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      12-05-2006, 10:56 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Insider
Their website says 0-60 5.5 and 0-100 13.4 for the re-mapped 335D. Doesn't that seem a little slow for a car with that much power?
Numbers alone don't tell the whole story. With that torque the in-gear acceleration times will be amazing without trying. Much more relevant than foot-to-the-boards 0-100mph times.

I've read a lot of feedback from 535D owners, one with an Aston Martin Vantage (V12) who could only just keep up with his wife in the BMW (DMS 535D) - on A and B roads he said he was revving it out and using the whole power range only to find his wife hadn't even been trying. He said that his Aston would only really stand a cahnce above 130mph.

You can find a lot of feedback from actual 535D boys here (do a search for 535D) :

Escort Mk1 RS2000 (2.1 2x44IDFS, BVH, Kent FR32, 5spd, 180 BHP) : Fully Loaded F32 430D M Sport sDrive : Previously Full-Spec 335D E92 2006 : Capri MK1 full rebuild in progress