car was a replacement for the Alfa which became too small
for our needs. The replacement car would have to be able to
seat 4 to 5 people comfortably as well as having a pram sized
boot space. The other factor that the new car needed was the
For years, the image of BMW's put me off even having a test
drive - the 3 Series being the modern day equivalent of the
Ford Escort - everybody's got one.
But I put my predjudices aside and went for a test drive.
I was totally hooked and the rest is history.