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      03-17-2012, 12:10 PM   #1
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My new 125i M-Sport F20

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Yesterday I took delivery of my new F20 125i M-Sport and it was the best weather you can imagine for a delivery - sunshine and 20C. First of all some facts:

Exterior:
Black Sapphire metallic
18" M light alloy wheels

Interior:
Alcantara/cloth
Aluminium Hexagon with estoril blue interior trim finisher

Options:
Sport Automatic, Harman Kardon, variable sport steering, sun protection glass, ...
Quite all except: 6 disc DVD charger, towbar, electric front seats, park assist.

Now some pictures:
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      03-17-2012, 12:51 PM   #2
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Hey Mammut, This is a supercar, great. tell how it is run and how the engine and gear box work, congratulations you must be one of the first to get 125i. Looking very pretty with m-sport and 18 "wheels. Stylish sports auto. Be fun to read what superspeed says.

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      03-17-2012, 01:00 PM   #3
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      03-17-2012, 01:42 PM   #4
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Congrats! Very nice. Make sure you tell us about performance. Could you post some engine bay pictures as well?
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      03-17-2012, 02:10 PM   #5
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wow! Nice car! M pack really bumps up its looks, I must admit. Nice pics too, by the way.

CONGRATULATIONS!!

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      03-17-2012, 02:58 PM   #6
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ahhhhh yeah, what a beast!!!

please let us know if the improved breaks are worth the money. Excuse me but now ill have to spend some alone time with those pictures :P
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      03-17-2012, 03:11 PM   #7
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Like it! Looks really nice...!!
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Amazing car, and really amazing photos too! Congrats!

How do the sport seats in the M package feel?



PD: what camera did you use? pics are really good.
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      03-17-2012, 04:33 PM   #9
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Very interested in the report on how you find this model, particularly the way the 125i engine works in the 1-series. It is on my 'next car' shopping list.

Have you gone for the standard passive M-sport suspension, or the Adaptive M-sport suspension?

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      03-17-2012, 04:58 PM   #10
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      03-17-2012, 05:01 PM   #11
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Thank you guys! I'm glad to hear, that you're liking the pictures AND the car!

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Congrats! Very nice. Make sure you tell us about performance. Could you post some engine bay pictures as well?
I'll see what I can do for you. But I don't have time to make more photos until next weekend. So you must have a little patience.

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ahhhhh yeah, what a beast!!!

please let us know if the improved breaks are worth the money. Excuse me but now ill have to spend some alone time with those pictures :P
Oh, I think I have to drive a few more kilometres bevor I have an final opinion on that.

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Amazing car, and really amazing photos too! Congrats!

How do the sport seats in the M package feel?



PD: what camera did you use? pics are really good.
Sport seats feel very well. Like the ones in my old E87.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II + EF24-70 2.8L


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Very interested in the report on how you find this model, particularly the way the 125i engine works in the 1-series. It is on my 'next car' shopping list.

Have you gone for the standard passive M-sport suspension, or the Adaptive M-sport suspension?
First impression: Great! The previous E87 feels really old compared to my new car.
I have the passive M-Sport Suspension. I never felt the need for more comfort in my old E87.
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      03-17-2012, 05:21 PM   #12
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Congratulations!

This is the first time I have really seen an M-Sport 1er without disguise in the outdoors or without a studio or bright lights of an Autoshow .
It really looks fantastic , better even.

M-Sport adds a really distinctive appearance to the 1er , but that is why I like the 1er. It can only be a 1er there is nothing visually to connect it the other BMW models. Unlike Audi's new A3 which uses the same front end as every other Audi. The sculpture on the body work is evident in your pictures and you can see those elements that give the car its individuality and sporting looks.

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Congratulations!

This is the first time I have really seen an M-Sport 1er without disguise in the outdoors or without a studio or bright lights of an Autoshow .
It really looks fantastic , better even.
I think BMW should definitely change their photographers!!!

These photos have much better quality then those on the 1er official catalogue!!!

Congrats!
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      03-18-2012, 03:13 AM   #14
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Mammut,

Did you try a 116i or a 118i before buying your car ? If so, can you tell me if the gap between N13 and N20 engines is big. I mean, do you really feel the larger torque value when accelerating ? In my case, I have done a test on a 120d. France is the contry of diesel. I really don't like diesels...


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      03-18-2012, 03:28 AM   #15
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btw, thanks for a new wallpaper
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      03-18-2012, 04:17 AM   #16
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Mammut,

Did you try a 116i or a 118i before buying your car ? If so, can you tell me if the gap between N13 and N20 engines is big. I mean, do you really feel the larger torque value when accelerating ? In my case, I have done a test on a 120d. France is the contry of diesel. I really don't like diesels...


Many thanks

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No, sorry, i tried a F20 120d with sport automatic but no F20 116i or 118i.
I can only compare the new one with my old E87 116i and in this comparison the difference is huge.
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      03-18-2012, 05:33 AM   #17
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Thank's Mammut and congrats for your new car
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      03-18-2012, 06:50 AM   #18
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      03-18-2012, 08:06 AM   #19
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      03-18-2012, 08:12 AM   #20
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Sweet. Love those rims with the M-perf. brakes. The bumper and diffuser look quite similar to the E87 M-sport (which I had, and loved).

When did you order yours? I ask because I ordered last September, and the M-sport wasn't available back then. So I went without it. But I only got mine delivered about a month ago - maybe I should have waited a month!
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      03-18-2012, 08:28 AM   #21
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When did you order yours? I ask because I ordered last September, and the M-sport wasn't available back then. So I went without it. But I only got mine delivered about a month ago - maybe I should have waited a month!
I think it was the second or third week of January when the new price list was released by BMW.
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Your car looks great! Wish I could get it in the US...

Nice job on the photos, too.
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