When there is zero follow up, or you can't reply to an email with questions for the customer, my only conclusion is that you don't really care to sell a vehicle! The Sport Package increases the speed setting of the top-speed limiter and adds sport seats plus other racy details. Whether its diamonds or cars, it all comes down to how much you can afford. This powerhouse also won the International Engine of the Year Award-twice. How about the slow-selling, then promptly discontinued Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport Coupe? Then there's the way it goes, the urge building in intensity as soon as the turbos stir. The flat-bottom steering wheel is a nice touch, and I also greatly appreciate the paddles that are attached to the back of it, rather than on the column here, Monticello and I vehemently disagree he prefers fixed column paddles. It drives sweetly, too, which leaves its not-so-elegant design as the only remaining complaint with the hatchback models.
Yes, kids are the obvious reason, but there's nothing wrong with wanting space for a couple of extra passengers. Both Heath and Jose were very easy to work with. Call us now for one of our experienced sales executives to assist you. Open 7 days a week - Saturdays from 08h00 to 14h00 - Sundays from 10h00 to 14h00. With a ride that's more forgiving over Britain's crumbling highways and styling that's somewhat more restrained, it makes for a compelling alternative. Those who want even more performance can choose the 135i and its twin-turbocharged engine, which produces 300 horsepower, enabling acceleration from zero to 60 miles per hour in a little more than five seconds.
An exciting trait, but not reassuring in high-speed cornering. I also disagree with the Audi engineers who feel it's wise for the S tronic transmission system to auto upshift even when in manual mode. A small amount of cowl shake was present over rougher surfaces, as the softtop is less rigid than its fixed-roof sibling, but this is still one of the most solid-feeling convertibles on the market. The better each is, the higher quality the diamond and, of course, the higher the price. Both models feature a standard six-speed manual transmission or an optional six-speed automatic. Thanks to the optional Silk Nappa leather option, the orange theme continues in the cockpit.
I get anxiety when shopping and I was able to take my time to make sure I was spending my money at the right place. Aftermarket modifications could surely fix this, but there's no factory cure offered. On more than one occasion I'd be blasting along and reach for an upshift, and just as I began to pull the paddle the gearbox would do it for me. At low speeds the brakes seem disinterested, but once up to speed the six-piston calipers at the front haul off speed without fuss. They'd accordion from one corner to the next as each would gain or lose ground, but neither could run away from the other.
Such is the remarkable breadth of the latest turbocharging technology. For instance, the steering initially feels quite heavy but on the move it's that translates to wonderful precision. Want to stop more rapidly? The Premium Package features power front seats, auto-dimming mirrors, leather seating and an interior lighting package. With your right foot planted, the 135i convertible shows no signs of weakness. It's an improvement thanks to the joystick-like action of the main knob that allows computer mouse-like cursor control. A double upshift followed by a clumsy downshift accompanied by some cursing to get back into the engine's powerband.
I reached out multiple times and only heard back once!. Once I made it to the lot I was greeted and was welcomed to look around. Although that function sounds like a ritzy perk for lazy people, it is extremely helpful in avoiding shoulder dislocation while hunting for a belt that hangs a foot behind you. But which interior is better? The trunk offers a reasonable 10 cubic feet of storage space and the rear seats can be folded to accommodate larger items. Which brings to mind the 2+2. A nod to its wickedness is the rear wing that deploys only at the cop-magnet velocity of 80 mph.
The twin-turbocharged engine in the 135i delivers exhilarating performance and easy acceleration in all gears. In fact, it devours twisties almost too easily. Unfortunately, this so-called Sport Package doesn't add any performance for 2009, other than raising the speed limiter from 130 to 150 mph. Big on the Inside Being 8. It makes you wonder why other manufacturers seem unable to make car controls so precise.
The Cold Weather Package for the 128i includes a ski bag, heated front seats, heated steering wheel and headlight washers; all but the heated steering wheel are included on the 135i's Cold Weather Package. Wind buffeting is minimal with the top down at highway speeds, even without a wind deflector, which makes the standard stereo all that is necessary for pleasing clarity. Few four-place convertibles, even some larger in size, are able to make that claim. Red Leather Seats Excellent condition Low milage 103000kms Tel - Price - R195000 or nearest offer. The 1 Series tii concept show car from a couple years ago had us thinking that a performance version of the 135i was coming, but in this economic climate, who knows? I feel sorry for owner of the lot with this sales team! Yes, the 135i is a comfortable and powerful sports coupe that can dance around corners. The car has had an issue with the high pressure fuel pump which has been replaced twice. When searching for the perfect diamond, the basic guiding factors are the four Cs: cut, clarity, color, and carat.
If you think the orange exterior paint is a little much and you can escape its searing brightness on the inside, you'd be wrong. The 230-horsepower engine in the 128i is no slouch, but with 300 horsepower the twin-turbocharged engine in the 135i is the real star. First impressions are of a very compact, squat machine, smart and classy without being overt. Last year, when truncated its to make the 135i, few cars could challenge its performance, apart from perhaps the 4-door rally twins from and. That sound intensifies as the revs rise, encouraging you to explore the farther reaches of the throttle pedal's travel.
All service up to date All papers and license up to date 1M conversion with front and back bumpers 18inch M Sport rim and not M3 rim Brand new tyres in front. By 1,500rpm in any gear the torque hits and the motor spins lustily, the characteristic snarl turning into a ripping, shredding rasp. Basically the throttle response is as spontaneous as that of a naturally aspirated engine, which we'll also get in the U. The simple reason for this? The chunky steering wheel exemplifies this, as does the precision of the gearlever. On our back-road romps the cars would stay nose-to-tail up or down the mountain.