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      01-25-2013, 03:49 PM   #1
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Drives: 135i
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135i vs 370z NISMO

I always wanted to ask this question, but I keep forgetting. People have alwasys said that the 370z is a better track car. Having driven both the 135i and 370z, I also felt that the handling on the 370z was better. (Terrible car to live with for a DD)

I was initially going to buy the 370z, but after I drove the 135i, there was no competition. Also, I got my fully loaded 135i for a price lower than what a similarly equipped 370z would have cost!

But, as you can see from the videos below. On Laguna Seca, Randy Pobst posted a lap time of 106.0 secs with the 135i and 106.5 secs with the track ready 370z NISMO. What gives?!

BSM 135i - CDV Delete | Bilstein | Eibach | M3 FSB | Whiteline