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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by dorsetred » Tue Jan 27, 2015 8:56 am

Many thanks it was an obvious choice really with Estoril Blue and our previous 118d Coupe had the same trim so it was a no-brainer really as it's a good contrast breaking up the black leather.

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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by johnboyblue » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:14 am

AW_Dan wrote:
Kiwi wrote:Enjoy your people mover I'll enjoy my drivers car
Have I missed something here? That comment makes you sound like a bit of a tool


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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by gord » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:42 am

looks like a great car glad you're pleased with it! only thing i dislike is the naming but thats BMW's decision!

Regarding the fwd v rwd debate - what on earth would be the point in making an mpv rwd? 99.9% of owners couldn't even tell you the difference let alone notice it whilst driving. No one buys a 2AT to throw at track days and hairpins, therefore make it FWD and give it a bigger boot, which is what is important in this class of car. If you want something for cornering and tracks buy a suitable car for the purpose.

My friend has a 116i, i currently have a 116d for a short time longer, sure they're fun and you can make the tail wiggle or whatever but they cant even keep up with a 3.0d range rover! I'm under no illusion it's not the real deal and there is some real grunt missing - hence my m135i arrives in a month.
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2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by Twenny » Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:43 am

An opinionated condescending kiwi?

Never met one of those before


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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by redwizard » Tue Jan 27, 2015 11:17 am

It's a cracking looking car and a good direct replacement for my wife's (old box shape) Merc A160, I wonder if they'll drop the X1 now?

I'm holding out for an extended range version (250+ miles) of the i3 to replace the Merc, though.
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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by Ben GT » Tue Jan 27, 2015 11:48 am

Cars much better looking than I thought- well done you! Not sure Id be impressed with the MPG though.

42MPG from a 218d over that distance? Doesn't sound great!
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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by dorsetred » Tue Jan 27, 2015 12:08 pm

Ben

As I pointed out originally I was not hanging about and wanted to check it out fully before leaving UK.

Generally I average 70mph although on this trip I went a bit crazy and performance was outstanding

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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by dorsetred » Tue Jan 27, 2015 1:33 pm

redwizard wrote:It's a cracking looking car and a good direct replacement for my wife's (old box shape) Merc A160, I wonder if they'll drop the X1 now?

I'm holding out for an extended range version (250+ miles) of the i3 to replace the Merc, though.
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http://www.bmwblog.com/2015/01/22/new-b ... on-august/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Enjoy :spotman:

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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by redwizard » Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:19 pm

Hah, you need to see the F48 X1 and 2AT side-by-side to tell the difference! :lol:

No RWD only option though, when will those marketing numbskulls realise that most of us buy BMWs for the RWD! :roll:
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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by mrash » Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:33 pm

I think it looks great. The "drivers car" comments are utter drivel. How many 116i drivers take advantage of the RWD set up? You'd be driving round illegally like a dick to fulfil this... The 2at has no need to be rwd. The interior is excellent too! For the type of car it is an excellent choice.
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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by Gary_LB » Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:34 pm

congrats and enjoy that looks stunning in blue!
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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by HoR » Tue Oct 18, 2016 10:34 pm

Well, I for one am pleased we (I mean she) decided on the blue... It's a beaut. The interior for us will be saddle brown, which I think - bearing in mind my propensity for a blue suit and brown leather - is not a bad choice. I am a bit nervous, mind... :D
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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by mclaren11 » Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:30 am

Looks extremely pleasant OP, was exceptionally enticed by the 218i AT however chose to move far from the brand at last.

Any pics of the inside. Have just sat in a game and was inspired with the quality looked at the new 1er.

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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by dorsetred » Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:19 am

mclaren11 wrote:Looks extremely pleasant OP, was exceptionally enticed by the 218i AT however chose to move far from the brand at last.

Any pics of the inside. Have just sat in a game and was inspired with the quality looked at the new 1er.
Have a look at an earlier thread - viewtopic.php?f=96&t=68056

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Re: 2 Series Active Tourer Tinted and Detailed

Post by mclaren11 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:03 pm

dorsetred wrote:
mclaren11 wrote:Looks extremely pleasant OP, was exceptionally enticed by the 218i AT however chose to move far from the brand at last.

Any pics of the inside. Have just sat in a game and was inspired with the quality looked at the new 1er.
Have a look at an earlier thread - viewtopic.php?f=96&t=68056

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