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      02-13-2014, 01:49 PM   #1
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Video: M235i Used to Announce BMW's Ultimate Driver Hunt Competition

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New footage... this one has a corner spinout and a burnout. I want one.

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We are on the hunt for BMW's Ultimate Driver. Have you got what it takes? Time to find out: http://po.st/YTUD.

Our winner will get the chance to experience every new BMW in 2014.

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      02-13-2014, 02:16 PM   #2
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I want one.
MEEEEE too my friend... Me too.....
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      02-13-2014, 02:24 PM   #3
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damn the red looks good....
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      02-13-2014, 02:33 PM   #4
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Anyone notice the ///M on the iDrive screen?
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      02-13-2014, 03:38 PM   #5
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I played the little game on the facebook page, apparently I wasn't cut out to be a race car driver, only scored 408 out of 1000.

Good video though!
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      02-13-2014, 04:35 PM   #6
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Anyone notice the ///M on the iDrive screen?
I saw that too--it was there the entire time--was that because the "timer" was on in the car?

I thought it looked a little cheesy to be honest...

Good video though--I like how this baby looks in motion, except at certain angles in turns, where the wheels look like they're 16'....so weird...
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Anyone notice the ///M on the iDrive screen?
I saw that too--it was there the entire time--was that because the "timer" was on in the car?

I thought it looked a little cheesy to be honest...

Good video though--I like how this baby looks in motion, except at certain angles in turns, where the wheels look like they're 16'....so weird...
I remember reading awhile back about a telematics app on the future Ms where certain tracks are programmed in. I guess the track times menu on the idrive is part of or spawned from that?
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Just seen one of this today at the BMW Welt center and besides the front end i was not impressed.I am sure if I drove one maybe I would change my mind!
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Tried playing the game but the screen goes blank on me every time the game started. BMWs way of blocking non-UK entrants?
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      02-14-2014, 01:21 PM   #10
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Got a big goose egg, and I've raced tracks before. OH well, good thing I work for BMW and have driving events, and drive all the cars anyways...
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      02-14-2014, 01:23 PM   #11
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That is the Laptimer app which tracks your laps based on data collected by the car. Braking, steering angle, acceleration, ect. The ///m screen is a setting on the app which is basically a screen saver and letting you know the app is running. I have used it before on my x5 and my m3
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I'm starting to really like this 235M .. nice video
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      02-14-2014, 02:19 PM   #14
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I remember reading awhile back about a telematics app on the future Ms where certain tracks are programmed in. I guess the track times menu on the idrive is part of or spawned from that?
More details about the lap timer app
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...&highlight=app
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Holy understeer. That thing pushes like crazy.
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      02-14-2014, 03:32 PM   #17
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Tried playing the game but the screen goes blank on me every time the game started. BMWs way of blocking non-UK entrants?
Goes blank for me too. I hear narration, but the screen is black.

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      02-14-2014, 03:36 PM   #18
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Holy understeer. That thing pushes like crazy.
I dunno about that. Without being in the car and feeling when he accelerates and how he is handling the turn in and out, it would be hard to determine that via video.
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Holy understeer. That thing pushes like crazy.
Too early to tell.
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Too early to tell.
Really? Watch it again than... Count how many times you see the car (with both drivers) pushing wide while they have the steering wheel cranked in a turn. Andy even reaches over to add steering input in one of the first sequences of the young guy driving. It continues to push.

All modern cars have understeer built into them, even Porsche's, but let's just hope this M235i and other new Bimmers aren't excessive.

And... fingers crossed for an M2.
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I played the little game on the facebook page, apparently I wasn't cut out to be a race car driver, only scored 408 out of 1000.

Good video though!
I got the same and Have not got higher since my first try. its hard
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