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#1 (permalink) Old 07-30-2006, 12:40 PM
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Question 545i newbie questions

hello all! I should be taking posession of a 2005 545i within the next few weeks. Found her via swapalease and couldn't have asked for a better car and deal. The car is orient blue with the beige interior and is gorgeous.. as soon as I get her, will definitely post pics.

In any event, just wanted to ask what everyone loves about their 5 series, preferably the 545... what everyone dislikes and what you wish you didn't have to deal with?

I did a lot of searching on this and other boards but haven't seen any pros or cons listing of the car.

I love the Bimmer so it's no question why I'm getting it, just curious to see what everyone thinks....
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So I've learned that most E60 owners don't post about their cars or most people don't like the E60's... I guess that's why I'm not getting any responses...

Kinda stinks since I love forums and really use them as a huge resource...

Oh well.. if there's anyone out there who has an E60 and would care to share, I'd appreciate it.
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You caught on quick. It's unfortunate that e60 owners aren't very active on internet forums. Many BMW "enthusiasts" have been turned away by the stylign of the e60. I think they look great. My favorite thing about the e60's is the interior and the electronics, including iDrive.

Is your 5 an automatic?


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Thanks ///M Power! That helps!! I guess I understand where everyone's coming from but I'm still disappointed..

In any event, the car is automatic. Was trying to hold out for the manual but this was a great deal... Can't wait to have it.
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Congrats on the new car. Post pics when you get it. Sports package???

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thanks Dirty_Tool... will definitely get pics up as soon as I get it! To be honest, don't know if it has the sport package, I think it does but will have to double check...
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hey all, car has the sport package and I've got a few pics to share.
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wow... those things are beautiful.... ive always been a fan of the new bimmers even when people shoot them down... also the i drive i like... everyone is soo picky about stuff that they dont want to take time a learn about new technology... but IMO its all great inovation... beautiful car though... and to the works!
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Beatiful ride, man. Sorry about not being very helpful, but I don't know much about the E60's. Glad to see you got the Sport Package.

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