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#1 Hum


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 13:09

Lord knows there's few frustrations quite as powerful as a car that doesn't work as advertised. Even in our quality-promoting epoch, there's still a hefty business for lemon law attorneys around the United States; in other countries where consumer laws have not advanced so far, those frustrations can fester. At least that's the story told by a man who hauled his 2008 BMW M6 coupe to the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany last week and started taking batting practice with a sledgehammer.

According to an account in Frankfurt's edition of Bild as tracked down by Carscoops, Italian marble dealer Hadi Pourmohseni staged the demonstration while claiming BMW and his Italian dealer had been unable to fix numerous defects after four years of rigmarole and finger-pointing with the 507-hp car that cost 120,000 euros — $160,000 — new. Hadi said along with a letter to BMW, he brought the car to Frankfurt during the largest European auto show of the year so that he and co-batter Thomas Brunner could publicly unleash some pent-up frustration, noting that a lawsuit over the car would have taken up to seven years.

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#2 illage3


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 15:50

DAMN IT! I would have joined in :D *gets dubstep gun ready*

#3 Astra.Xtreme


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 15:58

Well what does he expect?  BMWs aren't the most reliable cars on the road, and that's pretty common knowledge.

#4 Growled


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 18:51

Well what does he expect?  BMWs aren't the most reliable cars on the road, and that's pretty common knowledge.


So true. My friend had one and the mechanics saw more of it than he did. 

#5 Xerino


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 20:22

BMW = Break My Wallet...


its all fun at games till the "polizia" show up... and during... and afterwards too hehe

#6 Aheer.R.S.


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Posted 17 September 2013 - 20:32

I watched the video... I came




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