View Single Post
      05-15-2014, 11:07 AM   #41
bimmerfile
Lieutenant Colonel
bimmerfile's Avatar
Canada
419
Rep
1,831
Posts

Drives: 2016 M235xi cabrio
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: GTA, Canada

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by aspensilver View Post
I shoulda been more clear, I know the Edmunds test wasn't using launch control but they only did 0-60 and not 1/4 mile, I was wondering about that. :
Dude, it states in the test results:
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph) 13.5 @ 101.0

It also says the following:
'Best launch was achieved without using launch control (LC), though the technique was very similar to that of launch control. The 228's LC is really just a metered power brake. We used brake torque to launch but metered the throttle carefully to achieve less wheelspin than LC produced. Best runs were using automatic shifting. Stunning power from the four-cylinder; makes the six seem utterly pointless"..
__________________