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      12-27-2011, 06:06 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by InquisitiveA View Post

It's called progress. Example: A modern diesel engine can deliver the same performance as a performance petrol from 15 years ago, yet more than DOUBLE the economy.

Well done to BMW for taking a lead in developing exciting performance hybrids.
Hate to piss on a parade but his is "required" R&D. This will never be a mainstream production and the price point will be ridiculous. They havent done "well done", really none of them have. I for one am not a big fan of alternate power in my driveway because I havent seen anything worth a crap. Until they start getting serious about it then who would want to drive these "look at us" cars.

I agree ... slap a hog of a V10 in it and call it WUNDERBAR!
2014 550i M-sport