David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
4/24/09 10:00 a.m.

All too often, adding more performance involves a trade-off: Get more speed but lose some comfort. With the BMW, we really didn't have to go there.

Just a few weeks ago we replaced the stock tires with something a big sportier, the new Bridgestone Potenza RE-11. So far, so good--amazing performance matched with very, very little road noise. The RE-11 is Bridgestone's latest max-performance tire, and it was part of the Street Touring tire test that's in our June issue.

And yes, we realize that our wheels are dirty.

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chknhwk HalfDork
4/25/09 5:15 a.m.

What happened to the CCW's? Your wheels are dirty... =P

Leadfoot Dork
4/27/09 8:08 a.m.

Did you get a spare tire and jack, too, or are you just going to use BMW roadside assistance?

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