B5 loan car....thanks Robbie B from Harlod Wood Sytner

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B5 loan car....thanks Robbie B from Harlod Wood Sytner

Post by Simon Rose » Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:17 am

I was lucky enough to borrow for day the B5 from the wonderful Robbie at Harold Wood. It’s the one on the Sytner system as a demo

https://www.sytner.co.uk/car-search/954 ... ch-tronic/

All I can say is that it is #@£&#£& amazing.

It is possibly twice as good as my D in almost every respect. I really did not think that would be possible but it is.

Make sure you get a ride in it. Make sure you get it to massage your bum and back whilst going slightly over the speed limit......

I still love my D but now I think I get why the petrol engined Alps are sooooo loved.

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Post by B10BRW » Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:49 pm

I was fortunate enough to have an extended test drive in the B5 Touring, which was at Harold Wood.

I had the F10 B5 BT but the new one is in a different league, nearly a hundred BHP more than mine and a lot lighter :D

With so much performance on tap, it is only a matter of time before the NIPs come through the letter box :(

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Post by Simon Rose » Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:36 am

Yuo are correct. Also the fuel costs on the B5 will be somewhat more than in my D3!!
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Post by B10BRW » Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:57 am

Simon Rose wrote:Yuo are correct. Also the fuel costs on the B5 will be somewhat more than in my D3!!
But more smiles per mile :lol:

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Post by dep » Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:59 pm

I notice that its fitted with Pirelli instead of the usual Michelin
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Post by PhillV8S » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:04 am

Pirelli is now the OEM supplier of tyres for BMW and Alpina.
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Post by hap » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:53 am

Think it was only on the b5 Pirelli the 3/4 models run PS4 s

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Post by CaesarBob » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:13 am

Anyone know which build number this B5 is?
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Post by v8 ego » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:55 am

It's #163
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Post by Simon Rose » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:56 am

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Post by CaesarBob » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:18 am

Thanks
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Post by Metrics » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:05 am

hap wrote:Think it was only on the b5 Pirelli the 3/4 models run PS4 s
Yep, D & B5. 3 & 4 on PS4S
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Post by PhillV8S » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:57 am

The XD3/4 come with the Pirelli’s, so a mixed bag it seems at the moment.
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Post by Metrics » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:17 pm

The latest B7 has Michelin's. Mixed bag indeed!
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