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      07-16-2009, 05:58 AM   #54
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Originally Posted by jibaholic101 View Post
get to the mercedes forums and if you own a bmw sell it immediately if not sooner
Why would i sell the only BMW that received any praise on my little list?

The fact of the matter is, BMW made it's name selling small, quite nimble and relatively inexpensive cars. This philosophy will just not work when scaled up a segment or two.

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Originally Posted by FStop7 View Post
The new E class is ass ugly and it looks like the F10 5 series is going to be a good looking car (except for the gay GT)
Subject to change when the new one comes out, perhaps.

I don't hold out any hope if their latest work is anything to go by: They already had a hatchback and then decided to draw up a bigger one, had a couple of beers while making our cars and decided to design a slightly smaller hatchback than the bigger one. Lovely.
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Being a fan of Honda engines, I requested that they consider building for the F1 a 4.5 liter V10 or V12. I asked, I tried to persuade them, but in the end could not convince them to do it, and the McLaren F1 ended up with a BMW engine.
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