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      10-12-2012, 03:09 PM   #45
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The world is changing and consumers require more choice, differentiation and customization these days.. Quiet simple!
BMW has to cater for that.
The car will look great I believe..
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      10-12-2012, 03:10 PM   #46
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People have revisionist history when it comes to BMW M GmbH. M Division has been much less consistent than people would like to believe.

A Sedan existed during the E36 days. The E90 M3 Sedan is an incredible machine- cheaper than the Coupe, arguably better looking, more practical, and exactly the same performance.
the E90 M3 actually performs better in some cases since it's more rigid than the E92 M3.
I like both the 2 door and 4 door version M3, I just hope BMW does not make some thing called M4...
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      10-12-2012, 05:50 PM   #47
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This car looks good, I'm very excited for it.
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      10-12-2012, 09:31 PM   #48
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Like the car in camo. And it looks better than F30 when it was in camo. I think BMW is trying to do crazy things with too many products. and we will see decline in quality. It's inevitable. And I don't mean necessarily car quality in terms of reliability (although it can suffer too) but most likely design, fun factor, and other reasons we love BMW cars for will start to disappear.
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      10-12-2012, 10:12 PM   #49
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wow...this's probably by far the best prototype testing video that i've seen.
I really enjoy watching the car being pushed hard like an actual race.
great vid.
I like the vid, but not the car & its name. stupid idea if you have to ask me.

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Right....there is the 3 series which is 4 doors, then there is the 4 series which is the 2 door version of the 3 series, then there is the 4GC which is the 4-door version of the 2 door version of the 3 series....and then the 4GT which is the 4-door hatchback version of the.....oh never mind....
hahahahhaah you nailed it!
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      10-12-2012, 10:21 PM   #50
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Okay so there is now a car with the practicality of a sedan with the styling of a coupe. What about people that want the style of a sedan with the impracticality of a coupe. Why isn't this niche addressed!?!?!? I want a 4 series gran sedan!!
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      10-12-2012, 11:16 PM   #51
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I think most pple are confused why 3 series sedan doesn't look like 4 series GC. This way there would only be need for 1 series, the 3!!!!! Seriously why build "ugly sedan" and then "best looking sedan" on the base of the ugly one?
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      10-13-2012, 07:52 AM   #52
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Glad my f30 is a 24 month lease

I'm gettin' one!
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      10-13-2012, 08:07 AM   #53
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This car looks good, I'm very excited for it.
+1. I bet it will be very expensive though, so I am not too excited, but I think it will be a hit
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I agree. 4-door coupe? What's next, a 2-door sedans? I don't see the point in these 4-door coupes. Just because Mercedes made one doesn't mean BMW or others should follow suit.
Next stop, 6-door sedan...
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      10-13-2012, 09:32 AM   #55
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Correct. I will look no wider than the B pillar on the 6erGC.

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I think there's a bit of camo around those B-pillars to make them look wider than they actually are. Take a look at the driver's side window and it appears there's a black strip that isn't part of the interior paneling.

Accounting for that, the central B-pillar looks to be the same width as the F30, and I suspect the rest of it is camo to hide the fact that the 4GC will have frameless glass, a la the 6GC and other BMW coupes.
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      10-13-2012, 10:35 AM   #56
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a coupe with 4 doors is so stupid to many cars per series....
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Right....there is the 3 series which is 4 doors, then there is the 4 series which is the 2 door version of the 3 series, then there is the 4GC which is the 4-door version of the 2 door version of the 3 series....and then the 4GT which is the 4-door hatchback version of the.....oh never mind....
Lol, but its true lol.

On another note, the exhaust note, it's amazing how good these cars sound until BMWs marketing dept neuters them and they become near soundless.
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understeer, understeer understeer...


do we really need cars like this ?
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      10-13-2012, 12:45 PM   #58
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So is this effectively the 3 series GT?
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So is this effectively the 3 series GT?
No, the 3 Series GT is a different car and will debut soon.

See our latest 3 Series GT info @ http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=737505

Here are comparison pics between the 4 Series Gran Coupe and 3 Series GT














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      10-13-2012, 01:05 PM   #60
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/scratches head

So the 3GT is a 5 door 3 series and the 4 GC is a 4 door coupe (without a hatchback boot lid) that looks identical to the 5 door hatch but isn't.

I thought I'd finally got this range but the 4GC just completely throws me. Hatchback looks without the convenience of a hatchback?
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      10-13-2012, 03:15 PM   #61
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Next stop, 6-door sedan...
LOL...and after that, it will be 6-door coupe...
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      10-13-2012, 03:19 PM   #62
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No, the 3 Series GT is a different car and will debut soon.

See our latest 3 Series GT info @ http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=737505

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Very little difference. Pretty much the same piece of sh**. All that is going to cannibalize the sales of existing BMW models. Just so BMW can participate in a niche category/market.
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someone needs to photoshop the camo off of these 4 GC pics....pleeeeeeease!
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Right....there is the 3 series which is 4 doors, then there is the 4 series which is the 2 door version of the 3 series, then there is the 4GC which is the 4-door version of the 2 door version of the 3 series....and then the 4GT which is the 4-door hatchback version of the.....oh never mind....
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