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      05-14-2008, 05:33 PM   #1
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Gender of BMW's

Sorry for this weird topic. Dont hate me for this though.

I always wonder why are cars addressed as "she". She is a beauty, shes gorgeous etc.

Dont you think that it should depend on the kind of car it is??

To me: VW beetle or a Rabbit etc can be called as she (looking at the curves or stance)

335i seems strong to me. I dont like calling it 'she'. I can associate it to a monster.. not 'she'. Anyone feels the same? What about Hummer? Nissan Titan? She? He?
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      05-14-2008, 05:46 PM   #2
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this is the rule: if i ride HER it's definitely a SHE
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this is the rule: if i ride HER it's definitely a SHE

well........u are nabil
u never know
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All vehicles are women. Cars, ships, aircraft, etc.

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well, let's see....a 335 is:

curvy
expensive to posses
runs hot when properly handled
occasionally moody
high maintenance (ok, before the 4/50 service plan)

gotta be a female
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      05-14-2008, 08:02 PM   #6
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well, let's see....a 335 is:

curvy
expensive to posses
runs hot when properly handled
occasionally moody
high maintenance (ok, before the 4/50 service plan)

gotta be a female
haha made me laugh, totally true!
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Aren't you supposed to look underneath to figure it out?
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Aren't you supposed to look underneath to figure it out?
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If your car was a guy, would you really want to ride a guy all the way to work?
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Every vehicle I own is named "Jolene". Dolly's version of the song is the best...

If you name a car a man's name, just make sure you can pronounce it without that lisp kicking in.
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Definitely a she. Even my crotch rocket has a girls name and it has more balls than most cars.... wait.... that didn't come out right :
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Because, "I'm gonna gonna take him for a ride" sounds really gay.


















Not that there's anything wrong with that. (Seinfeld reference)
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When I received my 335 coupe at the Welt they were really surprised that I called her a "she." They said, "How could it be a female with all of that power?" I said, "she works out a lot!"
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well, let's see....a 335 is:

curvy
expensive to posses
runs hot when properly handled
occasionally moody
high maintenance (ok, before the 4/50 service plan)

gotta be a female
good comparison
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my car is a she ;D she's smooth, sophisticated, and classy , her name is CHARLENE lol, well thats what my gf named her haha
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Aren't you supposed to look underneath to figure it out?

Well, it's got 2 thick pipes coming out of the bottom ... go figure ...


My 335 is a "she." I just call her my beauty. Fast as an antelope, ferocious as a tigress!
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All vehicles are women. Cars, ships, aircraft, etc.

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I agree, though curiously this is a national thing.
Largely in continental Europe inanimate objects like this are masculine.
In the UK however they are mostly femenine.
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