In the grand scheme of how the universe operates, none of this is really that important. But choosing a favourite from these three rather wonderful cars is proving incredibly difficult in the Top Gear office.
May we present to you a 1986 BMW Alpina E30 B6, a 1989 Nissan Skyline R32, and a 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190 Evo II. They’re all coming up for auction via RM Sotheby’s Scottsdale sale that takes place in January, in Arizona, which is in AmericaLand.
We have no indication yet on an estimated selling price for any of them, so we have a bit of time with which to irrelevantly debate which one - just one - we’d buy with our imaginary stash of magic rainbow money.
So let’s go through the merits of each and see if it’s easier at the end. We begin, as is proper, with the Alpina…