BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General Automotive (non-BMW) Talk + Photos/Videos
 
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-03-2006, 01:06 PM   #89
bavarian06
Captain
bavarian06's Avatar
United_States
24
Rep
902
Posts

 
Drives: e92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: CA

iTrader: (6)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Artz 330
Yes it does.
I've searched all the hard print copies of USA's C&D, R&D, Motor Trend, Autoweek and no where does it list the US-spec 330i manual cover 0-60 in under 6 seconds. The article that you are reading about is based off the non-US spec model. Just look at the car pictured.

I'll challenge anyone with a US manual 330i to try get a time under 6.
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2006, 05:01 PM   #90
hotsand5
hotsand5
hotsand5's Avatar
United_States
16
Rep
807
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 BMW 330i 6spd
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: chicago

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2006 330i  [0.00]
Send a message via AIM to hotsand5
ward, what is the point of double clutching? Isn't that why we have syncros? Couldn't it just be easier using the heel and toe downshift where you rev match, but by not double clutching? I don't know if there is any advantage, so if you can tell me, I'd love to know the difference. thanks.
__________________
-2006 BMW 330i-Sapphire Black- Tera Leather-Aluminum trim- 6spd manual- Sport- Premium- Cold- Navigation- Euro. delivery

-2005 Yamaha Warrior 1700 102cu"
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2006, 05:21 PM   #91
shimshimhada
Brigadier General
shimshimhada's Avatar
United_States
87
Rep
4,839
Posts

 
Drives: Portal
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Portal

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by bavarian06
I've searched all the hard print copies of USA's C&D, R&D, Motor Trend, Autoweek and no where does it list the US-spec 330i manual cover 0-60 in under 6 seconds. The article that you are reading about is based off the non-US spec model. Just look at the car pictured.

I'll challenge anyone with a US manual 330i to try get a time under 6.
http://www.caranddriver.com/roadtest...age-page2.html

Only the US got that package.
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2006, 06:04 PM   #92
bavarian06
Captain
bavarian06's Avatar
United_States
24
Rep
902
Posts

 
Drives: e92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: CA

iTrader: (6)

E90 330i under 6 seconds. I'm not referring to the E46.
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2006, 06:28 PM   #93
shimshimhada
Brigadier General
shimshimhada's Avatar
United_States
87
Rep
4,839
Posts

 
Drives: Portal
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Portal

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by bavarian06
E90 330i under 6 seconds. I'm not referring to the E46.
I'm sure the E90 330i is AT LEAST as quick as the ZHP.
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2006, 11:43 PM   #94
ward
Major General
70
Rep
6,162
Posts

 
Drives: F
Join Date: May 2005
Location: T

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by hotsand5
ward, what is the point of double clutching? Isn't that why we have syncros? Couldn't it just be easier using the heel and toe downshift where you rev match, but by not double clutching? I don't know if there is any advantage, so if you can tell me, I'd love to know the difference. thanks.

it's a joke from fast and furious man
Appreciate 0
      06-04-2006, 12:50 AM   #95
Artz 330
Colonel
55
Rep
2,486
Posts

 
Drives: Z4M, 335i, 135i
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2006 330i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by bavarian06
I've searched all the hard print copies of USA's C&D, R&D, Motor Trend, Autoweek and no where does it list the US-spec 330i manual cover 0-60 in under 6 seconds. The article that you are reading about is based off the non-US spec model. Just look at the car pictured.

I'll challenge anyone with a US manual 330i to try get a time under 6.
no, you dont get it. I dont give a shit about your magazine racing numbers. I am telling you what My 330i can do. And I can tell you. It does it under 6 Seconds.

But since you wanna mention Mag Racing.

Heres Mag racing for your ass...



Info XR2 Information Specifications Pictures Lancer Information Specifications Pictures R32 Information Specifications Pictures XR2 (C) Information Specifications Pictures 306 (C) Information Specifications Pictures Links Saxo Information Specifications Pictures
Volkswagen R32 - Specs
Engine
Type Six cylinder 'Otto' engine, 15° V6, DOHC, 24V
Fuel System Multi-point fuel injection
Capacity 3189cc
Bore x Stroke 84.0mm x 95.9mm
Compression Ratio 15.6:1
Max Power 240bhp/177kw @ 6250RPM
Max Torque 236lb.ft/320Nm @ 2800RPM

Drive System
Type 4MOTION all-wheel drive system (Haldex)

Brakes
Type Power assisted 4 wheel discs, ABS, EBD, ESP
Front 334mm ventilated discs
Rear 256mm solid discs

Transmission
Type Manual 6-speed, floor shift
1st Ratio 3.36:1
2nd Ratio 2.09:1
3rd Ratio 1.47:1
4th Ratio 1.10:1
5th Ratio 0.86:1
6th Ratio 0.72:1
Final Drive 4.24:1
Clutch Dry single disc with diaphragm spring
Steering Hydraulic Rack & Pinion with Power Assist

Suspension
Front MacPherson struts, lower A-arms, coil springs, tube shocks, anti-roll bar
Rear Multilink, coil springs, tube shocks, anti-roll bar

Wheels
Wheels/Tyres 7.5" x 18" cast Alloy (225/40 ZR18)

Fuel Tank
Capacity 62 litres

Weight
Kerb Weight 1477kg

Dimensions
Overall Length 4149mm
Overall Width 1735mm
Overall Height 1444mm
Wheelbase 2518mm
Front Track 1511mm
Rear Track 1491mm
Turning Circle 10.9 m

Performance
0-30 mph Not Available
0-60 mph 6.6 Seconds
0-100 mph Not Available
Top Speed 153
1/4 Mile 14.8 s @ 94mph
__________________
Appreciate 0
      06-04-2006, 01:11 AM   #96
bavarian06
Captain
bavarian06's Avatar
United_States
24
Rep
902
Posts

 
Drives: e92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: CA

iTrader: (6)

Artz330, you must be the most emotionally unstable person I've ever come across. Chill out. You're entitled to your opinion but I have to add, whats the relivance of the numbers your showing me? Its a VW. Anyone ever mentioned you're an odd ball?
Appreciate 0
      06-04-2006, 01:15 AM   #97
Artz 330
Colonel
55
Rep
2,486
Posts

 
Drives: Z4M, 335i, 135i
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ

iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2006 330i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by bavarian06
Artz330, you must be the most emotionally unstable person I've ever come across. Chill out. You're entitled to your opinion but I have to add, whats the relivance of the numbers your showing me? Its a VW. Anyone ever mentioned you're an odd ball?
I was calm??? I was actually laughing. The relivance is, you posted 330i numbers from a magazine. And some people on here (in the thread that was closed) think that an R32 beats a 330i. Well yea compairing drivers, conditions Ect. R32 will give you a run for your money. But I think 99 to 1 the 330i in stick should take it. Im just posting to show how in accurate magazine racing it. Like I have alwayz said. 2 different cars, same conditions same place same time. Those are real results.

Ohh and sorry but no one ever mentioned that. I just really know my shit, thats all.

So I was just posting an Example.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      06-09-2006, 12:58 AM   #98
sunchild
Lieutenant
sunchild's Avatar
11
Rep
470
Posts

 
Drives: 2006 BMW 330i
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Orange County, CAL

iTrader: (2)

Magazine racers... good God...
Appreciate 0
      06-09-2006, 01:05 AM   #99
shimshimhada
Brigadier General
shimshimhada's Avatar
United_States
87
Rep
4,839
Posts

 
Drives: Portal
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Portal

iTrader: (2)

My car can beat a Lambo. Like *SNAP* *SNAP* *SNAP* that.
Appreciate 0
      06-09-2006, 09:11 AM   #100
ward
Major General
70
Rep
6,162
Posts

 
Drives: F
Join Date: May 2005
Location: T

iTrader: (0)

you talking about lambo tractors shim??
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:11 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST