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      08-28-2012, 05:53 PM   #23
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Apparently these GT monstrosities are popular in some parts of the world. I for one despise them. I had my issues when BMW started making SUV's, but saw their value. The GT's though completely baffle me. The look like bloated Hyenas with short legs. In my view, they are design atrocities!
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      08-28-2012, 06:14 PM   #25
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      08-28-2012, 06:19 PM   #26
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the next massively ugly car of BMW. Adrian you fool what are you doing man, open your own freaking eyes for once!!!!? The fugly 1 series, the 5 GT, the entire X crap lines, the mediocre 6-series.

Of course, Bangle already messed up big time, but that is NOT an excuse to continue the massacre.

I just see the mazda 6-series and it looks 10 times better. What a mess we're in? And it can be avoided so easily. BMW, you make me mad with this ugly designs. The cars I love apparently have to be ugly.

Who has the e-mail address of Adrian, I so want to talk to the guy! Urgently...
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      08-28-2012, 06:26 PM   #27
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I Would have a GT over a touring any day of the week.
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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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      08-28-2012, 06:28 PM   #29
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This car could benefit from Jenny Craig. Just saying....its got a big ass.
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my gosh. no amount of photography is gonna help them pass this one that easily.
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BMW/Dodge Caliber anyone? Mmm... Looks like brand loyalty will be needed to sell this, albeit wonderfully made, ugly thing of a car...

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I think this car is aimed at the young executive women market - they seem to love their hatch backs
I can see it now for a license plate:

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the next massively ugly car of BMW. Adrian you fool what are you doing man, open your own freaking eyes for once!!!!? The fugly 1 series, the 5 GT, the entire X crap lines, the mediocre 6-series.

Of course, Bangle already messed up big time, but that is NOT an excuse to continue the massacre.

I just see the mazda 6-series and it looks 10 times better. What a mess we're in? And it can be avoided so easily. BMW, you make me mad with this ugly designs. The cars I love apparently have to be ugly.

Who has the e-mail address of Adrian, I so want to talk to the guy! Urgently...
Hey now, don't even bring the 1-series or X-line into your rant.
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I see 5GT a lot. I'm sure BMW would only build if there was demand
I think the development cyle was too long and they couldn't stop it.
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      08-28-2012, 06:56 PM   #36
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my gosh. no amount of photography is gonna help them pass this one that easily.
Like you say... I'am already anxious to see the introduction pictures. With a lot of shadow parts at the rear for profile shots, a super lowered suspension, nice 19'rims to capture the focus. Mostly front end and 1/4th shots to de-emphasize the rear.

Then a few months later you see one in real life from the back and 3/4th and then it hits ultra hard: ugly like any stupid low cost Korean inferior crossover blob.
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      08-28-2012, 07:25 PM   #37
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Don't like that at all. I'll stay with my good ol' fashoined 4-door sedan.
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      08-28-2012, 07:33 PM   #39
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BMW, are you reading this page? Dont do it
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BMW, are you reading this page? Dont do it
They just bluntly ignore, with several previous crap designs being launched before this also. I assume Asian market magnet is strong and very forgiving for really bad designs? So BMW market is shifting to other markets and EBITDA is still rising, so why do they care after all?

This is the paradox BMW tries to proves to us: inferior product desirability by ugly and even repulsive design is not affecting projected profitablilty at all! Just shift to a rising market that doesn't care.
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      08-28-2012, 08:30 PM   #42
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The new x1 already sucks, why not a 3 series GT to suck even more? Right BMW?!
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