As I understand it, the easily identified logos also assisted a largely illiterate populous in identifying brands. Same reason so many pubs in England are named something like "The Bomb and Shield" of the Red Dragon (or something to that affect). The sign would be visual: A bomb and a shield or a red dragon. No need… » 12/19/14 12:14pm Today 12:14pm

Ever thought of giving us Jalops the right of first refusal on some of these cars? I'm sure someone here would have given you a few more bucks for the car. I would have bought it right out if I wasn't in the middle of buying and trying to sell a house. » 11/12/14 3:27pm 11/12/14 3:27pm

Because they are all variants with the same basic chassis/engine set-up. If McLaren had 4 models, each with different engine/drive combinations, it'd be a different story. At least Lambo called each of the 237 Gallardo special editions a "Gallardo." They didn't try to convince us it was a different car each time. » 11/06/14 9:37am 11/06/14 9:37am

Probably because the 4-series would have just been a "3-series coupe" up until this generation. Of course the chassis looks different, it is a 2-door vs. a 4-door. But, most of the mechanical bits should swap back and forth between the two. Perhaps "rebadged" isn't the right word. But BMW certainly conjured up a new … » 10/27/14 4:19pm 10/27/14 4:19pm