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      04-21-2012, 10:48 AM   #173
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Drives: 2012 F30 328 Red
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Originally Posted by The X Men View Post
There is certainly some turth to what you said. BMW have become the Toyota of the sport sedan segment, they try to design cars that please everybody but lost something in the translation.
Audi is certainly at its peak right now, at the same time, they might be slowly starting their downard decent. I have owned 4 Audi so far, and the built quality is simply better in the older Audi. I believe every car company goes thru its up and down cycle. I would not be a bit surprise if BMW make a big come back in the next 5 years. I like the current BMW line up design wise, even though its a bit water down performance wise.
I would say that Audi is more guilty than BMW of designing cars that appeal to the masses. The VW Jetta is a very conservative design and the A4 really looks like a fancied up Jetta. My main issue with the A4 was that I didn't really care for the looks. They were too neutral.
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