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Re: 530 vs 535i (5 speed) (archive)

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Posted by Roger Poulin on April 03, 2000 at 18:44:38:

In Reply to: 530 vs 535i (5 speed) posted by BobbyZ on April 01, 2000 at 21:00:09:

I have both a 94 530i automatic with the original engine at 110 k miles, and an 89 535i 5 speed with 160 k miles. Love them both. The 530 is more of a luxury car in terms of appointments and ride but it still performs like an E34. The power difference between the six and eight is noticeable, even with a chip in the 535 but not the 530. The road feel of the 535 is more sport like. The 530 is my wife's, and the 535 is my daily driver year round. For fun I would get the 535, for nights out and comfortable traveling I'd get the 530.

Roger
94 530ia 110k
89 535i 5spd 160k - Dinan - 17" Yokos
89 325ix aut 90k - Dinan


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