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Offline philly

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Fastback vs Hatchback - tyre noise level
« on: July 05, 2018, 07:19:38 PM »
Is BM petrol 2.0 120 hp Fastback much quieter/comfier/refined than the hatchback? Considering it comes with 17" wheels, it should be but in practical terms, driving at motorway speeds of 70-80 mph - which one would be a better choice?

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Re: Fastback vs Hatchback - tyre noise level
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2018, 12:31:04 AM »
"Considering it comes with 17" wheels, it should be " Why?
Tyre noise is generated by the tyre and the road surface. How much gets in depends on insulation, which is tuned to the car. I'd imagine there'd be very little difference.

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Re: Fastback vs Hatchback - tyre noise level
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2018, 12:31:04 AM »