Originally Posted by abech
It depends where he lives ... for instance here in Brazil, the packages are standard (we only have 2 preconfigured 328i, sport and luxury and 1 preconfigured 335i). You cannot add any optional equip here. We are stuk with what BMW brings to us. And it is expensive. a 328 Sport here cost around U$90k US Dollars. And the 335i costs around U$135k. So 50% more. Our prices are more inline with Europe than USA, but still average 25% more expensive than europe.
The OP is in Northern California.
I can understand why someone would purchase a 328 over 335 in other markets. However, in the US the price difference is minimal.