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Old 07-05-2013, 02:59 PM   #1
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The BMW M3 Coupe Is Officially Dead (Forever)

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Old 07-05-2013, 03:06 PM   #2
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Eh it's just a name difference, still the same car. If anything, even-numbered 2-doors are more classic BMW.
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Old 07-05-2013, 03:12 PM   #3
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Old 07-05-2013, 03:26 PM   #4
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if i ever get an m3 it would be an e46 or nothing

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Old 07-05-2013, 03:27 PM   #5
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Old 07-05-2013, 03:28 PM   #6
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Will be weird to see the M4 badging on coupes. I hate this idea but I'm sure we will move on from it soon enough. And I actually do prefer the E90M over the E92M though .
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Omg the E46 m3 was the last of the true M cars!!!!
Seeing as how the 6 cylinder engines were only featured in two generations of M3, I really don't see people's logic behind this type of thinking.

I guess I can see where they're coming from when they complain about the new M being boosted. Either way, I'm sure it'll be a hell of a car, just like the rest have always been.
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Seeing as how the 6 cylinder engines were only featured in two generations of M3, I really don't see people's logic behind this type of thinking.

I guess I can see where they're coming from when they complain about the new M being boosted. Either way, I'm sure it'll be a hell of a car, just like the rest have always been.
Seriously. Everyone justifies the one they like. I like them all. Only had E36/E46/E92 M3s... never got the first one... may like that one the most.
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Yeah I don't get the butthurt about "OMG IT IS TEH B00ST3D IT R NOT A REEL ENJEEN!!11ONE" when BMW spent absurd amounts of dollars engineering a lagless twin turbocharger system...

Why have a naturally-aspirated V8 when a twin-turbo'd I6 can give the same or more HP? Why have a naturally-aspirated I6 when a twin-turbo'd I4 can give the same or more HP?
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Yeah I don't get the butthurt about "OMG IT IS TEH B00ST3D IT R NOT A REEL ENJEEN!!11ONE" when BMW spent absurd amounts of dollars engineering a lagless twin turbocharger system...

Why have a naturally-aspirated V8 when a twin-turbo'd I6 can give the same or more HP? Why have a naturally-aspirated I6 when a twin-turbo'd I4 can give the same or more HP?
because turbos send motors to early graves, a twin, might as well throw it in a smelter
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For real I like all M cars from the e28 all the way up. E36 has to be my favorite M3,loooove the styling
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because turbos send motors to early graves, a twin, might as well throw it in a smelter
You've owned a boosted car? Or are you just spouting bullshit?
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You've owned a boosted car? Or are you just spouting bullshit?
Smells like it to me too.

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because turbos send motors to early graves, a twin, might as well throw it in a smelter
I mean they practically design the cars around 50,000-100,000 miles at this point sooo...even if that were true then I guess the car would still be within its lifespan?

They almost guaranteed their cars wouldn't be as reliable with the 50k maintenance program... It's funny, if you go out and look at used BMWs, there's a whole lot of them either at the 4-year mark, or have 49,950 miles
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I really think this was a bad decision. The sedan should have been the M4. That was the cars got larger as the number got higher. I understand the logic in splitting the line, but I think they got it backwards.
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Realistically speaking there Johnson, cars with forced induction generally have more problems than all motor.


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I've owned multiple FI cars and they had no more/no less problems than a NA car. Properly maintained, I think it's an invalid argument.
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I've owned multiple FI cars and they had no more/no less problems than a NA car. Properly maintained, I think it's an invalid argument.
It is an invalid argument what about all those turbo diesel engines with 300k plus miles on them still running strong
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