But it looks nice and grips well. It’s amazing how much progress we’ve made in the 28 years (!) since this car was built. Now, even my allegedly ‘slow’ minivan can blow this thing into the weeds. Mind you, it doesn’t feel as solid or stop as well as the trusty old E34, nor is it as quiet and as smooth, but then again, in 2012 dollars, we’re comparing a $21,000 car to a $71,000 car. For a $50K difference I would expect the BMW to be a tad more refined...