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BMW_M_POWER 02-21-2013 10:38 PM

which is your favourite 7 Series?
 
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If you had an opportunity to purchase one of these in fairly good condition and had the chioce between E32, E38 or E65, which one would you choose and why?

davericher20 02-22-2013 02:47 AM

E38
don't know why. Or just too lazy to explain.

Smitty 02-22-2013 09:04 AM

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Originally Posted by davericher20 (Post 1599306)
E38
don't know why. Or just too lazy to explain.

+1 E38 all the way. It's the only one of those three that holds much visual appeal. The E32's proportions never quite worked for me -- wheelbase too long relative to the size of the wheel arches, or something like that. The SWB E38 makes a powerful statement with spare lines and brawny proportions.

The E65 is mess.

GeMc 02-22-2013 09:14 AM

E38 Sport FTMFW!

740-iLL 02-22-2013 09:27 AM

E38 of course, and you know why! ;)

slemmer 02-22-2013 10:38 AM

+1. Always getting compliments on my e38. Clean and sophistiated. Wife loved it when she saw it in a showroom in 2000 and gushed when I made it a reality in 2002.

Eurostyle 02-22-2013 10:55 AM

E38 ANYday! Got two of them right now and i'm addicted!

bmwm5lover 02-22-2013 11:02 AM

e38, or F01 (which you forgot to include).

Quack 02-22-2013 11:05 AM

my vote is also for the E38, almost bought one years ago, but decided I didn't need such a large vehicle so I picked up a E39 instead.

BMW_M_POWER 02-22-2013 11:26 AM

Seems like most of the crowd including myself prefers the timeless and sophisticated character of the E38. I had two (95&97) 740is that I sold two years ago because I wanted to get something newer and went throught 8+ cars including 5 E36s, 2 E46s and an E39 540; still wan't satisfied! I wanted to get another 7 and looked at numerous 745/750 and these cars were pure crap in terms of quality/craftsmanship so I hunted for a CLEAN 9+/10 E38 and believe me it was the hardest thing to do. After 8 months of long search I found a CLEAN 01 740il and now I am finally satisfied!:D

Mystikal 02-22-2013 11:27 AM

E38. More specifically, an Imola Red 740i Sport.

http://www.bimmerboard.com/members/i...nal/740i01.JPG

BMW_M_POWER 02-22-2013 11:33 AM

^ Thats looks like a delicious maraschino cherry!! That colour combo is impossible to find in Canada

marek 02-22-2013 11:42 AM

There is one I see almost daily in Oakville.

BMW_M_POWER 02-22-2013 12:11 PM

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Originally Posted by marek (Post 1599349)
There is one I see almost daily in Oakville.

Possible US import

BMW_7 02-24-2013 08:52 AM

I used to be massively in love with the e38, but I find it looks dated now. The e36 still holds a special place in my heart though.

I would get the facelifted E65 over the e38. Then again it's the car I would never daily drive for the fear of something going wrong on it.


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