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      12-09-2010, 07:47 AM   #73

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Drives: 2008 335i Coupe
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Originally Posted by tony20009 View Post
How did the car get more HP and become slower in 0-60 time? The 2007 335i did the same sprint with Inside Line in 4.8 seconds....
Yeah, I don't understand the 5.0 sec 0-60 time on the "is" car. Inside Line tested a stock 2007 335i and it churned out 4.8 sec. They even dyno'd it and found it had a little more boost than factory but still hard to explain the 4.8 sec result. Their summary seemed to imply BMW was purposely under-reporting performance figures.

BLUF: Those test results for the "is" are somewhat disappointing for the cost.

Here's the article:
2008 Black 335i 6MT Coupe
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R