this car is too much fun to drive.
power, handling, brakes are all top
shelf. powertrain is amazing as it
pulls in any gear at any speed: from
idle to redline. gas mileage is
reasonable on highway (mid 20s), but
abismal if pushed hard (which is hard
to do without losing one's license).
v8 is a little rougher than the i6 i
had, but sounds great.
engine, engine, engine
interior heater when engine is off
(saves gas at idle)
I've owned 4 5-series and 1 7-series
and my husband had a M6 and a M3 and
this is the best BMW yet. My last 5
was a 2000 540i Sport 6 speed also. I
could not believe the difference
between the new one and the old one.
The handing is super, the suspension
wonderful. I love to drive it.
I love the look of the car. Mine is
black on black. The upgrade audio
system in well worth the extra money.
Of course the cup holder, but the car
is too much fun to drive to worry about
drinking. Buy something in a bottle
that closes and love the car.
Great car, fast, fun to drive, silent
and strong engine. No complaints at
all, but I hate the rear-end styling of
the new (2004) design. And it waits to
be seen whether the I-drive joystick
will be more user friendly than in the
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