We're not so sure how scientific its poll was, but an online dating service that calls itself the U.K.'s largest for married people says that men who cheat on their wives are twice as likely to drive a BMW than any other brand of car.

According to NineMSN.com, Illicit Encounters points to the "intrinsic link between success and cheating" to explain the connection between Bimmers and adultery. Some 19 percent of the dating website's members drive a BMW, including 11 percent of the women who responded to the survey, according to the report. Coming in second on the survey was Audi, with Mercedes-Benz a close third. While BMW may not be outwardly proud of this "victory," we're sure at least someone in Munich is glad to have bested its German rivals.

Speaking of which, scroll down to watch a classic Mercedes commercial about a "happily married" couple.


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      Spiel
      • 2 Years Ago
      I don't think anyone will argue that BMW drivers are bloody pricks, which is sad as the cars are awesome. So with that said, I'm not in the least bit surprised at this. Acura drivers (particularly TL owners) are really trying hard to take the #1 spot for being pricks, with the Infinity drivers (G37 in particular) coming in second. Your mom told you no to stereotype, but man do BMW, Acura and Infinity drivers prove it true.
        Jake
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Spiel
        Well come to Texas, RAM pick-up guy is running neck-and-neck with 3 Series guy for the prickery crown.
        Kevin Gregerson
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Spiel
        I have no sympathy for them when they complain about repairs especially due to BMW's extended maintenance plans have transmissions and engines failing at a much higher rate than before. I feel for the idiots who bought 7 series though. Piece of garbage engineering on engine.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Spiel
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          Du K
          • 2 Years Ago
          Or Mercedes benz drivers. Truth is, most people that can afford high end luxury vehicles usually are pricks..
          Eric G
          • 2 Years Ago
          And that extends down to VW drivers also. (Who I find are, on average, teenage girls)
        Stefan
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Spiel
        So even though you realize the cars are "awesome", you won't drive one because of stereotypes? That's a bit depressing. Drive what you want.
      robespierex
      • 2 Years Ago
      4 out of 5 adulterers agree
      Joseph
      • 2 Years Ago
      This does make sense as BMW drivers are pricks.
      jonnybimmer
      • 2 Years Ago
      Doesn't surprise me a bit. I recall a certain show claiming Z4 owners were most likely to be wife-swapping...
        john
        • 2 Years Ago
        @jonnybimmer
        Very true, I drive a Z4 and I love to join couples or share the girl I have. Always thought the Z4 was big with the gay drivers, either that is not my way I still think it is a great car! I always said all BMW drivers have atleast a little bit of douche in them, some more then others. Like the M3/1series owners are the top douche followed by the dark skinned 6 series drivers with the aftermarket huge rims..chrome rims!
      Ron
      • 2 Years Ago
      Now we know what BMW stands for: Banging More Women.
      Making11s
      • 2 Years Ago
      Given how genuinely terrible most BMW drivers are to other drivers, it makes sense that they are just as selfish and inconsiderate in other aspects of their lives.
      untitledfolder
      • 2 Years Ago
      Correlation does not equal causation.
        AndyMidd
        • 2 Years Ago
        @untitledfolder
        True enough. Although I imagine causation would be a strange concept in this instance e.g. The BMW caused me to act immorally in the way it drove or the luxury it offered...
      pooua
      • 2 Years Ago
      The street talk here (at least in Texas) is that BMW drivers usually are jerks. They are more likely to act for their benefit without regard for others than other car drivers. So, this article plays into that perception.
        clpatey1
        • 2 Years Ago
        @pooua
        My friend's ex-husband (who is a BMW connoisseur) is a very kind person. He has "rescued" prostitutes - bought one a house and a BMW lol - while still married to my friend, and strippers (currently shacked up with one now) from the depths of despair.
        Handsome
        • 2 Years Ago
        @pooua
        Same in California. And unfortunately, we have a lot of BMW's. So to all you people who mistakenly think it's Califonians who are screwed up, please revise your statements read those Californians that drive BMW's. It would be far more accurate.
      Custom Bikes
      • 2 Years Ago
      I bet you that the same poll will give the same results here in California. I drive a lot and see a lot of other drivers. It seems that the avarage 3 series owner belongs to a group of people that only care to prove how great and accomplished they are, and I guess this article shows that the same attitude will override they marrieges too, and all that for a $349 a month ( on a lease special ).
      Chris
      • 2 Years Ago
      Chicks dig dudes with money... And when they're the type of women that wouldn't give you the time of day in high school, or college, it can be tempting.
      • 2 Years Ago
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      pat4him409
      • 2 Years Ago
      That's probably because these people have lots of $$$, are arrogant because of their wealth/position, and think they're entitled to whatever the world can give them.
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