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      05-14-2011, 07:25 AM   #1
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We got to drive 1Ms very sideways! Drifting footage

What a blast!

If you liked the video, how about a "like" on Facebook? thanks!

http://axisofoversteer.blogspot.com/...ng-review.html





1m1 by Axis of Oversteer, on Flickr


1m2 by Axis of Oversteer, on Flickr

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      05-14-2011, 07:34 AM   #2
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Nice review and Q&A on your site. Thanks for this!
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      05-14-2011, 07:35 AM   #3
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2 words: f*ck yeah! Thanks for sharing. If you wish, please find the thread I created in the 1M section for videos only and share these...this way we can keep track of all new 1M videos!
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      05-14-2011, 07:40 AM   #4
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What a blast!
Fun, Fun, FUN !!!!

265/35/19 tires are going to be in short supply soon - better stock up
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      05-14-2011, 08:36 AM   #5
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Fun, Fun, FUN !!!!

265/35/19 tires are going to be in short supply soon - better stock up
oh yeah.... actually the car has loads of grip, you need to really boot it to slide it in the dry.

very well chosen, typical ///M setup: great for the road, very good at the track with street tires.

Fun car. too bad they will make so few.
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      05-14-2011, 09:57 AM   #6
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Fun, Fun, FUN !!!!

265/35/19 tires are going to be in short supply soon - better stock up
Stock tires are stretched so it's better to go wider anyways.
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      05-14-2011, 10:02 AM   #7
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Stock tires are stretched so it's better to go wider anyways.
All the better for drifting!
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      05-14-2011, 10:08 AM   #8
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That looks neat when the spokes of the rim are in stopped-motion and the lug nuts and BMW emblem are spinning "backwards".
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      05-14-2011, 10:35 AM   #9
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very cool...nice driving
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      05-14-2011, 11:12 AM   #10
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That drifting scares the $%#* out of me! I'd love to be able to do that on dry pavement but can't bear to try it in my car. Winter on snow is another story - most fun I get is practicing drifting on snow. Kudos to the drivers.
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      05-14-2011, 11:30 AM   #11
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LOL, tire manufacturers must love this.
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cool. how does the 1M compare to M3 in terms of drifting?
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      05-14-2011, 12:01 PM   #13
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A lot of fun
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Nice. Looks like you guys were at Monticello motor club
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That looks neat when the spokes of the rim are in stopped-motion and the lug nuts and BMW emblem are spinning "backwards".
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I was just going to say the same thing!
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      05-14-2011, 12:35 PM   #16
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Yes! Great driving and it's awesome to see people already throwing around this agile car so soon after release. This will be my first rear wheel drive car, and I can't wait.
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      05-14-2011, 12:50 PM   #17
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That looks neat when the spokes of the rim are in stopped-motion and the lug nuts and BMW emblem are spinning "backwards".
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Brake dust on the front wheel makes me think a grey wheel will look great on VO. May have to get the stock wheels powder coated.
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      05-14-2011, 12:53 PM   #18
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Nice. Looks like you guys were at Monticello motor club
Yes that was at the press launch, you've seen pictures and footage on every other site ( most of it provided by BMW )

we just had more fun than everyone else . Maybe because it was my first time at one of these things. Same with the " review"
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cool. how does the 1M compare to M3 in terms of drifting?
I was just going to ask that question... how does it compare?
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BMW have tapped into this by mirroring typical BMW dynamics and steering communication within the new UKL cars.
You mean massive body roll, a steering system that is not connected to the front wheels, and the engine note played through the speaker system?!?!?!?!
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Did the split in the windshield happen while on the track?
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      05-14-2011, 03:39 PM   #21
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Nice, but the crappy music covers up the sound of that awesome motor.

Can you re-post a version with the pure sound?
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cool vids
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