 Ridecontrol electronic suspension that helps me shift from comfort to sport on the fly ( this was a dream come true) . Car is lowered by 20mm at the friend and 10mm at hte back. (No issues with clearance yet.
can we see pics of the suspension controls. Was the car raised originally for India?

To get the real M3 like handling you need those big low profile sport tires.
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Mpower ...u r correct about the tyres . what i meant is that the suspension is in a similar league. This suspension was first developed for the Nissan GTR according to bilstein. I am really considering changing into tubless tyres which may further enhance ride comfort. strongly considering getting Yokohama Advan Sport.
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Mpower ...u r correct about the tyres . what i meant is that the suspension is in a similar league. This suspension was first developed for the Nissan GTR according to bilstein. I am really considering changing into tubless tyres which may further enhance ride comfort. strongly considering getting Yokohama Advan Sport.
Its great ride Nirmal. Did you had a chance of picking up your choice of alloys?
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The small button in the ash tray activates or deactivates the sport mode. The change can be felt on the fly. suddenly rebound damping becomes very aggresive and body roll and pitching disappears. Car is lowere by 20mm at the font and 10mm at the back.

The dials in this pic are from my car itself. its a poor emulation of the original photo.
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Thanks Nirmal, You have one awsome looking drive.

All the best
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Thanks for the pics. Awesome looking ride. I love that BILSTEIN sport button! Can't see the rear spoiler there. Could you post some pics of that?

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The spoiler is a small lip type one .
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14.4 kmpl? wow. mine only gives me 7.5kmpl.

is there lots of highway use?
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14.4 kmpl? wow. mine only gives me 7.5kmpl
Is "yours" also a 320d or a 320i/325i ?
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The spoiler is a small lip type one .
The spoiler looks good. Adds more character to the beast.
How much did you shell out for the spoiler?
Need one more pic of spoiler from a rear angle.
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Is "yours" also a 320d or a 320i/325i ?
320d highline. am only getting 7.5kmpl
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320d highline. am only getting 7.5kmpl
Your car is still running in.

My 320d was averaging about 8 to 8.5 kmpl in Chennai city traffic for the first 1000 kms.

Now at 3500 kms, she is returning an average of 9.5 kmpl in city traffic.

BMW service chaps tell me that after 7000 kms, the average should move closer to 12 kmpl

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