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      08-17-2012, 09:51 PM   #29
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I had never seen or heard of Mr. Rosenthal before I watched this, and I have to say his video seems more of a commercial than an objective review to me (hey, who wants to point out anything negative about a car?). Maybe all his reviews are like this.

I've seen and driven the 640 GC and agree it is a beautiful car. I found it much more engaging than the F10 5 series. My complaints (keeping aside the fact that apparently the US will only get the 8-speed auto) are mainly centered around the price given what you get. The car I drove was approximately $100K. I can purchase one that has the options I want for about $90K. A similarly equipped A7 would be around $70K, and is quicker than the 640 as well. Having driven the A7, I'll say the dynamics are spot on. The S7 will cost around $86K and be much quicker. I guess I don't appreciate large and heavy $100K cars with 6 cylinder engines...

All that said, I think the 6 GC is a high point of current BMW design. The M6 GC will be quite a car (with, I'm sure, quite a price tag).

P.S. What is the "Beemerpost.com" that he mentions - a BMW motorcycle discussion board? ;-)
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