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      08-20-2019, 08:24 AM   #1
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I've been wondering when TSP was going to release their review. Nice one and nice to see the color combo I ordered! Only problem is now I kinda regret not optioning Executive Package to get the DTRL. Argh.
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      08-21-2019, 09:48 AM   #3
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Thanks.

I've seen every video on the m340i twice already so some new content is very welcome during my holiday!

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Nice to see my color and trim combo. Nice review. My car is on the boat but arriving soon. Excited!
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      08-26-2019, 12:13 PM   #5
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It's definitely nice to see another review, I wonder when the magazines (car and driver, motortrend, road and track, etc.) will do a full instrumented test. Seems weird since the car has been out for a few months now.
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Nice car, shame about the reviewers, who are amongst the more lightweight on YT. Never bother with their material.
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Nice car, shame about the reviewers, who are amongst the more lightweight on YT. Never bother with their material.
relax there are way worse
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I've been wondering when TSP was going to release their review. Nice one and nice to see the color combo I ordered! Only problem is now I kinda regret not optioning Executive Package to get the DTRL. Argh.
I don't have the Exec package but I'm getting to like the prem package DTRL more and more everyday
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There are way too many reviewers all over YouTube.

I like Doug Demuro because he talks about all quirks and features of the cars, which is real good information. I stop before he starts Doug score...that's useless.
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There are way too many reviewers all over YouTube.

I like Doug Demuro because he talks about all quirks and features of the cars, which is real good information. I stop before he starts Doug score...that's useless.
Problem is that he’s never critical of cars that dealers loan him. So he doesn’t tell the truth about most cars.
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I find Straight Pipes leagues above Doug Demuro...
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Nice car, shame about the reviewers, who are amongst the more lightweight on YT. Never bother with their material.
Yeah their material is lighter than others, but that's what makes the youtube generation of car reviewers so great IMO. When everything was in print, sure there were writers who were better than others, but they all had to hit the same points: 0-60, quarter mile, same ride/handling points, etc. Now with the new platforms you have a choice of a relaxed car review like these guys, a wacky guy yelling about quirks and features, something that's really out there like Regular Car Reviews, a more technical SavageGeese review, or just your standard car mag review and everything in between.
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this car IMO is awesome all around. I really really enjoyed my week or so I had one. its FAST and the tech is great. Can't even imagine what the M3 will be like. Then again I say that every time around
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Nice car, shame about the reviewers, who are amongst the more lightweight on YT. Never bother with their material.
Yeah their material is lighter than others, but that's what makes the youtube generation of car reviewers so great IMO. When everything was in print, sure there were writers who were better than others, but they all had to hit the same points: 0-60, quarter mile, same ride/handling points, etc. Now with the new platforms you have a choice of a relaxed car review like these guys, a wacky guy yelling about quirks and features, something that's really out there like Regular Car Reviews, a more technical SavageGeese review, or just your standard car mag review and everything in between.
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There are way too many reviewers all over YouTube.

I like Doug Demuro because he talks about all quirks and features of the cars, which is real good information. I stop before he starts Doug score...that's useless.
He's too quirky
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There are way too many reviewers all over YouTube.

I like Doug Demuro because he talks about all quirks and features of the cars, which is real good information. I stop before he starts Doug score...that's useless.
He's too quirky
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There are way too many reviewers all over YouTube.

I like Doug Demuro because he talks about all quirks and features of the cars, which is real good information. I stop before he starts Doug score...that's useless.
Problem is that he’s never critical of cars that dealers loan him. So he doesn’t tell the truth about most cars.
I just watch it for all the features in those cars.

No one should ever trust any reviewer...if you want to buy a car, test drive it yourself.
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It's definitely nice to see another review, I wonder when the magazines (car and driver, motortrend, road and track, etc.) will do a full instrumented test. Seems weird since the car has been out for a few months now.
+1, been wondering why it takes so long
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I just watch it for all the features in those cars.

No one should ever trust any reviewer...if you want to buy a car, test drive it yourself.
I only find Car & Driver to be similar to my impressions. Most reviewers however, especially from non-automotive websites and anybody on Youtube give cupcake "reviews." They are just thankful somebody lent them a car for a day.
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There are way too many reviewers all over YouTube.

I like Doug Demuro because he talks about all quirks and features of the cars, which is real good information. I stop before he starts Doug score...that's useless.
He kinda sucks too

He's Jay Leno, voice, chin and all, but without the comedian cred, garage full of cars and head full of hair.
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Nice car, shame about the reviewers, who are amongst the more lightweight on YT. Never bother with their material.
Yeah their material is lighter than others, but that's what makes the youtube generation of car reviewers so great IMO. When everything was in print, sure there were writers who were better than others, but they all had to hit the same points: 0-60, quarter mile, same ride/handling points, etc. Now with the new platforms you have a choice of a relaxed car review like these guys, a wacky guy yelling about quirks and features, something that's really out there like Regular Car Reviews, a more technical SavageGeese review, or just your standard car mag review and everything in between.
You're right, variety is the spice of life
I give The Straight Pipes a miss however because I don't think they're any good, plain and simple.
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