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      12-03-2010, 11:03 AM   #22
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Like Corlem's pics in from of the Palace in Bucharest - amazing building, but like the 3 ser compact is was missing something. In the case of the Palace it was air conditioning. In the case of the compact it was style. It just looked "chopped off". It sold poorly in NA and after that experiment BMW declared that they would not sell hatchbacks here. Hence the wait for the 1 ser coupe and cabrio. Too bad since the hatchback is such a fundamentally useful design. Effectively in NA we have added all wheel drive, raised the ride hight and added 2 doors to make a saleable hatchback.