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E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014)
4th generation E90 M3 sedan, E92 M3 coupe and E93 M3 convertible. The last of the naturally aspirated M3s, powered by a 4.0 liter V8 making 414hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.

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Old 04-03-2007, 06:11 PM
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Car and Driver Article on E92 M3

http://www.caranddriver.com/carnews/...-m3-coupe.html

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Old 04-04-2007, 09:27 AM
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They certainly show a ton of pictures in that article.This design doesn't excite me at all.It looks like various designs all stuck together,doesn't flow well at all.Even the wheels look awful.
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Old 04-04-2007, 12:46 PM
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I'm liking it more but the E46 is a tough act to follow
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Old 04-04-2007, 07:49 PM
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When I saw the E46 M3 for the very first time, I said I MUST HAVE it. This new model is nice, the front grill is not agressive and the rear is too much flair for nothing though, but I dont have the same feeling. Just my take on it.
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Old 04-10-2007, 10:18 PM
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Old 04-10-2007, 10:42 PM
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I've always liked the E46 M3 and if I didn't need 4 doors, I would have bought one. But that said, I must disagree with Riuster and Shades. I think the E92 M3 is definitely not a design by committee, but truly a form following function design and really looks the part even more so then the venerable E46 M3 ZSP. From the wheels to the 'power bump' on the hood, there's a method to the insanity and the creation is once again king of the non-exotic sports car realm.

BMW did their homework and made a beast of an automobile.

The first time I saw it as the Geneva Concept I knew there would be no other car for me till I owned one and following first year teething problems, I will. Now the question is which color with the 19s?


I can't wait to drive it
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Old 04-10-2007, 11:12 PM
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I've always liked the E46 M3 and if I didn't need 4 doors, I would have bought one. But that said, I must disagree with Riuster and Shades. I think the E92 M3 is definitely not a design by committee, but truly a form following function design and really looks the part even more so then the venerable E46 M3 ZSP. From the wheels to the 'power bump' on the hood, there's a method to the insanity and the creation is once again king of the non-exotic sports car realm.

BMW did their homework and made a beast of an automobile.

The first time I saw it as the Geneva Concept I knew there would be no other car for me till I owned one and following first year teething problems, I will. Now the question is which color with the 19s?


I can't wait to drive it
Same thing here. I needed 4 doors and the e46 M3 did not come that way. BMW seems like it has seen the error of it's ways and will be offering a sedan version....Nice!
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Old 04-11-2007, 06:09 PM
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I've always liked the E46 M3 and if I didn't need 4 doors, I would have bought one. But that said, I must disagree with Riuster and Shades. I think the E92 M3 is definitely not a design by committee, but truly a form following function design and really looks the part even more so then the venerable E46 M3 ZSP. From the wheels to the 'power bump' on the hood, there's a method to the insanity and the creation is once again king of the non-exotic sports car realm.

BMW did their homework and made a beast of an automobile.

The first time I saw it as the Geneva Concept I knew there would be no other car for me till I owned one and following first year teething problems, I will. Now the question is which color with the 19s?


I can't wait to drive it
I am with you - beautiful design especially the head on front and rear shots. The red might not look as good as some of the silver - black colour ranges.

When I first saw a 335 it had more presence than in any photos I had seen. I think the same will be true here. The hood bulge is the one part that could be better integrated.
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I am with you - beautiful design especially the head on front and rear shots. The red might not look as good as some of the silver - black colour ranges.

When I first saw a 335 it had more presence than in any photos I had seen. I think the same will be true here. The hood bulge is the one part that could be better integrated.
My thoughts on the the 335 exactly.

You maybe right about the bulge, but I think that it probably looks better in person... the pictures likely don't do it justice since it reflects so much light.

We'll soon see though
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When I saw the E46 M3 for the very first time, I said I MUST HAVE it. This new model is nice, the front grill is not agressive and the rear is too much flair for nothing though, but I dont have the same feeling. Just my take on it.
I changed my opinion, im going for it in 08, this car is sick

adjustable suspension, v8 a lighter engine than the inline 6, bmw claims 4.8, but the car is expected to do 0-60 at under 4.5 and with the double clutch SMG tranny...that should be improved with sport setting on!

I hope more continue to dislike then I dont have to wait. :-)

Looks like a winner to me
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Old 05-11-2007, 10:12 AM
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Old 05-13-2007, 05:28 AM
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I'm also waiting on the double clutch SMG version of this one -shouldn't it be called DSG as the VAG's one, as it has 2 clutches?
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