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      03-28-2008, 10:41 PM   #1
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Its official...the 335 has new competition...

Say hello to the Pontiac G8...

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Stock: 2.03 60ft, 13.39 @ 104.7
Tune: 2.00 60ft, 13.10 @ 107.5
100 shot: 1.96 60ft, 12.49 @ 114 mph

For what it's worth, this was at ATCO Raceway.
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Gas guzzling POS!
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      03-28-2008, 10:47 PM   #3
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Retarded comment.^ The thing is actually not half bad for the price.
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So you're judging a sports sedan based off of its fuel efficiency?
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So you're judging a sports sedan based off of its fuel efficiency?
based on that I guess no one should ever consider an M3 or especially an M5 or M6...Gas guzzling POS's!....
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Jesus, that was my personal opinion. I'm not looking for a fight, I was just expressing what I thought. You think it's not bad for the price, etc. then good for you all. Go trade your car in for one...
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It is impressive, with those numbers, but it is funny how BMW can produce equal results with half the displacement and 25% better fuel economy.
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Jesus, that was my personal opinion. I'm not looking for a fight, I was just expressing what I thought. You think it's not bad for the price, etc. then good for you all. Go trade your car in for one...
words of wisdom for you...

"Better to keep your mouth closed and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt".....
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...but it is funny how BMW can produce equal results with half the displacement...
**cough** ricer argument **cough** who gives a shit what the displacement of the motor is...all that matters is what it produces....
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Thanks Dr. Phil

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i can't imagine anyone would cross-shop 335i for pontiac g8... i had a hard time deciding 335i and porsche cayman... people who would consider g8 would consider the likes of ford...hyundai...
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Jesus, that was my personal opinion. I'm not looking for a fight, I was just expressing what I thought. You think it's not bad for the price, etc. then good for you all. Go trade your car in for one...
Sorry, I'm not trying to start a fight and didn't mean to come across as offended/offensive, I just don't like it when people dismiss other makes as "gas guzzling POSs" when in truth (or opinion in this case I'll say), it's not.
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      03-28-2008, 11:03 PM   #14
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Thanks Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil is my bitch....
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It is impressive, with those numbers, but it is funny how BMW can produce equal results with half the displacement and 25% better fuel economy.
Ah the benefits of FI and DI.
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i can't imagine anyone would cross-shop 335i for pontiac g8... i had a hard time deciding 335i and porsche cayman... people who would consider g8 would consider the likes of ford...hyundai...
right because ford and hyundia are so busy building 4-door sedans that run low 13 1/4's....
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Sorry, I'm not trying to start a fight and didn't mean to come across as offended/offensive, I just don't like it when people dismiss other makes as "gas guzzling POSs" when in truth (or opinion in this case I'll say), it's not.
No hard feelings BL, I just felt as if I was being ganged up on. I respect your opinion and apologize if I came off as dismissive...
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lol it's all good.
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Ah the benefits of FI and DI.
So true, I do love the great american muscle car, don't get me wrong, I just wish GM would bring back the GTO, the REAL GTO, or maybe even do a retro version, but make it big and floaty, and comfortable, yet, would lurch off the line and have a mad exhaust.
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To me, it's not all about raw horsepower and straightline numbers. I'm sure there are numerous cars that can beat a 335. However, where BMW's in general shine is how they are engineered to balance power and handling with finesse. It's all in the engineering and what makes a BMW a BMW.

On an interesting side note, at the NY International Auto Show, they had a few G8's on the floor, and when I was checking it out (mid afternoon) there were hardly any people looking at them. On the other hand, when I went over to the BMW area, the place was mobbed. It's funny, every time I go to an auto show and walk into the BMW section, I feel like I'm on a pilgrimage home. I think I have a problem.

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