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      01-21-2011, 10:41 AM   #1
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M-Sport without sport suspension

Hi when you order M-sport without sport suspension, is the suspension still lowered?
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      01-21-2011, 11:54 AM   #2
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I hadn't thought of that.
I was thinking of the m-sport spec. without sports suspension but with VDC.
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      01-21-2011, 12:04 PM   #3
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Can you have M-sport with no sports suspension?

If I had know this, I might have delayed order!
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      01-21-2011, 12:15 PM   #4
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Yes u can and get vdc instead, I want full height suv not lowered hence the question.
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      01-21-2011, 04:54 PM   #5
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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.
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      01-21-2011, 05:34 PM   #6
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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..
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      01-21-2011, 05:35 PM   #7
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I have ordered m-sport without sport suspension = normal suspension. But I donīt think the sport suspension lower the car.

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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.
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      01-21-2011, 05:36 PM   #8
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itīs just a "footstand", donīt know what you call it, instead of the usual one.

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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..
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Looks like the aluminum m-sports dead pedal..
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Sorry for my naivety, is the dead pedal, just to rest your weary foot on??
Personally, I don't like the look of it..
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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.
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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!
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Does the uk configurator really have the m pack available? Why can I not get that option?
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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
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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?
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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