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      07-26-2013, 01:18 PM   #1
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You've seen them separately, now see them visually compared - the 4 Series versus 3 Series M Sport and M Performance equipped models.

The 4 Series M Sport model can be ordered now and the 4 series M Performance Parts will be released in October-November.

For details on each:

See more details/pics of the 4 Series M Sport
See more details/pics of 4 Series M Performance Parts


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      07-26-2013, 02:18 PM   #2
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Interesting comparative!
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      07-26-2013, 02:21 PM   #3
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I'm thinking they both look amazing. I'm just partial to coupes anyways and the more I look at where the 4 series is going the more I start to see the baby 6 Series come through. I approve so far but the M4 (still sounds weird) will definitely be the kicker.
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      07-26-2013, 02:25 PM   #4
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3 series M-sport already looked good, but the 4-series M-sport looks even better, and the M-versions will look best! ;-)

I wonder if the 4-series M-performance interior carbon trim will include the continuing door inlays, and not just the door handles. Would be a weird to have a carbon trim flowing into glossy black or blue line in the door.
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      07-26-2013, 02:26 PM   #5
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Wonder if it's possible to retrofit that steering wheel to the 3
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      07-26-2013, 02:30 PM   #6
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3-series steering wheel should be like the 4-series... The one pictured is non-MSport.
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      07-26-2013, 02:36 PM   #7
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The front airdam of the sedan looks much better than the coupe, especially the way the character lines flow up into the hood. The steering wheel in the sedan looks much better than the coupe, the coupe's looks incongruously spindly.

Other than that, it's the coupe.
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      07-26-2013, 02:45 PM   #8
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Wow the blue versions look so alike!
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      07-26-2013, 02:48 PM   #9
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The M Performance wheels looks sick on both models!
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      07-26-2013, 02:54 PM   #10
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Nice comparo. I think all four models look great. But the 4 series is definitely the more aggressive one especially when it wears the M Performance Parts.
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      07-26-2013, 02:55 PM   #11
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Both amazing...but if you're going to put all that stuff on the car might as well save for the M's
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      07-26-2013, 03:02 PM   #12
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Amazing comparison photos. The F series cars sure look good! The coupe has already grown on me and I love it now.

I noticed that the F30 is a little more angular and the F32 is a little more curvy, ie see the lines of the headlights and taillights. I like the more angular, sharp lines of the sedan myself. Both look incredible in M Performance garb.
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      07-26-2013, 03:13 PM   #13
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I like the 3 series steering wheel more, the 4 just looks a little too empty. But the performance package on the 4
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Both amazing...but if you're going to put all that stuff on the car might as well save for the M's
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      07-26-2013, 03:27 PM   #15
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Hmmm, I tend to prefer the 3 series. Good thing cause I need the back door for ease with my kiddo....going to get either a 335i M Sport or an M3 when the lease on My X5 is up the March after next.
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Both amazing...but if you're going to put all that stuff on the car might as well save for the M's
Welcome to the evolving BMW.....

They've identified some group of the population that likes M Jewelry but doesn't need to track like an "M" car
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///M emblem on the fender from factory???...Super Fruity. Why?

I'd be embarrassed to drive that car.
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Something about having rev lights on the steering wheel on a 435i (and presumably a 428i) seems a bit rice to me. Even on the M, it's much more tasteful to have it over the tach.

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///M emblem on the fender from factory???...Super Fruity. Why?

I'd be embarrassed to drive that car.
I'm sure that's why you debadged yours as soon as you got it. Because it looked fruity.
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IMHO the M-Performance aero kits looks very gaudy/new money.
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///M emblem on the fender from factory???...Super Fruity. Why?

I'd be embarrassed to drive that car.
I'm sure that's why you debadged yours as soon as you got it. Because it looked fruity.
Hahaha, I think of the m logo on my interior kick boards, steering wheel, and shifter when ppl complain about new m logos.

Unless you put M3 on the back of your 3er, you should not be embarassed, bc that would be posing.
These m logos signify m-like parts that set them apart from the lux line etc
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Interesting.. anyone notice the bimmerang missing in the 2nd to last pic? I wonder if we'll be able to order fenders without that damned thing if we want too.
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