As a BMW fanboi, I have a really hard time defending the current line up. Let’s be honest the new X7 and 7 series are fucking caricatures. I have no idea what they were smoking, but it must be some really bad stuff.

The new Z4? Looks like it’s trying to be a fancy Fiata. Nothing wrong with that. There’s just too much going on. Too many little styling cues combined with stupid headlights just don’t make it a coherent design.

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X1-5? Not really bad, they just don’t tickle my fancy. The 1 series has a weird face. The 2 series active whatever is an abomination that should be nuked from space.

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Ok, the G20 3 series? I don’t know. It’s not as ugly as other current Bimmers, but the idea of mimicking the LCI E46s headlight kink doesn’t sit well with me, and the back is just plain generic.

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The G30/31, however is a car I really like. It has the visial presence a 5 series should have without being too shouty or having too many little styling gimmicks.

It’s the only new Bimmer I could see myself trading my beloved E61 in for.

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Am I right or should I just go back and yell at a few more clouds?