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      08-18-2009, 11:24 AM   #1
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135i, 335i & Z4 - Fastest Cars Under $50,000 USD

Saw this article today - 135 made it into the top 3.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/30607318/ns/business-autos/

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      08-18-2009, 11:45 AM   #2
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Not that I mind, but there seems to be a bunch of cars missing from this list.
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      08-18-2009, 11:48 AM   #4
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Agreed.^
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wow, 135i -- the little atomic rocket!
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      08-18-2009, 01:47 PM   #6
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Check the main page - there's a 2 page thread on this article: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=293193
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      08-18-2009, 04:16 PM   #7
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Check the main page - there's a 2 page thread on this article: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=293193
Sorry, I'm a 1Addict, so my main page is different from your main page. . .

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Sorry, I'm a 1Addict, so my main page is different from your main page. . .
D'oh, my bad. I forget this forum is one of the "shared" ones. In any case, good for the 135i.
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it's exciting to see 135 made it on a list, but I don't know, this list seems to be a bit stupid. If the 135 made it to the Top 3, where the hell is Evo, STi, 370z? those cars are at least, if not faster, than the 135 in stock form. Besides, looks like the guy who wrote this just base his numbers off KBB... WTF? What has journalism become nowadays... some moron can just look up some specs, write some half ass analysis and worthy to be posted on Forbes?
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it's exciting to see 135 made it on a list, but I don't know, this list seems to be a bit stupid. If the 135 made it to the Top 3, where the hell is Evo, STi, 370z? those cars are at least, if not faster, than the 135 in stock form. Besides, looks like the guy who wrote this just base his numbers off KBB... WTF? What has journalism become nowadays... some moron can just look up some specs, write some half ass analysis and worthy to be posted on Forbes?
Why not? It works for several political commentators. . .

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it's exciting to see 135 made it on a list, but I don't know, this list seems to be a bit stupid. If the 135 made it to the Top 3, where the hell is Evo, STi, 370z? those cars are at least, if not faster, than the 135 in stock form. Besides, looks like the guy who wrote this just base his numbers off KBB... WTF? What has journalism become nowadays... some moron can just look up some specs, write some half ass analysis and worthy to be posted on Forbes?

X2. The article was trash, and the Forbes format is just an awful, annoying way to generate more clicks on their website to increase ad revenue without adding any real content.
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it's exciting to see 135 made it on a list, but I don't know, this list seems to be a bit stupid. If the 135 made it to the Top 3, where the hell is Evo, STi, 370z? those cars are at least, if not faster, than the 135 in stock form. Besides, looks like the guy who wrote this just base his numbers off KBB... WTF? What has journalism become nowadays... some moron can just look up some specs, write some half ass analysis and worthy to be posted on Forbes?

From what I have read the 135i is quicker.
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Granted the Z4 is not a sports car anymore, it is a sports luxury, with more emphasis on luxury.

If they had done this last year the Z4MC would have ousted the 135i.
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      08-20-2009, 12:11 PM   #14
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how bout a goddamn corvette.
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How can you not include the fastest car that there is for $50k in your article?!? Horribly written article; it looks like someone slapped it together in 10 minutes.
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Sometimes I wonder if these ppl know what they are talking about. Its seems its more political, putting the top 2 cars as Domestic.
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Article is missing the Lotus Elise, EVO X, STI.
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rediculous article. They put a 135 and and Boxster on the list, but not a Corvette. "I think we readers of Forbes are too refined for a Corvette"
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