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      03-20-2013, 07:54 PM   #1
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BMW has been experiencing record sales and profits and this has helped propel BMW heir, Susanne Klatten, to the top of the list of the wealthiest people in the auto industry.

Forbes values the 50 year old German at $14.3 billion, up $1.3 billion from 2012. This makes Klatten the:
  • Richest person to have made his/her money in the auto industry.
  • 4th richest person in Germany
  • 58th richest person in the world
How did Klatten accumulate her wealth? Ever hear of the Quandt family? Klatten inherited a stake in BMW from her late father, Herbert Quandt, who rescued the company from bankruptcy decades ago. The remaining Quandt heirs (Susanne, her brother, and her mother) are each billionaires and together own almost half of BMW.

Other notable billionaires on this list include:

No. 191 - Hyundai's Chung Mong-Koo ($6.3 billion)
No. 527 - Tesla's Elon Musk ($2.7 billion)
No. 1,175 - Roger Penske ($1.2 billion)


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      03-20-2013, 08:39 PM   #2
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She probably has the F82 M4 parked in her garage already
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      03-20-2013, 08:39 PM   #3
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Cheers to Susanne and to BMW. I am a proud owner and supporter of BMW.
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Can I marry her lol. I speak German too.
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she's hot for 50 imagine her DECADES ago lol
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Can I marry her lol. I speak German too.
I would marry her too....and learn German lOl
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Surprise this made front page slow day??
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Can I marry her lol. I speak German too.
I would marry her too....and learn German lOl
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man she is pretty for her age and with 14BILLION makes it that much better!
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She looks great ~
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She probably has the F82 M4 parked in her garage already
Rides in a 7 series (E38)
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Ahhh. If I was a BMW heir, I'd settle to driving a different colored M3 for everyday of the week.
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She probably has the F82 M4 parked in her garage already
Rides in a 7 series (E38)
Is she really? Pretty modest woman. I'd marry her just for that.
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Yeah she had some problem few years back, got blackmailed by some dude..felt bad for her, hope she's okay now..I would marry her and wouldn't want any money but new Mcar every year would be awsome...yes I only want her for her cars..
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No wonder why BMW and ///M is getting soft...
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Lets not forget BMW owns Roll Royce, so I'm sure you'll find a couple them in Susanne Klatten's garage. Besides being a hot babe she's listed as being a majority stock holder in large Euro pharmaceutical corporation.
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She's hot and smart- can you imagine the converations at bedtime......

"Oh, I really love the 550i I just wish it had a bit more ummmphhh....."

"No problem mein sweetheart I will tell zem to bump power to 445bhp...."


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Armored E38 I'd assume? Can't imagine her riding around in a non-armor E38
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