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      07-01-2013, 04:38 PM   #1
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BMW 135is Review from CNET

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Good little review with some history from CNET. For those not familiar, CNET is a mostly tech blog. Most of their car reviews focus on in-car technology. This review mixes a little of both.

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The 2013 BMW 135is has a lineage that goes back over 40 years to the original BMW 320i of the 1970s. CNET's Brian Cooley shows you how the Bavarian automaker keeps the spirit of the original alive with some new ideas added in.
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      07-01-2013, 07:41 PM   #2
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      07-01-2013, 07:59 PM   #3
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awesome video
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      07-01-2013, 11:20 PM   #4
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Hmm... This would be like Car and Driver reviewing the latest Intel or AMD multicore processors.

That said, it's a nice review.
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      07-02-2013, 09:57 AM   #5
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I love this guys review videos! He straight forward, informative on the tech, and very entertaining! more of his videos please!
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      07-02-2013, 09:58 AM   #6
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I'm so glad the car experts over at CNET took us through this comparo.
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      07-02-2013, 10:21 AM   #7
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>.> A little late to be reviewing this car isn't it?
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      07-02-2013, 10:38 AM   #8
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I have seen many reviews by this guy and his sense of humor is ....
Sometimes he is funny but other times he is a complete dick.

My first reaction is that BMW is still producing the 1 series ?
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      07-02-2013, 01:12 PM   #9
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I like Brian and his reviews, however IF he had truly turned off traction completely, the car would have handed him his ass!
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      07-02-2013, 01:19 PM   #10
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Someone in my parking garage just purchased a 2013 Blue 135is convertable w/the DCT. Beautiful car but I was disappointed to see the automatic shifter on the floor. None-the-less, I love the "is" wheels. Aggressive, Simple, Beautiful.
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      07-02-2013, 02:21 PM   #11
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By CNET. Seriously? What's next - laptop review by Car And Driver?
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      07-02-2013, 03:50 PM   #12
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By CNET. Seriously? What's next - laptop review by Car And Driver?
Good Lord... What rock have you been hiding under?

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      07-02-2013, 04:19 PM   #13
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Car is amazing etc but I'm sorry paying that much for something like that is too much. You can get an e92 m3 with almost no miles and a winter beater and still take your girl to dinner. Lol Too much for a tiny little thing.
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      07-02-2013, 04:22 PM   #14
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By CNET. Seriously? What's next - laptop review by Car And Driver?
CNET has been doing car reviews for quite a while actually.
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      07-02-2013, 04:51 PM   #15
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Car is amazing etc but I'm sorry paying that much for something like that is too much. You can get an e92 m3 with almost no miles and a winter beater and still take your girl to dinner. Lol Too much for a tiny little thing.
Problem is he's using just the MSRP, but most people (myself included) are paying $4-5k under that.
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      07-02-2013, 04:51 PM   #16
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I agree with the reviewer. Also, his option selections are spot on for my taste. He certainly couldn't be more right about the premium package being a waste of good money.
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      07-02-2013, 04:56 PM   #17
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>.> A little late to be reviewing this car isn't it?
the is version just come out this year.
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      07-02-2013, 05:00 PM   #18
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the is version just come out this year.
And is now gone as they're probably not making anymore, so weird to review at the end of production.
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      07-02-2013, 05:05 PM   #19
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Car is amazing etc but I'm sorry paying that much for something like that is too much. You can get an e92 m3 with almost no miles and a winter beater and still take your girl to dinner. Lol Too much for a tiny little thing.
Why would I want an e92 m3? Lol indeed!
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      07-02-2013, 07:40 PM   #20
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6 cylinder non turbo? This guy is clueless.
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      07-02-2013, 08:43 PM   #21
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Why would I want an e92 m3? Lol indeed!
I don't, and I m glad you don't either. I stick with my rarer then rare 135is any day! The looks I get all day long are simply the best! 52K is 52K... so what.... You buy what you like. That is it period it!
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      07-03-2013, 05:30 AM   #22
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the is version just come out this year.

And is now gone as they're probably not making anymore, so weird to review at the end of production.

Not true. You can actually still order one for a few more months.
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