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      10-09-2019, 02:45 PM   #89
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Happy to hear a decent 1/4 mile time. I'm having a blast in mine.
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Happy to hear a decent 1/4 mile time. I'm having a blast in mine.
Lovely colour. I saw one next to a SMB 4 series the other day and preferred the PB...
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Lovely colour. I saw one next to a SMB 4 series the other day and preferred the PB...
Love the Portimao! I get so many comments on it.
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I won’t swear to it, but I’m virtually 100% certain the G20 is still on MacPherson struts.
Same suspension design as all the other G20 models, MacPherson struts.

Many get confused by the lower "double pivot" reference, for the front struts.
G30 has double wishbones on front.
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G30 has double wishbones on front.
Even the G30 double wishbones got referred to as a new design, in some articles, when already fitted to the F10.
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I just came across a thread where a fellow member did 12.08 in the 1/4 with time slip to prove. Stock engine with 19" run flats. Impressive! so as one poster had said 11's is doable. His car is new as well, picked up last month so probably not fully broken in yet.
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I would love that but unlikely, seems m lite has to be the top performance non M of the series...

Though had M340 been out when I was shopping I would probably gone for this instead of my 540...
I went in to get the 540i and saw the M340 and got the 340.
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Anyone with even a modicum of seat time in an M3 would never dare suggest that an M340 is as good or better, it's just objectively wrong.

That said, the M340 is a fantastic machine for its segment and is putting down some great times.
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I've driven several 911's; by far one of the best handling platforms.

Lord keep me blessed...

The M3 with Michelin pilots on a warm day is damn impressive!!!
My F80 M3 Competition package is fun, but pretty tail happy and not very planted. My GT-R on Nitto NT01 tires on the other hand has massive grip.
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Anyone with even a modicum of seat time in an M3 would never dare suggest that an M340 is as good or better, it's just objectively wrong.

That said, the M340 is a fantastic machine for its segment and is putting down some great times.
i have plenty of seat time in an M3, and i would take the new M340 over it for daily driving. "objectively better" doesn't matter when it comes to what an enthusiast wants to drive. it's about how the car fits your needs
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i have plenty of seat time in an M3, and i would take the new M340 over it for daily driving. "objectively better" doesn't matter when it comes to what an enthusiast wants to drive. it's about how the car fits your needs
Totally agree. Rather than "better", perhaps fit for purpose is less objectional to some.

For people already have a weekend fun car or a dedicated track car, M340i can certainly be the better choice as a daily. Certainly easier to find a winter tire/wheel setup.
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I ditched my E92 M3 for an M340i xDrive since I only drive on the street and it is faster, more comfortable, easy to drive, and no worries about grip in my uses. Cutting edge tech doesn't hurt either. So for daily uses absolutely I take it over any M3. G80 remains a question mark for use on the street but we all know its looks will be polarizing and it will certainly be too stupid fast for the street.
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Happy to hear a decent 1/4 mile time. I'm having a blast in mine.
Beauty, what tint is that? I am trying to pick a percentage and thinking 50...is that 35?
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Beauty, what tint is that? I am trying to pick a percentage and thinking 50...is that 35?
I went 30 in the front and 16 in back... I honestly thought it would be a lot darker. Any tinting place will be happy to show you the end result before you buy.
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I went 30 in the front and 16 in back... I honestly thought it would be a lot darker. Any tinting place will be happy to show you the end result before you buy.
I went with 50 all around and it is plenty dark for me!
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