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      06-17-2011, 10:31 AM   #45
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      06-17-2011, 10:54 AM   #46
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Why is there so much comparison/competition between Audi and BMW?
One is four-wheel-drive the other isn't!
Of course 4WD is better but RWD is more fun.
I find these comparo so useless...
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      06-17-2011, 02:25 PM   #48
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nice read. Very good writing. I found myself actually reading the whole article and not just skipping through it. Also stating that he would have the 1m over all the cars he has tested was pretty big honor and credit towards the car. awesome
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      06-17-2011, 02:42 PM   #49
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Awesome article!!!!! Even tho the Audi is putting better numbers I can not get over the way the 1M looks, handles and feels, awesome car, I love my 11 135i DCT for the same reasons.
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Why is there so much comparison/competition between Audi and BMW?
One is four-wheel-drive the other isn't!
Of course 4WD is better but RWD is more fun.
I find these comparo so useless...
I also find it pointless why they feel the need to measure how high these cars can jump - like it really matters and more importantly who really gives a sh*t!!
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      06-17-2011, 04:28 PM   #51
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I also find it pointless why they feel the need to measure how high these cars can jump - like it really matters and more importantly who really gives a sh*t!!
hmmm Me!!!!! and maybe if you were Ford or Citroen.
It's all part of the fun factor!
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      06-18-2011, 04:29 AM   #52
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Why is there so much comparison/competition between Audi and BMW?
One is four-wheel-drive the other isn't!
Of course 4WD is better but RWD is more fun.
I find these comparo so useless...
I also find it pointless why they feel the need to measure how high these cars can jump - like it really matters and more importantly who really gives a sh*t!!
It's called tongue in cheek entertainment, do you honestly reckon that they think it's a relevant test? Oh brother.
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      06-18-2011, 07:38 AM   #53
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It's called tongue in cheek entertainment, do you honestly reckon that they think it's a relevant test? Oh brother.
All i'm saying is i'm sure they could have found other things to test and filled the article with something more relevant that readers would appreciate.
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I can't understand how could they make the 1er so good then start fucking up the new generation.
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It's called tongue in cheek entertainment, do you honestly reckon that they think it's a relevant test? Oh brother.
All i'm saying is i'm sure they could have found other things to test and filled the article with something more relevant that readers would appreciate.
Yes, they call that magazine car and driver. If you want the description of the essence or soul of a vehicle then you go to Topgear. Is there a need to see which vehicle can jump higher? Your question is rhetorical because of course it's yes. YES!!!! Damn it yes!!! I hope the next comparo is how many Thai hookers you can fit in the trunk. Uhhhh, winning!
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      06-19-2011, 02:17 PM   #56
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I hope the next comparo is how many Thai hookers you can fit in the trunk. Uhhhh, winning!
LOL you should apply for a job there! I don't care what you do now, your talent is being wasted!
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      06-19-2011, 03:00 PM   #57
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Forget about Audi.

Check this out.

http://jalopnik.com/5813304/ride-alo...-has-ever-seen

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      06-20-2011, 11:58 AM   #58
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Very nice

I m still waiting for my space grey msport 20d

I ordered an SE originally in December and change my order in Feb for a Msport and the dealer quoted a 4 months additional wait!
If the dealer cannot get me a car by September, I will cancel order and get an Evoque 5 door
Seen a few at motor expo and it's actually better value and more premium quality than x3
Only down side is higher running cost and small space!
I think it should be better off road and more refine than x3 20d too
I am still happy with X3 Msport, but also like Evoque, may get a Coupe version to run along side the x3 if finance allow
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      06-20-2011, 01:46 PM   #59
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I will go for the Audi RS3 for the following reasons.

1. Practicality - Trunk space. I can haul new furniture myself
2. Usability - I will see more 0-60 than track time.

And not for the following

1. price
2. audi reliability

If I want to put a heavy emphasis on track performance I'd go with Cayman.
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      06-20-2011, 01:57 PM   #60
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I will go for the Audi RS3 for the following reasons.

1. Practicality - Trunk space. I can haul new furniture myself
2. Usability - I will see more 0-60 than track time.

And not for the following

1. price
2. audi reliability

If I want to put a heavy emphasis on track performance I'd go with Cayman.
50k car to haul furniture? There isn't all that much room either. It is basically a 4 door Golf with less headroom.
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50k car to haul furniture? There isn't all that much room either. It is basically a 4 door Golf with less headroom.
Not point to hawk on a single example out of many uses one can take advantage of the 4dr wagon design. Don't think Audi's edge on practicality is up for debate. If not, many here argue the same over Cayman that 1M is more practical. Then under the same reasoning, 50k for practicality?

I do miss my 135i's folding rear seats. I can't fit my road bike in the car now the Lexus rear seats don't fold. Obviously bmw is doing something right otherwise I won't be continuing following this forum.
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LOL! arguing that a 1 series coupe is as practical as an A3 is going to be a tough sell!

Yes, the A3 a lot like a Golf with less headroom in the back, but have you seen the headroom in the back of a 1 series coupe?? And yes, the 1M has folding seats (and the A3's don't fold completely flat) but still I can assure you that you can put more things (and or larger things) in an A3 than in a 1M.

There are many reasons one may prefer a 1M over an RS3, but 'practicality' is hardly one of them!
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Yes, they call that magazine car and driver. If you want the description of the essence or soul of a vehicle then you go to Topgear. Is there a need to see which vehicle can jump higher? Your question is rhetorical because of course it's yes. YES!!!! Damn it yes!!! I hope the next comparo is how many Thai hookers you can fit in the trunk. Uhhhh, winning!
I need read no more tonight. I will go to bed satisfied having read this post. Practically rolled out of my chair man. Thank you!
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the rs3 is unique and awesome in its own way. especially it's interior and its engine. damn.
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