I’ve been saying for years that BMW has lost its way. That it’s no longer The Ultimate Driving Machine.” That it’s the Ultimate Poser Machine. I’ve complained that the most winning marque at the 24hrs of the Nurburgring has only won three times in the past 17 years when in the previous 15 years, BMW only lost three times.

I’ve complained about the dilution of the M brand - things like the M235 having 16 M logos on it or that you can buy any BMW model with a full array of M logos. I’ve complained that they are making minivans (the 2 series GT).

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Then I find out that Subaru is outselling BMW in the U.S. and I can’t help but ask myself “Should BMW be more like Subaru?”