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#3355090 - 04/27/14 08:58 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
Smokescreen Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 2477
Loc: Alberta, Canada
They should just call it the BMW Pretentious Series 7.
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#3355218 - 04/27/14 11:19 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
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Registered: 02/19/13
Posts: 1593
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
That's stupid. Silver? Really? My $1,700 Camry does the exact same thing as this thing.

It gets me from point A to point B.
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#3355645 - 04/28/14 01:38 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
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Registered: 03/16/04
Posts: 6594
Loc: New England
Quite a nice car. There are folks who it may appeal to and the cost is indifferent. Sales of 7 series are quite limited and beyond that this is small subset of them.

The main issue with me is a car is still a disposable item after 10-20 years, I personally cannot see spending more than $20k-$30k on a new vehicle.

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#3355795 - 04/28/14 04:03 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: yonyon]
mcrn Offline


Registered: 11/30/05
Posts: 2614
Loc: FL
Originally Posted By: yonyon
Originally Posted By: mcrn
why would you like a highly reflective material on the interior?


...presumably for the same reason some people like stacks of paper or glossy detailing product on the dashboard. The driver doesn't much care about crashing.


LOL I guess not! I like as non reflective as possible but hey.....I never had the option to have the most reflective material all over my dash!

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#3355859 - 04/28/14 05:14 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: Nick1994]
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Registered: 05/09/03
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Loc: Fayetteville, NC
Originally Posted By: Nick1994
That's stupid. Silver? Really? My $1,700 Camry does the exact same thing as this thing.

It gets me from point A to point B.


I agree about the silver...

The rest? not so much; otherwise there would only be Camrys in this world, and what a sleepy world THAT would be.

And don't think I am some expensive/premium car fan etc.
We own a 2003 Elantra with 211k miles; We own a 2014 Mazda6, and also own a 2005 BMW 3-series coupe.
Believe me, while I respect and like all 3 there ARE differences between those 3 cars, and some of them are not subtle.
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#3356102 - 04/28/14 08:22 PM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
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Registered: 04/08/06
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Loc: Birmingham, AL
Bling, designer logo on the upholstery, TVs on the seats....hmmm, looks like a donk for rich people.

This Gucci donk can be had for much less...

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#3356371 - 04/29/14 02:40 AM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: Burt]
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#3356534 - 04/29/14 08:55 AM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
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Registered: 08/15/05
Posts: 1960
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#3356572 - 04/29/14 09:40 AM Re: Ugh. hideously fugly. [Re: 97tbird]
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Registered: 08/11/11
Posts: 829
Loc: n.c.
I love it.......compared to the Hongqi!

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