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Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Capobranco
I agree. The glowing review of the car you bought...

I agree. The glowing review of the car you bought last year, inexplicably has morphed into an unrecognizable troll in the current issue...happens.

The M2's has real meat on its bones. If the...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Capobranco
No one but BMW knows the answer to your question...

No one but BMW knows the answer to your question except BMW and they have not commented.

If BMW replaces the M2 with the M2 CS in 2018 - we will most likely take a hit especially in the short...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Capobranco
Raging controversy with multiple threads for many...

Raging controversy with multiple threads for many weeks on other forums. There are lots of plausible arguments that say yes and no. Bottom line - all is speculation - there is no word from BMW.
...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 09-20-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Capobranco
I understand your concern, especially if you plan...

I understand your concern, especially if you plan to track your M2. However, I had Conti Contact3s on my e92 and preferred them for their gradual breakaway characteristics especially in the wet and...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 09-16-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,386
Posted By Capobranco
This past summer I had the opportunity to drive...

This past summer I had the opportunity to drive both back to back during BMW's "Drive for a Cause". I have always had a soft spot for large Mercedes, and my first impression of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-13-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,678
Posted By Capobranco
+1

+1
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-12-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Capobranco
German Shepherd Dogs are a very big part of our...

German Shepherd Dogs are a very big part of our family. I will not buy a car unless my GSD fits. My current GSD loves our X5 - jumps right in and barks - let's ride!
...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 09-02-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Capobranco
Nope - I test drove an M4 a number of times, but...

Nope - I test drove an M4 a number of times, but I resisted for one niggling reason or another. If I had not secured an allocation for an M2 by this fall, I had resigned myself to leasing a M3/M4...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 09-02-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Capobranco
White is a great legacy M color - lots you can do...

White is a great legacy M color - lots you can do with it. $67K? - I assume the dealer is asking MSRP and this $67K M2 is an M Performance variant. I was temped by a similar opportunity a couple...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 09-02-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Capobranco
Out of the box - you like it as is - very...

Out of the box - you like it as is - very reassuring!
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 09-01-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Capobranco
yep - most concur, BMW did not leave a lot on the...

yep - most concur, BMW did not leave a lot on the table - I am told more power will involve larger turbo charger and better breathing. Good news this is probably not giant money. Current M...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 08-25-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,476
Posted By Capobranco
Great post! :thumbup: Having ordered my M2...

Great post! :thumbup:

Having ordered my M2 without driving one, on blind faith, the pedigree of M, and subsequently, many favorable reviews by journalists, it's nice to read real world analysis...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-24-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,489
Posted By Capobranco
I am hoping! Congrats! YMB looks really...

I am hoping!

Congrats!

YMB looks really great on your M4!

Setting frames your M4 perfectly.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-23-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,105
Posted By Capobranco
Very nice looking - tempting. Assuming car...

Very nice looking - tempting.

Assuming car listed about $68K, if you could find an equivalent new 2016, most likely the best discount you would receive is around $5K + $1500 from BMW for a net of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-23-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By Capobranco
Congrats! Post pics after delivery. ...

Congrats!

Post pics after delivery.

Welcome to Bimmerfest!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-22-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By Capobranco
+1 I came to a similar conclusion last...

+1

I came to a similar conclusion last February after a number of M4 test drives left me feeling unsettled. The M4 is an impressive car but I find the e92 ZCP to be more engaging.

The M2 is...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 08-18-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,476
Posted By Capobranco
Welcome to Bimmerfest! Given the continued...

Welcome to Bimmerfest!

Given the continued predicted scarcity of M2s through 2017 - test drives are going to be hard to come by. I suspect, most are purchasing on faith, the legacy of M, and a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-16-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,838
Posted By Capobranco
Traditionalists need not worry - BMW has your...

Traditionalists need not worry - BMW has your back (at least for the moment) - it's called the 2 series
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-16-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,263
Posted By Capobranco
Good idea given anything over 80 mph constitutes...

Good idea given anything over 80 mph constitutes "reckless driving' with a possible year in jail. Go 11 mph over the state speed limit of 70 or 20 mph over any posted speed limit and you are in...
Forum: F87 M2 (2016 - current) 08-13-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Capobranco
M2 looks great in White!

M2 looks great in White!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-13-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 14,591
Posted By Capobranco
Knowing some of the nice cars in your past - like...

Knowing some of the nice cars in your past - like your Interlagos Blue e92M3 - that is high praise indeed! I am very excited - I really do feel like I hit the lottery when the GM called me to say...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-13-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 14,591
Posted By Capobranco
I appreciate and respect you opinion. I have high...

I appreciate and respect you opinion. I have high expectations regarding the M2. After a year wait, it will be disappointing if I find the M2 fails to live up to being 'The One" ( kinda equivalent to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-13-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 14,591
Posted By Capobranco
Yep, M2 leases suck, as do finance rates - BMW ...

Yep, M2 leases suck, as do finance rates - BMW is offering .9% up to 72 months on every BMW vehicle, except the M2 - which is pegged at 2.97%

Confirming your post, the GM at my dealership said...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 14,591
Posted By Capobranco
Yep - one of my past partners in Florence had a...

Yep - one of my past partners in Florence had a Jeep Grande Cherokee 5.7 - made no sense to me, but he loved it. My partner considered the Jeep a fashion statement.

I remember when I was a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-12-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,471
Posted By Capobranco
M2? The M2 is not necessarily a totem to past...

M2? The M2 is not necessarily a totem to past lost BMW values, but an inspired reinterpretation of the most intrinsic BMW values inherent in the "Ultimate Driving Machine" - made relevant to a new...
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