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Sunroof on Alpina D3 Saloon

Post by German » Sat May 30, 2015 4:17 pm

I meet with the dealer next week to finalize the option list for a delivery end September. How many of you have a sunroof and think it is a good option to take? Any downers? Do you know how much weight it adds to the car?
Thank you guys.

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Post by hap » Sat May 30, 2015 5:28 pm

Love sunroofs hate that mine hasn't got one
Regardless of weight I would have one

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Post by simon13 » Sat May 30, 2015 7:37 pm

indeed i like sunroofs and i like A/C and i like to have the choice!

My e46 has no sunroof and A/C :( but all my older stuff does have both e30,e36,e34
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Post by hap » Sat May 30, 2015 7:47 pm

Exactly si!!
Do order the Option

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Post by simon13 » Sat May 30, 2015 8:23 pm

the glass sunroofs are really cool, much more light in the cabin also.

My bro in laws e46 B3S saloon has a glass sunroof. Rare!
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Post by German » Sat May 30, 2015 11:08 pm

Does someone know how much weight a sunroof adds to the 1585 kgs?

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Post by simon13 » Sun May 31, 2015 1:19 am

does it really matter?! its a road car wtih 350bhp and 500lbs of torque the sunroof isn't going to affect this already fat cars handling one way or the other in the grand scale of things.
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Post by German » Sun May 31, 2015 8:57 am

@Simon13. Understood and you are right as i was already impressed by the D3 Wagon xDrive at 1730 kgs. However I want my D3 to be as light as possible and offering the best ride quality without unecessary excess weight. So this is the background of my question :?: :) :)

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Post by simon13 » Sun May 31, 2015 10:43 am

you best spec no air con, sat nav, cloth manual seats then! I bet it would still be heavy then.

I've no idea, if its a glass roof its going to be in the 60 kgs region possibly more going by older cars once you add the cassete, motor,loom,sunroof etc
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Post by jolls » Sun May 31, 2015 1:26 pm

I would of thought your best option is asking the dealer himself of the weight. Personally I like a car with them.

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Post by Flareside » Sun May 31, 2015 4:56 pm

Never had a sun roof in any car till last year,and I would never by this type of value car without one now,blue tooth still is ok even open on the motorway,and I think it keeps you alot fresher when driving long distances better than a/c.
One thing no one seems to talk about on here is the distance control option you should check it out as I think that is also a must with the head-up-display.
Just my thoughts.

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Post by German » Sun May 31, 2015 6:19 pm

@Flareside: headsup display is for sure on the option list. It should be even better on the LCI. Not sure about distance control yet. Can you de-activate it and only use the cruise control? I have them both on the wife's Merc but is annoying sometimes because you cannot use the cruise control independently from the distance control (distronic plus).

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Post by Flareside » Sun May 31, 2015 8:28 pm

Hi German,yes you can run the 2 separately oh by the way get the diff defo!! and Alpina Blue

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Post by German » Sun May 31, 2015 8:45 pm

Hi Flareside, thanks!

So far the main goodies are: alpina blue, differential, black lavalina with blue piping, heads up display, harman kardon, prof sat nav, full LED, alarm, anthracit roof, folding back seats, blind spot control, back camera, PDC, 2mm larger steering wheel, heated seats F/B, heated steering, 19 inch wheels.

Anything missing?

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Post by simon13 » Sun May 31, 2015 9:21 pm

yeah the weight loss your on about!
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