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Old 12-27-2012, 12:40 AM
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Mein Auto: '13 BMW 535i M Sport
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Originally Posted by dunderhi View Post
The 6er tugged at me too.
Lol. Yep, the 6er exactly as you have it equipped is pretty much the ideal automobile right now. Between that and a 991 911 I don't really need to look elsewhere (in an ideal situation). Only issue with the 6er is kiiind of tight headroom for me at 6'4+. I'd hate to spend that kind of dough and not be able to comfortably fit in the car. I can roll the backrest back quite a bit and be pretty comfortable, but if I sit upright, my head rubs against that nice alcantara above, and if in an unfortunate situation where the car would get rammed on the side occurs, my head could ram hard against the edge of the roof (where it dips downward).

At my height, a blessing and curse is not being able to comfortably fit in the "Coupe spin-offs" of the E and 5 Series type of cars (blessing because it forces me to save money for the same technical product, and curse because it forces me to settle for the lesser expensive version of the same technical model ).

I got a quote for $2K drive off and just over $670 a month including tax on 39 months/10K a month on a 2013 535i which MSRP's at around $63K. Is that a good deal? Called some other salesman and they claimed they couldn't touch it.

To also add another observation: It's a REAL bummer that this car doesn't come with paddles unless you have the "Sport Auto" option? Seems little to no cars on the lots have that option. I always thought paddles were gimmicks until I learned how handy they can come in even everyday situations. Hard to go from a car with paddle shifters to one without them.
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'13 F10 BMW 535i Sport : Jet Black/Black-Anthracite : Premium & Technology Packs/Sport Auto Trans/Camera/Park Distance Control/Heated Seats/Tinted Windows/Blacked Out Markers/Performance Spoiler.

Ordered: Porsche Macan S / SportDesign.

Ex M-B's: '11/'10/'06 E350 "Sport", '02 S500 w/ Every Option.


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