Very well-built and reliable car.
Loads of fun to drive. Suspension is
tight yet forgiving. Highly recommend
SMG and Harmon Kardon.
Power-relentless torque in any gear at
any engine speed. Very flexible,
smooth engine. SMG transmission is
easy to use and fun to drive.
Many items which should be standard are
listed as options. First gear is too
low given the power available. Car
will smoke the tires allthe way through
first and into second with DSC
disabled. Navigation system could be
I have permanently parked my 2002 E46
convertible with only 9100 miles on it.
I plan to sell it ASAP in the Spring.
This car has never lived up to its
hype. There are a lot of cars out there
(ZO6, E55 AMG) that give you better
performance, handling, and that good
ole' kick in the pants kind of feeling.
I don't think I'll buy another BMW.