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      08-16-2011, 11:13 AM   #177
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So the next generation M3 (only coupe version confirmed at this point) will be called an M4?!?!?! Why abandon the iconic M3 name in an lame attempt to try and move it more upscale and charge more for it.

Blasphemy!!
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      08-16-2011, 11:42 PM   #178
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uh... is it me or the angle? or my angle? it looks huge!
the back looks like an infinity.. (something) j30? I can't remember....

wow. I'm glad I have a 335d on order. I really don't like it from these angles.

why bigger? is the 1 series getting bigger?
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      08-17-2011, 01:01 PM   #179
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But they said the same about the F10 and that drives like a bag of nuts,

Did "they" say it, or did Scott say it?
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      08-17-2011, 01:38 PM   #180
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People who have spent tens of thousands on it are still saying it!!
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      08-17-2011, 02:23 PM   #181
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everybody needs to chill and stop judgin a book by its cover. we all know how important the 3series is, have a lil faith a relax for the time being ... not like theres anything we can do about it anyway
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      08-17-2011, 02:40 PM   #182
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Well, you can, you can not buy it.
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      08-17-2011, 02:42 PM   #183
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Well, you can, you can not buy it.
well ya ha, im talkin in terms of design obviously
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      08-17-2011, 02:47 PM   #184
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well ya ha, im talkin in terms of design obviously

I know, British humour.
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      08-18-2011, 05:14 PM   #185
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I'm confused..if the 4 series is the new 3 series coupe, then what will the next M3 be called? It's already been said that there will be no M3 sedan. Clearly the next M3 will not be called the M4. So...?
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      08-22-2011, 07:53 PM   #186
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The new 5 series looks good.
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      08-31-2011, 06:27 PM   #187
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The new BMW 3er will also be more profitable per unit for BMW than any other 3er before .
Yippee.

So far, it seems kind of big and bland. Looking forward to more images, better images, and a look at the interior.

Hmm. Seem to have lost a post, somehow. I'll put it here, I guess.

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everything is seen as increasing the image of the car , especially for customers who are downsizing from larger luxury vehicles.

I don't buy a 3 series for image and (large) luxury. I buy it for the driving experience. What happened to performance, and form following function?
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      08-31-2011, 06:39 PM   #188
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With the F30, it's a favourite because closely follows the F10 5-Series in that it's just looks like a classy executive car with a touch of sport. We like each class for different reasons.
If I wanted a classy executive car, with a touch of sport, I'd buy a Benz, or a larger BMW, or any number of cars. The 3-series is supposed to be for drivers who know better, and want more than "a touch of sport."

IMHO.
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      08-31-2011, 11:18 PM   #189
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Hmm, I'm defininitely not feeling the look of this one compared to the current e9x. Looks kind of boring and not nearly as aggressive, IMO.
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      09-29-2011, 02:10 AM   #190
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TX78666 - I agree with you.
From this pictures I might stay with E92 for a longer period.
The 3- series should be sporty in driving and looking also.
The trunk seems to me only maybe a bit smaller than I would have liked.
I hope when I will see it for real my opinion will change.
The E90 also E60, they where more ''bold'', dare to challenge the design and I like them.
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