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Old 06-05-2010, 10:16 PM   #21
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Yeah. Crazy.

"Christopher Bangle (formerly of Pontiac) has had a lasting impact on the identity of BMW Group's brands," Dr. Klaus Draeger, a member of BMW's board of development, said in a statement. "His contribution to the company's success has been decisive, and together with his teams he has mapped out a clear and aesthetic route to the future."


The horror, the horror....
The lasting impact is putrid body designs for cars that used to be known for classic and classy styling. He must have got in there too late to mangle the E46, luckily for us.

My next new German auto will be an Audi. They don't look like they were styled by ex-Pontiac designers.

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Old 06-06-2010, 01:51 AM   #22
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I agree. the new 3... still pretty sick. the new 5 and 7... wow . unreal. they are absolutely hideous.
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Old 06-06-2010, 01:54 AM   #23
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Old 06-06-2010, 01:55 AM   #24
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... it's depressing.
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Old 06-06-2010, 02:00 AM   #25
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at least they didn't **** up the three series too bad.

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Old 06-06-2010, 02:16 AM   #26
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It's evolution. Putting things from later generation cars onto ours just makes it look like we wish we had newer cars. I personally love the styling of the E46, but I also appreciate the direction BMW is going with the new F10 5-Series. I think our cars tend to look classier (i.e. more mundane, but not in a bad way) than newer BMW's.
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Old 06-21-2010, 07:54 PM   #27
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It's evolution. Putting things from later generation cars onto ours just makes it look like we wish we had newer cars. I personally love the styling of the E46, but I also appreciate the direction BMW is going with the new F10 5-Series. I think our cars tend to look classier (i.e. more mundane, but not in a bad way) than newer BMW's.

This is quite ironic in the fact that about everyone with an e46 puts angel eyes on their e46's. So
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