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S4 Vs 335d beamer

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by SonicDeathmonkey, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. SonicDeathmonkey

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    I was on the "track" today, cruising along at about 70-75 behind a BMW 335d. He put his foot down when the car in front of him pulled over, so I thought I would see what he had.

    Admittedly, I was in 6th and didnt change gear, but he pulled away, strong, until about 110. Are they really that quick then?
     
  2. mattfinn

    mattfinn Smoking is good for you

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    Mapped prehaps? They are just pure torque monsters, and in a straight line once its on full blend I reckon it would stiff a S4!
     
  3. Blue_Thunder

    Blue_Thunder Active Member

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    Yes they are that quick.

    I got a surprise when in third doing about 30 following one. He floored it, I decided to follow and I only kept up... until the twins kicked in.

    Very impressed with it though. They must have a shitload of torque.
     
  4. Hotscar

    Hotscar Four Wheel Drifting

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    I tried once with a 535d and that was a waste of time...very quick indeed!
     
  5. jcb

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    539NM of torque, more than the M5
    you should be impressed....and behind
     
  6. mattfinn

    mattfinn Smoking is good for you

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    What does that equate to, 400 odd lb/ft?? Wow!
     
  7. Siena

    Siena Active Member

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    They are beasts, yes.

    Quick ones too. 30 - 50, 50 - 70mph, they are quicker than an E46 M3, and definitely most stock S4's.
     
  8. SonicDeathmonkey

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    Yeah, but being a oil burner, they must change gear about 50 times, right? Did go like a rocket though.
     
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    Siena Active Member

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    They don't need such frequent gear changes, the gears are perfect for the torque delivery.
     
  10. Defratos

    Defratos YouÂ’re Dethpicable!!

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    Yup they're very quick, my cousin has one and he fools around with me when I'm in my S3 (I thought I had him once until he just flew past)
     
  11. SonicDeathmonkey

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    As much as I dislike BMWs, perhaps the 335d will have to be the next car. Could sell it to the Mrs as a more efficient car!
     
  12. Dan Gliballs

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    I had a 5-Series Beemer bullying my behind on a DC a few weeks back.

    Did my usual 'thing' to shake it off, and from around 40mph to 110, I pulled ahead barely a couple of car lengths in my mapped S4.

    I let it past, and sure enough it was a 535D.
     

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