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Forum: F32 6 Series Gran Turismo (2018 - Current) 06-16-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By Capobranco
Having owned and enjoyed one of the first 550i...

Having owned and enjoyed one of the first 550i GTs in 2010 for a year, I was hopeful that BMW would deliver a compelling revised GT. My GT was not pretty but it did offer an unabashed joie de vivre...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 06-15-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Capobranco
Congrats and welcome to Bimmerfest! Ready,...

Congrats and welcome to Bimmerfest!

Ready, Set, Go - new adventure and fun! :drive:
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 06-15-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,388
Posted By Capobranco
A conflicted design, that does not resolve the...

A conflicted design, that does not resolve the inherent opposing aesthetic vs. utility design goals the GT conceptually promises. Neither sleek nor utilitarian, the 6 GT sows new confusion. The 6...
Forum: F32 6 Series Gran Turismo (2018 - Current) 06-14-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By Capobranco
The new 6 GT is a missed opportunity...... ...

The new 6 GT is a missed opportunity......

Porsche faced a similar aesthetic challenge with the Panamera. Porsche, while retaining the idea of the original, clothed the new Panamera with sleek new...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 06-14-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Capobranco
The new 6 GT is a missed opportunity...... ...

The new 6 GT is a missed opportunity......

Porsche faced a similar aesthetic challenge with the Panamera. Porsche, while retaining the idea of the original, clothed the new Panamera with sleek new...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 06-04-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,043
Posted By Capobranco
Great DD - I look forward to my commute - every...

Great DD - I look forward to my commute - every drive is an adventure.
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 05-28-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,685
Posted By Capobranco
Reverse camera and PDC are nice features that are...

Reverse camera and PDC are nice features that are occasionally useful in tight spots but in general, I do not consider them to be critical. The M2 is a small car with decent visibility - mitigating...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 05-22-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
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Views: 760
Posted By Capobranco
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?at...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=581246&stc=1&d=1478520642

My GSD loves my M2 - lots of space for him, and stuff for our frequent treking trips to the mountains.
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 04-21-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,497
Posted By Capobranco
I waited 9 months for my M2. I was not going to...

I waited 9 months for my M2. I was not going to allow the sales experience at the dealership spoil the joyous day I took delivery, so I did my homework and had a great financing deal in my pocket. I...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 04-20-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,497
Posted By Capobranco
This is a valid point but my hunch is that BMW...

This is a valid point but my hunch is that BMW never quite anticipated the overwhelming reception for the M2. Given stellar reviews, limited availability, crazy aggressive initial factory pricing - I...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 04-11-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,458
Posted By Capobranco
Impressive. Although I am very satisfied with my...

Impressive. Although I am very satisfied with my M2, it is nice to know this option exists. I especially like that Dinan not only offers more power but teams this power with more compliant coil-overs...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 03-11-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,860
Posted By Capobranco
"While its rambunctiousness may rub some...

"While its rambunctiousness may rub some the wrong way, I think it's a riot." - Automobile Magazine

The M2 is so much fun at any speed that every drive is an adventure. Even...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 03-11-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,685
Posted By Capobranco
Exactly! Like my GSD - always on the ready -...

Exactly! Like my GSD - always on the ready - just waiting with anticipation for the word.



Famous last words.
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 03-10-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,685
Posted By Capobranco
Hmmmm......I do not think so...... I owned...

Hmmmm......I do not think so......

I owned an E92 M3 with DCT and loved it. Fast , super quick shifts, entertaining blips, and better gas economy to boot - gave me pause. When I placed my order...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 02-10-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,911
Posted By Capobranco
I know of one..... :hi:

I know of one..... :hi:
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 02-07-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Capobranco
Yep I agree - huge fun but different fun - 500...

Yep I agree - huge fun but different fun - 500 pounds less, and a significantly lower center of gravity - makes for a more "connected" ride. However, whereas you have an "engine behind the...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 02-02-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Capobranco
I always have had a soft spot for Porsches - I...

I always have had a soft spot for Porsches - I learned how to drive a MT as a teen in a 911. I used to own a 911 that I bought as a weekend fun machine, but ended up driving it everyday - every...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 01-31-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Capobranco
Your 981 Cayman S is gorgeous and MT to boot. ...

Your 981 Cayman S is gorgeous and MT to boot. You should consider making it a keeper. Personally, I have always had to admire Caymans from afar given my 6'3"+ stature and the need for a back seat...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 01-31-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By Capobranco
Congrats! :thumbup: I waited a long time too...

Congrats! :thumbup:

I waited a long time too - definitely worth the wait.
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 01-30-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Capobranco
M2 Rated Top Gear's Best B Road Blaster

http://www.topgear.com/car-news/why-bmw-m2-best-b-road-blaster#1

"There are other cars that were in the running for this award – the Ford Focus RS, the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S, Porsche’s...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 01-11-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By Capobranco
a different conclusion.... "From ride...

a different conclusion....

"From ride quality, to power delivery, to handling stability, to engine sounds, to everyday drivability, the BMW M2 came out on top...."

"...the M2 just wants to...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 01-11-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,529
Posted By Capobranco
HaHa! Betcha it was me! - I noticed BMW head...

HaHa! Betcha it was me! - I noticed BMW head lights in back of me on Canal Road! Small World! BTW - to date I have still not seen another M2......
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-16-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,529
Posted By Capobranco
A hot topic that has been discussed frequently on...

A hot topic that has been discussed frequently on other forums. Bottom line - no one knows - all is speculation until BMW makes an announcement. Given the M2 will cease production in 2020, BMW's...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-15-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,529
Posted By Capobranco
I am beginning to think that I am indeed ...

I am beginning to think that I am indeed driving the automotive equivalent of a unicorn....to date I have not seen another M2 in the Metro DC area in the wild.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-13-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,788
Posted By Capobranco
Gorgeous car - nicely equipped including a...

Gorgeous car - nicely equipped including a 6MT:thumbup:

While looking for a replacement for my Silverstone E92 M3, I remember being impressed by a stunning Individual Tanzanite 435i Grande Coupe...
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