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      03-05-2008, 10:58 PM   #1
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BMW 1 series rental Barcelona - Montpellier RT

I just reserved a 1 series for a trip at the end of this month. Driving up the coast from Barcelona to Montpellier. On the way back I plan to take back roads through Andorra. Should be fun. But I'll wish I had my 335.
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I just reserved a 1 series for a trip at the end of this month. Driving up the coast from Barcelona to Montpellier. On the way back I plan to take back roads through Andorra. Should be fun. But I'll wish I had my 335.
Does sound like fun. Tell us how it went when you get a chance. Also,....dont you have a piggy back? Take it with you and install,...would be a great comparison!!
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I just reserved a 1 series for a trip at the end of this month. Driving up the coast from Barcelona to Montpellier. On the way back I plan to take back roads through Andorra. Should be fun. But I'll wish I had my 335.

Great drive, I have driven it several times. Why stop at Montpellier? Continue thru to Nice, Cannes then Monte Carlo. Great Roads.
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You didn't say if it is a 135 or a 128? Do you know??
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Driving in Europe is much more fun than North America, regardless of whether the car is a 3-series or 1-series...

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I just reserved a 1 series for a trip at the end of this month. Driving up the coast from Barcelona to Montpellier. On the way back I plan to take back roads through Andorra. Should be fun. But I'll wish I had my 335.
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where did you rent it?
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Sixt. No luck for a 135. Looks like a 4 banger. Lighter weight, better gas mileage. Got work to do at the med school in Montpellier, they're paying the bills... But I think that the Pyrenees will be a blast.
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Hopefully it'll be a 120d.. I had one as a rental for a couple of weeks, when I was still living in Deutschland... It was a torque monster on the autobahn
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