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X1 E84 (2011 - current)
The new to the US BMW X1 will arrive at BMW dealers in the fall of 2012 as a 2013 model year. Get your X1 28i with either sDrive (RWD) or xDrive (AWD) or get the US exclusive I6 N55 powered X1 35i dDrive.

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Old 04-28-2011, 08:03 PM
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Chinese Brilliance A3 Rips Off BMW X1

http://e84.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=521781

Intellectual property has no value in China.
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Old 04-28-2011, 08:08 PM
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Sad but true.
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Old 04-29-2011, 01:39 AM
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It's not the first time (and probably not the last time). It's amazing how the second largest economy in the world allows such a blatant disregard for IPRs.

Remember Shuanghuan SCEO, which was a copy of the X5 (rear) and the X3 (front)?

http://carscoop.blogspot.com/2007/07...-copy-cat.html
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Watched a very chilling but true interview of a Chinese car exec that said either they (a car mfg) sell us the tech cheap or we will just take it.
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