CarSpyShots
Quick Member Login:
Forgot password?
Forum Statistics:
Forum Members:
Total Threads:
Total Posts:


There are users
currently browsing forums.
  FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #31  
Old 10-11-2017, 06:00 PM
cowboysnkisses cowboysnkisses is offline
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 374
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by madskillz View Post
BMW is riding on the old glory chasing profits
this is what's killing me. I adored my 2000 323Ci coupe, manual transmission, silky smooth 6 cylinder engine.... I've started looking at 2-series convertibles (in Europe - if I finally score a job somewhere.... might be interviewing with Volvo in Sweden if luck assists me) and noticing how more and more BMW is eliminating manual transmissions from their lineup - and no I won't go for a 3-cylinder "BMW"....
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 10-11-2017, 06:32 PM
paranoidgarliclover paranoidgarliclover is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Posts: 907
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by IcedG35 View Post
I think it's all relative. They say an M3 isn't what it used to be but the reality is even a base 3 series handles way better than most other brands. Is it has hard core and sporty as it once was, maybe not, but there's a lot of grey area where BMW handling and drive still comes out on top for me.
Point well taken. I do think reviewers tend to blow things out of proportion (whether well-intentioned or b/c manfacturers are giving them free meals, accommodations, etc....).

What do you think about current BMW steering? I thought the 3-series (from 2 generations ago?) had the most perfect steering....
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:17 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Black Falcon Media Group Oy