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      09-02-2007, 08:57 PM   #1
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Pushing 335 to the limit, test driven by Sales Koorosh

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Today I just stopped by BMW mountain view to get some parts. A sales person came talked to me and offered to give me a test drive on the 335i.
He took the on ramp to 237; oh my, I was thinking how my life was going to end. The tire squeeked and I think the car is really on the threshold of losing control. Anyways, that sales person called Koorosh sure know how to drive a BMW and show you the potential what your car can do.
The on ramp speed for the 335 was around 56 mph:rocks:
I then asked him to see how my car performed, (with KW V2 and aftermarket strut bar). Oh man... he pushed my car over 62mph on ramp.

I recommend anyone who want to find out the limit of your BMW go see Koorosh at Mountain View BMW.
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Hi folks:
Today I just stopped by BMW mountain view to get some parts. A sales person came talked to me and offered to give me a test drive on the 335i.
He took the on ramp to 237; oh my, I was thinking how my life was going to end. The tire squeeked and I think the car is really on the threshold of losing control. Anyways, that sales person called Koorosh sure know how to drive a BMW and show you the potential what your car can do.
The on ramp speed for the 335 was around 56 mph:rocks:
I then asked him to see how my car performed, (with KW V2 and aftermarket strut bar). Oh man... he pushed my car over 62mph on ramp.

I recommend anyone who want to find out the limit of your BMW go see Koorosh at Mountain View BMW.
I bet all of his sales managers would love to hear that...
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I know this guy, his test drives are famous!! :rocks: I think everybody at the dealer knows how he drives. I am surprised they let him push the cars that much. One thing is sure, one drive with him and you are sold!!
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I know this is an old thread but yesterday I stopped by BMW mountain view and Koorosh took me on two test drives. On a 330i E90 and a 335i E90, all I can say is wow! He took this turn at over 50mph and though he was going to lose it, the tires were squeaking, I almost pied my pants. He does push the car to the limit, a very thrilling ride non the less.
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im gonna laugh the day this guy crashes while taking clients out (just as long as they arent injured). unless he is some type of certified racer or something, he ain't michael schumacher.....
 
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I can tokyo drift on ramps/off ramps too. Just ask Nico ahahah
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I can tokyo drift on ramps/off ramps too. Just ask Nico ahahah
haha. you've actually driven on a track so i have no problem with you DK
 
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haha. you've actually driven on a track so i have no problem with you DK
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drift king homie get it right
 
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i know but remember the movie? that foo was like whats dk?donkey kong?you killed it!
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you both killed it! Now bring back Captain Falcon damit!!!
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can you teach me how to drift? wabake! you freaking gaijin (sp.) LOL
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I then asked him to see how my car performed, (with KW V2 and aftermarket strut bar). Oh man... he pushed my car over 62mph on ramp.
What did he think about your car?
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i know but remember the movie? that foo was like whats dk?donkey kong?you killed it!
shit my bad i forgot that part
 
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Hi folks:
Today I just stopped by BMW mountain view to get some parts. A sales person came talked to me and offered to give me a test drive on the 335i.
He took the on ramp to 237; oh my, I was thinking how my life was going to end. The tire squeeked and I think the car is really on the threshold of losing control. Anyways, that sales person called Koorosh sure know how to drive a BMW and show you the potential what your car can do.
The on ramp speed for the 335 was around 56 mph:rocks:
I then asked him to see how my car performed, (with KW V2 and aftermarket strut bar). Oh man... he pushed my car over 62mph on ramp.

I recommend anyone who want to find out the limit of your BMW go see Koorosh at Mountain View BMW.
I don't know if this "Koorosh" is a dilettante or if he has any real experience... considering what he is doing, with what cars and with who he is doing this with (public roads, dealer owned cars, independent, 3rd party passengers, eg, customers), I'd say he's more than a bit irresponsible and has simply had much more luck than real skill. He sounds like the kind of guy that I need to thoroughly terrify in the passenger seat before I can get him in the frame of mind to start learning something. And believe me... on a track... I'd have Mr. Koorosh more than just a little white knuckled.

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I know this guy, his test drives are famous!! :rocks: I think everybody at the dealer knows how he drives. I am surprised they let him push the cars that much. One thing is sure, one drive with him and you are sold!!

sounds like fun!
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sounds like fun!
So is a day at the track. Except of course, you don't have intersections, oncoming traffic and road hazards. So, unless dangerously reckless is part of your fun recipe... I wouldn't recommend it.

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He said the DSC is what makes the car handle so great. On this on ramp turn, no joke, my heart started pounding, all wheels were squeking. He said on non-run flats I can do it even faster.
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I know this is an old thread but yesterday I stopped by BMW mountain view and Koorosh took me on two test drives. On a 330i E90 and a 335i E90, all I can say is wow! He took this turn at over 50mph and though he was going to lose it, the tires were squeaking, I almost pied my pants. He does push the car to the limit, a very thrilling ride non the less.

Axtec... there is no such thing as pushing a car to the limit on a city street. You really should go to a track event and have a BMW CCA instructor take you out for a spin or two... and then you'll see what it means to feel what you'll perceive to be "the limit" and I am sure the instructor will tell you is possibly little more but eight or nine tenth's of the limit.

NEW cars with NEW tires should NEVER be driven hard... especially not on the street. A new tire has what is called "casing" material on it. This is a silica compound that is used to help pop the tire out of its mold when it is manufactured. While there is a variance from tire to tire, it takes no less than 100 miles of HARD driving to wear down casing... and until that point, the tires are simply not safe for "performance" driving. For this salesman to be showboating with a passenger in a company car is beyond irresponsible... and its this sort of conduct that causes other young drivers to thing they are racing champions simply because they have a new BMW.

I am sure you had a good time with this salesman, but honestly, I'm sorry you had such a bad introduction. I hope you get some track school education that will undue the damage.

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He said the DSC is what makes the car handle so great. On this on ramp turn, no joke, my heart started pounding, all wheels were squeking. He said on non-run flats I can do it even faster.
He said YOU could go even faster? So basically, he's now encouraging you to modify the car and push it to high limits. Un-friggin-believable.

Aztec32, please don't buy into this. This "man" is not just severely wrong... he's dangerous.

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