Originally Posted by LastFrontierBimmer
I removed the xDrive badges from the side but kept the 535i on the rear. I prefer the cleaner look on the sides and don't care if people know its all-wheel drive, but I'm proud of my 535i. I worked hard for it and while I KNOW I'd love driving the V8, I made the conscious choice to go with the inline 6 for a balance between performance and fuel economy.
I'm with you on that balance issue. The 535i is my wife's daily driver and while I don't mind paying for fuel in my X5M; I couldn't see myself letting her refuel every couple of days because of an engine that "I" wanted...