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Old 02-13-2006, 01:44 PM   #1
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Model designation question...

The model designation jump from e36 to e46 seems logical but why the jump to e90? Any ideas? Sorry if it is a
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Old 02-13-2006, 01:49 PM   #2
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The other numbers had been used already.
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Old 02-13-2006, 01:53 PM   #3
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its not supposed to be logical, its just the final design number for the new 3er was 90 so E90 it was
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Same reason it jumped from E20 to E36...
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Same reason it jumped from E20 to E36...

You mean E30 to E36

They are just chassis designations. Not all of them make it into production hence the jump in numbers.
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They went from E47-E89 and they still come up with that ugly piece of ****
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Oop, that's what I meant...
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Old 02-13-2006, 07:58 PM   #9
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