Originally Posted by swizzle
Here they were forced to. They made it sell because it wasn't well received on its own.
I know that the US is different; But, on a global scale, it was a success, especially in "no discount needed" markets like Asia and middle east. People there actually specifically liked the "big" appearance;
Again, I don#t say it was pretty, and that fans of the pretty E38 liked it, just that market and fans are mostly two different things...