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      08-14-2011, 12:14 PM   #45
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Looks like the front bumper will have those chrome pieces like the 7 series, not to sure if like that.

Other than that it looks good!
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      08-14-2011, 12:15 PM   #46
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      08-14-2011, 12:16 PM   #47
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Not surprised it looks like this...not liking how it looks EXACTLY like the 5 series, but I'm sure it will grow on me when it comes time tonged one lol
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      08-14-2011, 12:19 PM   #48
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I'm looking toward the M3 version. fun to look
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      08-14-2011, 12:29 PM   #49
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      08-14-2011, 12:32 PM   #50
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Dosnt have me saying wow yet but it brings hope
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      08-14-2011, 12:34 PM   #51
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Looks like the front bumper will have those chrome pieces like the 7 series, not to sure if like that.
Looks to me like a trim piece similar to the E92 LCI (see here: http://www.e90post.com/goodiesforyou.../P90054812.jpg).


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      08-14-2011, 12:36 PM   #52
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you guys are all wrong. THis is 5 series j/k j/k
It looks buffy to me
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      08-14-2011, 12:40 PM   #53
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Nice! Patiently waiting for an F30 M3. Please make the sedan!
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      08-14-2011, 12:42 PM   #54
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Seems like the new 3 series gets Head-up display also.
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      08-14-2011, 12:45 PM   #55
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      08-14-2011, 12:50 PM   #56
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It just looks like more of the same to me. If it were not any bigger or heavier than the previous car, I might be excited.
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      08-14-2011, 12:50 PM   #57
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Hummm...can't say it's great from these angles, doesn't look "exciting" to me...but can't say it's ugly either.

Things I notice are the hood and rear. The rear deck is so short and angled such that the car almost looks like a hatchback to me but can't say for sure until we see a true profile shot.

The hood could also be a problem...looks quite a bit like a Lexus IS-F, which, IMHO isn't a good thing. Again, hard to tell from these angles. I'm cautiously optimistic but much more interested in the 4-series.
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      08-14-2011, 12:58 PM   #58
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one more question, will the F30 have the Alcantara/Leather combination as an option for M-Sport package? that would be perfect, as I had that in one car and it was just awesome... and I know that the new 6er has that, so please say "yes"
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      08-14-2011, 12:59 PM   #59
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Looks exactly the same...Enlighten me please
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I see 1-series clues at the front :-(:-(:-(
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back looks like a G37... not kidding and looks like we have our new e39!

No more M3... just M4
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BMW have tapped into this by mirroring typical BMW dynamics and steering communication within the new UKL cars.
You mean massive body roll, a steering system that is not connected to the front wheels, and the engine note played through the speaker system?!?!?!?!
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      08-14-2011, 01:05 PM   #62
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Trunk looks so short
Agreed... overall looks good, better than the f10. Main concern is the wheelbase - looks kinda long, would negatively affect the handling.... hope it isn't too much bigger
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Looks definitely like an evolutionary design.

I'm guessing the average person wouldn't be able to tell a e90 from an f30 without being close.

Wonder if f32 will follow the same idea. I'm only saying this because I have a e92
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As a few already mentioned here. My realistic review will arrive after seeing and driving the new F-30. These raw photos aren't pushing me towards a dealer to place an order for November so who knows if my review will ever happen. I'm not sold on the f-30. Especially a tri-turbo M3!
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one more question, will the F30 have the Alcantara/Leather combination as an option for M-Sport package? that would be perfect, as I had that in one car and it was just awesome... and I know that the new 6er has that, so please say "yes"
Yes the M-Sport Packet will be revealed at launch but go sale in the third quarter of 2012. It will include those M-specific seats found within the 5er and new 1er.

You do realise that the original photographer is in a building, possibly an office shooting a birds-eye view of the F30 - That is why it looks longer and wider . By now I thought people would understand perspectives when viewed from great height?
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Looks great from these blurry pics. Overall as expect a baby 5-series. I think I will wait before picking up a C63.
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