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      03-04-2014, 05:56 PM   #1
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M235i is front-wheel drive ???

Can someone confirm this ? If true, this is heresy ... BMW has been the pinacle of rear-wheel driving engineering.

Also, I spec on the BMWUSA site says top speed is electronicaly limited to 130 mph ? WTF ?? The car can do 155.

If both of the above is true, that is a game-changer for me.
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      03-04-2014, 06:34 PM   #2
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      03-04-2014, 08:10 PM   #3
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Nice, Artemis.

My response would have been a backhand to the face while screaming, "have you lost yo damn mind"?
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      03-05-2014, 01:41 AM   #4
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      03-05-2014, 02:39 AM   #5
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Can someone confirm this ? If true, this is heresy ... BMW has been the pinacle of rear-wheel driving engineering.
No it's not, the M235i is rear-wheel drive.

Also the top speed is limited to 155 mph, are you sure you're looking at the right specs?
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      03-05-2014, 08:15 AM   #6
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the M235i is left wheel drive. Only the left wheels work!!!!! the future of motoring!
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      03-05-2014, 08:30 AM   #7
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I read on the internet somewhere only the right rear is powered?


Although, with the e-diff, that is closer to reality than I feel comfortable.
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      03-05-2014, 12:58 PM   #8
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the M235i is left wheel drive. Only the left wheels work!!!!! the future of motoring!
Funny, I thought that was already the standard in Nascar...
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      03-05-2014, 10:04 PM   #9
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      03-05-2014, 11:38 PM   #10
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the M235i is left wheel drive. Only the left wheels work!!!!! the future of motoring!

nice one bro
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      03-06-2014, 01:09 AM   #11
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Yeah def not front wheel drive, I've driven one, def rear wheel.

As per the lower top speed, I have seen it to be 130 on the US specs but it should be 155. Probably a mistake.
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the M235i is left wheel drive. Only the left wheels work!!!!! the future of motoring!
but does it drift?
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      03-11-2014, 10:45 PM   #13
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the M235i is left wheel drive. Only the left wheels work!!!!! the future of motoring!
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i dont think its rwd. i heard that it was left wheel drive as well. also only drifts in 6th gear.
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