2005 BMW 3 Series 330i Rwd 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6M)
Thirty-five years of GM, Volkswagen, and Japanese in my garage, and when it came time for a new ride, figured there'd be more of the same. Stumbled across a BMW dealer, stopped in for laughs. A minute in a 330i, and I stopped laughing. I had to have this car. It WANTS to go, and hang on to your hat, it's quick, not just fast, even without the performance package. Exhilarating to drive, handling must be experienced to be believed. Elegant simplicity to the interior design. Handsome exterior exudes class. HK sound system is nice, but the growl of the engine is the car's real music.
Wife adamant about automatic transmission. Steptronic splits the difference nicely. Handling is superior to anything else I've ever driven, and it's not close. Driving is fun again!
Put the handbrake on the floor to add storage space under the arm rest.