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      07-14-2011, 11:40 PM   #48
BimmerRob08
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Drives: 2008 M3, Space Gray
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I have an '08 with EDC and when I was stationed in England (you can see my GB tag in the picture) I drove the M3 from England through Belgium, France, Germany, Austria, to Rome Italy and back. Man, I miss driving there.

So I tried all three settings. And like most have reported. Normal & Sport mode will either be bumpy & bumpier depending on the road. But the streaches of Autobahn, & Autostrada's that were smooth enough to cruise at 120mph steady speed in "sport" mode I noticed was from Frankfurt to Dunkerk France where I got on/off the ferry to England. From Munich south into Switzerland and from Florence to Rome on the A1. Also from Milan/Monza to/from Verona was the smoothest of the Autostrada's that I kept it in "sport" mode and cruised at 120~140mph.

The switch backs of Monaco were best suited for the "normal" mode IMO.

Now I hardly ever put it in "sport" mode anymore on the shit bumpy and screwed up roads of New Mexico and hardly can ever hit past 100mph for more than 3 seconds for fear of getting arrested. Yeah, I'm not enjoying this M3 like I used to. Can I get another assingment to Europe please?!?!
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