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Old 08-05-2008, 10:34 PM
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...now that everything on the road looks very robotic, they're blending more into that? Having to change with the times kind of thing?
That is why I want one of these...
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:38 PM
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The E90 is pretty much 15 feet of car. The design is uninspiring, bland, and essentially it feels and looks like the designers didn't give a damn about the exterior or interior. Our 325i in Titanium Silver, Black leather, and dark wood trim is about as "generic" car as one can get. . I struggle to stay awake driving it.
I think the e90 sedan can be a beautiful car in the right configuration. The 330i or 335i with the sport package and bigger wheels is a good looking car. A base model without the sports package is a completely different (and more bland) looking car.

The e92 coupe sports package is completely gorgeous.
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:41 PM
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The e92 coupe sports package is completely gorgeous.
that's what I'm considering

(at the risk of overshadowing that beautiful e30)
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:44 PM
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FSETH, I love the E30 M3 too. I've always loved the shark nosed BMW's. The new ones are too smooth with lines, too curvy for me. Stick me in an E30, E32, E34, E38 (That is one for the 7 series, right?) and E39 and I'd feel right at home.
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:56 PM
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I love pretty much anything 3-series.

The 335i coupe is probably BMW's best looking car right now, IMO. I have feeling that car is going to grow on a lot of people that didn't like it from the beginning as it ages. I happen to have loved the coupe design from day one. Power is rediculous and it looks beautiful. Great car all around.

There are so many 3-series out there to buy right now that I really like. e92 335i, e46 330i, e46 M3, e36 M3, e30 M3. I wish I was in the market for an additional car myself.

I am also a sucker for late 80's early 90's BMW's. I owned 2 e30's and regret selling the last one just about every day. It was a 2-door 5-speed with a straight body. They are so hard to find these days. It would have made a great project car.
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Old 08-06-2008, 09:15 AM
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well that's discouraging, is yours a coupe? I have been contemplating trading my e46 330ci(sort of my dads too) for the 335i coupe, supposedly faster than an e46 m3. I haven't driven it yet, still warming up to the design as you can see with my rediculous thread
Nope. My mom's is your generic E90 325i sedan. It does have the sport package, which is a plus. Heck, it has every option except Active Cruise and sat nav. But even the coupe doesn't really impress me. It's slightly better than the sedan especially with the integrated grille, but for me, it looks too big to be "sporty". I've driven or seen many 335i coupes and sedans with the sport package, and I dunno, I see beyond "big wheels". The sheetmetal itself is just as interesting as window curtains.

I had the thrill of riding in my instructor's E30 M3 (also in red!) around the track for a full hour last Saturday at the local BMW CCA driver's school. My god, that was a terrific car, with fizz and excitement and all those things missing from the current BMWs.
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Old 08-06-2008, 11:34 AM
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Nope. My mom's is your generic E90 325i sedan. It does have the sport package, which is a plus. Heck, it has every option except Active Cruise and sat nav. But even the coupe doesn't really impress me. It's slightly better than the sedan especially with the integrated grille, but for me, it looks too big to be "sporty". I've driven or seen many 335i coupes and sedans with the sport package, and I dunno, I see beyond "big wheels". The sheetmetal itself is just as interesting as window curtains.

I had the thrill of riding in my instructor's E30 M3 (also in red!) around the track for a full hour last Saturday at the local BMW CCA driver's school. My god, that was a terrific car, with fizz and excitement and all those things missing from the current BMWs.
Just curious, what is your ideal car if you had to buy one today?

I had an E30 M3 and it was fun and had character. The throttle response and handling were so sharp. It is a truly unique and historically important BMW. I sold it for a variety of reasons, chief amongst them the maintenance costs. I never cared about this but most non-BMW people thought it was a riced out 3er. Obviously enough people like the E90/E92 as they have sold well. Will it be considered a classic BMW shape decades from now? Probably not. The days of iconic designs is gone. It's very much flavor of the month designs now.
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