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      01-23-2018, 12:51 PM   #1
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      01-23-2018, 01:37 PM   #2
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Oh wow! Interesting to see the process.
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Oh wow! Interesting to see the process.
What he said.

And good to know especially since that's what I drive.
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are all models tested this way now , and does this include convertibles ?
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Oh wow! Interesting to see the process.
What he said.

And good to know especially since that's what I drive.
I agree.
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Waste of my time. Didn't even roll once lol
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Waste of my time. Didn't even roll once lol
It rolled onto its side.

That's great not only that it's hard to roll in the first place but that are also testing things not mandated.
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They should test the M3 with CF roof as well as moonroof.
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Ouch, poor car lol.

Least it's tested...
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      02-08-2018, 05:31 PM   #11
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I remember back when the Z4 was developed that BMW made the A-pillars so strong that you could balance another Z4 on top of it.
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What's the point of showing 10+ years old video??
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Didn't roll, just flipped on it's side. go bmw!
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What's the point of showing 10+ years old video??
Slow news day yo

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are all models tested this way now , and does this include convertibles ?
The convertible includes pyrotechnics

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Waste of my time. Didn't even roll once lol
It rolled onto its side.

That's great not only that it's hard to roll in the first place but that are also testing things not mandated.
I was expecting a full turn aka roof strength
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My car was rollover tested. Maybe an M3 was, but not mine.
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My car was rollover tested. Maybe an M3 was, but not mine.
Try driving school
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This video appears old. Hint is the old tech Nikon camera he was using and the 2011 date mark at the end of the video. Still impressive.

Never mind - someone noted that already.
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Try driving school
I've done plenty. I'm typically the guy in the passengers seat at drivers schools.
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Customer spoof.

They are not doing this for every BMW Model! Immossible.
They used this one time for study and now everything is done virtually in the CADIA Software.

I wish they would do this with the new X6. Just too expensive for the car manufacture
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