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      12-05-2012, 07:14 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by John 070 View Post
More like, who isn't in tune with the economy, and has money coming out of their ears?

imho we need to get out of this mentality that says, "Hey, bud, your 2010 335i coupe is way outdated, do something."
I agree, but then again, you can thank the Europeans and the Japanese for breaking the cycle of every-model-year facelifts if not complete revisions. Look at American cars of the 50's and 60's - two or three year life cycles with serious interior and exterior facelifts in between. When you look at it from that perspective, a six or seven year run with one minor facelift in the middle looks reasonable.

Personally I don't care if my car is the latest body style, but I do care that it looks good and well maintained. I give more props to the guy DD'ing a 30 year old car that looks like a 3 year old car than the guy that is driving a brand new car...