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  • Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    Great for a bit of roof down cruising in the summer!

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    Some see the BMW badge and expect the car to be alot more expensive than it is.

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes, great with the roof down and good handling car.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Another convertible...

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?

    Didn't buy from a dealer

    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    May 2012

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    I wanted a convertible to enjoy the summer sun!

    What was the dealer like?

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    Decent power, with a nice rumble from the 2.5l straight 6. Rear wheel drive and very well planted around the corners.

    What's it like to park?

    Easy if the roof is down, rear parking sensors help when its up as the rear quarter panels on the roof make it someties difficult to see.

  • Living with it

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    The only thing that has gone wrong is the subframe mount rippped through the floor of the car. This was fixed by welding in a stronger plate.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Boot is big(ish) with the roof up and storage compartment folded away.

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Electric roof, electric folding mirrors, heated seats (for winter roof down driving), Harmon Kardon speaker system.........