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Forum: Car Chat 04-23-15, 06:51 AM
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Posted By natnut
In the city, the M5's power advantage and better...

In the city, the M5's power advantage and better straightline acceleration would be wasted. and meaningless for all practical intents and purposes.

On a winding road, the M5's heavyweight chassis...
Forum: RC F 03-26-15, 06:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,360
Posted By natnut
But those buying the GS-F are probably also...

But those buying the GS-F are probably also looking at the much increased interior space and luxury of the GS-F.

Basically they want a family super sedan. The IS-F and RC-F won't cut it in terms...
Forum: RC F 03-01-15, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
I think the ultimate proof of the pudding test...

I think the ultimate proof of the pudding test should be :

You need to go down a winding mountain road in the fastest time possible. There is a sharp 200 feet drop off on one side of this narrow...
Forum: RC F 02-28-15, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
It is sad that you are unable explain your...

It is sad that you are unable explain your mysterious affinity for the M4 in terms of clear concise logic but when I make a logical conclusion based on a thorough reading of all the reviews posted so...
Forum: RC F 02-27-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
I'm curious though : why you seem to be a...

I'm curious though : why you seem to be a champion for a car (the M4) that 99% of the time would be slower than the RCF on the track. That is the obvious conclusion after reading through the raft of...
Forum: RC F 02-24-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
Yet in the average driver's hands, the M4 would...

Yet in the average driver's hands, the M4 would be SLOWER than the RCF on the track.

That's the huge glaring fact that all the M4 fans are tiptoeing around.

I say again : The M4 is consistently...
Forum: RC F 02-22-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
You conveniently left out this little fact : ...

You conveniently left out this little fact :



So the MILLION DOLLAR QUESTION : Which car set the fastest average lap time? :D

I think the fairest conclusion from the head-to-head is :

The...
Forum: RC F 02-22-15, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
Clap Clap. Best most accurate and even handed...

Clap Clap. Best most accurate and even handed comment on this thread. I especially like it because it takes into account the history of past reviews of BMW M's Normal Aspirated engines. Makes all...
Forum: RC F 02-21-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
Sorry I had to make a factual correction. :D

Sorry I had to make a factual correction. :D
Forum: RC F 02-18-15, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
Wow, this review is brutal on the M4 and IMO...

Wow, this review is brutal on the M4 and IMO brilliantly highlights its flaws versus the RC-F and encapsulates why the RC-F is the superior car for 99.9% of all prospective car owners out there.
Forum: RC F 02-18-15, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
TheTruthAboutCars Reviews the RC-F

http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/DSC03715.jpg

Get in the RC F and press the starter button hidden, out of place, next to the gauges. That little tingle crawling up your...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-17-15, 12:23 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 68,035
Posted By natnut
I'm not so sure about that. Forgive me but I...

I'm not so sure about that. Forgive me but I think all this excessive hp oneupsmanship is just a way for the Germans to mask the fact that their cars, especially recent BMWs, are overweight and numb....
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-16-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 68,035
Posted By natnut
Because the ultimate driving machine is all about...

Because the ultimate driving machine is all about horsepower only.:rolleyes:
Forum: Car Chat 02-12-15, 10:35 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,450
Posted By natnut
Only the 2012 Lexus IS got tested for small...

Only the 2012 Lexus IS got tested for small overlap. The latest generation 2015 IS has not been tested yet for small overlap test.
Forum: Car Chat 02-11-15, 11:03 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 46,433
Posted By natnut
since when does a performance Lexus generate...

since when does a performance Lexus generate buzz? when the mainstream car journalists are firmly in BMW Kool-aid land?

It's only when actual real-world comparison tests start coming out (i don't...
Forum: GS - Fourth Generation 02-11-15, 07:35 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 68,035
Posted By natnut
Knock yourself out :) ...

Knock yourself out :)

http://www.netcarshow.com/lexus/2016-gs_f/
Forum: RC F 02-09-15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
Please read my wording : "consensus". It...

Please read my wording : "consensus".

It was obvious from the Autocar video that the Autocar journalist preferred the RCF over the M4 while his colleague who wrote the online Autocar article...
Forum: RC F 02-09-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
So the consensus final ranking is Audi RS5>Lexus...

So the consensus final ranking is Audi RS5>Lexus RCF>BMW M4.;)
Forum: RC F 02-07-15, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By natnut
One word of advice though : the stiffened shocks...

One word of advice though : the stiffened shocks in AVS and and the rear wheel steering of DRS in the GS350 F-Sports and RC350 F-Sports only activate in the sport + mode.

If this special edition...
Forum: RC F 02-07-15, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By natnut
Are you sure your salesman didn't make a mistake...

Are you sure your salesman didn't make a mistake and got mixed up with a RC350 F-Sport? F-Sports get AVS and DRS that the RCF doesn't get.

Perhaps he mixed up the RC350 F-Sport with the RCF....
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Forum: RC F 02-06-15, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By natnut
I think you should do it especially if you don't...

I think you should do it especially if you don't track the car. Softer springs/shocks do not equal to worse handling. In fact, by allowing the tyres to be in contact with the road surface for a...
Forum: RC F 02-06-15, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 145,719
Posted By natnut
And now the rubber finally hits the road : The M4...

And now the rubber finally hits the road : The M4 is a drift machine for juveniles to show off and a straightline monster. But once you meet a few corners and back to back curves, the more planted...
Forum: RC F 02-03-15, 05:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,582
Posted By natnut
So that is one way where the RCF's weight was put...

So that is one way where the RCF's weight was put to good use : to strengthen the chassis to beyond the Germans.

Almost all reviews state that the RC/RCF's chassis is like granite in terms of...
Forum: Car Chat 02-02-15, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 113,021
Posted By natnut
I suspect the underpinnings and drivetrain may be...

I suspect the underpinnings and drivetrain may be a heavily modified version of the TS040 WEC hybrid race car.
Forum: RC F 02-01-15, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By natnut
These actually look better than the stock rims....

These actually look better than the stock rims. You should keep them all year round.
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