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11-13-2011, 10:00 PM
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Posted By JSpira

As some of you know, I took delivery of an E350...

As some of you know, I took delivery of an E350 BlueTec in Sindelfingen 3 months ago.

At some point, I'll do a point-by-point comparison but, while the E is a great car, it lacks the sporting...
04-20-2011, 12:31 PM
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Views: 1,468
Posted By JSpira

Today, at the New York Auto Show: BMW 335d...

Today, at the New York Auto Show:

BMW 335d is the 2011 Diesel Car of the Year (http://www.thedieseldriver.com/2011/04/bmw-335d-2011-diesel-car-of-the-year/)




continued here...
04-10-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,938
Posted By JSpira

I finally got a chance to drive the 520d last...

I finally got a chance to drive the 520d last week for a week and, having just spent a week with the 535d sedan the prior month (driving from Munich to Bratislava among other trips), I was...
03-20-2011, 08:52 PM
03-20-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,571
Posted By JSpira

Hmmm, I guess you haven't been reading The Diesel...

Hmmm, I guess you haven't been reading The Diesel Driver's "Diesel Economics" series of articles. :smile:

I developed a methodology to compare diesel sales for all diesel autos in the U.S....
12-09-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,194
Posted By JSpira

One need not retire for this position.

One need not retire for this position.
11-11-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By JSpira

Well, that was a typo although in Europe, that...

Well, that was a typo although in Europe, that would be slow for me. (fixing typo now)
11-11-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By JSpira

While BMW hasn't completely revealed which 5er...

While BMW hasn't completely revealed which 5er Series we will be getting, odds are it's the 535d. Mercedes-Benz is only offering the E350 and the E-Class is the 5er Series competitor. That puts...
11-10-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By JSpira

I'm spending a week with the Mercedes-Benz E350...

I'm spending a week with the Mercedes-Benz E350 BlueTec sedan.

Apart from its steering (which feels very uneven), it's a rather nice car.

Granted, it won't make me switch to MB instead of...
10-02-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By JSpira

Iīll be driving the new BMW 535d in a few days so...

Iīll be driving the new BMW 535d in a few days so here is a preliminary report.

2011 BMW 535d ? First Look (http://www.thedieseldriver.com/2010/10/2011-bmw-535d-%e2%80%93-first-look/)



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08-26-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By JSpira

Not sure what happened - should go to...

Not sure what happened - should go to http://www.thedieseldriver.com/2010/08/bmw-australia-launches-bmw-520d-bmw-535d/
08-25-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By JSpira

Lucky folks down under. They have a 5er Series...

Lucky folks down under. They have a 5er Series diesel sedan before we get it here. In fact, soon they'll have two.

BMW Australia today announced the 520d and the 535d (for November...
08-23-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By JSpira

I was just looking at the Photo Contest site...

I was just looking at the Photo Contest site (http://www.executiveroadwarrior.com/erw-contest/). There are some great images of Dubai - but Dubai (last time I looked) is not in Europe.

If you...
08-10-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By JSpira

If you haven't visited the Photo Contest site...

If you haven't visited the Photo Contest site (http://www.executiveroadwarrior.com/erw-contest/)recently, there are some great new images.

You can vote for Krozi's or others - or enter your own.
08-06-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By JSpira

well, go and vote!

well, go and vote!
08-03-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By JSpira

Krozi, you can vote for your own photos!

Krozi, you can vote for your own photos!
08-02-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By JSpira

If anyone had trouble uploading photos, there was...

If anyone had trouble uploading photos, there was a small problem yesterday which has now been fixed.

Krozi pointed it out (thanks again) and has uploaded his photos (so he may be campaigning for...
07-10-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By JSpira

I just spent a good part of the past several days...

I just spent a good part of the past several days going through sales data from BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and VW to better understand what I've started to call comparable model sales for diesel...
06-24-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By JSpira

BMW not only got the only diesel award for its...

BMW not only got the only diesel award for its 4-cylinder diesel but received awards for its six (N54) and eight cylinder engines as well.

Other recipients include Toyota, Audi, and Mercedes-AMG....
06-21-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By JSpira

Thanks. Itīs not easy but we have to try.

Thanks. Itīs not easy but we have to try.
06-21-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By JSpira

As some of you here may recall, BMW manufactured...

As some of you here may recall, BMW manufactured a fleet of Hydrogen 7 vehicles as regular production cars.

The technology behind these cars is fascinating - liquid hydrogen that feeds the...
06-03-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By JSpira

The May BMW sales figures are in and the X5...

The May BMW sales figures are in and the X5 diesel is (in May) outselling the equivalent gasoline-powered X5.

See a complete analysis in the article below:

Diesel Economics 102: More Buyers...
06-01-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,508
Posted By JSpira

In Diesel Economics 102...

In Diesel Economics 102 (http://www.thedieseldriver.com/2010/06/diesel-economics-102-more-buyers-choosing-diesels/), there is confirmation of an F10 diesel, probably the 530d, for the U.S.

Diesel...
05-25-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By JSpira

It is U-shaped and fits in the tool kit. It has...

It is U-shaped and fits in the tool kit. It has different contents than the U.S. version - better quality stuff I should add.

Sending you a PM.
05-25-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By JSpira

Just found my European Kfy-Verbandstasche (First...

Just found my European Kfy-Verbandstasche (First Aid Kit) from my 550i in my closet whilst doing some spring cleaning.

If anyone wants it, I know that the European versions go for $25 or so so...
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