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      05-09-2012, 05:04 PM   #23
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Actually prefer the look of the F31 over the F30!
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      05-09-2012, 05:39 PM   #24
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Nice, looks pretty darn slick... wouldn't own one, but pleasing to the eye none the less...
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      05-09-2012, 09:11 PM   #25
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yup. i want one
335d... YES PLEASE
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      05-09-2012, 09:18 PM   #26
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someone photoshop this! I want a 328i in black M-sport touring now. only if 6-speed..
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      05-09-2012, 09:25 PM   #27
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This car is starting to look very good. Lets hope they bring the 335i
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      05-09-2012, 09:45 PM   #28
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awesome... i did wish they sloped the rear greenhouse a bit more tho
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      05-09-2012, 11:26 PM   #29
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someone photoshop this! I want a 328i in black M-sport touring now. only if 6-speed..
Look here.

Not black but really cool...
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      05-10-2012, 02:36 AM   #30
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Slightly off topic, but does anyone know why they use reflectors on the rear bumpers? Is it a mandatory safety feature or something to get better safety ratings for BMW? I see lots of other cars with them, but not all.
As far as I know it's EU regulation that the rear needs reflectors. My theory is they used to put them in the tail lights but with clear design tail lights they had to put 'em somewhere else . I know here in Belgium, cars have been temporarily prohibited from driving public roads after shaving those reflectors at our yearly obligatory car inspection.
It could be a simple design feature too of course

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      05-10-2012, 08:17 AM   #31
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Love it!

Please BMW, bring the 335 wagon to the US!!!!!!!!! P L E A S E!!!!!!!!

(With both x-drive and a manual transmission as options)
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      05-10-2012, 12:19 PM   #32
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BMW NA - you HAVE TO give us a manual F30 335 wagon (Canada at least, why not?)

this would seriously make me stop looking @ M3s and older S4 Avants for my next ride
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      05-10-2012, 04:01 PM   #33
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i hope they keep the glass tinted, looks very badass that way
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      05-10-2012, 04:13 PM   #34
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there is a new sensor beside the side view camera.
i think this will be the new ACC with side distance warning (and steering).
i think ACC will come with the touring for e30 und e31.
I'm confused, where did you see the new sensor? I don't see anything different from my own car? As far as I can see there are two sensors, one for the side view camera, the other is PDC.
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      05-11-2012, 11:00 AM   #35
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Nice, but unless they bring the 335 Touring, I'm not ditching my B8 A4 Avant
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      05-12-2012, 02:55 PM   #36
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I'm confused, where did you see the new sensor? I don't see anything different from my own car? As far as I can see there are two sensors, one for the side view camera, the other is PDC.
Don't you see the big box in the front? It's really too obvious so I hope they will hide it better.
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      05-15-2012, 10:15 AM   #37
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Nice, but unless they bring the 335 Touring, I'm not ditching my B8 A4 Avant
But you'll be able to get this one with a stick, most likely... And you're already driving a turbo 4

Another vote for an "interesting" engine. 6spd + xDrive + diesel and I will buy, 6spd + xDrive + 335 and I will almost certainly buy... 6spd + xDrive + 328.... mayyyybe.
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      05-15-2012, 10:19 AM   #38
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If I'm reading the F30 x-drive details right, the 328Xi won't be available with a manual, so I'm assuming the only manual F31 will be the 328i, not the 328xi. Sucks for your snow bound folks. No sport suspension and no three pedal wagons.
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      05-15-2012, 12:38 PM   #39
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If I'm reading the F30 x-drive details right, the 328Xi won't be available with a manual, so I'm assuming the only manual F31 will be the 328i, not the 328xi. Sucks for your snow bound folks. No sport suspension and no three pedal wagons.
Yep, I just read the same thing

*assuming* the sedan powertrain choices hold true, you won't be able to buy an AWD manual wagon.. and if BMW only brings the xDrive wagon and no RWD (which is a possibility), there might be no manual wagons at all?
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      05-15-2012, 12:41 PM   #40
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Yep, I just read the same thing

*assuming* the sedan powertrain choices hold true, you won't be able to buy an AWD manual wagon.. and if BMW only brings the xDrive wagon and no RWD (which is a possibility), there might be no manual wagons at all?
That would be a deal breaker for me. I don't want any part of x-drive. By the way, you have my two previous cars, a Z3 M Coupe and an NB Miata. I miss both equally.
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      05-28-2012, 02:04 AM   #41
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Talking Mine on order

All extras + brake upgrade in Estoril Blue 2, beige leather., arrives september/October time.
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      05-28-2012, 11:13 AM   #42
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All extras + brake upgrade in Estoril Blue 2, beige leather., arrives september/October time.
Excellent. That's going to be sweet.
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      05-28-2012, 11:34 AM   #43
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Excellent. That's going to be sweet.
Will post up the pictures as and when, 19" sport wheels also.
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      05-28-2012, 01:12 PM   #44
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Will post up the pictures as and when, 19" sport wheels also.
With Estoril Blue II, what choices are you given in the UK for interior. Anything beyond black, beige and coral red (such as saddle brown or everest grey?)
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