Excellent car to drive, no need for the larger engine, especially with the 'boost' button provided. Corners nicely without additional sport suspension. Typical BMW ride, hard on the ground. Not a good car in snow. 6 speed transmission makes longer drives easy. Although small, it fits two adults and a full size cello in a hard case, but forget the back seat except for a dog rest. A nice reproduction of the original car and has been a real treat to drive.
Nice handling, peppy acceleration with boost on or heavy foot without. Heated seats in winter a true delight.
Lose the German approach of everything computer controlled, make it able to be manually overridden by owner. Too much trust in electronics is a BMW feature and not desirable. Does not need a warning bell to tell you it's cold outside. Does need engine and oil temp gauges instead of idiot lights.
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