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Old 08-15-2009, 01:44 PM
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I really do rather like all of it, except for the rear. I just can't get over how it looks no matter how many hundreds of times I've already looked at it
The rear is the whole point of the "GT"! It's like saying "I love red cars, as long as they are not red". So basically, you don't like the GT then.
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Old 08-15-2009, 04:28 PM
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I still say that it looks like King Kong ate a bunch of different Bimmers and sh*t this thing out.

The rims are nice though, but that's it.
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Old 08-15-2009, 07:32 PM
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Lookin' good. I'd much rather have a Progressive Activity Sedan than a Sports Activity Coupe anyway.
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Old 08-15-2009, 07:47 PM
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Lookin' good. I'd much rather have a Progressive Activity Sedan than a Sports Activity Coupe anyway.
I'd much rather have an M5 or a X5M and cut the "progressive" BS.
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Old 08-15-2009, 07:48 PM
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I still say that it looks like King Kong ate a bunch of different Bimmers and sh*t this thing out.

The rims are nice though, but that's it.
And the rims you can probably get on the next gen regular 5 series anyway...so what's the point of the GT? Anyone seen the pics of the new A5 sportback sedan? Way cooler than the GT.

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Put a bag over it.
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Old 09-06-2009, 08:07 AM
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the rear looks like an old pontiac aztec to me.
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Old 09-06-2009, 09:01 AM
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the rear looks like an old pontiac aztec to me.
Seems that many current and future renditions of BMWs are starting to look like the Pontiac Aztec.
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Old 09-12-2009, 07:26 AM
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A review by Car and Driver, the biggest BMW fanboys in the industry. Even they struggled to find great things to say about the new GT.

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/...t_drive_review
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heard it looks much better in person...

its probably going to end up growing on me...
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Old 09-12-2009, 08:47 AM
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heard it looks much better in person...

its probably going to end up growing on me...
The only thing that grows on people is a fungus...so is the GT a fungus? And some fungus looks better than the GT. Seriously, though, why buy this when the CLK, VW CC, A5 sportback, Panamera, etc are on the market?
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Old 09-12-2009, 09:05 AM
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My guess it will sell well. It is unique luxury that will appeal to Lexus and Honda Element buyers looking to move up.
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Old 09-12-2009, 11:17 AM
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Amazingly, BMWs still sell, it seems, no matter what they put out. I didn't think the X6 would sell at all. They were having a tough time just keeping inventory. Hey, someone bought the Pontiac Aztec when it came out. So clearly, there are people which absolutely so sense of style out there! For them, let me introduce the all new 2010 BMW GT. Okay, I'm being a bit harsh
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Old 09-15-2009, 11:53 AM
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That car has a nice front view - and after that, it looks ridiculous. I don't know what BMW is thinking lately. Maybe it is market research: "people want big ugly cars...preferably with a Roundel" - hurts to look at it.
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I wonder what the sedan will look like
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:14 PM
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From the rear it reminds me of a Tatra. If anyone here even knows what that is.
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Old 10-08-2009, 07:17 AM
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ok simple dont like that car. ugly as hell
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Old 10-08-2009, 07:20 AM
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Saw it in person and sat in it. It does look better in person than in the pictures, no doubt. I can actually see people buying this now that I have seen it in person.
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Old 10-08-2009, 07:49 PM
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Saw it in person and sat in it. It does look better in person than in the pictures, no doubt. I can actually see people buying this now that I have seen it in person.
This is how it always is. The character of a BMW just doesn't seem to be conveyed well in photographs.

I think a lot of people are going to buy it. Lots of soccer moms and lots of executive dads who want to impress their clients, yet still be able to haul all their kids' stuff around.
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Old 10-08-2009, 08:04 PM
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I can see people getting this over an SUV. Nicer interior, drives like a car, better gas mileage (I think), etc.
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I can see people getting this over an SUV. Nicer interior, drives like a car, better gas mileage (I think), etc.
Hmm... Don't we already have something that looks exactly what you just described? Yep, the 5er Touring/Wagon!

No need for this monstrosity, BMW!
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Old 10-08-2009, 11:03 PM
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I'm not defending the 5GT, but the interior is quite different and way nicer than the current 5 series. Don't know if it will be the same as the next gen 5 series. Some people are totally put off my station wagons. So I think it will appeal to the crowd that doesn't want to be seen in a "wagon", but want versatility.
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Old 10-09-2009, 02:54 AM
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Meh.

It was a 530d GT, dark grey, cream interior.

The only positive thing that I can say is that the tail lights are huge and look cool.

Otherwise... I have no clue what the point of this thing is.

Not to mention that the guy driving it drove like a complete ass. Red light to red light like it was a drag race against me and another E60. He was going at least 90km/h in a 40km/h zone until he had to stop for the next red.

Whatever.
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Old 10-09-2009, 02:55 AM
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Hmm... Don't we already have something that looks exactly what you just described? Yep, the 5er Touring/Wagon!
Which North America won't be getting anymore. Instead, you can buy the 5er GT.
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