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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-23-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,211
Posted By Capobranco
I see this....all variants of the F80 are real...

I see this....all variants of the F80 are real head turners, however, I do not consider the extroverted nature of the F80 to be necessarily a good thing. I have always appreciated the "Q" ship...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-16-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,863
Posted By Capobranco
I have not driven an SQ5 but it looks like it...

I have not driven an SQ5 but it looks like it could be a compelling choice from the point of view of performance/driving satisfaction. However, my uneven experience with Porsche/Audi, in terms of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-08-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,863
Posted By Capobranco
Yep - $60K is a lot, but if you look around, and...

Yep - $60K is a lot, but if you look around, and examine alternatives - nothing really compares when consider the total vehicle - performance, comfort, utility, fun, as well as warranty and dealer...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-07-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,863
Posted By Capobranco
X5 but too heavy and truck like in terms of feel...

X5 but too heavy and truck like in terms of feel without yielding significant utility advantage. My X3 3.5 M Sport is fast, fun, reliable, and offers tons of utility for my family, friends and German...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,109
Posted By Capobranco
"Placing an M badge on an M Sport is not the act...

"Placing an M badge on an M Sport is not the act of a poseur "

You misunderstand my intent....

M badge on M Sport - have at it - fly your M Flag! - note BMW has installed at least 6+ M badges...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-07-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,109
Posted By Capobranco
+1 I drive M for the sheer love of driving. ...

+1

I drive M for the sheer love of driving. Brand recognition by others is not high on my motivations. Ms are relatively rare and possess a "Q" ship persona that few appreciate, as opposed to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-01-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 9,109
Posted By Capobranco
+1 I am passionate about M and I do not...

+1

I am passionate about M and I do not think M Sport devalues or debases M. My X3 3.5 M Sport with DHP is fast, sporty, and fun to drive - a very different driving experience than a base X3 and...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-01-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,762
Posted By Capobranco
^^^ interior lighting is a very cool detail...

^^^ interior lighting is a very cool detail ......I have been admiring the pics of your new car. The Gran Coupe really captures the spirit of gran turismo - the car is infused with a sense of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By Capobranco
I have never been a fan of the F10 - but the 528...

I have never been a fan of the F10 - but the 528 is surprisingly good. I am currently driving a to the bone stripper 528 loaner. My loaner has absolutely no luxury/tech/toy enhancements but the...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-31-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By Capobranco
Congrats! I have also found Passport to be a...

Congrats!

I have also found Passport to be a pleasant experience - I bought my last
five BMWs from them. Joe Long is a good guy.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-24-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,370
Posted By Capobranco
Congrats - we love ours. The X3 3.5 is fun -...

Congrats - we love ours. The X3 3.5 is fun - versatile - attractively style and offers great utility - perhaps one of the best overall BMWs we have had (we have had 9).

Nice Christmas present!
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 12-24-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By Capobranco
My M3 is DCT and I love it, but recently I had...

My M3 is DCT and I love it, but recently I had opportunity of driving a MT M4 - I will now most likely go the MT route when I purchase my next M. I found the MT to be smooth, intuitive but most...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-24-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 14,178
Posted By Capobranco
Stunning BMW showcasing BMW styling cues that...

Stunning BMW showcasing BMW styling cues that communicate sleekness, speed, and luxury. The attractive color combination is not only sympathetic, but serves to highlight the car's elegant persona....
Forum: Off-Topic 12-19-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 635
Posted By Capobranco
for premium; $3.65 in Potomac, MD :( ...

for premium;

$3.65 in Potomac, MD :(

$2.99 in Baltimore :)
Forum: Off-Topic 12-17-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,726
Views: 77,271
Posted By Capobranco
http://youtu.be/c7o4udq_OrA?list=PLps_v_ikLrsO8awW...

http://youtu.be/c7o4udq_OrA?list=PLps_v_ikLrsO8awWfY9VG7PxnKwtAFNi9

Flashback......
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,726
Views: 77,271
Posted By Capobranco
http://youtu.be/mqTKs2FlAm4 Featured on...

http://youtu.be/mqTKs2FlAm4

Featured on Alt-Nation....sexy with a twisted edge..........
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,615
Posted By Capobranco
I have compared X3 vs X5 on a number of...

I have compared X3 vs X5 on a number of occasions.

When all is said and done, I much prefer my X3 3.5 M Sport - lots of space for my German shepherd and equipment for our frequent trips to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 16,743
Posted By Capobranco
A horrible fate... The "been there/done...

A horrible fate...

The "been there/done that" know too well, the perils of
making the wrong "ultimate" choice. :angel:
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,668
Posted By Capobranco
automotive nirvana

automotive nirvana
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-15-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,320
Posted By Capobranco
Certified E92 M3s are around but pricing is more...

Certified E92 M3s are around but pricing is more like $60K for a nice low mileage example with the right options. See below an example;

http://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/610661865/overview/...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 16,743
Posted By Capobranco
I've owned my share of Porsches and I understand...

I've owned my share of Porsches and I understand their allure but I am also grateful to be immune to their siren song. No doubt they are fun machines to own but I have always found that the Porsche...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-22-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 16,743
Posted By Capobranco
I previously made this point on the X3 forum but...

I previously made this point on the X3 forum but seems apropos to restate here:

No doubt the Macan is fun to drive, but its limited utility reduces it to a SUV/SAV wannabe. My X3 3.5 M Sport not...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-26-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Capobranco
In terms of my needs and desires, sport seats are...

In terms of my needs and desires, sport seats are a "Must" option - comfy, supportive and stylish
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-21-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,453
Posted By Capobranco
:wow: Quintessential M Gotta love the...

:wow:

Quintessential M

Gotta love the clever ending!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By Capobranco
No doubt the Macan is fun to drive, but its...

No doubt the Macan is fun to drive, but its limited utility reduces it to a SUV/SAV wannabe. My X3 3.5 M Sport not only accommodates my German shepherd dog, friends and gear on our frequent...
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