At Beach Street News, we get cars.  SoCal is the epicenter of the car culture and we are right in it.  We are always looking for the cars and rides that make our days on Beach Street better. It might be a super mileage TDI or Hybrid, or it might be a classic rag top or the new KuhlToys Jeep JL. If we drive it and like it we’ll tell you about it. If you drive it and like it, tell us about it.

Can’t Find a Prius, How About a BMW 335d?

The BMW 335d has 425 lb-ft of torque at 1,750 rpm.  While this might not mean a lot to most people, the translation is simple.  When you are merging on the freeway and the 18 wheeler isn’t even thinking about the brakes, all you need to do is give a little push on the gas pedal and the rig shrinks in the rear view mirror.  That is what 425 lb-ft of torque is a car this light means.  Just for comparison, that is more than a Corvette, Dodge Challenger SRT8 or the new BMW M3!

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