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Old 31st December 2008, 14:04   #1
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yes you read it right, a hatchback, the 5 series hatch back.

this is positioned between the 5 and the x 5.

i guess bmw is confused itself and wants to further more confuse us.

simple: a fast sedan : m 3
a very fast sedam : m 5
a suv : x 5
a cors over : x 3.

what is this then ??

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Autocar - BMW 5-series hatch given go-ahead

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yes you read it right, a hatchback, the 5 series hatch back.

this is positioned between the 5 and the x 5.

i guess bmw is confused itself and wants to further more confuse us.

simple: a fast sedan : m 3
a very fast sedam : m 5
a suv : x 5
a cors over : x 3.

what is this then ??

source:
Autocar - BMW 5-series hatch given go-ahead

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It is a hatchback
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Old 31st December 2008, 23:13   #3
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It is a hatchback
Leulz pwn4g3!

Well basically, it'll be a Vauxhall Signum/Renault Vel Satis type flop-show
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BMW's trying to make a car for every existing segment.
They're even trying to cover non-existant segments.

There's still a gab between the 3 and the 5 series which will be covered sooner looking at the way they're churning out new models.
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I think this news is related to this.
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RUMORS: BMW Product and Concept Intros for 2009 - worldcarfans

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BMW insiders have divulged product and concept debuts over the course of 2009. Pointing to a bumper year for fans of the blue and white Roundel, January will see the redesigned, hard-top BMW Z4 being publicly unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In March the first glimpses of the Progressive Activity Sedan (PAS) or V-Series will show up in Geneva as a concept. Geneva should also deliver the Z4 Individual and the much-awaited Rolls Royce EX102 or RR4 concept, as well as a BMW eDrive model.

eDrive refers to cars that are powered by electricity, and this model is either a 1 or 3 Series. Project i will get good mention too in Geneva. Then we are off to Shanghai, China where the Concept CS made its international debut in 2008. There we'll see the 760i/ iL, 7 Series xDrive and the hybrid version being exhibited.

MINI Crossover can be seen later in the year about the same time as the PAS production model. The X1 production version will break cover too in 2009, so should an X6 Hybrid. For enthusiasts of the brand, high-performance M versions of the X5, X6, and a 7 Series-based M7 will come through.

More news are expected to surface regarding the BMW Z Vision Concept, a car shaped in the traditional roadster fashion, a few sizes smaller than a Z8 and powered by either hybrid or electric sources. Z Vision represents for BMW the future of the sports car, and could show what the precursor to the Mazda MX-5-bashing baby Z2 would roughly look like.
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That's gotta be one of the ugliest cars in the market (if it comes out) right now.
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Why these new Beemers are pig faced....
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Gosh
How could they ever come up with something like that.
From the side, it looks rubbish

Thumbs Down!
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Why these new Beemers are pig faced....
Why insult poor pigs buddy? lol
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Why insult poor pigs buddy? lol
Chris Bangle is to be blamed for this.
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Why insult poor pigs buddy? lol
Chris Bangle is to be blamed for this.
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What is the point of this car?? They already have a 5 series Station Wagon! And they even have an M5 Station Wagon which competes directly with the RS6 Avant and the E 63 Tourer. Then what is the point of this car??
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What is the point of this car?? They already have a 5 series Station Wagon! And they even have an M5 Station Wagon which competes directly with the RS6 Avant and the E 63 Tourer. Then what is the point of this car??
this is what exactly i wanted to find out. . .
BMW is loosing the plot, earlier it was so simple, now its complicated.

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