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      07-15-2010, 11:10 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by bavarian19 View Post
MB SL? Very successful hardtop vert in the same general price range.

The 6 was born to be a hardtop car. Too bad it will never see the light of day as a hardtop.

Too big and heavy? The car is already pretty darn heavy.
The SL is a two seater, with a cosmetic back seat available in some markets. The 6er at least offers the pretense of a functional backseat. I have yet to see a four seat hard top convertible that doesn't look silly, the E93 being perhaps the worst offender, so I wouldn't trust BMW to do this right. Of course Ferrari even screwed up the California, and it's got about as much interior space as the SL.