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      04-23-2010, 08:32 PM   #24
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stressdoc View Post
"Rubbish" is a bit harsh.
I agree that the key difference is feel, but for me the difference in this regard between the 335xi and the rwd 335 is almost as big.

Bottom line: if steering precision and road feel are important to you, get a 335 rwd, and mod appropriately (BMW Perf suspension kit, M3 bits, extreme perf non-rfts, LSD).

If AWD is really vital, go test drive the S4 & xi, they are both great cars IMO, with different emphases as the OP describes.
+10000000000000000
The difference between an AWD 3 series and a RWD BMW with sport package is staggering.
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