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QUOTE (demon @ Jan 6 2011, 09:27 PM)
The Lambo looks like something from Star Wars...
I must say the BMW is VERY pretty, just a bit small for my taste though.
That's about as big as cars get in the UK (apart from 4x4's etc). What sort of car are you thinking?
I'm thinking BMW 7-series. The 5-series is big enough but it leaves something to be desired. That's not a 5-series, is it? I thought they were longer.
The pictured BMW is larger than average, but I think average cars are like small boxes. Even American cars are small now, they're not what they used to be.
Ah luxury cars, yeah there's the 7-series, Audi A8, and other similar cars but I guess it all comes down to what you're using it for. For cruising and general room luxury cars like the 7-series are right at the top of the list, but in real-world terms they're a bit too big to, for example, park in a reasonably-sized space and they cost a fortune to tax and repair (not to mention fuel costs on the higher-end models like the 760Li). I've always looked for a car you wouldn't be too worried about taking to the track or really opening up on motorways.
And yeah, European cars have always been pretty small (I blame the French), and they're getting smaller partly due to smaller engines (don't get me started on emissions tax). Same with Japanese cars. I can't really say about American cars since I don't really know about them, but I think the proper muscle-car died in the 70's.
Anyways, I think it all comes down to personal preference. I'd take an M5 over an M3 any day, but that would be about as big as I could deal with.
Car tax in Norway is beyond insane, we actually have a dozen different car taxes. They add up... Even extra safety equipment are taxed.
So I can never afford a BMW 7-something, but afterall this is a dream car discussion.
What model of BMW is that car you posted?
QUOTE (DuPz0r @ Jan 7 2011, 12:22 AM)
wtf. How do you see the road from inside that? Maybe the windshield is a LCD screen and it got lots of cameras...
QUOTE (Massacre @ Jan 7 2011, 12:36 AM)
^ That thing better have pop-out wings.
QUOTE (demon @ Jan 6 2011, 05:19 PM)
Even American cars are small now, they're not what they used to be.
Aside from a 90's Caprice or Crown Victoria, I wouldn't buy an American car newer than 1980.
I don't know much about those two models, but if we say 1965 - 1975 then most American cars were good. I like those "carrier ships", Cadillac in particular.