JP's car - I Ignored the Advice and Bought What I'd Already Decided on


#101

That’s too old


#102

Best go armoured then


#103

Excellent choice.

Could I request, however, that you avoid any of the chavtastic M kits that seem near ubiquitous in the U.K?

It never ceases to be a source of bemusement that these are vastly more popular in the uk than any other BMW market.

Buy an M5 / 335biturbo by all means, but an M kit on a 520d is a no no, albeit a popular one


#104

I’d never go near a Beemer. Seen far too many waiting for recovery at the side of the road.


#105

Fxt for the real world.


#106

Worst. Anecdote. Ever.


#107

But true.


#108

I’m sure you’ve got a spotty little trainspotter’s notebook that proves it.


#109

You are funny.:smiley:


#110

I actually keep a notebook for when I see a BMW moving under it’s own steam rather than on the back of a lorry, cos it’s so rare.

You’d have to be a compleat CLOWN to own a BMW :rofl::joy::rofl::joy::rofl:

Pic related, a typical BMW -

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#111

I now actually own a BMW so look out for me at the side of the road with all the Lotus and TVR drivers.


#112

Have you used your indicators yet?


#113

What are those?


#114

Excellent, I’ll just drive by instead of letting you out of that junction :+1::grin:


#115

Which engine?


#116

Oof. you speed edited while I mugged you off.

2l Deseasesl 4 pot. The one everyone told me not to get.

Test drive showed that Mibby had a point, but not enough to put me off. It will help maximize my benefit from opting out. 2 years time I’ll have another think.


#117

5 Series?


#118

Yes. The exact one linked to above.


#119

Are you pleased with it then?


#120

Pick it up Friday, but after 2 test drives, yes. I loved it. Bear in mind this is BY FAR the poshest car I’ve ever owned, so almost anything was a step up from Mondeo and Passat land.