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      08-19-2010, 11:21 AM   #1
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Cool New BMW F30 3-series Render from auto moto

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The cover of the latest auto moto, a french auto magazine, features their prediction of what the 2012 F30 3-series sedan may look like. This render seems to draw heavily on cues from the newest BMWs such as the F10 5-series, F07 5-series GT, F01 7-series, and even E89 Z4.

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      08-19-2010, 11:34 AM   #2
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ehhhhhhhhhh~ inner headlight portion and grills seem overstated.
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Why does it need LED light strips, and halo DRL's too???
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Why does it need LED light strips, and halo DRL's too???
cause that would be hawt !!!
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      08-19-2010, 12:00 PM   #5
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Looks hot!!
I like the DRL Halo...looks sick. LED strips are ripped from Benz
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Leave the douchey LED strips to Audi...
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cause that would be hawt !!!
Good point. 1up the competition?
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anyone saying the LEDs would 1up the competition is a douche lol...the LEDs need to go...they dont go on any bmw...someone also needs to tell hamann and the others the same...Say NO to LEDs! unless they are in the form of an angel eye


other than that the render looks pretty legit
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ehhhhhhhhhh~ inner headlight portion and grills seem overstated.
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Leave the douchey LED strips to Audi...
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anyone saying the LEDs would 1up the competition is a douche lol...the LEDs need to go...they dont go on any bmw...someone also needs to tell hamann and the others the same...Say NO to LEDs! unless they are in the form of an angel eye


other than that the render looks pretty legit
I suspect BMW is going to LED's mainly bc the halo's can not meet the new EU mandated DRL requirement for M.Y. 2011. Just a guess though. Every new German car is getting them (LEDs) now.

Philips and Hella even sell LED retrofit kits in ever German super market! lol 130 euros for a pair/kit.
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like it overall, lose the LED strips
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its ok but would like more to go on, like pics of the rear... but down with the LEDs!
This isn't Audi; all we need are the beautiful AND ORIGINAL angel eyes
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let's leave the christmas lights on our xmas trees...
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I suspect BMW is going to LED's mainly bc the halo's can not meet the new EU mandated DRL requirement for M.Y. 2011. Just a guess though. Every new German car is getting them (LEDs) now.

Philips and Hella even sell LED retrofit kits in ever German super market! lol 130 euros for a pair/kit.
130 euros for a kit...thats expensive...thinking about it my LED angel eyes are expensive as well yet i didnt pay for them the insurance co did so i could care less

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let's leave the christmas lights on our xmas trees...
+1...i really dislike the strip...it just screams gaudy
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leave the freak'n white pearl light strip off our bimmers!!!!

has someone done a render of the F30 with Mtech Front?
i'll search.
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NO leds strips Please.
They should be reserved for Audi S or RS cars only to distinguish them more. They look like after thoughts on Porsches and MBs. BMW has had the distintive headlights for sometime already, Audi got theres recently with the LEDs. Now everyone is trying to get on that bandwagon and its getting out of hand.
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NO leds strips Please.
They should be reserved for Audi S or RS cars only to distinguish them more. They look like after thoughts on Porsches and MBs. BMW has had the distintive headlights for sometime already, Audi got theres recently with the LEDs. Now everyone is trying to get on that bandwagon and its getting out of hand.
Hahah, aint that the truth.

How long have Corona rings been available on bmw cars? Audi finally felt the need to have some "super sweet lighting"... always second - Oh the irony.

I really like the render though.. Looks athletic and mean...
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I know its just a rendering but I think the mirror is gonna be smaller and sleeker more aerodynamic perhaps, those mirrors looks like they belong to a pickup or suv.
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