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View Poll Results: What do you think of the new M3?
I'll take one...no questions asked! 1,573 57.98%
I like it but still need to see it in person. 581 21.42%
It might grow on me. 252 9.29%
It is just not what I expected. 157 5.79%
Ugh, way to screw up a great car! 150 5.53%
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Old 03-12-2007, 12:58 PM
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What do you think of the new M3?

Now that BMW has officially released the M3 concept car at Geneva, what do you think of it?





See the whole story about the new M3 here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=193190
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Old 03-12-2007, 01:21 PM
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The look is great for a performance car. Clean lines and sleek apperance looks fast.
What are the significant body style differences from the 06 335ci?
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Old 03-12-2007, 05:00 PM
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There are a few misses with the new M3, but overall it has an aggressive look, and the goods under the hood to back it up!

And personally, I love the hood.
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Old 03-12-2007, 07:35 PM
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Old 03-13-2007, 06:59 AM
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It doesn't stand out as much as I thought it would, but it still looks great.
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Old 03-13-2007, 01:32 PM
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It looks good but its no e46 M3
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Old 03-14-2007, 08:57 AM
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love the car, not a huge fan of the bump but it might grow on me. actually i'm sure it will especially if i get to drive it.
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Old 03-15-2007, 08:56 AM
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Hmmmm...

Looks like a damn G35..... sorry.
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Old 03-16-2007, 05:33 PM
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G35

Sorry Team BMW...this SCREAMS G35. I dig the "might as well be a" shaker hood. The side vents are 'soft'. The intake on the nose is soft. The side sills are soft. Its just a little too swoopy and Infinity. All the crazy shapes of an F1 car seem more agreswsive than this. This is a race car for the streets! A street fighter! A little 'rough around the edges' for a BMW! Its starting to look like a bad body kit.

I cant believe I have just said all those things about an M3. Someone shoot me. Or give me the keys. I'm sure it will grow on me.
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Old 03-16-2007, 06:37 PM
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From the rear quarter picture it looks like an Accord. They could have done better.

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Old 03-17-2007, 01:10 PM
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i agree that it's no e46. i love it, but the e46 reigns supreme.
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Old 03-20-2007, 01:10 PM
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Old 03-21-2007, 09:07 AM
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Looks like a damn G35..... sorry.
It definitely has that feel..

But I'd still take one. I think they look pretty cool.. I bet it will be quite powerful too.
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Old 03-21-2007, 01:17 PM
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Where is the BMW LOOK? any one can you help me out? LOL... doesnt even look like a Bimmer!! Look nice though, in a kinda weird way...
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Old 03-23-2007, 03:27 PM
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Old 03-27-2007, 06:04 PM
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i think its going to be a sick car...come on, bmw wouldn't screw up tradition of great sports cars
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Old 03-28-2007, 12:59 PM
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The exterior is ok and i could live with it with some more aero enhancements, but the interior, an area where I have to see while driving is not so pleasing. Ill pass.
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Old 03-30-2007, 06:43 AM
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Old 03-30-2007, 07:04 AM
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It would depend on how it drives to me. I'm not too sure about the looks, have to see it in person.
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Old 03-31-2007, 05:09 PM
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All I can say is WOW!!!! I can not even wait til this beast hits the streets it's going to be a killer.
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Old 04-01-2007, 09:40 PM
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hey m3 is m3 if your a true enthusiast of the ///M cars you have to love it... period.







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Old 04-05-2007, 08:23 AM
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Looks good to me
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Old 04-05-2007, 09:04 AM
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I've never been a fan of the appearance of the E46 M3. The wheel arches are just too plain and round, they make the car look pudgy. This is an improvement, the new car has more edge.

The E36 M3, on the other hand, might be the best of the lot from an aesthetic standpoint. That was the last of the classically styled 3s.
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Old 04-06-2007, 08:33 AM
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I guess this is how BMW shows Infinity how to make a real 'M'
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Old 04-09-2007, 10:18 AM
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I don't like the CF roof, the CF interior (I'd prefer Brushed Aluminum). The Hood Bulge might grow on me, and the side mirrors probably won't look so bad in Black.

I am waiting for the Sedan, which hopefully will look a little more like the "regular" cars sorta like the M5 does versus the M6.
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