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      11-22-2012, 11:44 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by jsedlak View Post
I think it's a matter of striking a balance between options, usability and not over-engineering the car.
As well as perceived tradition. BMW buyers are a conservative bunch, a conservatism to which BMW actively caters.

It is fascinating to witness the howls of protest when BMW makes a small change, be it styling or function.

The trick seems to be to pretend the irrational aspects of these cars equal personality.