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      01-22-2012, 05:20 AM   #26
phil200tdi
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I had a mapped c320cdi previously and planned to replace it with a 335d. But when I drove the 335d I found the power delivery to be a little too linear. Yep undoubtedly fast (well marginally quicker) but not as fuel efficient and not exciting.

Drove the 335i and was blown away by the noise and power delivery - very similar output to the diesel but totally different experience.

With the mods I have now there is more torque than a stock 335d, lots of power and even more noise. When getting on it down a back road a petrol cars character will win hands down for me..

Driving 20k a year, I recon i spend less than a grand more fuelling the i than would the d... Which I can swallow for the occasional fun days!
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