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      08-15-2011, 05:39 AM   #133
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This is the first good looking 4 door 3 series since the E30
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      08-15-2011, 05:43 AM   #134
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Looks good...a cross between an E90 and a F10....let's just pray that it drives in a traditional 3 series manner!
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      08-15-2011, 05:43 AM   #135
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You mean "4er coupe"?
actually, I was referring to this:


or did I missunderstand that this won't be a 4er sedan (or 4 door coupe, whatever you want to call it)?


P.S. I know that this is just a render and it probably won't look like this just in case somebody didn't understand
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      08-15-2011, 06:26 AM   #136
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Looks Really Great!!! Love It!!! Im Surely Getting One!!!!
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      08-15-2011, 06:39 AM   #137
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actually, I was referring to this:


or did I missunderstand that this won't be a 4er sedan (or 4 door coupe, whatever you want to call it)?


P.S. I know that this is just a render and it probably won't look like this just in case somebody didn't understand
This is the 4er GranCoupe ... an/the 4-Door Coupe of the 4er Coupe-/Convertibe-Line.

There comes three 4er ... F32 4er Coupe(2-door), F33 4er Convertible and F36(35?) 4er GranCoupe(4-door).

The only sedan is called 3er F30!

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      08-15-2011, 07:02 AM   #138
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Looks good...a cross between an E90 and a F10....let's just pray that it drives in a traditional 3 series manner!
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      08-15-2011, 07:45 AM   #139
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This is the 4er GranCoupe ... an/the 4-Door Coupe of the 4er Coupe-/Convertibe-Line.

There comes three 4er ... F32 4er Coupe(2-door), F33 4er Convertible and F36(35?) 4er GranCoupe(4-door).

The only sedan is called 3er F30!

Greets Uli_HH
yeah, I know it's a 4er 4 door coupe, but wasn't sure about the GranCoupe part of the name so I said "sedan" (a little missleading, I know my mistake)
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      08-15-2011, 07:58 AM   #140
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Mini 5 series, or mini mini 7 series
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I like it very much!
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      08-15-2011, 08:02 AM   #141
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love the front end !!!
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      08-15-2011, 08:13 AM   #142
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from what i just saw, i think it looks awful..luckily i don't care much about the 3 series
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      08-15-2011, 08:19 AM   #143
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Looks like a small verson of a 5 series. Looking forward to see the M3
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      08-15-2011, 08:25 AM   #144
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I believe the new "4er Coupe" is scheduled for a Spring 2013 release as possibly a 2014 model.

Scott can you please confirm this is the rough plan?
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      08-15-2011, 08:29 AM   #145
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What a great way to start off the work week, walk in and boom! My first images of the F30.

Not much can be said as the pictures aren't exactly the clearest but I can say, so far, so good. Can't wait to get my hands on this for a test drive...

Wonder what other goodies besides HUD will we be getting?
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      08-15-2011, 08:38 AM   #146
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Looks like they took mercy on those headlights!
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      08-15-2011, 09:02 AM   #147
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from here it looks like e90 meets f10....this could be my next car if Msport is available to order by this time next year
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      08-15-2011, 09:02 AM   #148
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+1 looks like a baby 5 series...


cant wait to see the coupe.
Exactly what came to my mind as well... very simple, nothing ground breaking if you ask me!
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      08-15-2011, 09:43 AM   #149
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The rear certainly looks like the 5 series and (from a distance) this F30 could certainly be mistaken for a 5 series by average drivers. Still, it might just be the angle that this photo is taken, but the F30 headlights does suggest hints of the F20 1 serie's headlights, but it seems to be done more tastefully than the 1 series.

Of course, the really important question, as some posters have already implied, is the performace and handling. We've seen some criticism that the F10 seem to have lost a bit of it's previous sportiness (a debatable point-others say the F10 is just fine), but when it comes to the 3 series, BMW really don't want to lessen the performance or handling edge.
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      08-15-2011, 10:12 AM   #150
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This is the first good looking 4 door 3 series since the E30
E46 is pretty good too!
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from here it looks like e90 meets f10....this could be my next car if Msport is available to order by this time next year
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      08-15-2011, 10:37 AM   #152
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      08-15-2011, 10:43 AM   #153
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To me, it looks like the BMW badge is inset on the hood also.
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      08-15-2011, 10:48 AM   #154
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