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F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current)
The sixth generation 3 series, chassis code F30. 2013 model year 328i and 335i sedans now in production. Read the F30 frequently asked question thread for all your basic question and dive into all the details in the ultimate F30 information thread.

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Old 12-27-2011, 02:40 PM
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Old 12-27-2011, 04:48 PM
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Old 12-27-2011, 05:51 PM
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Sexy.
I can't look at that front fascia and call it sexy, I am sorry.

I used to laugh at Audi's "bass mouth" front fascia, but not anymore.
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Old 12-27-2011, 05:52 PM
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Yikes...that's a weird snout. Shrug, I put up with the bland of the e90, seems the F30, if I bother, will just be another eyesore. Oh well.
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Old 12-28-2011, 05:15 AM
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I find the E90 pretty boring and the F30 will be better but still Audi is making the best looking cars in this class (IMO). Flame away . . .
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I find the E90 pretty boring and the F30 will be better but still Audi is making the best looking cars in this class (IMO). Flame away . . .
opinion...too bad audis dont drive anything like they look
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Is that an E90 right behind it lol?
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opinion...too bad audis dont drive anything like they look
This thread is about sexiness, not how it drives.

From the standpoint of being sexy, I think most will agree Audi goes it better.
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This thread is about sexiness, not how it drives.

From the standpoint of being sexy, I think most will agree Audi goes it better.
lol...dtc100 your on a "I hate the F30" trip today, no?
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If its about "sexy" thats opinion based, and from the outside the a4 fugly..so is the c class. f30 is 10X better looking than both

amnd i could care less what others think...u dont buy a car based on what others say lmfao I buy the car I like.

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Old 12-28-2011, 02:59 PM
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I'll certainly be anxious to see and drive one in person. Not too sure about that front end - the new headlights and grill are . . . Umm . . . Nevermind.
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Was thinking the same thing about that green porsche lol u still have that?

my dad had a 911 and they are amazing
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Audi is a rebadged Camry.
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lol...dtc100 your on a "I hate the F30" trip today, no?
I don't hate F30, I don't even rule out the likelihood of getting one, but I can tell you this, I would only get the m sport if I do, that's how I think of the new front end.
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Was thinking the same thing about that green porsche lol u still have that?

my dad had a 911 and they are amazing
I drive my lean green 911 machine every day. It's the perfect chick magnet.
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I don't hate F30, I don't even rule out the likelihood of getting one, but I can tell you this, I would only get the m sport if I do, that's how I think of the new front end.
Yeah M Sport for me too. But not because I mind the design; I really like the whole look inside and out.
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Respectfully disagree.

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opinion...too bad audis dont drive anything like they look
If you're out on the track, fine, you can argue about the nuances at the limit. But for the driving that 99/100 Americans actually do, this isn't really true. Modern Audis drive incredibly well, and I've owned both Audis and BMWs over the years.

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I've also driven my family's cars over the years, including the following:
2004 Allroad 4.2,
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I've had plenty of experience driving both BMWs and Audis over the years, and I disagree with your assessment.
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