I've always heard these were great, but a few weeks ago the guy I sold me 1M to came into the city to pick up the spare key in his other car - which is one of these in manual. (His wife drives an X5M, which I had seen before.) He picked me up at work and took me back to my house, and I was pretty pleasantly‚Ķ » 2/28/15 5:44pm Saturday 5:44pm

I had my 1M for 3 years and 2 months and had exactly zero problems. The only service records were the 3 annual services, the 1 break-in service, and the CPO service check (performed when I did the 3rd annual). They are not unreliable, and more than a same-year M3 or 135i. » 2/24/15 3:42pm 2/24/15 3:42pm

I know someone that had one new. If you bring up Italian cars, they still tell you about how you don't want one. I don't know all the details since the story is incredibly long and detailed, but in essence it was in the dealer dozens of times in the first year. » 2/23/15 4:39pm 2/23/15 4:39pm

For example, maybe Apple will just buy Tesla Motors outright. That's what entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jason Calacanis predicted the other day to the tune of $75 billion. Within the next 18 months. (!!!) I don't buy it, and this Motley Fool story explains why. You should read the whole thing. » 2/20/15 10:37am 2/20/15 10:37am

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