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      10-26-2009, 04:21 PM   #1
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335d Amazing Fuel economy

I have recently purchased a 335d coupe and not only am I blown away by the performance (similar to my impreza) but its also achieving great fuel economy (same as my diesel astra)

Was on a motorway drive of about 20 miles sitting with the cruise control on at 70mph and it averaged 54mpg!


Does everyone else get this or was it new ownership fluke? No doubt I will start being a bit heavier footed :-)
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      10-26-2009, 04:26 PM   #2
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      10-26-2009, 04:40 PM   #3
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      10-26-2009, 04:55 PM   #4
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      10-26-2009, 05:03 PM   #5
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Ross,

give me a shout as i may have something that will interest you

btw, have you posted photos of the car yet?
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      10-26-2009, 05:06 PM   #6
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Impressive but a tad boring..............get out and enjoy the car, you'll still return very good mpg.
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      10-26-2009, 05:17 PM   #7
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Impressive but a tad boring..............get out and enjoy the car, you'll still return very good mpg.
Yeah the economy is just a bonus.

Drift practice will be on the way shortly as there are a million round abouts where I live lol

Whats the best 1/4 mile time I need to beat? :-)

Andrew, sounds interesting :-) And I will get the pics up as soon as its dry.
Heres a quickie
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      10-26-2009, 05:21 PM   #8
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You bought off Malcolm yeah? How are you finding the Evolve remap?
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      10-26-2009, 05:38 PM   #9
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You bought off Malcolm yeah?
Oh right, won't have been thrashed then.

O/P - Carl will know EVERY 1/4 mile time so get ready.........
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      10-26-2009, 06:09 PM   #10
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I'm averaging 23mpg at the moment. Lots of stop start driving in my 6 mile journey to work.
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      10-27-2009, 01:52 AM   #11
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      10-27-2009, 03:53 AM   #12
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nice 92

What subaru did you come from?

I came from a subaru to my 90 335d how do you find it compared to the subaru?
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      10-27-2009, 07:16 AM   #13
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What Seberio did you have? What HP also. You bought Malc's old car. Very nice indeed.

He left the re-map on yeah?



Also you have a previous version of the i-drive software with the brown screen.
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      10-27-2009, 07:27 AM   #14
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Drift practice will be on the way shortly as there are a million round abouts where I live lol
Take it you live in East Kilbride then.
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      10-27-2009, 07:38 AM   #15
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What Seberio did you have? What HP also. You bought Malc's old car. Very nice indeed.

He left the re-map on yeah?
Also you have a previous version of the i-drive software with the brown screen.
Is it good or bad that I have the old idrive software and is it worth upgrading?

I still actually have my scooby. Its a Jap import STI8 (blobeye) with 345bhp.
It was a bit of a flame thrower lol



Video of me racing a new GTR

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      10-27-2009, 07:47 AM   #16
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      10-27-2009, 08:01 AM   #17
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What time and mph did you run?

Ill think you will find that your 335d over 100mph will be quicker.


The GT-R ran a what?

Also I amazed to see you managed 50+mpg, you must drive like miss daisy.
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      10-27-2009, 09:39 AM   #18
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If you click the link at the bottom it works, but doesnt seem to shop up as embedded on this forum (might be my fat fingers)

I ran a 12.9 at 105mph I think. The guy in the GTR took me out later and ran an 11second run. it was rapid!

My 50+mpg was just sitting on a flat motorway with the cruise control set at 70. Was amazed when I saw it
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Is it good or bad that I have the old idrive software and is it worth upgrading?

I still actually have my scooby. Its a Jap import STI8 (blobeye) with 345bhp.
It was a bit of a flame thrower lol



Video of me racing a new GTR

Nice looking car also best of both love the blobs still wish i have kept mine aswell as the 35 but just didnt have the funds

What mods did you have to see 345 on the blob (is that at the wheels)
is that a black headlight mod i see
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