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      10-17-2012, 02:22 PM   #1
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Arrow Video: Chris Harris Reviews BMW M135i vs Audi RS3 on Road, Track and Dragstrip

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BMW's M135i [official specs/details] undercuts the RS3 by 10k in base spec, it's only 20hp down and weighs 150kg less. Can a sub M-car beat Audi's premium fast car representation?

Sorry the earlier link didn't work and thanks Ovekam for backing me up there, Cheers.

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      10-17-2012, 03:27 PM   #2
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thanks a lot for sharing - i love the way Chris Harris reviews cars
he certainly knows whats up
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      10-17-2012, 03:36 PM   #3
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      10-17-2012, 03:40 PM   #4
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Maybe Harris doesn't know that there is now a fake differential brake that enables itself when you switch off the DSC? I suspect that is why he didn't have his expected traction problems.
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      10-17-2012, 03:56 PM   #6
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Yeah this video just put a massive smile on my face. I guess all M135i owners are getting an epic underrated car then
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Great video !! Fat Pig vs Ugly Pig :P


I man love this guy... he's like the older brother i never had...

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And these aren't coming to the states why?????
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Yeah this video just put a massive smile on my face. I guess all M135i owners are getting an epic underrated car then
Good review

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And these aren't coming to the states why?????
We'll likely get the M235i (or M240i) and the M2.
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Chris Harris and Brian Cooley from CNET Car Tech are hands down my favourite reviewers.
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That must suck if you just bought an RS3.
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And these aren't coming to the states why?????
seriously. these (Audi and or BMW) would've definitely been my new car. it is an absolute shame it won't be coming to the US.
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m135 off the line man gotta love that turbo
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Great video !! Fat Pig vs Ugly Pig :P
Which is which?
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Chris Harris and Brian Cooley from CNET Car Tech are hands down my favourite reviewers.
Both are so different, but oh so good at what they do.
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What an impressive little car! A little faith has been restored in BMW...a little. Oh, and we can't get it here.
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38mpg from an n55 ? How come I get 20mpg for the us spec n55? Is it cause theres something to do with the quality of our gas?
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i just can't say it any other way
the bmw is fxxxing ugly....seriously...
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I am going crazy choosing between m135i and boss 302.

HELP!
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Chris Harris and Brian Cooley from CNET Car Tech are hands down my favourite reviewers.
Both are so different, but oh so good at what they do.

I third that. They're both really good.
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And these aren't coming to the states why?????
I think we will eventually get it in a coupe version. High end hatchbacks are a tough sell in the USA. For now we have the not boring 135is.
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