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It's official.  MINI is now a boat anchor for BMW.  Only BMW's SAVs (X6 aside) are largely keeping the lights on for the Bavarian Motor Works.

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115K out of 179K sales came from just 4 models, yet they have 13 other models.

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I wonder if they still own the Rover name or if that was sold off to the chinese.  They need a family car brand. 

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So they could just kill everything except the following:

3,4 and 5 series auto's

X3, X5 and X7 CUVs.

The rest can just go to the history books.

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1 minute ago, dfelt said:

So they could just kill everything except the following:

3,4 and 5 series auto's

X3, X5 and X7 CUVs.

The rest can just go to the history books.

Close: ditch the 4 series and keep the 7 series.  All of the rest can go bye-bye.

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1 hour ago, riviera74 said:

Close: ditch the 4 series and keep the 7 series.  All of the rest can go bye-bye.

Closer, you could just dump the stupid 4 name and role those models back into the 3 series the way it was before and I could go for holding onto the 7 series.

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1 hour ago, dfelt said:

Closer, you could just dump the stupid 4 name and role those models back into the 3 series the way it was before and I could go for holding onto the 7 series.

On the car side (rather than the SAV side), I agree with you.

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