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Old 02-03-2013, 05:17 AM
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Mein Auto: BMW 2012 650i xDrive
There is definitely a lot of badge going on. I think there's an optional EfficientDynamics decal that covers the entire hood.

I am a little disappointed in the fact that its only getting 22 mpg (over 55 miles, > 50% highway). The onboard info shows 26.4 mpg for the life of the car, which is better but nothing to get too excited over. And Auto Start/Stop is sooo annoying!

I'm not sure how the AH5's compares to the regular 5er, but it definitely has a modest trunk. My 6er's (coupe) seems larger, which is kinda sad given that the 6er is the second most impractical BMW (Z4 holding the #1 position).

On the topic of the trunk, all of us on the F12/13/06 forum are extremely jealous of the F10s auto trunk. We don't get it as an option (or even a soft close option), so it requires a good bit of force to pull it shut. Seems like a petty complaint, but it is really, really annoying in the real world. It's also embarrassing in the parking lot when you're loading groceries and the frumpy soccer mom in the 5 year old Toyota minivan next to you gracefully pushes a button to close the back, and I (with my $100k+ coupe) have to nearly throw my back out closing the thing using the hidden hand holes. Rant over...

650i xDrive Coupe (2012), Carbon Black/Black/Gray Poplar, M Sport, Full LEDs, 20" 373M Wheels, ARS,
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