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      03-09-2020, 09:51 AM   #1
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How do you reply when someone asks you what you drive?

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For me, it depends.

If it's a regular non-car person, I say "2 series."

If it's a car person, "M235i."

If it's a hardcore BMW enthusiast, "just a 235" lol.

If it's someone that wants to race me, "stock."
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BMW 2-door, no matter who asks.
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      03-09-2020, 09:58 AM   #3
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Since I typically de-badge my performance cars,my reply has always been "BMW sedan,nothing special"
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I'v never really thought about it, but now that I am, it definitely depends on who is asking. If it's a girl I'll say "a BMW", if it's a guy I say "an M2", and if it's a car guy I say "a Lotus" or "an Exige." They're really just different responses for different levels of conversation.
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For me, it depends.

If it's a regular non-car person, I say "2 series."

If it's a car person, "M235i."

If it's a hardcore BMW enthusiast, "just a 235" lol.
I'm pretty much the same.

Last car was F32 440i, but to most people I'd just say 4 series.

New car (almost here!) is an M340i, or a 3 series as it shall be called.

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      03-09-2020, 10:07 AM   #6
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Depends on the (type of) person. Some BMW 335i, some 335, some e92 335.
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I'll usually say 335, if they know, they know.
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Chevy crewcab but if they're nosey then I tell them I drive a Bimmer on the weekend.
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      03-09-2020, 12:20 PM   #10
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      03-09-2020, 12:25 PM   #11
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I normally say M6 because it isn't a terribly common car, from that you can judge if they like cars or not and to go further or not in the discussion
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I donít think anyone has ever asked me that question.
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I usually try to downplay it and say, "A BMW nothing crazy special"
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Like others in this thread, I have other non-BMW vehicles. My answer will depend on who I'm talking to. If I don't want to get into a conversation about cars, I'll say that I drive a Hyundai, which is my wife's car. Though I drive it way more than the M3. If I want to convey something more respectable, I will note that I drive a Jeep. If they ask what model, I will typically just say a Grand Cherokee. If it's a car person, I'll add "SRT". I'm careful about mentioning the BMW because right or wrong, people think you're fancy pants if you own even the cheapest, highest mileage used model. I usually reserve the BMW for closer friends or car enthusiasts. And even then, I just say that I drive a BMW. If they ask for more, I will them "M3".
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I just say a McLaren lol!
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I just unlock my smartphone and play a 2 second voice recording of my exhaust note.

They then know and if they don't, they're simply not worthy...

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I just say "Depends on the weather. Usually a Ford" since in the winter at the cabin I drive my aging 2003 Excursion.
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Like others in this thread, I have other non-BMW vehicles. My answer will depend on who I'm talking to. If I don't want to get into a conversation about cars, I'll say that I drive a Hyundai, which is my wife's car. Though I drive it way more than the M3. If I want to convey something more respectable, I will note that I drive a Jeep. If they ask what model, I will typically just say a Grand Cherokee. If it's a car person, I'll add "SRT". I'm careful about mentioning the BMW because right or wrong, people think you're fancy pants if you own even the cheapest, highest mileage used model. I usually reserve the BMW for closer friends or car enthusiasts. And even then, I just say that I drive a BMW. If they ask for more, I will them "M3".
Yeah, there's a slice of the population around Minnesota where if you say you drive a Ford pickup they think you're a "man of the people" even though it could be an F450 Crew Cab dually that cost $100K. If you tell them you drive a BMW, it could be a clapped-out 20-year-old 3-series worth $1000 and they'd still think you were stuck-up.
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depends on what im driving that day. So its either a silver sedan or black 2 door
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"BMW Coupe" is my answer. If they are a car person they'll ask for more specifics.
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