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Old 01-23-2015, 08:33 PM
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I think this car is ugly as sin.
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:41 PM
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Old 01-23-2015, 09:47 PM
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Or, an '750i with all injectors replaced, gone through CCP with 57K on the clock for about 30K?
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Or, an '750i with all injectors replaced, gone through CCP with 57K on the clock for about 30K?
I'd only pay that for an F02, you can buy 2006+ loaded 760 from auction for around 10K with 80K miles.
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I have a 2004 5 Series and mine looks twice as good as that in my opinion. Not thrilled with that version of the 7's. Prime example that bigger is not always better
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I actually like that style better...
In the OP?? You like that better than yours?
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In the OP?? You like that better than yours?
Yes...

I think it's just an overall "classier" style. I particularly like where the seat controls are, but as we know, apparently, that didn't go over well with most folks.

It's got that golden age of flight/airship feel to it.
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Old 01-24-2015, 06:35 PM
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That's also the dealership I got my 7 from...
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Since when is "sold as is!" a highlight for the headline? Seems like a detriment to me, not a benefit.
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Old 01-24-2015, 10:31 PM
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I prefer the over all interior build quality of the E65/66 over the F01/02. Once you get up into the 760/individual level of interiors they get close though. But the F02 has too many E90 3 series level plastics for a flagship. That and the car isn't distinct. The F10 5 series is almost identical inside. Nothing before or after the E65 can ever be confused with it.And before you think I'm biased based on my ride, I've worked on these cars for 10 years. I look at them all day long.

The N73 V12's can be a headache and parts are pricey, although no worse than the N63 V8 in your 750.

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I have a 2004 5 Series and mine looks twice as good as that in my opinion. Not thrilled with that version of the 7's. Prime example that bigger is not always better
Exterior is subjective, but interior wise it's not even close. You would need an E60 M5 with the extended leather package to even approach that 760 inside, and it would lose out in content and overall detail. The E65/66 was the most over engineered car of all time, which unfortunately was also one of its biggest downsides.

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Old 01-25-2015, 04:02 AM
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Exterior is subjective, but interior wise it's not even close. You would need an E60 M5 with the extended leather package to even approach that 760 inside, and it would lose out in content and overall detail. The E65/66 was the most over engineered car of all time, which unfortunately was also one of its biggest downsides.
Point taken. A friend of mine had one. The interior was amazing
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The other thing to consider is the I-drive. The 02-05 E65 ASK was the worst form of Idrive in any car, the 06-08 models had a slightly improved version, but still it won't hold a candle to the 09-12 CIC version or the even better 2013+ HUH version. If you're coming from an F02 it will be a disappointment, and the electronics in your car are generally a lot more reliable. But I think the E65/66 is a much better driving experience. Similar or better handling than an F02 with a million times better ride thank to no run flats and a more compliant suspension.

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E65 interior was pretty baller. Lots of wood, thick leather, little aluminum parts instead of the plastic found on the F01. Some of my friends commented that my '07 interior seemed more luxurious than my '11 F01 interior which they usually referred to as "more sporty." I got the extended leather on the '13 which I would say had the E65 interior mostly beat, though.
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Ive been in the mkt to maybe get the newer body, my car still has really low miles and it does drive amazing. No real issues in the 5+ yrs of ownership.
White and Silver cars seem to keep their new look forever as well. May as well hold onto it
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Ive een looking around for the "right" car to come up, but so far nothing.
I know what you mean - We have a 2003 E39 540i that we just can't seem to part with. Yes, it lacks the modern gizmos but drives better than most new cars and still looks good. My wife drives it and has no desire for anything else! Maybe I'm lucky!
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I know what you mean - We have a 2003 E39 540i that we just can't seem to part with. Yes, it lacks the modern gizmos but drives better than most new cars and still looks good. My wife drives it and has no desire for anything else! Maybe I'm lucky!
I had a 99 540 sport, loved that car. I think I kept it 6 yrs. Tuff to part w my e65 sport too, so nice on the hwy at any speed.
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I checked out a 07 760IL at ALM about two years ago before I bought my F01. The pictures online looked fine, but when I got there the car was in bad shape. They had claimed a bunch of repairs had just been completed in house, including the brakes.

On the test drive I nearly wrecked the car at the first red light....the brakes were almost non existent. The car felt very heavy, and slow compared to the F01, but I half assumed it was due to the car needing some serious work.

I would be cautious buying a 11 year old BWM that already would have had a limited production run (being that its a 760....I cant imagine they sell too many of those). My car is a 2010 with less miles, and had almost 8k in repairs in just the last two months. Probably had another 5k+ in repairs for the year I had in while under the manufactures warranty.
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I guess I'm the odd man out. I did love my e65 and yes, the seat controls on the center console were so much cooler and the cup holders were awesome. BUT, I feel like the F01 I have is bigger inside and every single piece of interior is leather or wood, so I'm not sure what plasticky parts people are talking about, unless have a different option. Of course all of the control buttons and stereo/AC area are plastic but what else would it be? All of my door trim is leather, the console, etc. The glove box isn't leather but I've never seen a leather glove box anyway. I love my F01, sorry. And I loved my e65. But the e65 had a lot more problems, tranny mainly.
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I checked out a 07 760IL at ALM about two years ago before I bought my F01. The pictures online looked fine, but when I got there the car was in bad shape. They had claimed a bunch of repairs had just been completed in house, including the brakes.

On the test drive I nearly wrecked the car at the first red light....the brakes were almost non existent. The car felt very heavy, and slow compared to the F01, but I half assumed it was due to the car needing some serious work.

I would be cautious buying a 11 year old BWM that already would have had a limited production run (being that its a 760....I cant imagine they sell too many of those). My car is a 2010 with less miles, and had almost 8k in repairs in just the last two months. Probably had another 5k+ in repairs for the year I had in while under the manufactures warranty.
Yup, I test drove a bunch of cars there over several of their lots, and I came across a F01 with a broken driver's seat, and serious suspension issues. I guess they really rush the cars onto the lot from auction, truly a place where "buyer beware" applies. That being said, there are definitely deals to be had there. I don't know of any dealership out there that has about 15 7 series on one lot.

It's pretty much the only dealership I know of where one can sample every luxury car in the market in one day.

That being said, I was a little irritated when I saw they spray painted my brake calipers with cheap silver paint that started wearing off a week later, and is almost gone... lol, worry not, I know what to look for in used cars....

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