BMW X3 Forum
BMW X3 Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
XBimmers | BMW X3 Forum > BMW X3 Forums | F25 (2011 - Current) > Second Generation BMW X3 General Forum » M-Sport without sport suspension

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-21-2011, 10:41 AM   #1
inamik75
Captain
 
inamik75's Avatar
 
Drives: X4 on order
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Www

Posts: 836
iTrader: (0)

M-Sport without sport suspension

Hi when you order M-sport without sport suspension, is the suspension still lowered?
inamik75 is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 11:54 AM   #2
marmite
Private First Class
 
Drives: E91 330d
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 182
iTrader: (0)

I hadn't thought of that.
I was thinking of the m-sport spec. without sports suspension but with VDC.
__________________
BMW xdrive30d M Sport Space Grey, Black Nevada, Aluminium Trim, 19" 369M alloys, Prof. Media package, Visibility package, Access package, VDC, Sun Protection Glass, Front Seat Heating, Split-folding rear seats, Sun Blinds, Lumbar support, Extended Storage, Business Stereo, DAB, Tel. USB audio interface, 6NR, 614 Internet.
marmite is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 12:04 PM   #3
BIMMER UK 76
Major
 
BIMMER UK 76's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW F25 X3 20d SE
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: United Kingdom

Posts: 1,089
iTrader: (0)

Can you have M-sport with no sports suspension?

If I had know this, I might have delayed order!
__________________

BMW F25 X3 xDRIVE 20d SE
Black Sapphire | Oyster Leather | Fineline Sienna Wood | 307 V Spokes | Auto | Prof Multimedia Package | xLine Package | Xenons | Business Radio | Sports Steering Wheel | Sports Seats | Panoramic Sunroof | Sun Protection Glass | Sun Blinds | Folding Ext. Mirrors + Titanium Grille | Chrome Exhaust Trim | Mudflaps
BIMMER UK 76 is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 12:15 PM   #4
inamik75
Captain
 
inamik75's Avatar
 
Drives: X4 on order
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Www

Posts: 836
iTrader: (0)

Yes u can and get vdc instead, I want full height suv not lowered hence the question.
inamik75 is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 04:54 PM   #5
Ant Man
Major
 
Drives: E92 M3 Jerez black / Fox red
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: East Anglia

Posts: 1,036
iTrader: (1)

I would be certain that only the Msport springs lower the car as that would be consistent across the rest of the range. So deleting them would provide standard ride height.
Ant Man is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 05:34 PM   #6
marmite
Private First Class
 
Drives: E91 330d
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 182
iTrader: (0)

I asked in another thread, but forget where...
What is the silver plate in the foot well on the drivers site in the M-Sport models? (As pictured on the bmw.co.uk website, when configuring the car, viewing the cockpit view of the interior).
Hopefully you can see in picture attached..
Attached Images
 
marmite is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 05:35 PM   #7
arvid
Private First Class
 
arvid's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW X3 20D M-sport
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Stockholm

Posts: 142
iTrader: (0)

I have ordered m-sport without sport suspension = normal suspension. But I donīt think the sport suspension lower the car.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ant Man View Post
I would be certain that only the Msport springs lower the car as that would be consistent across the rest of the range. So deleting them would provide standard ride height.
arvid is offline   Sweden
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 05:36 PM   #8
arvid
Private First Class
 
arvid's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW X3 20D M-sport
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Stockholm

Posts: 142
iTrader: (0)

itīs just a "footstand", donīt know what you call it, instead of the usual one.

Quote:
Originally Posted by marmite View Post
I asked in another thread, but forget where...
What is the silver plate in the foot well on the drivers site in the M-Sport models? (As pictured on the bmw.co.uk website, when configuring the car, viewing the cockpit view of the interior).
Hopefully you can see in picture attached..
arvid is offline   Sweden
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 05:38 PM   #9
fedinand
Major
 
fedinand's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 X3, '11 GTI
Join Date: May 2007
Location: MN

Posts: 1,271
iTrader: (6)

Looks like the aluminum m-sports dead pedal..
__________________
fedinand is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 05:48 PM   #10
marmite
Private First Class
 
Drives: E91 330d
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: UK

Posts: 182
iTrader: (0)

Sorry for my naivety, is the dead pedal, just to rest your weary foot on??
Personally, I don't like the look of it..
__________________
BMW xdrive30d M Sport Space Grey, Black Nevada, Aluminium Trim, 19" 369M alloys, Prof. Media package, Visibility package, Access package, VDC, Sun Protection Glass, Front Seat Heating, Split-folding rear seats, Sun Blinds, Lumbar support, Extended Storage, Business Stereo, DAB, Tel. USB audio interface, 6NR, 614 Internet.
marmite is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 06:03 PM   #11
fedinand
Major
 
fedinand's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 X3, '11 GTI
Join Date: May 2007
Location: MN

Posts: 1,271
iTrader: (6)

Yes, it is there to just rest your foot. I'm not sure if it is just screwed into the plastic dead pedal, but if it is - you may be able to take it off.
__________________
fedinand is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-21-2011, 07:12 PM   #12
Nahoa
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: F25 35i Mineral Silver/Black
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Virginia

Posts: 1,876
iTrader: (0)

That photo highlights that thing being there. Normally you probably have to look to see it. If you don't like putting your left foot there and bracing, you're probably not driving fast enough!
__________________
Nahoa is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-22-2011, 09:09 AM   #13
Tsambi
Private
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Sydney

Posts: 67
iTrader: (0)

Does the uk configurator really have the m pack available? Why can I not get that option?
Tsambi is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-22-2011, 10:41 AM   #14
inamik75
Captain
 
inamik75's Avatar
 
Drives: X4 on order
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Www

Posts: 836
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tsambi View Post
Does the uk configurator really have the m pack available? Why can I not get that option?
it was on uk site, looks like they removed it. see my build
Attached Images
 
inamik75 is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      01-22-2011, 11:12 AM   #15
X3buyerScotland
Lieutenant
 
Drives: 3.0d SE F25 & loving it
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Scotland

Posts: 464
iTrader: (0)

An M Sport without sports suspension is currently appealing to me as it seems reasonable value within the BMW UK pricing system and on our local roads my fillings might not enjoy the stiffer dampers. It would be then in essence just a prettier SE with some toys. That said, although the tax group is the same surely they will try to put it in a higher insurance bracket to spoil our fun?
X3buyerScotland is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-17-2011, 10:18 PM   #16
Neo-Orpheus
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: Astra
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: New South Wales

Posts: 34
iTrader: (0)

That's a very nice photo of the AW Msports. It doesn't look bloated at all, when comparing to the photos of the Paris Motor show when the Msports was first on display.
Neo-Orpheus is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-17-2011, 10:23 PM   #17
Neo-Orpheus
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: Astra
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: New South Wales

Posts: 34
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by inamik75 View Post
it was on uk site, looks like they removed it. see my build
Hey, any more pictures of the AW Msports vehicle? If you can please post them up here please?
Neo-Orpheus is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-18-2011, 12:06 AM   #18
clarence
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: F30 328i M-Sport
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Hong Kong

Posts: 1,544
iTrader: (0)

According to German pricelist, the M-tech suspension (whether ordered standalone or with M-tech pkg) does not lower the ride height when compared to standard suspension.
If u order VDC then it's the same as VDC=M-tech suspension but with adjustable damper settings.
clarence is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-18-2011, 01:08 AM   #19
inamik75
Captain
 
inamik75's Avatar
 
Drives: X4 on order
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Www

Posts: 836
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Neo-Orpheus View Post
Hey, any more pictures of the AW Msports vehicle? If you can please post them up here please?
search for m-sport, there are a no of threads with pics.
inamik75 is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:38 AM.




xbimmers
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST