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      10-30-2007, 10:01 AM   #1
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535i Loaner. Quick review.

335 is BACK on the lift AGAIN. I asked that they have a demo ready when I dropped of the car. They walked me out to a silver/black 535i with sport/paddles. After I figured how to get the thing in drive, it was still dark out this morning at 7am, I took her for a spin. First impression...way more comfortable seats. The adjustments are better and they are a bit softer. Second plus...the paddles are better designed and are with better materials. The shift feel/click is better to me also. Power is OK. I clicked mpg and it is at 21.6. I like the room in the cabin too. Can an SSTT go in it? If any one knows the answer? I am pretty sure it will not work, but a definite yes or no would be appreciated. I'll bet I am in this thing for a week. Now..after all the good points...I get out at the office walk a bit and turn back to look at the car. Uh...bland is about all I can call it. With some mods I am sure it could be improved. But the canvas is pretty bleak to me. I like the car but it's drab looks are a deal killer for ever getting in one of these. I will enjoy it while I have it. 100 miles a day free.
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      10-30-2007, 10:11 AM   #2
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3 people usually do not like 5s. They are big and bulky...

I think in upper crust communities, the 5 is understated elegance. My parents like the 5... so it can't be that bad...

I think it looks horrendous!
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      10-30-2007, 01:14 PM   #3
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3 people usually do not like 5s. They are big and bulky...

I think in upper crust communities, the 5 is understated elegance. My parents like the 5... so it can't be that bad...

I think it looks horrendous!
i don't agree....the 5 with the m-sport package looks pretty damn good.
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      10-30-2007, 01:34 PM   #4
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i don't agree....the 5 with the m-sport package looks pretty damn good.
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      10-30-2007, 01:37 PM   #5
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i don't agree....the 5 with the m-sport package looks pretty damn good.
No kidding! +2
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Back from lunch. The side mirrors actually show side traffic.
The car floats around corners more than the e90. Understandable.
I looked under the hood. The connectors for the SSTT are in different spots?
The ride with sport package is definitely softer and less jarring than my e90.
I have 19" BBS's.
A lot quieter in the cabin and less exhaust note.
I like the car. It may cost around 7K to get it to look right for me. Wheels/tires, tuner plug, tint, grill, exhaust.
One last thing. On the freeway in manual sport mode, when I click to sixth gear the trans pops hard into that gear only.
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Nothing personal but...

Gonzo, your avatar is so disturbing, it sucks seeing the posts on here.

I swear that pic is demented.
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Nothing personal but...

Gonzo, your avatar is so disturbing, it sucks seeing the posts on here.

I swear that pic is demented.
It's for Halloween. But if a fake blood drool makes your life miserable I will change it. I guess the tits and ass are OK....I don't know about swearing as to what is demented and what is not.
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Is he OK? His sweater is red though.....
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No kidding! +2
+3 That will be my next ride when my 3 comes off lease.
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i don't agree....the 5 with the m-sport package looks pretty damn good.
yeah good point... ok u win! the 5 CAN look OK...

:sad0147: you all ganged up on me! :sad0147:
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The only 5 that you can get with the M-Sport Package is the 550i. Which has 380hp and costs nearly $70,000 fully loaded.

I would just get an M5 and not skimp, if you're already spending seventy grand.
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The only 5 that you can get with the M-Sport Package is the 550i. Which has 380hp and costs nearly $70,000 fully loaded.

I would just get an M5 and not skimp, if you're already spending seventy grand.
Some people are willing to pay no more than $70k on the 5 series.

The others that have virtually no limit on price or have high interest in the car's performance buy the M5.
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The only 5 that you can get with the M-Sport Package is the 550i. Which has 380hp and costs nearly $70,000 fully loaded.

I would just get an M5 and not skimp, if you're already spending seventy grand.
360hp. Just to clarify.
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Some people are willing to pay no more than $70k on the 5 series.

The others that have virtually no limit on price or have high interest in the car's performance buy the M5.
ive seen 520's and 525's with the kit... but im talking the aero kit...
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