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      11-14-2012, 12:15 AM   #265
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So far a huge improvement from the side anyway, save the vent because it is hard to make much of it, other than the fatalistic proportions.
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If you think that is the ugliest car you have ever seen, then you have some interesting taste. Sure, that design has some busy elements to it, but at least it is aggressive. It appears they are going for the look of an affordable LFA. I can think of many other designs that I would label ugly over that Lexus concept. The Pontiac Aztek comes to mind.
That thing is honestly giving the Aztek a run for its money. I really like the styling of the LFA, let's not disgrace that car by comparing it to this mess.

Back on topic, as someone who just bought an E92 last month I'm having a hard time admitting it but this F32 is purely gorgeous. I wish the side vent wasn't there but oh well, I'll be happy to replace this E92 with a 4 series (or a 2) when the lease is up.
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      11-14-2012, 12:18 AM   #267
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I am with you bro.

This car can be great, I just hope they did not fuck it up.

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Agreed Kraut... I was mentioning earlier in the thread that even Lexus was not using the vent on the IS coupe (so I wanted to ad a pic)

It will be interesting, and good for more competition to raise the bar for all the cars in this segment that gets my I-cant-get-enough-sexy-(2-DOOR)-coupes genes pumping proteins.
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      11-14-2012, 12:20 AM   #268
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I'm not a Lexus fan, but I'll admit this car looks good.
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      11-14-2012, 12:28 AM   #269
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Heres my illustration of the M4 that i made about 2 months ago. based on the spy photo. its the same body as the 4 series. the diffuser is from a 1M i just needed something to put on there to finish it.


used the spy photo as my base model to get every shape and line.

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      11-14-2012, 12:35 AM   #270
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440i, sounds really terrible in chinese.
Or Japanese !!
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      11-14-2012, 12:38 AM   #271
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Nice proportions, but the side skirt looks like it belongs on a Prius. Most likely the "M Performance" side skirts and "M performance" Carbon Fiber side vents will sell like hotcakes
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      11-14-2012, 12:40 AM   #272
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The black vent can pass (although I personally think it looks awful), but I imagine it will be brushed aluminum on modern line and chrome on luxury line.... Which is f*#$ing hideous!! Wanted this car so bad based on previous renders... Now shoot me in the face
Lol. Great post! Are we too nice or something?
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      11-14-2012, 12:49 AM   #273
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Heres my illustration of the M4 that i made about 2 months ago. based on the spy photo. its the same body as the 4 series. the diffuser is from a 1M i just needed something to put on there to finish it.

Well done E92Alpine328i....!
This is more like it! Certainly one of the best....I'm definitely digging this for my next car if it's anything close.
Btw, the rear diffuser should be closer to M5/M6 style rather than 1M...don't you think?
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Come on photoshopers! Do your thing! Headlights and Taillights can be seen through the camo..
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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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      11-14-2012, 01:17 AM   #275
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that line on he hood bugs me on the f30 and from here i see it will continue on the 4 series (cant get used to the 4). dont care about the regulations, audi and mercedes dont have that line.. anw, i will be staying with my e92..
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      11-14-2012, 01:37 AM   #276
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They raised the side hip lines so there is less glass surface and it is kind of optical illusion to make the car look sleeker but it is not. Funny but it dies look fat compared to E92 (which was already too fat).
I see lots of similarities to 3 series, why even bother naming it 4 series or only for a sake of putting that number 4 in use.
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      11-14-2012, 01:41 AM   #277
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the wheel housing is closer to the front door giving it a less sportier look as the hood looks smaller. the car also looks taller which again gives it a less sportier look than the e92. maybe the lines will help creating a sportier impression but those clues are what usually let us know we are in front of a performance oriented car so this doesn't sound like a right move (sport cars design: lower car, taller wheel housing, long hood, sleek roofline which at least this car got right...)
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      11-14-2012, 03:18 AM   #278
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Wouldn't stop me from buying one of the last E92 M3's, just saying....
I want a ttV8.
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      11-14-2012, 03:24 AM   #279
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So far it looks great. I think that price can't go up a lot in those times, because E92 here already costs similar to A5 and E Coupe. When I bought my E92 I could get Audi A5 for a lower price, also Mercedes had very tempting offer for E Coupe, which would cost same as my E92. I can't wait to see more photos, this will be probably replacment for my E92, but I will also check new Cayman.
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Car looks nice.... I sure would like to learn more about the potential 440i
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      11-14-2012, 03:38 AM   #282
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i like what I'm seeing so far. Clean, except for questionable side grill Hoping that's an option, looks like an after thought. M4/M3 just might be my next car if they look the part!
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      11-14-2012, 04:30 AM   #283
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8 Speed automatic or a double clutch? I really don't like the indicator in the mirrors...
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      11-14-2012, 05:33 AM   #284
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I don't think the "4" series is going to sell well in the Asian/Chinese market. The # 4 represents death in Chinese. "come ride in my new death car" lol
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Looks nice Don't think they will sell it as 4-Series in Asia/China bet they will continue to call it 3-Series there
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