Originally Posted by BMWWW
I'd agree with your sentiments about xi vs non-xi, but xi isn't TERRIBLE. Something has to be said when you're in an empty schoolparking lot, doing awd doughnuts before heading home in the snow.
How about this new thought: if you're a cheapass and don't want to burn through tires messing around in the summer, get an xi and go to town in the winter (if you have snow).
All the fun, none of the tire-wear.
Yes, I'm a glass half full kind of guy.
That was great to read. My friend who was coming from an e36 m3 is thinking about an e90 330xi just so he physically cant do burnouts and trash his tires in the summer... But he's from cali now he lives in Pittsburgh. Bit of a weather difference for him to adapt to