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      04-19-2013, 12:40 PM   #45
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This is all well and good, but how does it relate to the topic at all?
LOL, talk about a serious derailment. I blame it on the posts above mine.


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I don't know why ppl keep saying that the Cayman S is similarly priced to the Z4? It is at least $20K more w/ similar specs. Also, don't think that going for a Boxster/S(soft-top) or a regular Cayman(low hp) is a better choice. TTS is even more ridiculous, paying that much for a 4-banger? No thx. The new SLK is different and alright if you want something else but it's less sporty than the BMW and does it even have a dual-clutch tranny?
Anyway, back on topic...so...I know I drive a Z4 when, after comparing to competitors from other premium brands (e.g. Porsche, Audi, Mercedes-Benz), I know that I made the right choice.
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      04-19-2013, 03:06 PM   #46
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i don't know about you guys, but I know I drive a Z4 when I go to put stuff in the trunk and it says "Z4" in huge letters
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      04-19-2013, 04:03 PM   #47
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You know you drive a Z4 when you are told that you are in a mid life crisis.
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      04-19-2013, 04:19 PM   #48
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You know you drive a Z4 when you hear a rattle directly behind your ear
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      04-19-2013, 10:04 PM   #49
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You know you drive a Z4 when the light turns green while you're in the middle of putting your top down and traffic has to wait for you.
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You know you drive a Z4 when the light turns green while you're in the middle of putting your top down and traffic has to wait for you.
There's a fix to that problem!
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      04-19-2013, 10:17 PM   #51
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I know I drive a Z4 when I walk toward it in the morning and think "Damn that's a nice looking car! And it is MINE!"
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      04-19-2013, 11:09 PM   #52
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There's a fix to that problem!
Doesn't smarttop void your warranty though?
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      04-19-2013, 11:34 PM   #53
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i know I drive a z4 when nobody gives a Fxxx.
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      04-20-2013, 11:55 AM   #54
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i know I drive a z4 when nobody gives a Fxxx.
Probably because you hang out with ballers in HK
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      04-21-2013, 06:36 AM   #55
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i know I drive a z4 when nobody gives a Fxxx.
That bc :Geneva Switzerland:
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      04-22-2013, 08:19 PM   #56
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      04-25-2013, 02:42 AM   #57
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when you park outside a seaside cafe and complete strangers start touching your newly washed car...

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      04-25-2013, 03:06 AM   #58
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Is this an Asian thing? I've seen a few pictures of people posing next to a Z4, and they all happen to be Asian. Don't get me wrong, the Z4 is a beautiful car and I wouldn't be surprised if people admired it (I see people turn their heads all the time as I drive by, both walking and driving) but to stand next to and touch the vehicle for a picture... a bit excessive don't you think? Sorry if this is a bit racist or offensive to anyone, but was just wondering if this was a cultural thing.
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      04-25-2013, 03:16 AM   #59
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Nobody would ever take photos let alone pose with my 35iS considering there are Veyrons parked on the streets here.
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Is this an Asian thing? I've seen a few pictures of people posing next to a Z4, and they all happen to be Asian. Don't get me wrong, the Z4 is a beautiful car and I wouldn't be surprised if people admired it (I see people turn their heads all the time as I drive by, both walking and driving) but to stand next to and touch the vehicle for a picture... a bit excessive don't you think? Sorry if this is a bit racist or offensive to anyone, but was just wondering if this was a cultural thing.
It just happened again. Unfortunately I was on the phone so I did not manage to get a picture of it.

Whether it is Asian I do not know haha there are so many places in the world where I have never driven a Z4.

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Nobody would ever take photos let alone pose with my 35iS considering there are Veyrons parked on the streets here.
Are you actually saying that the Veyron is photogenic?...
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that's extremely disrespectful to other people's property and yes its most likely an asian (china) thing. Next time you should walk over and put your arm around the chick's shoulder and grab a boob while the boyfriend is taking a picture. Tit for tat right?
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      04-25-2013, 05:47 AM   #63
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Are you actually saying that the Veyron is photogenic?...
No so much photogenic but it has serious presence on the road, even parked. Some regulars at the Four Seasons downtown Geneva.







There a stream of hyper-cars parked there, especially in the summer with all the Dubai and other Middle East plates in town.
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      04-25-2013, 09:27 AM   #64
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the posing on your car thing, I've seen it happen a lot but mostly on supercars. I'd take it as a compliment and not mind so much as long as no one sits on my hood or brush their handbags along the fenders. I cringe a little at first but when there are no scratches, I smile and drive away happy.

there are very few Z4s in Toronto, My best guy here has a 35is but he's sold it for a Cayman R. so Now i know next to zero Z4 owners. damn, anyone from Toronto want to shout out?
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That veyron is impressive, but damn, they should have spent at least one day of development making it not ugly.
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That veyron is impressive, but damn, they should have spent at least one day of development making it not ugly.
Hey, at least it's unique!

And you know you drive a Z4 when you turn your music off because you'd rather listen to your engine!
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