Battle of the Bimmers: BMW M3 v BMW 135i v BMW 335i
Before you start sending us flaming e-mails complaining that a comparison between the 2008 Audi S5 and the 2008 BMW M3 Coupe is an obvious mismatch from the get-go, you should know a few things.
Our first full test of the $53,000, all-wheel-drive 2008 Audi S5 was a bit of a revelation. With a 354-horsepower version of Audi's direct-injection 4.2-liter V8 under its hood, the voluptuous Audi S5 ran a 13.3-second quarter-mile at 104 mph, just 0.1 second and 2 mph shy of the 420-hp 2007 Audi RS4 sedan. What's more, the S5's slalom speed is within a couple mph of the harsh-riding RS-spec sedan. "It ran a 13.3? With that kind of speed, who needs a $67,000 RS4?" we asked ourselves.
We believe so strongly in the 2008 Audi S5 that it earned our Inside Line's inaugural Editors' Choice Award.
So we acquired (hastily perhaps) another 2008 Audi S5 and set it against the new 2008 BMW M3 Coupe, a car now fortified with V8 power for the first time. Speed-reading the specifications sheets of these two cars, they seem like natural rivals: the 354-hp, all-wheel-drive 2008 Audi S5 measured against the 414-hp, rear-wheel-drive 2008 BMW M3.
But as it turns out, we gave the 2008 Audi S5 a bigger challenge than we had initially intended.
Reprogrammation moteur BMW E92 335i
Reprogrammation sur mesure sur BMW E92 335i .
Reprogrammé : 375.6 Cv et 53.4 Mkg
Infoline : 01.49.71.21.21
TMS E90/E92 335i & 335xi Performance Exhaust
We've tested and tried many Exhaust systems on our own E92 335i coupe. Several we'd even consider being "very good". But we were after greatness. Our goals were simple: A street Exhaust with the most performance, GREAT sound, GREAT fitment, 100% stainless, 100% bolt on install, and all at a reasonable price. Mission accomplished.
This 100% T304 mandrel bent Exhaust system has been developed using feedback from testing all of the "other" Exhaust systems out there, as well as direct feedback from our customers. After several months of work, we're confident we've final got this 335i system JUST RIGHT. It offers a huge increase in Exhaust flow rate, with a street tuned sound that is not too quiet (like stock) and not too loud (like a race car). Special care was given to avoid obnoxious "drone" noises, particularly for highway cruising and light-footed around-town driving. Open the throttle up, though, and this Exhaust creates a powerful -- yet tasteful -- ROAR for your 335i or 335xi.
Not cutting! No welding! Many other systems on the market for the BMW 335i and 335xi require cutting your stock Exhaust, and either welding or clamping the components in place. This system is a direct bolt on, bolting to the factory front catalyst pipes, and replacing everything from the cat back to the tail pipes. We didn't use any shortcuts on this Exhaust. Even the muffler packing materials are German composite and US OE grade stainless steel. Connections between sections are made with heavy duty stainless steel band clamps. And the Exhaust tips are both dual walled, bevel edged, and adjustable so you can get the tips exactly where you want them. Our signature "TURNER" logo is laser engraved on each of the polished tips. Fits all 2007+ 335i and 335xi coupe sedan and convertibles (with and withou x drive).
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BMW M3 V8 vs BMW 335i Vishnu V1
BMW M3 V8 vs BMW 335i Vishnu V1: http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e90-m3-sedan-e92-m3-coupe-e93-m3-convertible-e46-m3-e36-m3-z4-m-z4-m-coupe/133550-high-definition-video-bmw-m3-e92-v8-vs-bmw-z4m-coupe.html#post1528320