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      01-27-2010, 08:36 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Jblack4083 View Post
The front is going to look terrible... BMW has moved from the Bangle Butt to porting the shark like front of the Z4 to every other car... the latest victim will be the 3, previously we saw the 5 and 5GT get that treatment... It looks inconsistent with the sporting nature of the car if you ask me... Reminds me of a new Camaro. The front is just too blunt and the kidneys dont transition well into the hood like they do on the E9x.
The new nose is mandated by EU pedestrian protection standards- that is the reason all EU brands are changing the nose, not just BMW.