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Old 12-11-2007, 08:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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135i vs G35/G37

Since you don't have a 1-series forum, I figured this would be the next best place to put this.

Would any of you bimmerguys like to join the debate?

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Old 12-12-2007, 01:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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To be honest...I don't see much of a comparison. The 135 has a different purpose. If it's pure speed stock for stock we're talking about, the 135 definitely wins.
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^ 135 > G35 period..... the g35 is meh at best in stock looks...
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G35/G37 is ftw. In fact, it is one of teh cars I would consider instead of getting a new 3 Series. BMW knows that they have been taking some of their market share. Nissan is still the best Japanese manufacturer when it comes to building sportiness into their cars (see new GT-R).

As the prof said, however, the comparison is not a very valid one. The main similarity is cost. These are products aimed at a different types of consumers.
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I will further add that despite the decent power of the G35/7 and the high level of satisfaction enjoyed by the people I know who have an Infinity, I cannot IMAGINE comparing a 135i (or a 335i for that matter) to a G35/7. A BMW has an entirely different feel and personality than the Infinity, and, contrary to my generally lukewarm feelings towards teh new 1 series, what I find absolutely incredible is the polar opposite feelings about the looks and intangibles of the Infinity cars versus what is expressed here in teh Werkz! The engine in teh 335, 535 and now 135 is one of the most talked about in a long while as to tuning possibilities (eg removing teh 2 small turbos and putting in one BIG one, etc, etc.), and has enthusiasts very excited. It blows my mind to read people's opinions that are sooo different than ours! I happen to like Infinity cars for quality, etc., but a BMW is just MAGIC and in a completely different class...

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I will further add that despite the decent power of the G35/7 and the high level of satisfaction enjoyed by the people I know who have an Infinity, I cannot IMAGINE comparing a 135i (or a 335i for that matter) to a G35/7. A BMW has an entirely different feel and personality than the Infinity, and, contrary to my generally lukewarm feelings towards teh new 1 series, what I find absolutely incredible is the polar opposite feelings about the looks and intangibles of the Infinity cars versus what is expressed here in teh Werkz! The engine in teh 335, 535 and now 135 is one of the most talked about in a long while as to tuning possibilities (eg removing teh 2 small turbos and putting in one BIG one, etc, etc.), and has enthusiasts very excited. It blows my mind to read people's opinions that are sooo different than ours! I happen to like Infinity cars for quality, etc., but a BMW is just MAGIC and in a completely different class...

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^^^^and don't think I didn't get shit over that since teh beginning! And she was actually standing there when it was first said and reacted then, but once we clarified the (primarily ) car context, her love of Bimmers toolk over just long enough for me to change teh subject!
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most g35 drivers are horrible anyway. <<dont know how to drive.
id take a 135 over a g35 any day. g35<<uncomfortable, no style inside and not a comfy ride. totally not a drivers car. sounds ok and girls look pretty in them only upsides.
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