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Old 10-17-2011, 05:08 AM   #21
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These are brand new and the first on this website.
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Old 10-17-2011, 05:41 AM   #22
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Looks good imo

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Old 10-18-2011, 04:40 AM   #23
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Great car but is it sutiable for Indian Road. I want to know about surface clerance of the car as road here are to bad. May i know how transimation work. how many speed garebox is there, top speed.
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Old 10-18-2011, 10:00 PM   #24
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Final verdict...tbd.

Not feeling the kidney/headlamp blend. I hope BMW amends this like they did with the E9x layout as to the top of the kidneys to the bonnet (2007 v 2008+).

Hoping BMW moves from this..

to this.. Much cleaner, imagine if BMW carried the bonnet forward.

As for the rest of the exterior, I need to see it in person, my initial response is the front line of bonnet looks terrible. The straight line "cut off" bonnet approach worked for the 5 and 7 series, but is too pronounced in the 3 series. I'm aware of the Euro regulations as to front end materials, but the MB C class distinguished the bonnet line much better IMO (and I'm a BMW man).


As for the interior, big, big fan of the M steering wheel... old school and functional. Love the sloping dash lines as well.

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Old 10-20-2011, 12:48 PM   #25
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I wanna see the coupe
The first F32 2013 3 Series Coupe test mule was spotted!

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Old 12-01-2011, 05:08 PM   #26
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I work for BMW and I heard all the first production 3 series till about
August will all be rear wheel drive then the all wheel drive will be released .
But I thing it looks like a little 5 . But it's still nice looking .
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:55 PM   #27
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found a video to update with...
this looks like the next e46 to me... very nice looking and not boring like the e90

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