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      07-10-2013, 12:45 AM   #1930
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Originally Posted by NemesisX View Post
Mildly surprised at all the > $1000 watches worn here. Contrary to popular belief the typical BMW owner is squarely (upper) middle class, although there are some notable exceptions. For example, the second most commonly driven car by pentamillionaires (not including primary residence) is actually the 328i - purchased outright (not leased). The most commonly driven car overall is the Mercedes E class, and the top 10 list of cars driven by pentamillionaires includes the likes of the humble Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, but that's for another discussion.

The only BMWs on the top 10 list of cars driven by pentaillionaires are the 328i at #2 and the BMW X5 at #9 or #10. Audi isn't represented at all. The Mercedes E class holds the #1 spot, although the Mercedes S class isn't among the top 10.
Look at it this way, if pentamillionaires lived like most Americans, they would spend more money on cars then they actually have and then they wouldnt be pentamillionaires anymore would they?

Wealthy people get wealthy by making good financial decisions.
Wealthy people stay wealthy by continuing to make good financial decisions.