Flight Service
Flight Service MegaDork
6/12/15 9:30 a.m.
rcutclif
rcutclif Dork
6/12/15 9:49 a.m.

hmmm. but does it drift?

failboat
failboat UltraDork
6/12/15 10:00 a.m.

damn that looks pretty nice.

Flight Service
Flight Service MegaDork
6/12/15 10:02 a.m.

Who wants to lay money on we don't get it?

oldeskewltoy
oldeskewltoy SuperDork
6/12/15 10:05 a.m.
failboat wrote: damn that looks pretty nice.

its a mini van

Jamey_from_Legal
Jamey_from_Legal Reader
6/12/15 10:14 a.m.

If BMW wants to grow and survive, they can't leave potential customers on the table.

I don't think we'll get it here, as long as they're still selling the X1. At a base of $35,000 (USD equivalent) there aren't many U.S. customers in the market for a little minivan that costs that much. Unless it turns out to be cheaper to make it in Spartanburg, in which case we'll probably get it.

Scottah
Scottah Dork
6/12/15 10:16 a.m.
failboat wrote: damn that looks like a minivan.

Fixed that for you.

EDIT: OST beat me to the joke...

rcutclif
rcutclif Dork
6/12/15 10:32 a.m.

but sliding doors are one of the best features of a minivan. Why make a minivan without them?

Flight Service
Flight Service MegaDork
6/12/15 10:37 a.m.

Sliding doors keep it a mini-van as opposed to a crossover.

Example:

Mini-Van

Crossover

Marketing
Mini-Van = life failure now just a parent
Crossover = Fun life with your kids in tow!!!
Marketing

GameboyRMH
GameboyRMH MegaDork
6/12/15 10:38 a.m.

It looks nice for a minivan.

Flight Service
Flight Service MegaDork
6/12/15 11:32 a.m.
SVreX
SVreX MegaDork
6/12/15 11:37 a.m.
Flight Service wrote: Sliding doors keep it a mini-van as opposed to a crossover. Example: Mini-Van Crossover

Mini-Van:

The world is such a confusing place...

JohnRW1621
JohnRW1621 UltimaDork
6/12/15 12:56 p.m.

C&D article says not coming to USA. Does say an M version is planned but none for us.

bgkast
bgkast UberDork
6/12/15 1:08 p.m.

FWD?! Lame

Vigo
Vigo PowerDork
6/12/15 2:38 p.m.

In reply to bgkast:

If i cared about that i wouldnt have clicked a mazda5 thread.

Feedyurhed
Feedyurhed SuperDork
6/12/15 8:33 p.m.

Stay tuned for the upcoming BMW pick up truck, lawn mower and toilet paper. Might as well, they want to be all things for all people.

failboat
failboat UltraDork
6/12/15 10:44 p.m.
oldeskewltoy wrote:
failboat wrote: damn that looks pretty nice.

its a mini van

I drive a mazda5 soo.....whatever floats your goat.

Flight Service
Flight Service MegaDork
6/13/15 6:27 a.m.

I loved our 5 and kind of miss it. The Louisiana roads and standing water just tore it apart and those headlights were obnoxious $ to replace.

If I lived somewhere that didn't have standing water you had to ford daily and very little snow with good roads I would buy another is a heart beat.

Seating for six, comfortable, good gas mileage, good space, and easy to fit in parking spots. It should have out sold every cute ute 2 to 1. But we are more concerned with appearance than function. So goes the MINI van. Now we are left with bloated monstrosities the size of the original Econoline but FWD and non_existant towing ability.

chandlerGTi
chandlerGTi UltraDork
6/13/15 7:52 a.m.

I love my mazda5; wouldn't spend 35 large on something like it though....

Flight Service
Flight Service MegaDork
6/13/15 10:00 a.m.

In reply to chandlerGTi:

It's a Bimmer wait 5 years and get one for $15k

Nick_Comstock
Nick_Comstock PowerDork
6/13/15 10:38 a.m.
Vigo wrote: In reply to bgkast: If i cared about that i wouldnt have clicked a mazda5 thread.

It also is a BMW thread, and BMW up to this point has been anti FWD (MINI is not branded BMW thus doesn't count) and I loved them for it. I even forgave them for not putting dip sticks in anymore, but this one is going to be hard for me to get over.

dean1484
dean1484 MegaDork
6/13/15 2:52 p.m.

my first thaught was it looks like a volvo.

Flight Service
Flight Service MegaDork
6/13/15 2:58 p.m.

In reply to dean1484:

Thats what my wife said

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