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      10-28-2019, 12:30 PM   #1
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X3M Competition meets Audi R8 V10 on the Autobahn

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      10-28-2019, 01:11 PM   #2
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      10-28-2019, 04:31 PM   #6
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Thanks for sharing, dylan1357 - I've already watched it six times!

Impressive to see the stability and relatively reasonable wind noise at 170mph (275km/hr) - excellent Engineering and Design by BMW on this one!
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crazy. Was the R8 pushing hard?

That other X car was tailgating crazy..
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With open roof after 100 km/h - care became really really slow...

I've tested 100-200 on my audi TTS 400hp cabrio, like

roof closed 100-200 - 9.5
roof open 100-200 - 11.5

So when you reach 200 km/h with open roof - car became really slow
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He had more gas at the end of the run than at the beginning... weird!

Best driving was after the Audi got out of the way and the traffic cleared a bit. Good impression of how “smooth” & stable the car is at speed though.

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He had more gas at the end of the run than at the beginning... weird!

Best driving was after the Audi got out of the way and the traffic cleared a bit. Good impression of how “smooth” & stable the car is at speed though.
The cornering at 268kmph is a highlight, just floats along!
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The aspect which is really insightful in this video (probably a personal opinion) is when chasing the Audi, the X3MC is letting off the throttle at points because he can see over the Audi and react based on 2/3 cars ahead.
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Can't wait until California Bahn is ready!!!

We will be going 40mph with a lot of middle finger flying in the air,
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Is there anywhere the autobahn is a 4 lane highway with no speed limit and no traffic? That would be epic racing 4 wide.
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Is there anywhere the autobahn is a 4 lane highway with no speed limit and no traffic? That would be epic racing 4 wide.
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Is there anywhere the autobahn is a 4 lane highway with no speed limit and no traffic? That would be epic racing 4 wide.
Yes, we have some Autobahn with 4 lanes and no speed limit... it's always an epic racing
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Wow. That pulls extremely well. Looks quite stable cornering at 270 kph too. Impressive.
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With open roof after 100 km/h - care became really really slow...

I've tested 100-200 on my audi TTS 400hp cabrio, like

roof closed 100-200 - 9.5
roof open 100-200 - 11.5

So when you reach 200 km/h with open roof - car became really slow
And uncomfortable too.
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Is there anywhere the autobahn is a 4 lane highway with no speed limit and no traffic? That would be epic racing 4 wide.
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Is there anywhere the autobahn is a 4 lane highway with no speed limit and no traffic? That would be epic racing 4 wide.
Yes, we have some Autobahn with 4 lanes and no speed limit... it's always an epic racing
Probably there is less traffic late at night like midnight till 2am.
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The BMW driver driving skill is a joke, confusing on the the gears and the car speed, I could have passed that R8 a long time ago!
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The BMW driver driving skill is a joke, confusing on the the gears and the car speed, I could have passed that R8 a long time ago!
Well then we wouldn't have this video to enjoy
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That was fun to watch. Thanks for sharing!
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The outcome would've been different with that sexy ass type4S... 😬

Nice stable btw...
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