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Re: Don't buy a new model BMW

Ben Barkow wrote:

> BMW is LAST on the list, with 78 problems for first yr models, barely 
> declining to about 70 for second yr models and to 32 for third yr 
> models (takes BMW 3 yrs to begin to wise up??). Sure sounds like 
> buying a new-model BMW >>>>***car***<<<< is a really bad idea.
> When I bought my 1999 R1100S in 2004 (with 9300 miles... um, gear 
> shifter rubber still sharply chiseled) and got to know the model, I 
> was delighted and reassured to find that The Factory had largely "got 
> it right" the first time with this model...

The BMW car and motorcycle divisions are entirely separate.