E90Post
 


PYSPEED
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > Off-Topic Discussions Board > Best place to take a drive?



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-01-2008, 07:27 PM   #1
Year's_End
RWD only.
 
Year's_End's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 E92 335i
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: St. Pete, FL

Posts: 12,272
iTrader: (0)

Best place to take a drive?

If you could go anywhere in the world, just to drive, where would it be? Leave out tracks for now, I just wanna know if there's a certain place that you guys have been to or want to go to in the future.

Honestly, I don't know of many places, but the show Top Gear seems to praise the Isle of Man (sp?) for its lack of speed limits.

I always see these amazing European roads in car mag photoshoots, especially in BMW's press release videos & photos. I just want some ideas for the future.
__________________
E92 335i: Space Grey|Coral Red|Aluminum Trim

Future Ride: 2015 Mustang GT Premium |Guard|401A|PP|Recaros|6MT
Year's_End is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-01-2008, 07:31 PM   #2
BMWE90
Major
 
BMWE90's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Bay Area

Posts: 1,153
iTrader: (1)

That one road in the Top Gear episode where they went looking for the best road in the world. That was pretty freaking sweet!!
BMWE90 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-01-2008, 07:31 PM   #3
Aidso
Private
 
Drives: Renaultsport Clio
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: UK

Posts: 52
iTrader: (0)

Col de turini
North Wales
Aidso is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-01-2008, 07:36 PM   #4
BMWE90
Major
 
BMWE90's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 335
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Bay Area

Posts: 1,153
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aidso View Post
Col de turini
North Wales
+1 on that too.
BMWE90 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-02-2008, 06:23 AM   #5
Aidso
Private
 
Drives: Renaultsport Clio
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: UK

Posts: 52
iTrader: (0)

Watch out for jumps in north wales though. It could take out your sump. Only seen it happen though.
Aidso is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-02-2008, 11:49 PM   #6
E nine T
Second Lieutenant
 
E nine T's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: USA

Posts: 231
iTrader: (0)

Nurburgring
E nine T is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-03-2008, 12:04 AM   #7
BayAreaE92
First Lieutenant
 
BayAreaE92's Avatar
 
Drives: 91' 850i
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Oakland, CA

Posts: 373
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
1991 850i  [0.00]
2007 328i Coupe  [0.00]
The backroads of my family's homeland! Modena, Italy...which also happens to be the worlds "Supercar Capital" and the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari.
BayAreaE92 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-03-2008, 01:28 AM   #8
Year's_End
RWD only.
 
Year's_End's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 E92 335i
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: St. Pete, FL

Posts: 12,272
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E nine T View Post
Nurburgring
Well, I was trying to find places other than tracks, but ya that'd also be nice. I plan on going there one day. That, and Laguna Seca, Sebring (real close), and another place I can't think of atm.
__________________
E92 335i: Space Grey|Coral Red|Aluminum Trim

Future Ride: 2015 Mustang GT Premium |Guard|401A|PP|Recaros|6MT
Year's_End is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-03-2008, 02:04 AM   #9
Etnies
Private First Class
 
Etnies's Avatar
 
Drives: .
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: .

Posts: 127
iTrader: (0)

The Col de Turini in France.
The Stelvio Pass in Italy.

Both from the Top Gear episode [10x01].

I know there are so many other places that would be great, I just need to find out where they are...
Etnies is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-03-2008, 04:24 AM   #10
MikeCCrutchfield
Lieutenant
 
MikeCCrutchfield's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 135i Vert
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Chestertown, MD

Posts: 587
iTrader: (3)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to MikeCCrutchfield Send a message via Skype™ to MikeCCrutchfield
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bimmer Loyalist View Post
Well, I was trying to find places other than tracks, but ya that'd also be nice. I plan on going there one day. That, and Laguna Seca, Sebring (real close), and another place I can't think of atm.
TECHNICIALLY, the North Loop of the ring isn't a race-track. It is a 1-way toll road with no speed limit for a majority of the drive.
MikeCCrutchfield is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      02-03-2008, 07:16 AM   #11
Aidso
Private
 
Drives: Renaultsport Clio
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: UK

Posts: 52
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Etnies View Post
The Col de Turini in France.
The Stelvio Pass in Italy.

Both from the Top Gear episode [10x01].

I know there are so many other places that would be great, I just need to find out where they are...
I like the stevio pass but its just so twisty I don't think its that good in the M3.

I'm gonna take the M to Millau and Reims for some photos before it gets shipped off back to the US.
Aidso is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      02-03-2008, 12:08 PM   #12
///MWA
Private First Class
 
///MWA's Avatar
 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Arabian Gulf

Posts: 153
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2006 2006  [0.00]
Monaco and Dubai
__________________
E92 M3
///MWA is offline   Saudi Arabia
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:54 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST