well I have just bought my wife a E36 316i Compact(our first BMW) after selling her Mondeo and she loves it.i must say that I'm impressed with the build quality aswell.
yeah as a racer I have to admire him but as a person hes a prat and throws his dummy out far too soon if things arn't going his way.
Met rossi at a Honda uk track day many a year ago(when he was riding the Honda 1000 gp bike) and he was riding a bloody 1800 goldwing around donnington faster than any of us thought possible, pretty much wrecked the whole lower part of the wing though where he was scraping it on every corner. The blokes a legend.:thumbsup