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      11-04-2012, 03:01 PM   #23
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Congrats on getting your hands on such a rare and amazing vehicle. Love the seats, but I have to wonder if they are uncomfortable for long rides...
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      11-06-2012, 09:12 AM   #24
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Nice Sauber !

A friend of mine had the same, Sauber Edition (located in 74 Haute Savoie), he loved it
but He can't resist to sell it to take another Honda S2000 (he owned 3 before)
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      11-07-2012, 10:50 AM   #25
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Seats arent that bad for long car rides. I drove from Geneva to Munich (6.5hr ride) and it wasnt bad at all. My old STI seats were much worse, after 2 hours i would have a sore lower back.

They are a bit hot in the summer time but with the seat warmers are perfect for the upcoming cold season .

Dackel, youve seen these seats for 1500 euros? Had i known that i wouldnt have purchased them from the dealer, especially with swiss prices . When i move back to the States, im taking these bad boys with me....ive got the sport seats in my living room and i always get funny looks from visitors.

Thanks for the additional comments guys, hoping to put a Lux kit on soon and then ill take another photoshoot before im forced to put on my winter setup...
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      11-07-2012, 10:53 AM   #26
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Car is great and seats are HOT.
But price for the seats is one of the craziest things which BMW offered
Agree, but the BMW performance brakes takes the cake.....$$Texas for some lime green paint!
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      11-07-2012, 04:34 PM   #27
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Agree, but the BMW performance brakes takes the cake.....$$Texas for some lime green paint!
I guess you know that difference between 135i oem brakes is just the color
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      11-08-2012, 01:25 PM   #28
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I really wonder. They have to at least have more aggressive brake pads? BMW cannot seriously charge that much for just paint.
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      01-15-2013, 06:54 PM   #29
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F1 Sauber Edition

I have 111 of 135... had it since Sept 2009, love the car, drove it from Zurich to Edinburgh and showed it off to BMW Edinburgh M division manager and he loved it..

Great drive, hardly stopped up to Dunkirk for ferry to Dover...

Rob - Zurich
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      01-29-2013, 04:47 AM   #30
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Great to hear from another F1 Sauber owner. How many miles do you have on your car now? Have you had any issues with it so far?
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      01-29-2013, 06:54 AM   #31
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sick ride
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      01-29-2013, 01:03 PM   #32
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Tires seem to be 215 front and 245 rear, aren't they ?
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      02-21-2013, 05:32 AM   #33
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sick ride
Thanks man! Hopefully a couple more additions to come this summer as well a better photoshoot.


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Tires seem to be 215 front and 245 rear, aren't they ?
Correct. I had the dealership setup my wheel and tire package. I needed them to take care of the Swiss paperwork to be certified with my vehicle registration. They sticked with the oem tire size.

I would have preferred to go 225/255 f/r, oh well. When i lower the car, the tires will hopefully tuck better under the arches.
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      02-24-2013, 08:52 AM   #34
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Johnny, nice ride!

You should join us in the European Forums for some of our drives, last year we drove Stelvio Pass and thought about driving up to Davos...you should consider joining us sometime as we are planning another Stelvio and Gross Glockner and Slovenia trips this summer.
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      02-24-2013, 06:41 PM   #35
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Where can I purchase the stripes?

Great looking car btw
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      02-25-2013, 06:48 AM   #36
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Thanks for the kind words guys!

Fastauto, see this thread on your request:

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=369802

Dackelone has provided a list of Swiss BMW dealership and i have inputted the specific dealership who i bought my car from. There is a English speaking rep there that may be able to help you.

Rikx1M, I read about the trip you guys did last year to Stelvio and would love to join with whatever activity you guys arrange this year . Ill start creating a presence in the European Forum!
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      02-25-2013, 07:32 AM   #37
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Real nice car dude!
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      02-25-2013, 11:38 AM   #38
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I really wonder. They have to at least have more aggressive brake pads? BMW cannot seriously charge that much for just paint.
The only difference is the color and the rotors


OP- nice car. Jealous of your interior.
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      02-25-2013, 12:21 PM   #39
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Those seats!!
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      02-25-2013, 06:02 PM   #40
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Here is an interior pic for your viewing pleasure:



I also <3 the interior/seats. The combination of the telescopic steering column and seating position make driving bliss. Recently Drove from Geneva to Paris (5.5hrs) and return and didn't have an ache in my back. My gf also appreciates the seat warmers .
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      02-27-2013, 10:55 AM   #41
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Love your car!! And I just drool over your seats!!

I just created our Stelvio 2.0 tour thread...
http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=809634
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      02-28-2013, 06:30 AM   #42
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Great car! Hope to see you in Geneva
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      03-03-2013, 04:12 PM   #43
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lots of geneva 1 owners on here.. i love it.. i rep the zurich area

btw, how come everyone is so over those performance seats? is it cus they're ridiculously overpriced? or cus we can only get them in europe?
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      03-03-2013, 04:19 PM   #44
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I would remove the stripes before I dropped it.
The stripes are BMW Sauber edition stripes that only came on the Sauber Edition cars from the factory.
You wouldnt remove the stripe from a Balboni Gallardo, would you?




Ive seen a few of these cars in person, and yes, the stripes are very badass.
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