E90Post
 


Extreme Power House
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > Picked up E92 335d Coupe



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-16-2006, 03:45 PM   #1
red-max
First Lieutenant
 
red-max's Avatar
 
Drives: 520d M-Sport Auto
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 360
iTrader: (0)

Smile Picked up E92 335d Coupe

Finally picked up my E92 335d Coupe yesterday evening. I've only driven it in the dark so far - set off at 6am this morning (horrible weather), and came back again tonight after dark.

Very pleased so far, though only done 138 miles in total. Had a funny burning smell on the M25 when stuck in a jam tonight, but hopefully it was just the newness burning off the manifold. The OBC says I'm getting 36.2 mpg, which seems pretty good for a brand new engine, then again I am taking it easy.

Sparkling graphite looks really different under different lighting conditions. That really is my car in the avatar picture - there is some bluey-purple in there. Will try to take some pictures during the day to post to the Sparkling Graphite E92 thread.
__________________
2012 F10 520d M-Sport, Sport Auto, Imperial Blue, Black Dakota, Sun Prot Glass. V-spoke 281 Winter wheel package
Previous BMWs: 2009 E92 320d M-Sport, 2006 E92 335d SE, 2004 E60 530d ASE, 2000 E39 525d SE, 1997 E39 523i SE
red-max is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2006, 03:51 PM   #2
Dante
Major
 
Dante's Avatar
 
Drives: F31 330d / E89 Z4 30i
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Bavaria

Posts: 1,436
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Congrats!

Where are the pics?
Dante is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2006, 04:19 PM   #3
red-max
First Lieutenant
 
red-max's Avatar
 
Drives: 520d M-Sport Auto
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 360
iTrader: (0)

Here it is being prepared at the dealers last weekend. Apologies for the poor photo editing.
Attached Images
 
__________________
2012 F10 520d M-Sport, Sport Auto, Imperial Blue, Black Dakota, Sun Prot Glass. V-spoke 281 Winter wheel package
Previous BMWs: 2009 E92 320d M-Sport, 2006 E92 335d SE, 2004 E60 530d ASE, 2000 E39 525d SE, 1997 E39 523i SE
red-max is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2006, 04:22 PM   #4
Dante
Major
 
Dante's Avatar
 
Drives: F31 330d / E89 Z4 30i
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Bavaria

Posts: 1,436
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by red-max
Here it is being prepared at the dealers last weekend. Apologies for the poor photo editing.

Beautiful!

There are not too many sparkling graphite E92s around, so please post some more! Quality is not bad.
Dante is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2006, 04:22 PM   #5
- Paul -
Major General
 
- Paul -'s Avatar
 
Drives: see above.
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Yorkshire, UK

Posts: 7,266
iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2005 320D SE  [5.00]
2005 645  [4.50]
Quote:
Originally Posted by red-max
Sparkling graphite looks really different under different lighting conditions. That really is my car in the avatar picture - there is some bluey-purple in there. .

Nice car - we know about the colour - its been around a long time!!
__________________
- Paul - is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2006, 04:24 PM   #6
Catscratch
Second Lieutenant
 
Catscratch's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 335d
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Belgium

Posts: 272
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to Catscratch
Quality is great! Congratulations on your 335d! Please share all the info with us, and especially ... we need more pictures
__________________
Catscratch is offline   Belgium
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2006, 05:43 PM   #7
red-max
First Lieutenant
 
red-max's Avatar
 
Drives: 520d M-Sport Auto
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 360
iTrader: (0)

Ok, here are some more photos I took at the dealership yesterday.
Attached Images
     
__________________
2012 F10 520d M-Sport, Sport Auto, Imperial Blue, Black Dakota, Sun Prot Glass. V-spoke 281 Winter wheel package
Previous BMWs: 2009 E92 320d M-Sport, 2006 E92 335d SE, 2004 E60 530d ASE, 2000 E39 525d SE, 1997 E39 523i SE
red-max is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2006, 07:02 PM   #8
335d coupe
Mike
 
335d coupe's Avatar
 
Drives: Z4M Roadster
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 72
iTrader: (0)

Nice car But then again.......I WOULD say that!! (Is it me, or had somebody had too many steins of lager the night before they stuck the rear 335d badge on?? )

Mike
__________________
06/06 Z4M Roadster. Interlagos/Light Sepang/Ally Trim and plenty of toys.
335d coupe is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 01:47 AM   #9
Z4 Beemer
Colonel
 
Z4 Beemer's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Z4 sDrive 23i
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Posts: 2,353
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2006 E92  [0.00]
2004 Z4 2.2i  [0.00]
Send a message via MSN to Z4 Beemer
yeah, it doesn't exactly look level.

Really nice choice of colour/options though.

Quote:
Originally Posted by 335d coupe
(Is it me, or had somebody had too many steins of lager the night before they stuck the rear 335d badge on?? )

Mike
Z4 Beemer is offline   Scotland
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 03:17 AM   #10
Snake Pliskin
Private First Class
 
Snake Pliskin's Avatar
 
Drives: 330i M Sport Saloon
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Lincs

Posts: 196
iTrader: (0)

Smile

I was also suprised to see the purpley element in sparkling graphite ... and it seams more noticable at night ... but love it as it adds an extra dimension to the colour.

Great car by the way
Snake Pliskin is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 03:47 AM   #11
ES-Jet
Second Lieutenant
 
ES-Jet's Avatar
 
Drives: 320d ES
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Kent, UK

Posts: 227
iTrader: (0)

Nice car. Nice colour!! I like my SG E90, but it does look a bit flat when it's dirty!

Great excuse to get out and clean it though. Enjoy.
__________________
320d ES - SG - 156 alloys, sunroof, PDC -GONE

320D SE on order
ES-Jet is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 05:50 AM   #12
red-max
First Lieutenant
 
red-max's Avatar
 
Drives: 520d M-Sport Auto
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 360
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 335d coupe
Nice car But then again.......I WOULD say that!! (Is it me, or had somebody had too many steins of lager the night before they stuck the rear 335d badge on?? )
Mike
Thanks Mike.

Yes, the 335d badge does look a bit wonky in that photo, doesn't it? I ran outside to have a look, and it's not so bad in real life, which is why I didn't notice it before. I'll have to see if it bothers me enough to complain about. I suppose one option would be to de-badge it, but I have mixed feelings about doing that...
__________________
2012 F10 520d M-Sport, Sport Auto, Imperial Blue, Black Dakota, Sun Prot Glass. V-spoke 281 Winter wheel package
Previous BMWs: 2009 E92 320d M-Sport, 2006 E92 335d SE, 2004 E60 530d ASE, 2000 E39 525d SE, 1997 E39 523i SE
red-max is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 06:21 AM   #13
Dave_3
Colonel
 
Dave_3's Avatar
 
Drives: F32 430D sDrive Msport
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: CH / SCO

Posts: 2,723
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Looking fine It is a smart colour.

I'm just awaiting delivery of my E92 335D. Fidgeting each time I see posts like this !

36 mpg .....

I can't wait. I'm trading in my S-Type 4.2 (bought new) and it averages about 18mpg in my city driving (long trips cruising across Europe saw it rise to heady 26mpg).

I'll get nosebleed when I start getting into the high 30s with the E92

D.
__________________
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

Dave_3 is offline   Scotland
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 10:23 AM   #14
remmib
General
 
remmib's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 F10 520d M-Sport
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Norway

Posts: 25,910
iTrader: (0)

Looking good, congrats
__________________

F10 520d M-Sport Alpine White | HRE P43SC 20x9+20x11 | Michelin PSS 255/35+295/30 | KW V3 Coilover | M5 Front Sway Bar + M550d Rear Sway Bar | 3D Design Front Lip | BMW M Performance CF Spoiler | BMW M Performance Diffuser | BMW M Performance Black Grills | BMW M Performance Pedals |
remmib is offline   Norway
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 12:29 PM   #15
Micky Dee
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: BMW sdrive 3.0i
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Lincolnshire

Posts: 247
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Lovely looking....can't wait for mine to arrive now!

Is that 'Elms' in Bedford? I used to love the coffee and popcorn whilst they serviced my car! Sadly, my local dealer isn't as hospitable!
Micky Dee is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 12:42 PM   #16
Duffy_SK
e92 lover
 
Duffy_SK's Avatar
 
Drives: e92
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Europe

Posts: 813
iTrader: (1)

Send a message via ICQ to Duffy_SK
335d
__________________
Duffy_SK is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 12:45 PM   #17
Duffy_SK
e92 lover
 
Duffy_SK's Avatar
 
Drives: e92
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Europe

Posts: 813
iTrader: (1)

Send a message via ICQ to Duffy_SK
cant wait to mine
__________________
Duffy_SK is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 01:03 PM   #18
red-max
First Lieutenant
 
red-max's Avatar
 
Drives: 520d M-Sport Auto
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 360
iTrader: (0)

Here are some more - though it wasn't really a good day for pics, and the car's a little dirty from yesterday...
Attached Images
    
__________________
2012 F10 520d M-Sport, Sport Auto, Imperial Blue, Black Dakota, Sun Prot Glass. V-spoke 281 Winter wheel package
Previous BMWs: 2009 E92 320d M-Sport, 2006 E92 335d SE, 2004 E60 530d ASE, 2000 E39 525d SE, 1997 E39 523i SE
red-max is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 01:06 PM   #19
red-max
First Lieutenant
 
red-max's Avatar
 
Drives: 520d M-Sport Auto
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 360
iTrader: (0)

And some of the inside ...
Attached Images
    
__________________
2012 F10 520d M-Sport, Sport Auto, Imperial Blue, Black Dakota, Sun Prot Glass. V-spoke 281 Winter wheel package
Previous BMWs: 2009 E92 320d M-Sport, 2006 E92 335d SE, 2004 E60 530d ASE, 2000 E39 525d SE, 1997 E39 523i SE
red-max is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 01:56 PM   #20
red355
Captain
 
red355's Avatar
 
Drives: RS4 Avant V8
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: GB

Posts: 665
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Well done.....just wait until you have 10 time that mileage under its belt.

Mine has now done 2,750 and its really starting to feel smooth and very strong.

I have been getting close on 40mpg lately, despite enjoying all that torque.
__________________
RS4 Avant V8 Misano Red ¦ ¦
Golf GTI ¦ leather ¦

Past¦E92 335D Evolved (but still dull) ¦ Boxster S ¦ E46 328!SE ¦ E36 325! coupe ¦ E30 325! sport ¦ MINI Cooper S
red355 is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 02:32 PM   #21
335d coupe
Mike
 
335d coupe's Avatar
 
Drives: Z4M Roadster
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 72
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by red355
Mine has now done 2,750 and its really starting to feel smooth and very strong.

I have been getting close on 40mpg lately, despite enjoying all that torque.
Red,

Good to hear that the car is feeling good with a few more miles up

Close to 40mpg?? I got 33.4mpg from my first tank-full - the computer is pretty damn accurate too....... 404 miles and 55 litres = 33.34mpg as against computer at 33.4mpg. You must be lighter-footed than me to get nearly 40..... then again, maybe most of your driving is on level going and main roads/motorway? Mine is a real mixed bag oop here in Nth Yks including lots of hills and country lanes.

Cheers,

Mike
__________________
06/06 Z4M Roadster. Interlagos/Light Sepang/Ally Trim and plenty of toys.
335d coupe is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-17-2006, 04:02 PM   #22
rayb
Enlisted Member
 
rayb's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i Coupe
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: England

Posts: 46
iTrader: (0)

Car looks fantastic, nice pics. Can't wait to get mine. Dealer phoned yesterday to say it will be with them a couple of weeks early on Dec 24th. Any idea how long it takes them to get it ready for collection? Couldn't get hold of the dealer today to find out.
__________________
335i Coupe - Sparkling Graphite/Dakota Black Leather/Brushed Aluminum/19 inch 230's/Sunroof/Heated Seats/High Beam Assist/Bluetooth/10 spkr HiFi/Adaptive headlights.
Mini Cooper R56 - Astro Black
Caterham Roadsport - being built for summer 2007

rayb is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:20 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST