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      10-07-2011, 03:35 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Superspeed View Post
The normal definition "top of the range" is "top of the price list".
The result might differ from country to country, due to how taxes make impact on pricing.

Examples (in round figures to make it easy) from Norway, where cars are heavily taxed in general and punished for high emissions, weight and power:

BMW 640i Coupe: NOK 1200000 (USD 200000)
BMW 740i: NOK 1350000 (USD 225000)

BMW 650i Coupe: NOK 1600000 (USD 265000)
BMW 750i: NOK 1700000 (USD 280000)

So the heavier car is the more expensive. A neutral tax would make the 6 and 7 series almost equal.

Conclusion: Tax authorities is the winner
I was speaking more or less on the platform. It appears to be more of an F01/F07 coupe(based on interior ambiance etc..) than an F10 with 2 doors if that makes sense That being said the F12/F13 drives totally different from any of the current "F" series sedans.
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