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      11-19-2012, 08:55 AM   #1
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Question Why is this Review so poor?

She puts down the fun factor, the Engine sound and also the Steering. Is the Steering in the 6 series, minus the M6, really that bad? Do we have the Dead on center feel of the 5 series or similar?

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      11-19-2012, 02:50 PM   #2
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What's so "poor" about it?

I think it pretty much is spot on. The steering certainly is over-sensitive and can be twitchy at times. People describe it as artificial and numb when they first experience it, but you learn to get used to it after a while. You should hop on the 991 911 board if you really want to hear people complaint about the new electro steering on the latest generation of the P-car.

Everything is right.

The F12 isn't a sports car, it's a GT.

The exhaust note is just fine in my opinion and gets better as the engine gets broken in, but this is purely personal. What really bothers me about the engine note is that because of the twin turbo set up, sometimes the darn thing sounds like a diesel truck.
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      11-20-2012, 01:39 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by I Bleed BMW Viscous View Post
...Do we have the Dead on center feel of the 5 series or similar?...
Seeing as both cars share the same rack/motor/control assembly, the answer is yes.
Overall, I love my 640i, but I have reservations about the steering, which is pretty accurately described in the video - I think it sums the car up very well.
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