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      09-14-2010, 12:27 PM   #1
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Cool Next Gen 2012 F30 335i Spied In Testing

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This isn't the first time we've spotted an F30 335i in testing, but it's been quite a while. This next generation test prototype was recently spotted testing in public in Germany. We believe the interior remains a dummy interior (from the 1-series) fitted for testing purposes only. We've yet to spot the production F30 interior.

Compared to the E90 3-series, the F30 will feature a longer wheelbase, but shorter shorter overhangs, for a sporty squat look. It will also have wider and lower kidney grilles. Engine options will include a full range of turbo and naturally aspirated 6-cylinder motors, 4-cylinder motors, and possibly even a new 3-cylinder motor. The F30 335i will again be powered by a turbo 6 cylinder motor.

The F30 3-series sedan will make its world public debut at the 2012 Geneva Autoshow in March of 2012. The F32 coupe will be unveiled a year later in 2013.

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* And no, those are not the real tailights or in any way a representation of the real tailight shape or form!




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      09-14-2010, 03:44 PM   #2
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I'm not crazy about the color LOL. Really, I can never tell much about how the final product will look based off of these camouflaged testers. Unfortunately, they do a good job with it. Thanks for the post though.
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      09-14-2010, 04:03 PM   #3
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i hope that they will still continue doing a good job with the 335's !!
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      09-14-2010, 04:15 PM   #4
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In the last picture he was probably checking if the HPFP failed or not
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In the last picture he was probably checking if the HPFP failed or not
haha good one

Looks like the F30 will get the dynamic drive features from the F10...the controls above the shifter look the same as the ones on the F10 for the dynamic drive.
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I'll reserve judgement until I see more. the led tails look good though, lol.
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Hopefully that is not the final interior as it looks very similar to the current E90.
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      09-14-2010, 05:04 PM   #8
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can't wait to see more!

does that mean that the F32 M3 will be out in 2014? (sorry to ask)
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      09-14-2010, 05:11 PM   #9
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I'll reserve judgement until I see more. the led tails look good though, lol.
yah, iono what to think. i guess that means they did a good camo job. buuuuut, if the new 3 series is coming out in 2012, then the new m3 comes out in 2013 or 2014? that sucks
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      09-14-2010, 05:28 PM   #10
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Hopefully that is not the final interior as it looks very similar to the current E90.
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The interior remains a dummy interior (from the 1-series) fitted for testing purposes only. We've yet to spot the production F30 interior.
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I agree, this is the 1-series interior. Temporary for sure.
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I don't see we can gather much of anything at all about the new 3 from those pics, is there?
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.[/size]The interior remains a dummy interior (from the 1-series) fitted for testing purposes only. We've yet to spot the production F30 interior.
it's the real one you can count on it, BMW never did such thing like dummy interior and boy it's ugly sure few step backward
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Be nice if you can see the radio with polarized glasses on. It will only take how many years to fix this one. How about a tool kit with all the tools. Oh! you only need the tow hook and a Philips screwdriver the other slots are for show only and to drive you mad to figure what goes in them.
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Be nice if you can see the radio with polarized glasses on
Agreed, its not safe to look at the radio with polarized glasses on :P
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looks like in the interior shot the middle vents and dash are going back to a more arch shaped, almost like the e46 use to have. interesting. i like it.
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Praise Jesus, they added the cigarette lighter back into the center stack!
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oops just read that Jason said it was temp interior haha disregard my above post then. look forward to seeing more
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If you want to know what the interior will look like, just look at the new X3.





With minor tweaks (i.e. more angled towards driver), I bet this will be the interior of the F30.
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If you want to know what the interior will look like, just look at the new X3.





With minor tweaks (i.e. more angled towards driver), I bet this will be the interior of the F30.

So basically the same as 10 years ago
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