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      02-18-2006, 02:53 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by Armen52
Alpina sure is building quite the reputation for themselves.

I still would love to know the reasons behind BMW preventing the M guys from sinking their teeth into the E65.
It is simply because the platform of E65 is too big and too heavy to be transform into a proper sports car. And the idea of M7 doesn't really fit in with M's philosophy.

that's why BMW never had a M7. And that's also why BMW of North American need to go through the trouble and get the Alpina to compete with S55 AMG.
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