Larry David drives BMW i3 in new season of Curb your Enthusiasm

BMW i, News | November 20th, 2017 by 2
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While not as good as Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm is a funny show that features the dry wit and hilariously awkward situations that exist inside …

While not as good as Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm is a funny show that features the dry wit and hilariously awkward situations that exist inside creator Larry David’s head. The show is now in its ninth season, having taken a bit of a break butr is now back on HBO. During its original seasons, Larry David, the creator and main character, drove a Toyota Prius, as does everyone in Hollywood. Now, though, in this new season, Larry has swapped his Prius for a more interesting BMW i3. We think it’s pretttty prettty good.

Of course, everyone in California seemingly drives some sort of hybrid or electric vehicle. But the California-darling is obviously the Tesla Model S. It seems as if there are shrines to Tesla in California. So it’s shocking that they have Larry driving a BMW i3, a direct Tesla rival, in the show. It’s likely due to the fact that Larry has been spotted driving an i3 in real life and the show is a satirical version of Larry’s own life.

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It also just fits that he’d drive an i3 because it’s funky, quirky and weird, just like Larry David. He doesn’t really look like the sort of guy that’d drive a trendy Model S. Larry is the sort of guy that goes in the opposite direction of trends. So the i3 actually makes a bit of sense.

Ironically enough, there is a Tesla Model S in one of the first episodes this season. What’s funny is that it’s Ted Danson’s car and he lets Larry drive it. While driving it, Larry gets a ticket for beeping at a cop that didn’t notice the light had turned green. According to the cop, the Model S had an “aggressive horn”. So he should have been in the i3 and he would have been fine.

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