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2002 BMW 7-SERIES! So Pretty  
User currently offlinePANYNJ From Bahamas, joined Sep 2001, 213 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 998 times:

Take at look at this beauty coming to the states in January:

http://www.familycar.com/RoadTests/BMW-745/Photos.htm

Lets hear it, whadya think?

28 replies: All unread, showing first 25:
 
User currently offlineDropkick From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 954 times:

It's pretty nice, but the old E30 is still number 1.

User currently offlineLuxair From Suriname, joined Jan 2001, 849 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 16 hours ago) and read 945 times:

I prefer the old one!!! That's not a real looking
Bmw! Shit, what have they done in Bayern I
think they where drunk when they designed
the new 7 series :-(

Best regards



Marvin Lee Cooper
User currently offlineInbound From Trinidad and Tobago, joined Sep 2001, 851 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 935 times:

I don't really like it, but I guess as everything else, it will eventually catch on.
still think the current 750iL, preferably a silver, looks more aggressive.

but my #1 choice in this category is yet to be challenged in my eyes..
Mercedes S500 with the sport package) or S55.



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User currently offlineCarioca Canuck From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 15 hours ago) and read 930 times:

It doesn't get much uglier than this folks.l...the back end looks like the discontinued Dodge Stratus/Plymouth Breeze....in general it's one of the worst cars from a styling standpoint that BMW has ever produced in my opinion. What disgusts me so much is that the current 3 series can be sooooo noice....and then they go and turn out something this hideous.

User currently offlineLuxair From Suriname, joined Jan 2001, 849 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 921 times:

I totally agree with you Carloca Canuck and I was always
a big Bmw fan especialy the 7 series! I drove a 89 model
for 3 years and loved that car but what they did now is the
most ugliest limousine what they ever produced!



Marvin Lee Cooper
User currently offlinePANYNJ From Bahamas, joined Sep 2001, 213 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 909 times:

Fellas!!!!

Look at that car again, its remarkable. It has beautfiul very modern lines. It's euro styling is crisp and it has a very class yet aggressive look. You guys dont buy it?

S500 is too much of a tank. this bimer rocks, if you ask me.

Port


User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 883 times:

I drive an M5..so I'm a beamer fanatic.
However, I hate sedans that have the shifter on the steering wheel instead of between the seats.
Apparantely the 'tree' shifter handles about a dozen functions in the car.
It looks horrible.


User currently offlineAmerican_4275 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 1076 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 876 times:

Indeed it's very nice. But i'd still go with my S430 any day  Big thumbs up

User currently offlineB7474 From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 257 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 857 times:

The rear of the 2002 BMW 7-Series reminds me of the 2nd Generation Infiniti Q45.

User currently offlinePhilly phlyer From United States of America, joined May 1999, 317 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 hours ago) and read 838 times:

I'm sure that technically it is a great car, but as far as the styling goes, three words come to mind.

Ugly, Ugly, Ugly

The front end is OK, but a definite step backwards from the beautiful 3 and 5 series. The back end looks like something off an old Subaru or Plymouth. This does not belong on a BMW and will not age well!

It is not in the same class as the Mercedes or the Jaguar. I bet BMW will be working on a restyle of the 7 series long before the normal schedule.


User currently offlineDasa From East Timor, joined Aug 2001, 760 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (12 years 10 months 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 826 times:

This is a great car...... beautiful, it kicks the merc s-classes ass in every way.... Smile Smile

User currently offlineWillL From Australia, joined May 2001, 88 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (12 years 10 months 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 819 times:

The old 7 series looks way better, like James Bond's car in Tomorrow Never Dies. I wouldn't mind some of the extras that car had though!  Smile

User currently offlineJAL From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 5083 posts, RR: 8
Reply 13, posted (12 years 10 months 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 811 times:

It looks ok but the old one was better.


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User currently offlineSydneysider From Germany, joined Jun 2000, 193 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (12 years 10 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 779 times:

When I saw the first pictures, my first thought was: What ugly car do they want to sell, the bavarian folks in Dingolfing!
But, now, after we´ve had a real new 7 series here at the weekend for a promo-tour (BMW-seller here in Bayreuth), I must admit: In reality it looks much better than on the pixx! Great Car, especially the Edrive-System is great! Like have a PSII in a car. Good job, BMW

Greetings

Chris


User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11953 posts, RR: 46
Reply 15, posted (12 years 10 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 774 times:

Nice, but not the best.

Thom@s  Smile



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User currently offlineRoyalDutch From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 917 posts, RR: 3
Reply 16, posted (12 years 10 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 773 times:

Man...what did they do to the headlights? I love the 2001 740i! That is like the awesomest car....What happened?

User currently offlineBA777 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 2175 posts, RR: 7
Reply 17, posted (12 years 10 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 767 times:

WOW  Big thumbs up

Very nice  Wink/being sarcastic

BA777  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


User currently offlineHepkat From Austria, joined Aug 2000, 2341 posts, RR: 2
Reply 18, posted (12 years 10 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 766 times:

Nah, it's nice but it doesn't move me. The exterior is barely passing, but the interior looks like some sort of 80's car. What's with that ugly looking console? If I'm paying over $50K for a car, I wanna see shiny lighted buttons everywhere, I wanna see something digital looking, with hi-tech controls everywhere. I want it to look and feel like I'm rotating a 777 when I burst off the ramp onto the highway!

User currently offlineTwaneedsnohelp From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (12 years 10 months 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 760 times:

Hepkat, I'm not sure your familiar with "understated class"?

tnnh


User currently offlineRoyalDutch From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 917 posts, RR: 3
Reply 20, posted (12 years 10 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 749 times:

This thing IS really ugly...i didn't give the rear pic time to load last time....I see resemblances to Rover/Rolls Royce...big, ugly nasty cars. Whats up with that turn signal on top of the headlights? And that "lets copy alpha Romeo" trunk? Ugh.

User currently offlinePlanespotter From Germany, joined Jul 2000, 106 posts, RR: 3
Reply 21, posted (12 years 10 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 747 times:

I already saw the new 7 series BMW in real life and it really does NOT look as good as the series before. Especially I dont like the look of the rear of this car...

it lost something typical....but it is NOT ugly...!!

Planespotter.de


User currently offlineNotar520AC From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1606 posts, RR: 4
Reply 22, posted (12 years 10 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 731 times:

Which way's the front? (LOL) They must have been drunk.


BMW - The Ultimate Driving Machine
User currently offlineBH346 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3265 posts, RR: 14
Reply 23, posted (12 years 10 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 730 times:

I prefer the M5  Big thumbs up


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User currently offlineSkystar From Australia, joined Jan 2000, 1363 posts, RR: 3
Reply 24, posted (12 years 10 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 727 times:

Call me conservative, but I think BMW delivered a dog's breakfast of a styling job on the latest 7 Series  Smile

In comparison, the MB S-Class oozes class.

Such a stark contrast to the 5 Series vs E-Class contest; the 5 Series looks smart, the E-Class looks like a pregnant cow with demented bug eyes - sorry for the colourful descriptions, MB never integrated the headlights gracefully into the nose of the E-Class, utterly devoid of lithe forms.

Cheers,

Justin


25 Trvlr : Personally, I don't really like the 7-series too much. I mean, it doesn't really make as much of an impression on me as the S-Class or Q45 did when th
26 TurbineBeaver : Greg, Yeah. I got a Z8 and a 750 for my wife. I have an X5 4.6L on order. I imght get an M3 just for shits and giggles. Any suggestions? Btw, you ever
27 Dragogoalie : can I have it? --drago--
28 Post contains images Greg : Sorry you got M5 envy!! Happens a lot---I love it! I waited over six months to get the color I wanted. Last count I think there are two of us online t
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