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      08-29-2007, 11:30 PM   #1
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Australian Wheels Magazine M3 Review

another positive review
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      08-29-2007, 11:32 PM   #2
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Nice, thanks for scanning. although can't read shit without magnifying glasses, the "License losing" kinda get me the picture they think it's fast.
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      08-29-2007, 11:59 PM   #3
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This says, 8 mins 6.5 sec on the ring? Epacy I am not the expert you are, but hasn't there been a discussion about ring times. Is this good?
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      08-30-2007, 12:31 AM   #4
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Nice

Nice review, thanks for scanning.

The best quote IMO:

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in the real world the near perfection of the M3's refinement, performance and handling is overwhelming. I wouldn't bet against the M3 beating the Audi RS4, upcoming Mercedes C63 AMG and 5.0 litre Lexus IS-F
However, disappointing are the ongoing remarks about steering, specifically weight, feedback and feel on center and at turn in. It is so hard to believe that the M folks have done something that they love and 90% of the automotive press finds significant cause for critique. Also a bit disappointing are the comments about the most hard core setttings for suspension, steering, throttle not being those that feel the best for the most race-like driving.

Finally I'm not sure why folks keep saying this car has more "computing power" than the E60 M5. They both share 3 32-bit processors capable of over 200 million calculations per second.
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Finally I'm not sure why folks keep saying this car has more "computing power" than the E60 M5. They both share 3 32-bit processors capable of over 200 million calculations per second.
It has more computing power per cylinder than any other car. . .
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thanks mate!
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Good review and as expected

Steering: never been a high point in M3 reviews. Both the E46 M and E36 M never recieved raving reviews on steering or brakes. Yet most who have owned both cars love the way they drive. I dont see things being any
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M Settings: No surprise that some of the best settings are not the most hardcore. Didnt the 997S achieve its fastest ring time with PSC or PASM off? Counter intuitive I know but understand that not every track or road is going to be optimal for the hardest suspension setting.

Red looks really good in these pics!

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