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Re: 2001 M3 - light relief
Greg and Gill Spark wrote:
> Cars are like ice creams - buy and drive the flavour you like most and can
> afford - the only bottom line is to enjoy it to the fullest - any argument
> along the lines of "my audi's better than your beemer" - "nah its not - my
> beemer's better" - all gets rather tiresome and pointless.
> As far as Bobs assertion that "Audi is usually a few years behind the
> leapfrog" goes - excuse me?? - who's in front in a leapfrog race has always
> been really hard to figure out from where I sit :) - refer to first
> paragraph for answer.
> Cheers and enjoy your car - I do - but then it IS an Audi!!
> Greg Spark
> '96 A4 1.8Tqm MTM 187hp
> '98 Golf Mk IV 1.6 (the good lady didn't like the upholstery in the GTI :( )
> '87 80 1.8E 2wd
> Hamilton, New Zealand
> Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 08:58:51 -0500
> From: -=Bob=- <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: 2001 M3
> Kwattro@aol.com wrote:
> > Indeed, the M3's will again be running with NA straight sixes pumping out
> > hp. Beat that, Ford. Nothing like a little BMW coupe that will out
> > accelerated everything in its price range. BMW is amazing, and always has
> > been, and probably always will be. Sorry guys, we just don't really
> > up to them. Snow, yes. Dry? well....
> I like BMW as well, but Im not sure they are 'amazing' and always has been
> etc... just like all other mfrs, theyve made some real crap too. However
> when it comes to acceleration, handling and braking, not too many cars can
> keep up with them. The new s4 beats the old m3... lets just hope the next
> generation s4 beats the new m3. Audi is usually a few years behind the
> leapfrog. OTOH fit and finish on a BMW is atrocios...always has been and
> probably always will be :) That is compared to audi..
I could not agree more. BUT, as a rally competitor, I do prefer audi to bmw and
I think everyone who understands that, agrees with me !
Carl B. Dietersson