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      06-27-2007, 12:13 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by jworms View Post
you would think that those things would contribute to it having a better laptime, but for some reason this magazine rated the z4 m coupe as being slower than the 335 when the z4mcoupe definitely has all those advantages over the 335. makes me pretty skeptical of the magazine's testing. don't get me wrong, the 335 is a great car - i just have a hard time believing some of those results.
The Z4M has the old front suspension set up same as the E36, which caused understeer.

335i has better aerodynamic and downforce at higher speed than the Z4M. Not to mention more torsional and bending rigidity of the E90/E92.