09-28-2010, 02:55 PM
Location: Not In Kansas Any More
Join Date: Dec 2005
Mein Auto: 535i M Sport; Twin X1's
Mike, that is a VERY nicely written review. After +/- 40 years of reading automotive journalism, it's a rarity to come across something that is concise, informative, and, well, different. Purdy, David E., and the young Satch (back in his Autoweek and Competition Press days) could do it consistently, and Brock, Jean and Peter Egan had their moments, but they were the exception rather than the rule.
Originally Posted by Emission
I wrote the review on Autoblog (and I am also a long-time moderator on Bimmerfest). Let me know if you have any questions — I'm happy to answer them.
It's not a technical review, as we covered that in an earlier review (January 2010).
Your opening comparison to General Sherman was inspired, and props for adding details most would overlook, like the baby seat reference, and the trip down-mountain with the xenons.
Congrats on a nice piece of work!
2014 535i MSport Space / Black, ZCW, ZDA, ZLP, ZLS, ZPP, H-K and 704
2015 X1 28i xDrive Alpine / Black, xLine, ZCW and Ultimate
2015 X1 35i xDrive Black / Black, ZCW, Ultimate and Xenons
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2011 535ix MSport
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2007 X5 3.0
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