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#1 +zhiVago

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 08:43




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Posted 13 December 2013 - 08:48

Now those are nice cars!



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Posted 13 December 2013 - 09:07

First time I thought the interior matched the exterior in terms of good looks of a BMW.  Always found them to be pretty basic. Will never be able to afford an M3 though :(



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Posted 13 December 2013 - 09:42

Its a very nice car, but to be honest looks exactly like a 3 series. Apart from the m3 badge, I wouldnt notice the difference. I still prefer the m3 like the one in nfs most wanted. Thats the best car.



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Posted 13 December 2013 - 15:18

man gotta love inline 6



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Posted 13 December 2013 - 19:42

Its a very nice car, but to be honest looks exactly like a 3 series. Apart from the m3 badge, I wouldnt notice the difference. I still prefer the m3 like the one in nfs most wanted. Thats the best car.

 

With all due respect, it's not going to look like a 6 series is it?

 

BMW have certainly diluted the M brand with latest M-Sport bodykits available on any 3-series, but this M3 still has some unique personality. The power bulge on the bonnet can't really be missed and the quad pipes and yellow callipers are distinctive. 



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Posted 13 December 2013 - 22:41

Am I the only one that isn't a fan? I guess so. Looks kind of ugly to me. Okay, ugly may not be the right word, but I prefer the E92s.



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Posted 14 December 2013 - 04:16

With all due respect, it's not going to look like a 6 series is it?

 

BMW have certainly diluted the M brand with latest M-Sport bodykits available on any 3-series, but this M3 still has some unique personality. The power bulge on the bonnet can't really be missed and the quad pipes and yellow callipers are distinctive. 

Well, the other German manufacturers seems to be doing that also. Mercedes offers AMG styling packages to non-AMG cars, and Audi offers the S-line package. 

 

This is the beauty of most AMG/M/RS models - there are subtle changes to the normal variants. They are disguised luxury "sleepers" but don't ever try to race one in a normal car :p Car enthusiasts will know exactly what it is, but to the untrained eye, it's just another 3/4 series. 

 

I have seen this earlier this week and I love these cars. I am thinking about getting rid of my F30 335 for a M4. 



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Posted 14 December 2013 - 04:17

man gotta love inline 6

I'll raise you quad cam v6 :p



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Posted 14 December 2013 - 04:28

Mmmmm. Okay, maybe I do want to upgrade... :p



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Posted 14 December 2013 - 05:55

The design team in BMW starts to remind me of the one in Porsche, in terms of boredom, originality and new ideas.



#12 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 14 December 2013 - 05:57

The design team in BMW starts to remind me of the one in Porsche, in terms of boredom, originality and new ideas.

In fairness, that's BMW in a nutshell, historically all of their cars look like smaller or larger versions of a different number model in their range



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Posted 14 December 2013 - 06:07

The design team in BMW starts to remind me of the one in Porsche, in terms of boredom, originality and new ideas.

 

When it comes to their "formula", the BMW spirit, they hit the nail right on the head in the 90's imho. They've been evolving this formula since then. 

 

If a product is highly rated by the consumers and sells really well - it's pretty stupid to change it, don't you agree?

 

It'd be like... if Apple were to completely revamp their eco-system and UI with each new generation. 



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Posted 14 December 2013 - 12:09

The design team in BMW starts to remind me of the one in Porsche, in terms of boredom, originality and new ideas.

 

Mercedes, Audi and VW are the same. They all have a huge range of cars to fill every niche, and they have to keep the brand styling together somehow. Massive jumps in design don't happen overnight when you have so many models.