BMW make great cars and because they are a German company they are over engineered and last a long time. You very rarely have major problems with a BMW.
BMW’s hold their value very well and what with being rear wheel drive make BMW the choice between car enthusiasts. The more popular BMW has been the M3 popular between young men for its looks and speed the M3 is a great car and becoming an icon in the motoring industry.
BMW are such a great car to own and drive, the diesels are not even run in unless they have done over 100k on the clock! They have been owned and abused by reps and they still have stood the test of time. Parts are a little pricey when they do go wrong but you will find that they won’t go wrong often.