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      06-27-2008, 04:58 PM   #38

Drives: E92 M3 V8 Alpine White
Join Date: May 2007
Location: York, England

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Originally Posted by AW325xi View Post
The only issue with Breyton is the weight. They look fantastic for sure, but I look at wheels as a performance part too. Rotational mass and unsprung weight make a difference when you loose 7 - 10 lbs per wheel.

They are virtually the same weight as the factory 19s at 27lbs. Ive driven the car hard up to 140mph on these and the factory 18s and there is bugger all difference in handling or performance between the two. Seen as I'm getting the same driving experience as BMW's much researched 18s gave me, I think I can live with it.

E92 M3, Breyton GTS 19s, black and carbon all over
Factory Mini John Cooper Works 211bhp
MK Indy R track car (road legal) 300bhp+ per ton, sequential box
VW Tiguan 4x4