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    My New Car!

    what's people's opinion on this?

    No-anti BMW comments please, I have been an Audi driver and a member here since the beginning of time, so I have seen them all already.

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    I like the 5 series - lovely looking cars, a nice 520d (debadged) with m alloys would be very nice......

    There are several 530d's at my work that have the standard alloys and look pants, they need decent size m alloys like yours imo

    Which one is yours?? Looks nice..
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    I wasn't a great fan of these when they first came out but they have grown on me. I think yours has one of the best colour/wheel combinations you can get.
    Last edited by karl7900; 30th July 2008 at 19:47. Reason: Speelinnng Mishtaks

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    looks spot on! would love a 530d myself

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    fat cars... thats why i got 1 for her wedding car!!!!




    only the best for my missis!!




    ok.. and it is my mates car! lol

    Now to many mods to list! Lots of power, torque and Leather!

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    Patience, m'dear, patience....

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    Nice choice!



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    Very nice car dude, I had a 535 sport for my wedding day as well, we hired it from BMW and got it with 0 miles on the clock!!!

    Mint car, well done!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by alpinehead View Post
    fat cars... thats why i got 1 for her wedding car!!!!




    only the best for my missis!!




    ok.. and it is my mates car! lol
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    Nice car - looks the business in black with those 18s too! Some of the early E60s are looking good value these days; very tempting.
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    nice
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    Lovely looking car,i really like these 5's.

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    Love the front of the 5 series, just a pity they couldn't continue the beauty to the rear. The boot looks like it's from another car, just doesn't match at all. Great engines tho, and nice to drive, but I'd hate to own one. Pity about the stigma that goes with BMW drivers too, don't expect to be let out of junctions, and please try break the tradition and use the indicators, I hope you specc'd them, they seem to be optional extra's on a BM haha. Enjoy the motor mate, I love the feelings associated with a new car, and I hope you have many happy miles with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by arthurfuxake View Post
    Great engines tho, and nice to drive, but I'd hate to own one. Pity about the stigma that goes with BMW drivers too, don't expect to be let out of junctions, and please try break the tradition and use the indicators,
    Gotta love these sweeping statements! Yep your right. It takes me about 3 times as long for me to commute to work as I never get let out of junctions, dont get let out into the outside lane to overtake and then of course because I don't indicate I get several instances of road rage. And not forgetting it takes me longer in the morning to get ready for work as I have to dress like a typical BM driver...
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    Quote Originally Posted by arthurfuxake View Post
    Pity about the stigma that goes with BMW drivers too, don't expect to be let out of junctions, and please try break the tradition and use the indicators
    I know i had no trouble getting let out of junctions or changing lanes when i had my bmw,exact opposite actually,probably people didnt want me behind them tailgating them and driving in the way we know all bmw drivers do.

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    nice, brother's got one v.nice!

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    Nice 5-series there, the sport pack improves the cars looks a lot imo, nice & subtle syling. I do like the "BMW drivers are ****ers" philosphy, it must of started some how to of become such a widespread theory that gets passed down the generations! In fairness though there are so many ****ers in this world even the do-gooders in Toyota Prius' can drive like ****ers!! Perhaps we could get the Mythbusters team from Discovery Channel to investigate this theory??!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nickynibbles View Post
    In fairness though there are so many ****ers in this world even the do-gooders in Toyota Prius' can drive like ****ers!!

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    as a man on my 4th quattro and 5th audi i still really fancy a bimmer...

    The new shapes i am the same, euch when they came out but the sportier variants look much better esp the M sport models.. big fan, the big deisels are bloody rapid.

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    The bigger the BM the more cutting up I can do, it takes up more road you see.
    Its a 535d (278bhp) and it ****ing shifts like you would not believe.
    More torque than the M5.
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    Remap,313bhp and 630Nm,nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by james0808 View Post
    630Nm,nice.
    that = leaving the tyres behind when pulling away....
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    I like some of the BMW's to look at but never been a fan, I find them crap to drive or even be a passenger in but it is each to their own. You asked for opinions so its only natural you will get some bad comments but you seem happy and thats what counts at the end of the day!

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    Im liking that chris, very nice......... My BM was only meant for work but I cant get enough of it now, the 2.0td has rather alot of torque aswell and its so easy/relaxing to drive. I havent used the S3 since buying the BM..
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    Whats the full spec Chris? Lovely cars the 5 series, the only thing I would want is the 19" rims.

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    Married and blonde yes, but still a guy with a poor taste in usernames!

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    BMW 330 Coupe M sport Black, Black leather, Nav and a lot of other options.
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    Its got Visability Pack, media pack, and active steering
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    Quote Originally Posted by A4Quattro View Post
    The bigger the BM the more cutting up I can do, it takes up more road you see.
    Its a 535d (278bhp) and it ****ing shifts like you would not believe.
    More torque than the M5.
    535d, nuff said methinks, pick of the range after an M5!



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    My brother has the 535d and i've driven it, it is lightning fast when you hit the loud pedal. can be a bit thirsty though, think he drives it hard!!

    A terrific engine in a good chassis, great all round car.

    anyone who thinks its crap is a numpty!

    I'd like a 530d or 535d in dark grey metallic with the M-style kit from BMW and the 19 inch wheels with Xenon lights. Fit!


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    Not my cup of tea but like always they are superb cars. Mate has a 335 and it's a good bit of kit.

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    UPDATE:
    Not going for that car now, found one with less miles and more kit:
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    less miles more kit... result.

    Dunno about the leather tho... IMHO black would have been better, but Im sure that when it was configured the sales guy said to the older fella, if you have black with black it will look a bit dark in there!

    Good luck with what you choose... old man has a black 5 and love it to bits...

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    I didn't want black because as you say, its a bit dark. Its got privacy glass and i don't want to feel like I'm driving in a cave...
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    Yer but a fast cave Chris

    The pictures don't do that colour combo justice.
    Married and blonde yes, but still a guy with a poor taste in usernames!

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    A3 2.0Tdi S-Line DSG. Gone but not forgotten

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    That colour interior ought to have a mud detector.... GETOUTOFTHECARWITHTHEMDIRTYSHOES!!!!! shouted in a Germanic voice....

    reminds me of this... http://audi-sport.net/vb/showthread.php?t=59157
    Last edited by Caesium; 8th August 2008 at 14:35.
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    Lovely choice A4Q.

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    Thanks TDI
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