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      11-06-2012, 09:53 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by andy9188 View Post
535d I like power. How often do you really bother with your spec/gizmos anyway? The biggest part of the spec you notice is the one under the bonnet. As Carl said the premium end of the range are never standard like a 520 would be. How do you rate your dads 535d?
See i think you're not thinking this one through. In this country I spend most of my time either sitting on the motorway behind someone doing 65mph in the outside lane, or stuck in rush hour / town traffic. I almost never get to use ANY of the power of my car.

as a result, its the comfort / gadgets / sound system / good seats etc that make the car worth living with. As a result, in most driving conditions the toys are more important than the engine. Even a 318 can do 30mph