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      10-29-2019, 12:34 PM   #1
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BMW M340i Full Review by Autogefühl

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Tanz is nice in the sun, but quite dark when it's dull. Still not liking the CG grille though.
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I like Autogefühl's reviews, but they make this car seem so boring.
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I like Autogefühl's reviews, but they make this car seem so boring.
It is boring. On the bright side, the "Fake" Kidneys are much more palatable than the upcoming "M3/4" Beaver teeth.
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The nonsport grill is a much needed addon to the sport. This star pattern is fugly.
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Looks awesome! Especially with the grille in cerium gray! I think this star pattern goes well with the grille down low.
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I'm at work and can't watch the video yet.

Enlighten me: why is Bmw not using the grilles as intended. No airflow needed anymore?
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I like Autogefühl's reviews, but they make this car seem so boring.
It is boring. On the bright side, the "Fake" Kidneys are much more palatable than the upcoming "M3/4" Beaver teeth.
Only just!!
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It's funny, the main compliment I get on my Tanzanite M340i from random people is "love the new grill!" lol I think it looks good in person.
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It is boring. On the bright side, the "Fake" Kidneys are much more palatable than the upcoming "M3/4" Beaver teeth.
Maybe if you compare it with your M3 Competition Pkg but this car serves a different purpose. It's a fast sedan priced in the $60k range (roughly 20-25% less than the M3). A very competent everyday car with loads of power/torque and with the proper tires (Michelin PS4S) it handles quite nicely. I know it's a downgrade from what you have but if you get the chance to drive one, do so. You might change your mind
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I like Autogefühl's reviews, but they make this car seem so boring.
You mean you like to spend 2 hours on a video, where he shows you every tiny detail of the car's design, as if you had no eyes? Then he steps inside, tells you not to get leather because that would mean killing animals. Then he drives around for hours not really knowing what to say most of the time and not being able to properly judge a car's driving characteristics?
I really like the guy, but his reviews are boring as hell and overly long for no reason.
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I like Autogefühl's reviews, but they make this car seem so boring.
You mean you like to spend 2 hours on a video, where he shows you every tiny detail of the car's design, as if you had no eyes? Then he steps inside, tells you not to get leather because that would mean killing animals. Then he drives around for hours not really knowing what to say most of the time and not being able to properly judge a car's driving characteristics?
I really like the guy, but his reviews are boring as hell and overly long for no reason.
I think it's the lack of him acknowledging it's quirks and features and then giving it a Dougscore
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Love his reviews
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I'm at work and can't watch the video yet.

Enlighten me: why is Bmw not using the grilles as intended. No airflow needed anymore?
They have vanes that open when the engine is hot. They close for aerodynamics.
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I'm at work and can't watch the video yet.

Enlighten me: why is Bmw not using the grilles as intended. No airflow needed anymore?
Well, BMW found out that the engine does not need the same ammount of air all the time and by including an adjustable/adaptive grill they could make the car more efficient and thus getting better MPG and better performance at high speeds.

Pretty simple.
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I'm at work and can't watch the video yet.

Enlighten me: why is Bmw not using the grilles as intended. No airflow needed anymore?
Well, BMW found out that the engine does not need the same ammount of air all the time and by including an adjustable/adaptive grill they could make the car more efficient and thus getting better MPG and better performance at high speeds.

Pretty simple.
And getting the engine hotter faster and keep it warmer for longer
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Love his reviews
So do I. He's thorough and impartial, if a bit long-winded. I was expecting him to be a bit more enthusiastic about the M340i, tbh
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It is boring. On the bright side, the "Fake" Kidneys are much more palatable than the upcoming "M3/4" Beaver teeth.
Well, coming from a 2008 Passat, I think it will be amazing!
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It is boring. On the bright side, the "Fake" Kidneys are much more palatable than the upcoming "M3/4" Beaver teeth.
Well, coming from a 2008 Passat, I think it will be amazing!
More like "Thrilling" Good luck, I'm sure it'll be fun.
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I like Autogefühl's reviews, but they make this car seem so boring.
You mean you like to spend 2 hours on a video, where he shows you every tiny detail of the car's design, as if you had no eyes? Then he steps inside, tells you not to get leather because that would mean killing animals. Then he drives around for hours not really knowing what to say most of the time and not being able to properly judge a car's driving characteristics?
I really like the guy, but his reviews are boring as hell and overly long for no reason.
Nailed it.
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It's funny, the main compliment I get on my Tanzanite M340i from random people is "love the new grill!" lol I think it looks good in person.
But it's not a grill, zero function.
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I hated the new grill when I saw it. Then I saw the blacked out grill on the car that would eventually be mine and I said "Yup!". I still would prefer white paint down the middle like on my X3 but I don't miss the vertical slats like I thought I would.
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