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      05-11-2012, 12:23 AM   #1
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Watched this just now on CNBC. Gives some decent insight into BMW the company and it's history. Worth a watch if you haven't seen it already

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Great show. I saw it earlier this year. The Ultimate Driving Machine is like a drug, you are always looking for the next turn or straight away....
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That idiot in the beginning is not wearing the seat belt!
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Nice, thanks for sharing.
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Is cleaning/washing every weekend obsessed? lol
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saw this at the gym last night, got off the treadmill to sit on the bicycle to watch for the hour lol
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Nice, thanks for sharing.
You're welcome. Hopefully no one is taking a full hour off work today to watch it!

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Is cleaning/washing every weekend obsessed? lol
naww... that's OCD! j/k

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saw this at the gym last night, got off the treadmill to sit on the bicycle to watch for the hour lol
haha... yeah attention and coordination while on the treadmill is a little more taxing.
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My wife was not a big fan of BMW. But when she watched this documentary she was like....wowowow !!!!!
and this is one of the factors that im driving one now :-)
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I have been obsessed for years without even owning one
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Thanks for the post. I saw portions of the show last year, but saw it in it's entirety last night.

While the shots of the "BMW emblem" being affixed to the hood were nice, I wonder why they weren't identified as "Roundels" and also why the design origins from the Bavarian flag weren't at least mentioned. And it would have been nice to see more about the early motorcycles as they predated the cars by 9 years (the 1927 Dixi was essentially a British Austin).

But there was a lot of great info and visuals.

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I can pretty much break down the whole history of Mercedes and BMW.
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I have been obsessed for years without even owning one
one day man.. i was in your shoes for 5 years and finally picked one up this past november.
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aHH this was on tv last night I watched it such a great video
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I was in your boat. I had two Hondas before I bought my BMW's
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one day man.. i was in your shoes for 5 years and finally picked one up this past november.
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I was in your boat. I had two Hondas before I bought my BMW's
I asked my wife to divorce me if I don't get a BMW next, so within 6 months I'll have one. It was a tough battle between an 08-09 E90 n54 and an '06 e60 M5, but due to the higher going rate, higher repair costs, higher maintenance costs, lower DIY ability, and lower modibility, the M5 is losing ground.
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I asked my wife to divorce me if I don't get a BMW next, so within 6 months I'll have one. It was a tough battle between an 08-09 E90 n54 and an '06 e60 M5, but due to the higher going rate, higher repair costs, higher maintenance costs, lower DIY ability, and lower modibility, the M5 is losing ground.
Lease new =zero cost maintenance
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I asked my wife to divorce me if I don't get a BMW next, so within 6 months I'll have one. It was a tough battle between an 08-09 E90 n54 and an '06 e60 M5, but due to the higher going rate, higher repair costs, higher maintenance costs, lower DIY ability, and lower modibility, the M5 is losing ground.
there's always a battle involved... in my case, we only own one now because Audi of Austin totaled our A4. Wasn't pretty, but it turned out well in the end.
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Thanks for sharing. I watched the first 10 minutes. Love the N54 sound of that Z4
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saw this at the gym last night, got off the treadmill to sit on the bicycle to watch for the hour lol
Haha I was watching it at NYSC too, but I kept pedaling
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I asked my wife to divorce me if I don't get a BMW next, so within 6 months I'll have one. It was a tough battle between an 08-09 E90 n54 and an '06 e60 M5, but due to the higher going rate, higher repair costs, higher maintenance costs, lower DIY ability, and lower modibility, the M5 is losing ground.
i wanted an E60 but couldnt afford it right now, its deff my next car, i would get one in a heartbeat if i had 10 more grand to spend.
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