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Old 8th January 2007, 02:05   #16
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Correction.. its the E90.. E46 is the outgoing version..
Exactly what i'm saying Maverick.... Sahil is talking about BMW taking the old version off their website.

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Old 7th March 2007, 11:33   #17
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Default 2008 BMW M3 Concept revealed

2008 BMW M3 Concept revealed

have a look at this i dont know if its the real deal because it looks like a photoshop for me.
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Old 7th March 2007, 11:51   #18
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Well, it is the real deal. Spy shots had been released around august and compared to them, i'd say the only noticable difference is that they have toned down the wheel arches a bit. A shame, but it still looks pretty muscular. From a M3 fan to the designers at BMW: Bravo!
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Old 7th March 2007, 13:54   #19
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Ealier it was said that the upcoming M3 was going to be so radically different that people might mistake it for a new model between 3 and 5 but it looks more or less a brawny 3 series nothing too radical about the design though I simple love it .
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Meet the new BMW M3 - one of the most-anticipated cars of 2007. A near-production ready concept version has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show.
Although there's no word yet on this super sedan's engine details or performance figures, we do know that there will be a red-hot 4.0-litre V8 engine under the bonnet.
The expected power output is 313kW, which is 88kW more than that of the already impressive 335i coupe.
According to insider information it will take the M3 an amazing 4.9 seconds to do the 0-100km/h sprint. Naturally top speed is limited to 250km/h.


This V8 will be mated to a six-speed manual gearbox or a new seven-speed SMG automatic transmission.
Apparently the production M3 will come with BMW's active M differential, which allocates drive to the wheels with the best traction improving handling

The BMW M3 concept's design is also pretty close to the "real thing".
BMW showed a similar concept of the M5 in 2005 and it went into production virtually unchanged.



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Old 13th March 2007, 03:28   #21
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nothing special.. lost total interest in this car when he 3 series came last year..too bad..
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Believe me...this WILL be special.
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Old 13th March 2007, 21:05   #23
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Believe me...this WILL be special.
i only meant in the looks dept, for me looks are as important as the performance factor, thats y this will never be a car i will give a second look too on the road or when i am looking for a car for myself..

i have no doubt it will be a great performer but there will always be someone better in that dept and the looks..
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Old 13th March 2007, 21:54   #24
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it looks pretty good to me!! atleast it is a lot better than the present 3 series. previous m3's were not too different from 3's, but now, as far as i can see, they have changed all the body panels, redesigning the lines, giving the m3 a better look....
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I don't know if you guys have already seen it. But I just looked at the official M3 pics on TCL

I think I'm falling for the new M3. It is HOT!!



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Mmmmmmm, smokin! That's going on to the most-wanted list! Only wish the quad exhausts were at the edge of the bumper, rather than grouped so close.
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Old 6th April 2007, 05:01   #27
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Neeeeeeds Bigger Alloys!
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Neeeeeeds Bigger Alloys!
Specially the latest pic's of the maroon M3, seems like it needs lower profile tyres and bigger alloys. Hopefully BMW will change this, they usually well designed and rather large alloys for most other M models.
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Although beautiful, I somehow prefer this artist's brute rendition:



Maybe it's the BIGGER ALLOYSSSS
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looking good, but did they take the wheels of a bmw 316i??? it has be be way more low profile.
agree that the exhausts have to be spaced apart wider.
other than that i really hope DSC can be fully turned off (unlike the M5) to go sideways
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