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      06-03-2014, 08:57 PM   #39

Drives: F22 M235i
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Orlando

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Originally Posted by Sapper_M3 View Post
Very true. This isn't a dig against the M235i (which, by all accounts, is looking amazing), but this article seems to compare optimistic C&D performance figures for the M235i with some of the more commonly accepted values for the E9X M3. For example, I'm sure a pro driver can do better, but I've logged several VBox 0-60 mph (1 foot rollout) runs at 4.4 s with my 6MT E92, and I've run 12.9Xs at 110 mph at the dragstrip.

By way of comparison, C&D's numbers for the E92 M3 were 0-60 mph in 3.9 s and the 1/4 mile in 12.4 s at 114 mph. I don't think ANYONE else has recorded an E92 M3 on stock tires with a 3.9 s 0-60 mph, and that 1/4 mile ET and trap speed seem better than anything else I can recall seeing.

Again, not a dig in any way; the review seems awesome. It's just always better to compare apples to apples.
You left out the other C&D test figures for the E92 M3, which was more realistic.

On the M235i, the other two mags are quite similar.

0-60 4.4
QM 13.0 @ 106.6 mph

0-60 4.5
QM 13.1 @ 107.8 mph
'14 M235i(current)ED
'11 E93 M3(past)ED
'08 E90 328i(past)Local