2014 BMW 420i Gran Coupe Review | Owner’s Perspective

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hey what’s up guys syed here uh today i

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am in the bmw

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420i gc uh or grand coupe or grand coupe

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however you want to pronounce it

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owner is beside me captain captain

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marshall

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hello why captain

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thanks for coming here can i explain why

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uh everyone calls you captain uh yeah

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because i was a captain in the navy

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uh during ns reservies uh back in the

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70s

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so i met

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okay and uh you guys remember him from

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how’s it going guys

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uh you know he saw him probably in like

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a few reviews really

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so yeah anyway back to this car this is

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the 420i

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or the f-36 bmw 4 series

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this is a 2014 model so

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this can be considered like the first

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gen of the 4 series

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so between this car and the three series

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the wheelbase is

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the same but this car actually is wider

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it’s lower and it’s uh slightly longer

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overall in length as compared to the

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three series

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so essentially what this car is is

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four-door variant

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of a two-door variant of a four-door car

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which is the three series

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and because this is the 2014 model this

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has the

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two liter four-cylinder turbo engine or

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the n20

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bmw engine this m20 can be found in a

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few bmw models that end with the 2-0

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like your 220

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320 or 520. some specs for the engine

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this comes with 181 or 184 horsepower

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depending on

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where you are looking at it’s about

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there 181 284 horsepower 270 newton

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meters of torque

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0-100 about 7.6 seconds eight-speed

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automatic i believe this comes with the

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zf transmission uh rear-wheel drive of

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course yeah that’s about it for the

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specs of the car

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okay so uh before we begin just to

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preempt you guys

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because this car is based on the three

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series which is already a very good

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spot sedan and this car is really like

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one lower and wider

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and a sportier version of the car uh you

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know we expect the four series to handle

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much better than the three series so

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let’s go for a drive and then we can

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see how much better than the three

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series this car handles while we ask the

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owner

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questions about his car all right so

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captain marshall

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first question why did you buy the 420i

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gc

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that’s a very good question science i

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have been a

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bmw owner for quite some time

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over the last 10 years okay starting

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with five series

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520 uh 23i

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for about three and a half years and

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i went on to drive and then i decided

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that basically i need something more

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sporty

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okay and i think the 420i basically

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meets my need from ospec we’re talking

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from

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inside out inside up okay

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wasn’t that particular about that

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horsepower but i think

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in my best opinion because i’m a

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passionate photographer

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it looks so this car definitely fits

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very well in terms when it comes to

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synergize with the photography

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i have taken thousands of pictures of

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this kind of borders

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mr singapore miss war and i think this

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pictures

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with this 420i is actually excellent

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i can only describe a few words

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incredible

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extraordinary power to know

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majestic whatever you name it uh it is

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just

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uh one of my best cards for the last 40

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years

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bmw is like general yup that’s right so

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uh next question how long have you owned

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this car and how has your ownership

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experience been

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okay i actually got this car one and a

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half years uh to be exact uh

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from today there was uh enduring

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yeah that’s right and uh september 2019

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okay

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and ever since then i said about uh i

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would say

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one and a half years how’s the ownership

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experience for the past

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i i basically like the the way

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it’s been designed so when i drive uh

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i feel very comfortable because the

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turning radius is very good

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uh the only exception was that if i have

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tall people

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coming in from the back because of the

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roof that’s

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actually slanted backward you’ll find

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that there’s people who have they’ll be

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here to hit the ceiling from the head

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level it happened a few times already

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yep especially those more than 1.8 meter

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so you really ask them to see the front

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okay

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other than that i think the driving mode

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uh because i don’t use sports mode

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and use the year and i think the the

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patrol consumption is quite uh

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economical you’re looking at something

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like

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a full tank which gets me about 550 km

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in desperately

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about nine

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that’s right okay so uh

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what do you like about your four series

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other than the looks and

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whatever yeah i think that’s a good

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question sorry because uh when i was

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considering there was actually another

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coupe there’s two dogs but because i’m a

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family man we have grandchildren four of

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them to be exact

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so sometimes we need to have a four

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doors

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so i gotta pay instead of copay sorry

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just one question

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when you were considering this car did

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you consider any other car okay and

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that’s another good question sorry

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because a5 was my

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contender your e5 the a5 yeah the audi

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a5 was my contender but because you

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really like bmw you went for bmw

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actually there’s behind the story of

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that is quite long to keep it simple

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because uh

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all my uh whatever i own has kind of

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related the bmw because of accessory uh

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shirts shoes you name it i had it all

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so it becomes a very uh loyalty to a bmw

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yeah that’s right brand loyalty okay

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would you ever

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consider another brand after this not

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for now but if i do

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uh probably like i say may go for the

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420i

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the newer version for the clan couple

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but i think that will only be released

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sometime in another game yeah

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okay what do you dislike about your

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courses

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well that’s another good question as

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i’ve said just now i think it’s

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basically the

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uh slanted rule yeah

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and uh other than they’re talking like i

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say

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that’s the only drawbacks that i have

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but probably the

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goods always the bank as i mentioned

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uh most of my car i did not mention

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actually has

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the sunroof also this is one of the key

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aspect because

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i drive without aircon

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most of the time how do you oh

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and i prefer fresher unheard of no

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wonder just now when i met you your

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dog the windows were down yeah exactly

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so

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when you look at it i forgot to mention

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that i was actually looking at the 420i

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uh so-called convertible okay and that

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was another option

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but uh at that time after being doing it

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yeah i have to change my mind because

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the moment the uh the mechanism retract

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backward

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i find that you’re taking out all your

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back uh buddha

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oh yes yeah so i decided not to buy that

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420i

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basically based on the comfortable

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oh sorry um okay captain marshall uh

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there are a few mods i noticed in this

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car do you mind sharing with us what

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kind of modifications

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that’s interesting because uh whatever i

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do here probably some

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people may have done that but uh the

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things that are actually interesting

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here about the modifications that

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what sorry about basically my lcd screen

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uh the original screen has been

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transformed to a bigger screen which i

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think is 10.4 inches now

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and this is called the android so called

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apple play

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so it gave me a better perspective of

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how i see the screen

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in high resolution compared to the old

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traditional screen and i can

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i can actually use my apple which i’m

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using right now to basically uh sync

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with it

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and unlike the old conventional i can’t

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do that okay

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so i think that’s one of the major

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changes of that and

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because i also can use the whatsapp

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i can also use the google maps spotify

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which have to clear us in bigger screen

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and on top of that above all i think the

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biggest thing i can see youtube

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okay now while driving

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so basically in a nutshell uh it’s an

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upgraded infotainment system

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which retains the functionality of your

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bmw i drive

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exactly yeah adds on the android auto

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and apple carplay precisely

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yeah so you’re right so it’s suitable

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yeah

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and uh you mentioned that you paid about

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a thousand two for this right that’s

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running installation that’s right

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which i think is yeah very it’s a very

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good price to get

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this functionality like precisely yeah

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because i think if you were to like

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um if let’s say bmw were to offer some

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something like this it would cost way

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more than that

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uh yes the original will cost about four

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thousand four thousand

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yeah so i think it’s worth exactly other

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than this uh

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infotainment upgrade infotainment do you

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have any other mods uh

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the rest i basically don’t change

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anything yeah yes what you see is what

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you get

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from original which i think we are quite

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satisfied

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of course we had intention to change the

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uh

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maroon seed but i think that’s caused a

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lot so we decided not to do that

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so we stick with the red line i think

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that’s good enough i see

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okay yeah so uh let’s say somebody is

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looking to get a force oh no since

278
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you’re a bmw fan

279
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let’s say somebody is looking to get a

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bmw right uh this is a very

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um this is a question that actually a

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lot of people ask like continental tasks

283
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are not as

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reliable as japanese cars and all that

285
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stuff

286
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so do you have any advice or anything

287
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you want to say to people who are

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considering a quantity or bmw but

289
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yeah i’m sure

290
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so yeah all the questions you have i

291
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have all the answers behind my back okay

292
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great you’re a walking database

293
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like you say whatever i say to which is

294
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all everybody has one answer yeah

295
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preference definitely to answer the

296
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question precisely uh

297
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i have been a continental car for

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probably last 30 years

299
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okay most of my time and reason is

300
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because of safety

301
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and also the way it’s being built uh

302
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compared to japanese car which are

303
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lightweight

304
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and other than that i always prefer the

305
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the part on the switching on the

306
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so-called the gear

307
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the screen is always opposite side i’ll

308
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preform the other side

309
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okay and having said that

310
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this uh what they call it a japanese car

311
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to me

312
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i thought they are cheaper some time ago

313
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but today by today’s standard

314
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i mean the gap is catching up so i think

315
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it’s quite appropriate for

316
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for people who really appreciate german

317
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technology

318
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in terms of the safety i think their

319
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preferred

320
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german i’m sorry european continental

321
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rather than

322
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japanese okay so in your

323
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just another question in your like 30

324
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years of owning continental cars

325
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do you have any like horror stories or

326
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anything gone horribly wrong with

327
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any of the glass that’s a very good

328
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question

329
00:11:31,360 –> 00:11:37,360
in fact if i can just trace it backward

330
00:11:35,040 –> 00:11:39,760
from where i am right now the fourth in

331
00:11:37,360 –> 00:11:43,839
here i have not even a single problem

332
00:11:39,760 –> 00:11:43,839
not necessarily i’m not a single problem

333
00:11:49,600 –> 00:11:54,160
but if i look backward on the 523 this

334
00:11:52,399 –> 00:11:54,959
was the cub you own just before this

335
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right

336
00:11:54,959 –> 00:12:00,720
yes okay the f10 f10 itself

337
00:11:59,040 –> 00:12:02,560
has got some problem because there’s a

338
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2010 model yep

339
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and uh usually it’s a gasket pro oh guys

340
00:12:06,320 –> 00:12:10,880
that’s right so those minor pro but i

341
00:12:08,560 –> 00:12:10,880
think it’s

342
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i have to give it a nine out of ten can

343
00:12:16,399 –> 00:12:21,920
make the passes then the 420i

344
00:12:18,959 –> 00:12:23,279
has really got what they call it i mean

345
00:12:21,920 –> 00:12:26,560
it’s speechless because

346
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it’s just nothing to repair yeah unless

347
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unless otherwise uh you know you have to

348
00:12:28,800 –> 00:12:32,880
feel one of those

349
00:12:30,160 –> 00:12:36,079
unlucky there’s a qc problem in the for

350
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one of those right

351
00:12:44,480 –> 00:12:50,800
this car actually is the one thing i

352
00:12:47,760 –> 00:12:53,519
like is the i mean this car is actually

353
00:12:50,800 –> 00:12:54,639
dark gray but i’ve actually wrapped it

354
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in white

355
00:12:54,639 –> 00:12:58,399
and it makes this kind of look sporty it

356
00:12:57,440 –> 00:13:01,680
looks like peanut

357
00:12:58,399 –> 00:13:05,040
yeah yeah

358
00:13:01,680 –> 00:13:07,519
but it’s a very well uh highlight

359
00:13:05,040 –> 00:13:11,120
quality i maximize it a lot

360
00:13:07,519 –> 00:13:14,240
in terms of uh not just as a driver

361
00:13:11,120 –> 00:13:18,399
but to create pictures videos

362
00:13:14,240 –> 00:13:19,120
of it to make it as a prop for most of

363
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my

364
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uh so-called photography yeah and i can

365
00:13:21,920 –> 00:13:25,760
see it max out the mileage as well

366
00:13:24,160 –> 00:13:28,240
that’s climbing very quickly that’s

367
00:13:25,760 –> 00:13:28,639
right yeah for 20 14 about six seven

368
00:13:28,240 –> 00:13:32,959
years

369
00:13:28,639 –> 00:13:34,959
seven years okay so

370
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have anything else to do yeah it’s about

371
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100 1000 now but

372
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yeah i think it’s surface purpose well

373
00:13:37,920 –> 00:13:41,360
yeah definitely and the fact that you

374
00:13:39,839 –> 00:13:42,800
mentioned it didn’t have any issues

375
00:13:41,360 –> 00:13:45,120
up till this point i think it’s very

376
00:13:42,800 –> 00:13:46,800
good yeah highly recommended how do you

377
00:13:45,120 –> 00:13:49,600
recommend it

378
00:13:46,800 –> 00:13:50,880
so i think that’s the thing like uh the

379
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n20

380
00:13:50,880 –> 00:13:55,040
engine that you find like the usually

381
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the base three series four series five

382
00:13:55,040 –> 00:13:59,360
series

383
00:13:56,639 –> 00:14:01,120
uh i don’t really have too much issues

384
00:13:59,360 –> 00:14:02,959
with that

385
00:14:01,120 –> 00:14:04,160
but then again this is just me

386
00:14:02,959 –> 00:14:06,000
researching and

387
00:14:04,160 –> 00:14:08,240
stuff i’ve never owned a car with an nvt

388
00:14:06,000 –> 00:14:09,279
engine before yeah so i can’t really say

389
00:14:08,240 –> 00:14:12,720
but you know you can look at

390
00:14:09,279 –> 00:14:16,160
captain marshall who 420i

391
00:14:12,720 –> 00:14:19,440
no issues whatsoever for the past uh

392
00:14:16,160 –> 00:14:21,600
one and a half years yep and

393
00:14:19,440 –> 00:14:22,800
okay my thoughts on driving this car

394
00:14:21,600 –> 00:14:25,120
right so first of all

395
00:14:22,800 –> 00:14:26,560
the number one thing i noticed was how

396
00:14:25,120 –> 00:14:28,480
comfortable this car is

397
00:14:26,560 –> 00:14:30,959
how compliant it is considering that

398
00:14:28,480 –> 00:14:32,079
this is a like sportier version of the

399
00:14:30,959 –> 00:14:34,240
three series

400
00:14:32,079 –> 00:14:35,360
it’s just very very compliant i think

401
00:14:34,240 –> 00:14:38,160
it’s

402
00:14:35,360 –> 00:14:39,360
about as compliant as the a5 but this

403
00:14:38,160 –> 00:14:41,920
has a bit more of a

404
00:14:39,360 –> 00:14:42,720
bouncy floaty feeling to it as compared

405
00:14:41,920 –> 00:14:45,839
to the a5

406
00:14:42,720 –> 00:14:48,079
right yeah so it’s very comfortable

407
00:14:45,839 –> 00:14:49,519
serene in the back are you comfortable

408
00:14:48,079 –> 00:14:50,639
you look damn comfortable yeah i’m very

409
00:14:49,519 –> 00:14:53,279
comfortable

410
00:14:50,639 –> 00:14:54,320
so relaxed um i’m basically enjoying my

411
00:14:53,279 –> 00:14:56,839
time here

412
00:14:54,320 –> 00:14:58,959
it’s really like what you said you got

413
00:14:56,839 –> 00:14:59,839
that floaty and slightly bouncy feeling

414
00:14:58,959 –> 00:15:02,639
yeah like you know

415
00:14:59,839 –> 00:15:03,519
it’s a really so and when zarya said

416
00:15:02,639 –> 00:15:05,440
behind

417
00:15:03,519 –> 00:15:06,639
especially i like about this is cars

418
00:15:05,440 –> 00:15:09,279
when it’s at night

419
00:15:06,639 –> 00:15:09,760
okay the i mean it doesn’t have the kind

420
00:15:09,279 –> 00:15:13,600
of

421
00:15:09,760 –> 00:15:15,760
a5 kind of uh the corporate car

422
00:15:13,600 –> 00:15:16,959
you see behind open up the sunroof and

423
00:15:15,760 –> 00:15:18,560
you can see that

424
00:15:16,959 –> 00:15:22,240
they give you a perspective like you’re

425
00:15:18,560 –> 00:15:24,000
in a plane it is really very nice

426
00:15:22,240 –> 00:15:26,880
there’s something i like about it i’ve

427
00:15:24,000 –> 00:15:29,519
actually always loved cars with sunrooms

428
00:15:26,880 –> 00:15:30,240
i don’t like the convertible cars the

429
00:15:29,519 –> 00:15:32,320
sunroom

430
00:15:30,240 –> 00:15:34,320
is a much more solid option that gives

431
00:15:32,320 –> 00:15:35,040
you you know if you want to open it up

432
00:15:34,320 –> 00:15:36,800
and let more

433
00:15:35,040 –> 00:15:38,800
air inside the car or more light into

434
00:15:36,800 –> 00:15:40,560
the car you know but you still have that

435
00:15:38,800 –> 00:15:44,560
security of having the roof on top

436
00:15:40,560 –> 00:15:46,160
exactly so yeah that’s it

437
00:15:44,560 –> 00:15:47,680
as a matter of fact we talked about this

438
00:15:46,160 –> 00:15:49,759
thing uh one of the

439
00:15:47,680 –> 00:15:51,360
uh it’s a very very rare coincidence i

440
00:15:49,759 –> 00:15:55,040
just want to share

441
00:15:51,360 –> 00:15:58,160
back in 2014. i was actually at munich

442
00:15:55,040 –> 00:15:59,279
and at that time this car was about to

443
00:15:58,160 –> 00:16:02,720
be launched

444
00:15:59,279 –> 00:16:03,519
i was actually invited to be part of the

445
00:16:02,720 –> 00:16:06,880
participant

446
00:16:03,519 –> 00:16:08,639
look at the test oh so i kept the photo

447
00:16:06,880 –> 00:16:10,160
as well so you want a few people

448
00:16:08,639 –> 00:16:12,240
first few people you want to drive the

449
00:16:10,160 –> 00:16:14,639
four series and it’s actually a

450
00:16:12,240 –> 00:16:17,680
convertible but everything is the same

451
00:16:14,639 –> 00:16:18,560
and uh i i took a few pictures uh on the

452
00:16:17,680 –> 00:16:21,839
420i

453
00:16:18,560 –> 00:16:23,440
and i was when i looked back since then

454
00:16:21,839 –> 00:16:25,120
i never dreamed that i’m gonna hold the

455
00:16:23,440 –> 00:16:27,839
fourth vdi

456
00:16:25,120 –> 00:16:29,680
so that that is a very cool incident

457
00:16:27,839 –> 00:16:37,839
story

458
00:16:29,680 –> 00:16:37,839
and i still kept the picture at uh

459
00:16:40,160 –> 00:16:44,560
yeah so uh overall thoughts on driving

460
00:16:43,199 –> 00:16:46,800
this car yeah like i mentioned

461
00:16:44,560 –> 00:16:49,040
it has a very floaty kind of feeling

462
00:16:46,800 –> 00:16:52,079
very comfortable very compliant

463
00:16:49,040 –> 00:16:54,160
um engine is quite

464
00:16:52,079 –> 00:16:56,320
that’s double lag of course this is an

465
00:16:54,160 –> 00:16:58,480
m20 so there’s the bullet but

466
00:16:56,320 –> 00:17:01,199
once it pulls it’s quite gradual it’s

467
00:16:58,480 –> 00:17:01,199
not sudden

468
00:17:01,440 –> 00:17:04,640
but it feels more like a supercharger

469
00:17:03,120 –> 00:17:06,640
than the turbocharger is it

470
00:17:04,640 –> 00:17:08,559
yup you can try to put a sports mode

471
00:17:06,640 –> 00:17:09,280
okay that will give you a better uh

472
00:17:08,559 –> 00:17:10,799
pickup

473
00:17:09,280 –> 00:17:12,559
but again that will consume a little bit

474
00:17:10,799 –> 00:17:14,240
of that support sure yeah

475
00:17:12,559 –> 00:17:16,839
but unless otherwise if you want to

476
00:17:14,240 –> 00:17:18,880
power for a 428 would be better yeah

477
00:17:16,839 –> 00:17:20,480
definitely and they’re fortunate right

478
00:17:18,880 –> 00:17:23,120
the internals are a bit stronger

479
00:17:20,480 –> 00:17:24,400
yes there’s extra materials exactly yeah

480
00:17:23,120 –> 00:17:27,280
um

481
00:17:24,400 –> 00:17:28,480
driving wise yeah so far okay the thing

482
00:17:27,280 –> 00:17:30,880
is right when i

483
00:17:28,480 –> 00:17:32,000
when i’m inside this car it looks like

484
00:17:30,880 –> 00:17:35,360
the interior looks exactly

485
00:17:32,000 –> 00:17:38,160
like a three series that’s like yeah so

486
00:17:35,360 –> 00:17:38,960
if you are looking for something like

487
00:17:38,160 –> 00:17:40,720
totally not

488
00:17:38,960 –> 00:17:42,240
totally different like interior wise

489
00:17:40,720 –> 00:17:44,720
it’s very similar

490
00:17:42,240 –> 00:17:46,160
so that may disappoint some people

491
00:17:44,720 –> 00:17:49,280
depending on how you look at it

492
00:17:46,160 –> 00:17:49,679
yes they’re great yeah um but in terms

493
00:17:49,280 –> 00:17:53,280
of

494
00:17:49,679 –> 00:17:55,520
the drive actually i also feel like

495
00:17:53,280 –> 00:17:56,720
becoming the three series right now i

496
00:17:55,520 –> 00:17:58,640
think because

497
00:17:56,720 –> 00:18:00,240
it’s not as low as i expected it to be

498
00:17:58,640 –> 00:18:00,799
maybe your seat is not in the lower

499
00:18:00,240 –> 00:18:04,400
setting

500
00:18:00,799 –> 00:18:06,480
yeah yes yeah yeah yeah so

501
00:18:04,400 –> 00:18:08,320
like when i’m driving it i feel like i

502
00:18:06,480 –> 00:18:10,000
mean uh three series but of course this

503
00:18:08,320 –> 00:18:11,360
car on the outside it looks way better

504
00:18:10,000 –> 00:18:13,440
than the three series

505
00:18:11,360 –> 00:18:15,200
because it’s yeah because it’s uh you

506
00:18:13,440 –> 00:18:16,960
know the aesthetics

507
00:18:15,200 –> 00:18:18,960
yeah aesthetically it looks better just

508
00:18:16,960 –> 00:18:19,840
like how the a5 in my opinion looks much

509
00:18:18,960 –> 00:18:22,240
better than the a4

510
00:18:19,840 –> 00:18:23,360
exactly yeah so these kind of like lower

511
00:18:22,240 –> 00:18:26,320
wider cars

512
00:18:23,360 –> 00:18:27,360
tend to look better and then it’s a bmw

513
00:18:26,320 –> 00:18:31,679
it’s smooth

514
00:18:27,360 –> 00:18:33,360
it’s fun to drive yeah it’s very

515
00:18:31,679 –> 00:18:35,360
it’s sensitive it’s like a three series

516
00:18:33,360 –> 00:18:36,000
basically it’s very sensitive i think

517
00:18:35,360 –> 00:18:37,679
you can

518
00:18:36,000 –> 00:18:39,200
if you want to like feel the difference

519
00:18:37,679 –> 00:18:40,559
probably have to go fast and you have to

520
00:18:39,200 –> 00:18:43,200
like attack some corners

521
00:18:40,559 –> 00:18:44,640
exactly yeah in you know day-to-day

522
00:18:43,200 –> 00:18:45,360
situation when you’re driving like point

523
00:18:44,640 –> 00:18:47,760
a to point b

524
00:18:45,360 –> 00:18:49,440
in a normal fashion yeah i don’t think

525
00:18:47,760 –> 00:18:50,320
you’re gonna be able to feel that much

526
00:18:49,440 –> 00:18:53,440
difference

527
00:18:50,320 –> 00:18:54,799
yeah yeah unless you are really like you

528
00:18:53,440 –> 00:18:56,880
have both cars

529
00:18:54,799 –> 00:18:58,160
at home and then you drive them back to

530
00:18:56,880 –> 00:19:00,240
back yeah

531
00:18:58,160 –> 00:19:02,000
as a matter of fact i think the size

532
00:19:00,240 –> 00:19:03,039
question i had the experience of

533
00:19:02,000 –> 00:19:06,000
bringing this to

534
00:19:03,039 –> 00:19:07,520
northside highway to kl okay and i tried

535
00:19:06,000 –> 00:19:11,360
200

536
00:19:07,520 –> 00:19:12,400
220 it was just equally good

537
00:19:11,360 –> 00:19:14,880
that means basically when you’re

538
00:19:12,400 –> 00:19:18,160
cruising on the north side highway

539
00:19:14,880 –> 00:19:19,679
uh at the kind of speed yeah uh i don’t

540
00:19:18,160 –> 00:19:22,400
have problem uh

541
00:19:19,679 –> 00:19:22,799
navigating or you know so i think it has

542
00:19:22,400 –> 00:19:24,720
been

543
00:19:22,799 –> 00:19:26,000
tested for that kind of speed and this

544
00:19:24,720 –> 00:19:29,360
is actually

545
00:19:26,000 –> 00:19:31,520
also part of the uh uh comparison that i

546
00:19:29,360 –> 00:19:33,760
was testing with the bmw group

547
00:19:31,520 –> 00:19:35,520
okay we have about 100 cars of convoy

548
00:19:33,760 –> 00:19:38,559
going to uh

549
00:19:35,520 –> 00:19:40,720
yeonping okay two years ago i’m

550
00:19:38,559 –> 00:19:42,080
sorry one and a half years ago and i i

551
00:19:40,720 –> 00:19:44,640
was part of that uh

552
00:19:42,080 –> 00:19:46,000
convoy and we’re all running about 200

553
00:19:44,640 –> 00:19:49,600
kilometers

554
00:19:46,000 –> 00:19:52,240
and some of these uh 5 series some m4

555
00:19:49,600 –> 00:19:54,160
i think the 420i still scores well and

556
00:19:52,240 –> 00:19:58,000
trying to keep up with them

557
00:19:54,160 –> 00:20:01,200
yes so yeah in sports mode

558
00:19:58,000 –> 00:20:03,919
it’s yeah it’s decent i would say

559
00:20:01,200 –> 00:20:03,919
yeah um

560
00:20:11,400 –> 00:20:17,919
[Music]

561
00:20:12,520 –> 00:20:21,039
[Laughter]

562
00:20:17,919 –> 00:20:22,480
no obligation actually yeah that’s a

563
00:20:21,039 –> 00:20:23,520
very interesting point so because i

564
00:20:22,480 –> 00:20:25,120
think the three series and the four

565
00:20:23,520 –> 00:20:26,640
series three twenty and four twenty the

566
00:20:25,120 –> 00:20:27,520
dp station i think is quite close also

567
00:20:26,640 –> 00:20:30,320
very close

568
00:20:27,520 –> 00:20:32,000
i think the three series is like 15 plus

569
00:20:30,320 –> 00:20:34,400
15 plus 14 plus to 15

570
00:20:32,000 –> 00:20:36,000
plus this car is about 16 close to 16.

571
00:20:34,400 –> 00:20:38,960
yeah so for about just 1k

572
00:20:36,000 –> 00:20:40,000
more a year yep you can get a better car

573
00:20:38,960 –> 00:20:44,400
better

574
00:20:40,000 –> 00:20:44,400
a better looking car yeah

575
00:20:44,640 –> 00:20:50,559
yeah it just looks better

576
00:20:48,240 –> 00:20:51,440
and not not so common now yeah not so

577
00:20:50,559 –> 00:20:55,280
common yeah

578
00:20:51,440 –> 00:20:57,200
it all spelled out correctly yeah

579
00:20:55,280 –> 00:20:59,280
okay yeah in the back then i realized

580
00:20:57,200 –> 00:21:00,559
that the rear seats are different from

581
00:20:59,280 –> 00:21:03,520
the three series different

582
00:21:00,559 –> 00:21:03,520
feeling is that um

583
00:21:03,760 –> 00:21:07,600
lower right yeah now then i feel like i

584
00:21:05,440 –> 00:21:09,760
mean a four series

585
00:21:07,600 –> 00:21:10,880
you own one before right uh no that was

586
00:21:09,760 –> 00:21:13,280
a five oh

587
00:21:10,880 –> 00:21:14,240
three and first the by the way in the

588
00:21:13,280 –> 00:21:17,360
back um

589
00:21:14,240 –> 00:21:18,480
because it’s quite low so the thai your

590
00:21:17,360 –> 00:21:21,440
thighs are like hanging

591
00:21:18,480 –> 00:21:22,559
quite a fair bit above the seats exactly

592
00:21:21,440 –> 00:21:25,600
now you can feel that

593
00:21:22,559 –> 00:21:25,600
yeah that’s what i feel like

594
00:21:26,080 –> 00:21:28,799
welcome aboard

595
00:21:29,520 –> 00:21:32,720
yeah but it’s very comfortable in the

596
00:21:30,960 –> 00:21:35,200
back yeah

597
00:21:32,720 –> 00:21:37,760
maybe i should say that i get a driver

598
00:21:35,200 –> 00:21:40,480
to drive yeah that’s like

599
00:21:37,760 –> 00:21:42,000
acceleration is very very as a matter of

600
00:21:40,480 –> 00:21:45,840
fact i forgot to mention this car was

601
00:21:42,000 –> 00:21:45,840
only used a few times already

602
00:21:45,919 –> 00:21:50,480
but i i still love the the design of the

603
00:21:49,120 –> 00:21:52,480
four series it’s like

604
00:21:50,480 –> 00:21:54,320
when it first came out i think it

605
00:21:52,480 –> 00:21:57,360
totally changed the landscape for

606
00:21:54,320 –> 00:22:00,720
bmw exactly it led

607
00:21:57,360 –> 00:22:03,760
in terms of a newer uh a newer look for

608
00:22:00,720 –> 00:22:06,159
for bmw cars that’s true

609
00:22:03,760 –> 00:22:08,080
that’s when the bmw started changing

610
00:22:06,159 –> 00:22:10,559
their lights and their front grilles to

611
00:22:08,080 –> 00:22:12,000
sort of be in tune with what the four

612
00:22:10,559 –> 00:22:14,559
series was bringing to

613
00:22:12,000 –> 00:22:17,200
yeah do you ever think of actually doing

614
00:22:14,559 –> 00:22:20,080
like a stage one or stage two tuning to

615
00:22:17,200 –> 00:22:20,720
the car actually to me because i heard a

616
00:22:20,080 –> 00:22:23,200
lot of that

617
00:22:20,720 –> 00:22:24,840
but i’m actually a person from a point a

618
00:22:23,200 –> 00:22:27,840
to point b

619
00:22:24,840 –> 00:22:27,840
oh

620
00:22:29,610 –> 00:22:33,000
[Laughter]

621
00:22:36,720 –> 00:22:40,320
i think what’s more important to you is

622
00:22:38,640 –> 00:22:41,520
the driving feel and the outside of

623
00:22:40,320 –> 00:22:43,280
being inside the car

624
00:22:41,520 –> 00:22:45,600
as a matter of fact only my wife myself

625
00:22:43,280 –> 00:22:47,840
so most of the time

626
00:22:45,600 –> 00:22:50,400
we don’t really have many people behind

627
00:22:47,840 –> 00:22:50,400
the grandchildren

628
00:22:50,720 –> 00:22:53,760
it came with originally nothing changed

629
00:22:53,360 –> 00:22:54,960
yeah

630
00:22:53,760 –> 00:22:57,280
you know when a lot of people sit in the

631
00:22:54,960 –> 00:22:59,760
background they see so you can see like

632
00:22:57,280 –> 00:22:59,760
yes yes

633
00:23:01,679 –> 00:23:09,840
i don’t have much people in the car

634
00:23:04,000 –> 00:23:09,840
except for pretty ladies

635
00:23:12,720 –> 00:23:23,840
oh much better than any time

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