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Old 04-24-2008, 08:22 PM   #1
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Question 1er owners - what are the cons?

I'm considering a 135i and want to know from those who have a 1 series the cons of owning the baby bimmer. I already know the back seat is tight... anything else negative? Thanks!
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Old 04-24-2008, 10:52 PM   #2
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There really aren't any CONS. When i drove/sat in the car, it felt exactly like my E36 coupe in terms of the way it handled, and interior space, but BETTER!

They're awesome little cars!
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Old 04-25-2008, 01:04 AM   #3
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Space and cost would be mine concerns. For such a small little car, I would expect a smaller price tag than it is. But I like the concept of the 135i.
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Old 04-25-2008, 12:20 PM   #4
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Anyone know if a 123i or 125i is coming to Canada anytime soon?
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Old 04-25-2008, 10:50 PM   #5
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It's EXPENSIVE! I have one coming end of May, 135i coupe fully spec'd out except M package at just under $50k... 1addicts.com

Could have bought an e39 AND e34 M5 for that money... alas, the wife... and I get to drive it :|
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Old 05-19-2008, 10:12 AM   #6
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62k fully loaded minus premium sound package after all taxes
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Old 05-19-2008, 11:45 AM   #7
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the price is outrageous!!!!

considering a Lotus Elise is only $54,500 CDN if you want ultimate handling
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Old 05-20-2008, 10:19 PM   #8
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Car fits me... but every storage compartment is too small. I don't think they thought about what you would put in it... just made everything smaller than a 3 series.

otherwise its a great car
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Old 06-01-2008, 07:21 PM   #9
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Found the con. It's twitchy at high speeds. The 135i coupe is fast, but I feel much more relaxed in the 540 at same erm... 'speeds'.
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Old 06-01-2008, 09:19 PM   #10
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twitchy? as in unstable? how fast were you going?
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Old 06-01-2008, 09:51 PM   #11
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Ok let's not mislead you I am comparing the highspeed ride say... Hypothetically 160kph... Of a fully loaded 135 coupe (sans M package) vs e39 540 lowered with 265-19s. The 135 doesn't feel as planted in the lane. Bear in mind though, this isn't stopping me from ordering a 135 cab next week!

For my wife, her old car was a Ford Focus ZX3. This car is now a dream to her with comfort access and all, lol.
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Old 06-01-2008, 10:02 PM   #12
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hmmm maybe it was the road that was twitchy LOL
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Old 06-01-2008, 10:14 PM   #13
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Well, it's the 407 so I'd say conditions were good
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