I didnt mean for this to get into a semi-heated discussion between the "I aint
driving it if it
runs on unleaded gas!" and "My roadster is just a toy to load and unload from
In any other nation in the world, BMW is known as a sporting auto. But in the
US since 1987-ish,
BMW has become a status symbol. Up until the 1980s, you could say that BMW was
behind the sporting saloons of Jaguar and Truimph.
Poor management (quality, etc...) from British Leyland kept those marques from
growing as BMW
had. Jag has come about with fresh cash feom Ford, and HOPEFULLY Rover will
follow with BMW. I
would love to drive a 1997 Herald or Dolomite Sprint or Mini. If it takes BMW
cash to introduce
these cars, soooo?
I want the ability to go to a showroom and see an MG, Triumph, or an Austin.
(yes, Im an xgen, I
didnt go see the MG-TR dealers at age 8.)