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Re: bmw for sale?

George Rath wrote:
> Elliott Potter wrote:
> >
> > Ha!  That's just what those snobby/a**hole/moron BM owners need--to be
> > driving Chryslers!  hehehehehe...
> >
> > That's not to say that all BM owners are snobby/a**hole/morons, but you
> > know the type I'm talking about (especially, or maybe only, if you're in
> > the US; sorry...) that think they're a)invincible b)better than
> > *everybody* on the road c)really, really, cool...
> >
> > Elliott
> >
> > DISCLAIMER  I know this will come up, so let me say right now (again):
> > -not all BM owners are snobby
> > -not all BM owners are a**holes
> > -not all BM owners are morons
> > -BMs are probably fine cars if you happen to like that sort of thing
> >
> In Europe Chrysler Vision (alias: Eagle Vision) is marketed as an
> upscale
> car. I wouldn't mind to drive a Chreysler, if it has ca. the same build
> quality as, say, 5xx or 320 or my A6 QW. Unfortunately it hasn't.

Chrysler is trying to do the same thing here, too--We have Eagle here as
well.  The big problem with trying to make a big deal of having a luxury
division and keep it somewhat seperate, is that dealers that have any GM
car have the same GM cars; Chrysler/Jeep/Eagle.  They're all about the
same in build quality.

> On the other side, Jag is owned by Ford - and it doesn't prevent some
> (but by far ont all) Jag owners to be snobby, a**holes and morons.

It wasn't always owned by Ford, though--and most people don't really
think about it.  It was an interesting tradeoff, as I recall--20 year
old technology thrown together by money-grubbing British, changed to 20
year old technology thrown together by money-grubbing Americans.  I
guess you just can't win...
Anyway, the point was that most people don't associate Jag with Ford, so
none of that Ford etiquitte (?) rubs off.

> Sure, there may be snobby moron a**holes between A6 QW drivers - me, for
> instance.
Oh well; I suppose that my 90CS is also driven by a snobby moron
a**hole, but I like to think that I'm better than the other snobby moron
a**holes out there ;)  (oh wait...)


> George