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      06-19-2014, 10:47 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by schumy View Post
i owned both an A45 Ed1 and m235 (auto).

maybe it is just my poor driving skill, but no way i can drive the 235 faster than the A45, let alone a manual one. in my experience the a45 has both a more powerful engine and better handling (much stiffer suspension), but it is not faster than the 235 by much.

the 235 offers more comfort in the suspension department which i prefer for a daily drive.
Why not paste up your lap times of both cars?
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