• Jeremy Clarkson reviews the 1M and thinks it is perfect, but is it?

      BimmerBoost forum members seem to think this Clarkson review is a big deal so we decided to put it up on the front page despite what seems like the millionth article on the 1M. Clarkson is controversial and we often disagree with him. This case is no different as we disagree with him calling the car perfect. To his credit he does mention the 1M is essentially a parts bin M car, which it is, making it far from perfect. Watch the review and come to your own conclusion.



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      1. 1cleanAMG's Avatar
        1cleanAMG -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        You don't have to accept my opinion but maybe try to be more mature about it.
        I forgot the internet is serious business
      1. KB's Avatar
        KB -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Seriously.

        Guys, present your opinions and no need to get heated. We all have our own views, respect them.
        I agree, what makes this forum above the rest is the fact that we don't have to agree or be banned. I just hope it stays that way. Also, ignore any late night drunken posts from me...it will happen. Just apologizing in advance.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DD GT3 RD Click here to enlarge
        I agree the time would definitely drop from the top speed limited delete, but where really is the 1M gonna break 155 on that track?
        Not sure if you know this (as it seems a few people in this thread do not) but non-US M's can be ordered without limiters. I highly doubt a BMW test driver going for the best time was running with the limiter considering there is an option to delete it. Moot point really...
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by KB Click here to enlarge
        I agree, what makes this forum above the rest is the fact that we don't have to agree or be banned. I just hope it stays that way. Also, ignore any late night drunken posts from me...it will happen. Just apologizing in advance.
        Just make sure to ignore my late night drunken posts as well Click here to enlarge
      1. DD GT3 RD's Avatar
        DD GT3 RD -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by FR305 Click here to enlarge
        Z06 hits 201 there...
        watch the video, it does not hit 201 or close to it. 170mph - this video is the Ring record for it. You know how long of a straight that car would need to hit 201?!!?!
        http://www.benzboost.com/showthread....ING-in-7-22-68


        so if that car is hitting 170 I doubt the M1 will hardly be going past 155 if it does at all
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by FR305 Click here to enlarge
        I forgot the internet is serious business
        Not serious as all just kind of makes you hard to take seriously when you start petty name calling with whomever doesn't agree with you. Up to you if you want to be taken seriously.
      1. 1cleanAMG's Avatar
        1cleanAMG -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DD GT3 RD Click here to enlarge
        watch the video, it does not hit 201 or close to it. 170mph - this video is the Ring record for it. You know how long of a straight that car would need to hit 201?!!?!
        http://www.benzboost.com/showthread....ING-in-7-22-68


        so if that car is hitting 170 I doubt the M1 will hardly be going past 155 if it does at all
        Sorry that was the ZR1 not the Z06
      1. 1cleanAMG's Avatar
        1cleanAMG -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Not serious as all just kind of makes you hard to take seriously when you start petty name calling with whomever doesn't agree with you. Up to you if you want to be taken seriously.
        not really. Internet car forums are just pissing contest. If I take them seriously I would end up like you.
      1. DD GT3 RD's Avatar
        DD GT3 RD -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by FR305 Click here to enlarge
        Sorry that was the ZR1 not the Z06
        Nope, ZR1 hits around 183. Was actually awesome cause my boy called the exact # as we started watching the video.

        When these cars (Zr1, 599, GTR, GT2) were tested for top speed an old Motor trend article I believe they were put on a giant loop and with huge straight and could hardly even get to 200, definitely not hitting that speed on the ring). No offense but you talk down to sticky for not being a racer but I would assume you would know for a car to hit 200mph, especially at the ring it would need an insane amount of power and grip out of the last turn, I mean for hit to go 30mph faster than the Z06 would be impossible in that distance
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by FR305 Click here to enlarge
        not really. Internet car forums are just pissing contest. If I take them seriously I would end up like you.
        There are worse things one can be than someone who doesn't treat everyone like $#@! just because it is the internet.
      1. 1cleanAMG's Avatar
        1cleanAMG -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DD GT3 RD Click here to enlarge
        Nope, ZR1 hits around 183. Was actually awesome cause my boy called the exact # as we started watching the video.

        When these cars (Zr1, 599, GTR, GT2) were tested for top speed an old Motor trend article I believe they were put on a giant loop and with huge straight and could hardly even get to 200, definitely not hitting that speed on the ring). No offense but you talk down to sticky for not being a racer but I would assume you would know for a car to hit 200mph, especially at the ring it would need an insane amount of power and grip out of the last turn
        I could have sworn it was 201 MPH. My mistake. Thanks for the corroboration. 201MPH is the top speed record for the z06 though.
      1. KB's Avatar
        KB -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        There are worse things one can be than someone who doesn't treat everyone like $#@! just because it is the internet.
        I'm just glad we are fortunate enough to be able to argue over who has the best 50k+ cars.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by KB Click here to enlarge
        I'm just glad we are fortunate enough to be able to argue over who has the best 50k+ cars.
        Heh, good point.
      1. Sorena's Avatar
        Sorena -
        the last 2 pages are really heated.

        show some love to each other Click here to enlarge
      1. Itsbrokeagain's Avatar
        Itsbrokeagain -
        I still want a Carrera after all of this.
      1. DavidV's Avatar
        DavidV -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Matt@Camber-Toe Click here to enlarge
        I still want a Carrera after all of this.
        Try putting 2 kids in theback of that car Click here to enlarge

        It's really not the same kind of car. A 911 is a pure breed sports car. This 1M, how you think of it does not really matter, is not. An M3 is not, An M5 is not. They are Motorsporttuned sedans/family saloon cars with a phenomenal performance package.

        Same comparison to the Chalenger in the other thread. You can compare them, but they are not in the same league.
      1. DD GT3 RD's Avatar
        DD GT3 RD -
        ^ I feel like young kids will fit in the back of a carrera no problem, at least if they are under 8. Hell I used to stick 1 adult in the back of my GT3 and that doesnt even have a rear seat
      1. DavidV's Avatar
        DavidV -
        Here in the Netherlands kids that age are mandatory seated in child seats on the back row of a car, or in the front seat for that matter. Those would not fit in the back of a 911, unless you would amputate both legs. Could be done though Click here to enlarge
      1. Sorena's Avatar
        Sorena -
        ^ poor guy.
      1. DavidV's Avatar
        DavidV -
        Would prevent them from funning all over the $#@!ing place. It would have benefits Click here to enlarge