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Old 11-07-2010, 12:14 PM   #161
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This car is full of win! The only way to make it better would have been to start with an M3 in one of those ridiculously priced colors for which BMW charges $9000US.
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Old 11-08-2010, 08:25 AM   #162
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Old 12-05-2010, 09:30 PM   #163
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This is amazing. Never seen anything like this.
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Old 02-15-2011, 09:15 PM   #164
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I afraid the rear of the truck is too light so its handling may suffer. Isn't it?
But anyway - it looks great!
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Old 02-15-2011, 09:37 PM   #165
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I would like it and I dont think the weight distribution would be thrown off that much.
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:13 PM   #166
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Old 03-22-2011, 04:09 PM   #167
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Looks like BMW took this idea to new heights!!!

http://autos.yahoo.com/articles/auto...bmw-m3-pickup/
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Old 03-22-2011, 06:09 PM   #168
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Looks like BMW took this idea to new heights!!!

http://autos.yahoo.com/articles/auto...bmw-m3-pickup/
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Old 03-23-2011, 11:56 AM   #169
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A BMW spokesperson has now confirmed to Road & Track that the M3 Pickup spotted in Germany is simply a one-off test mule. "BMW M did indeed create the pickup seen on the 'Ring, but it was just an internal project, not something that is in development," said Dave Buchko, BMW Advanced Powertrain & Heritage Communications Manager. "There are no plans to produce it."

BMW aficionados will undoubtedly be breathing a huge sigh of relief. This the same diehard legion of fans who still bemoan the original iDrive interface, SMG gearboxes, and just about any car ever designed by Chris Bangle. Tell these folks that BMW is building a pickup, and you'd better be ready to duck and cover.

Set to arrive in 2012, the next BMW 3 Series will showcase everything from a range of turbocharged 4-cylinder engines to a hybrid model and 5-door hatchback (designed in the same mold as the 5 Series GT). But you heard it here first: the 3 Series and M3 family tree will not include a pickup.
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Old 03-23-2011, 12:00 PM   #170
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^that is because they did not want to admit that someone other than them made an idea happen before they did and they got owned

Kudos to the OP.
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Old 03-23-2011, 05:05 PM   #171
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der strabe color change

some pics
I painted a gto for a guy this winter and fell in love with the color
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Old 03-27-2011, 01:05 PM   #172
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Old 04-04-2011, 02:48 PM   #173
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I've been seeing these atrocities all over lately "just my opinion". Can anyone tell me if these things are useful as a performance car, or as a truck? Great at being Bi? Or does it fail life as both?
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Old 04-04-2011, 06:06 PM   #174
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As I understand it the rear was totaled. What to do? Junk a perfectly good s54 engine? Look for a totaled front end? Rebuild and have some fun? If you own a bodyshop/garage and want to play, have fun. An SUV would be a little more useful to me. The drive all the way to and includiing the rear wheels is all M3. So it still has the performance.
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Old 04-04-2011, 07:12 PM   #175
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So it still has the performance.[/QUOTE]
It would be funny to see one of these things loaded with lumber, bricks, etc. blow the doors off your run of the mill truck.
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Old 04-05-2011, 05:52 PM   #176
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So it still has the performance.
It would be funny to see one of these things loaded with lumber, bricks, etc. blow the doors off your run of the mill truck.[/QUOTE]
I use it for a shop truck.
It's a blast to drive hard to keep under 100 on the turnpike.
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Old 04-05-2011, 08:21 PM   #177
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As I understand it the rear was totaled. What to do? Junk a perfectly good s54 engine? Look for a totaled front end? Rebuild and have some fun? If you own a bodyshop/garage and want to play, have fun. An SUV would be a little more useful to me. The drive all the way to and includiing the rear wheels is all M3. So it still has the performance.
pretty sure it's a 330i zhp
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Old 04-05-2011, 08:25 PM   #178
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:34 PM   #179
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Old 04-14-2011, 09:54 PM   #180
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