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      12-07-2011, 10:57 PM   #1
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Question M-Sport vs. Sport - Is there a suspension difference??

Currently own a 2007 335i E90, and looking to get a new 335i. I'm debating between a sedan with either Sport or M-Sport.

I like the cosmetic offerings of the M-Sport package, but is there a difference in suspension??

I tried searching, but couldn't find anything.

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Same suspension - no difference
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In North America, the msport suspension is same as the sport suspension.
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In North America, the msport suspension is same as the sport suspension.
Euro specs are different? How?
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I thought he said they are the same?
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I'm assuming samchoi is saying they are not the same on Euro spec.....
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I think Euro has a lower spring compression rate for some odd reason
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does one ride lower or same too?
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OP: why not wait and get an F30?
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OP: why not wait and get an F30?
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Euro specs are different? How?
Yes, the early Euro (and possibly Asia) msport used to get a slightly lower ride. Not sure now.
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Hmmm, didn't know that...doesn't suprise me....Everybody else always gets better shit than us...
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OP: why not wait and get an F30?
It'll be a long wait for an m-sport F30
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Yes, the early Euro (and possibly Asia) msport used to get a slightly lower ride. Not sure now.
The early euro msport did not have a lower ride; it had zsp springs, taller and stiffer bumpstops, stiffer dampers and a 14mm rear sway..
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