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Old 02-26-2008, 10:09 PM   #21
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just seen this. I would trade my bonnie for that 740iL in a heart beat
You ain't alone, I would have done the same.
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Old 02-26-2008, 10:40 PM   #22
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Sheez tough crowd.

Great purchase Vinny, I hope it works out well for you. One thing is for sure, that is quite possibly the best 7-series, before it went and got all Bangled up
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Congrats on the new car! Sorry about the Bonneville. Considering all the things you listed were wrong with the car, there'* no way you could ever pay that much for it.
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Long story short - when shopping for cars back in late 2003, I was on several lots - Honda, VW, BMW, Toyota, but the one car where the clouds absolutely parted and shone a bright ray of sunshine was my Bonnie SLE. I had never owned an American car before, and I think she'* a lot more unique looking than Beamers. Just my preference. It saddened me that the Bonnie line was retired to be replaced by the G8 (which I don't think is nearly as handsome, especially with the scoop on the hood, and the rear wheel drive in snow will suck).

Aaaaanyway...hope the Beamer treats you right!
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Vince, you have to drive the Bonneville to WCBF to GET it in shape you bozo.
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Hmmm, I thought for sure they would be quicker than this -

1995 BMW 740iL

0-60 - 8.0
1/4 mile - 16.0

Just be glad you aren't looking for performance.
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Style trumps speed for a lot of us....my alpha car is a lot slower then my beta car and I don't care.
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Old 02-27-2008, 12:03 PM   #28
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Congrats, Vince. That should be a very nice car for your clients and for you to go to client meetings in, which was one of your main goals, anyways.
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Nice beamer....They are reliable if taken care of.

Beamer probably cost around $80,000+ in '95....where SSEi'* costed half that.
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