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Here’s one of the first reviews of the BMW 335i Performance Edition Retrofit Kit, which is a factory tune which retains the factory warranty. Horsepower increase from 300 to 320, torque increase from 300 to 317ft-lbs for a manual transmission, and to 332 for automatic transmission. This all results in 0.2 seconds faster acceleration time than the standard factory model from 80 to 100 km/h and 0.5 seconds faster acceleration time than the standard factory model from 80 to 120km/h. The Performance Edition … CONTINUED

Motorweek BMW 335is Review

06/20/2011 at 7:30 AM
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The BMW 335is has been available for a while now, but it’s never too late (and always fun) to see another review. Motorweek reviews the 335is. Video inside.

2011 BMW 335i Coupe – Quick Test

02/05/2011 at 4:30 PM
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Car and Driver gives its quick test review of the 2011 335i with its new N55 motor. They call it the same as before, only now even better. Check out their full review.

2011 335is Review by Cars.com

12/29/2010 at 11:15 AM
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Although this is not the most technical of 335is test drive reviews, it still contains some good info for those interested in the 335is. Here are some notable comments.

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Add another to the E90/E92 BMW 3-series already crowded award mantel. Automobile Magazine has named the 3-series to its 2011 All-Stars list, for the 21st time. Perhaps the best summary from Automobile – “As the car enters the sixth year in its current form, it still has no equal.”

“Fantastic chassis balance, beautiful steering, lovely shift action,” gushes senior editor Joe Lorio. “Add in the phenomenal performance — and surprisingly good fuel economy — and you’ve got the segment’s standard-bearer. Again.”

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Edmunds Insideline has track performance tested the 2011 335is, achieving some great performance numbers, nipping at the heels of the E90 M3. Here is their performance test video and test results:

Test Results:
0-30 (sec): 2.0
0-45 (sec): 3.5
0-60 (sec): 5.0
0-75 (sec): 7.3
1/4-Mile (sec @ mph): 13.3 @ 104.6
0-60 with 1-ft Rollout (sec): 4.7
30-0 (ft): 27
60-0 (ft): 111
Slalom (mph): 67.2 (66.0 stability control on)
Skid Pad Lateral acceleration (g): 0.91g ( 0.85g stability control on )

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The M3 Competition takes down the Alpina B3 bi-turbo, C63 AMG Performance Pack, CTS-V, and IS-F in this latest performance sedan showdown. Full results inside.

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Car and Driver has posted their quick drive impressions for both the 2011 335i sedan and coupe, with some attention paid to how the new N55 engines compare to its predecessor N54 motor. See their quick impressions inside.

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C&D drives the 2011 335i with N55 motor, focusing specifically on comparing the N55 to the N54 engine (of the earlier 335i model years). 0-60 times were equal, N55 was 1/10 sec. slower in quarter mile and N55 was 1 sec. faster to 140mph.

335is Review by Winding Road

08/25/2010 at 8:00 PM
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Winding Road Magazine undertakes the latest review of the 3-series ranging topping 335is and asks whether it might be the best all-around 3 there is (M3 included).