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      01-12-2013, 11:02 AM   #10
jphughan
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Originally Posted by alex2364 View Post
If they build this, I hope it's a sales flop and show BMW it was a huge mistake. A FWD roadster?? I'd rather buy a Miata or BRZ/FR-S.
I thought the success of the BRZ in particular was what might have convinced BMW to finally build the Z2 -- and if Subaru can sell that car for $25K, BMW should also be able to make a Z2 that's both RWD and inexpensive. The BRZ truly is amazing, purely looking at the "smiles per mile" factor I think it actually matches my M3 despite costing a whole lot less, which is exactly why I hoped BMW would offer their variant of that formula.

But maybe as someone else said they're more interested in making a high profit margin on a chick car that looks cute and drives merely ok -- or to capture some of that 1 Series customer base that didn't even realize their car was RWD.
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