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      07-03-2007, 04:44 PM   #1
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how much are the 135i and 128i gonna be?

anyone has any idea etc?

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      07-03-2007, 04:47 PM   #2
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135 starting at $22k 128 Starting at $17K.

Aimed squarely at the Hyundai demographic.
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      07-03-2007, 04:59 PM   #3
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135 starting at $22k 128 Starting at $17K.

Aimed squarely at the Hyundai demographic.
NO WAY in HELL. NO BMW Will cost you less than 20K. Expect 135 to from 28-35K range. While 128 will like 22k-29K. Just my guess though.
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      07-03-2007, 05:01 PM   #4
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word sarcasm mean anything to you?

just wait til official price is released, til then everything will be just guesswork.
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      07-03-2007, 05:02 PM   #5
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I'm first on the waiting list at my local dealer
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      07-03-2007, 05:05 PM   #6
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I'm first on the waiting list at my local dealer
Tired of obsolescence?


As for pricing... I hear you even get floor mats included for the...135 starting at $22k 128 Starting at $17K.
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NO WAY in HELL. NO BMW Will cost you less than 20K. Expect 135 to from 28-35K range. While 128 will like 22k-29K. Just my guess though.
GRRRR!!!! Anger.... GRRRRR!!!!
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      07-03-2007, 06:07 PM   #8
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nice! a fellow connoisseur of sarcasm, which vintage do you prefer? My top 3 are Carnage, LEDZEP and Revlis

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nice! a fellow connoisseur of sarcasm, which vintage do you prefer? My top 3 are Carnage, LEDZEP and Revlis
sounds like I need to pick up the pace a bit
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I would buy a 135i even if it were more than the 335i. If you read the specs it looks like it would be worth it.
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nice! a fellow connoisseur of sarcasm, which vintage do you prefer? My top 3 are Carnage, LEDZEP and Revlis
hahah.

yes. those three are indeed some of the best out there. on the other hand, you yourself aren't too bad either sir! and ward as well. so you five would be my top choice of sarcasm.
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      07-03-2007, 07:18 PM   #12
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I would buy a 135i even if it were more than the 335i. If you read the specs it looks like it would be worth it.
I would've bought the 135i instead of the 335i, if I was looking for a coupe. But I wanted a sedan. The specs are insane - outperforms the Porsche Cayman S.
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I would've bought the 135i instead of the 335i, if I was looking for a coupe. But I wanted a sedan. The specs are insane - outperforms the Porsche Cayman S.
the only thing a 335 beats the Cayman on are price and cargo/people space


don't kid yourself,

of course you can spend $1200 on software and then your car will be faster in a straight line
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      07-03-2007, 07:36 PM   #14
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the only thing a 335 beats the Cayman on are price and cargo/people space


don't kid yourself,

of course you can spend $1200 on software and then your car will be faster in a straight line
No. That is for the STOCK 135i, not the 335i. That is direct from BMW.
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      07-03-2007, 07:38 PM   #15
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the only thing a 335 beats the Cayman on are price and cargo/people space


don't kid yourself,

of course you can spend $1200 on software and then your car will be faster in a straight line
wow, $36.2k car beats Cayman S
I'm gonna get me one
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No. That is for the STOCK 135i, not the 335i. That is direct from BMW.
I thought I saw BMW claim a slower 0-60 for the 135 than the 335


I can only imagine they'll handicap the 1,

for the same reason that they didn't give the Z4 the M motor until the E46 was finished with it's production

you can't have the little ones beat up on big brother

either way, I'll be in line to test drive a 135 as soon as they show up!

my bad for confusing you with one of those other 335 people on the board
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      07-03-2007, 07:48 PM   #17
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I thought I saw BMW claim a slower 0-60 for the 135 than the 335


I can only imagine they'll handicap the 1,

for the same reason that they didn't give the Z4 the M motor until the E46 was finished with it's production

you can't have the little ones beat up on big brother

either way, I'll be in line to test drive a 135 as soon as they show up!

my bad for confusing you with one of those other 335 people on the board
In UK anyway:
It only comes as an M-Sport, has brake energy regeneration, apparently comes with a LSD, weighs 3232 lbs, and can get 30.7 MPG.

Sources:
http://www.autocar.co.uk/News/NewsAr...Series/226353/
http://www.carpages.co.uk/bmw/bmw-1-...1-02-07-07.asp

BMW says it will outperform a Porsche Cayman S:
http://blogs.cars.com/kickingtires/2...nd-bmw-1-.html
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      07-03-2007, 07:53 PM   #18
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my bad for confusing you with one of those other 335 people on the board
lol. I just caught that. Like I said, I would have bought the 135i if I wanted a coupe. Personally, the only reason I can think of to get an e92 335i instead of the 135i (if they were both offered), would be that the 335i does look slightly better (IMHO). But I'll bet there will be some sick body mods for that platform.
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has brake energy regeneration
What is that? It makes me think of a hybrid or something
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      07-03-2007, 09:06 PM   #20
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I thought I saw BMW claim a slower 0-60 for the 135 than the 335


I can only imagine they'll handicap the 1,

for the same reason that they didn't give the Z4 the M motor until the E46 was finished with it's production

you can't have the little ones beat up on big brother

either way, I'll be in line to test drive a 135 as soon as they show up!

my bad for confusing you with one of those other 335 people on the board

BMW Canada is quoting 0-100 kph of 5.3 seconds. I would expect pricing the pricing of the 128i and 323i to be on par and 135 pricing to be just under 328 pricing.....BMW always has a nice stack.

I don't think I will fit in a 1 series and it looks like a shoe.
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      07-03-2007, 09:16 PM   #21
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According to Car and Driver 128i should start at $27K, and 135i at $33K (including the M Package which will be standard for the 135i)
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According to Car and Driver 128i should start at $27K, and 135i at $33K (including the M Package which will be standard for the 135i)

Sorry you are speaking Chinese to me here.....Canadian prices are out of whack with the exchange rate....how does the C&D estimate compare to the the 3 series?

Canadian prices might be much different.
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