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      12-09-2010, 06:53 PM   #67
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Not sure I want to trade down to the baby M anymore
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      12-09-2010, 06:53 PM   #68
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i like that it's manual only. it'll be an enthusiast's car and also hopefully make it a little easier to get one
I agree with you on this. For some people that want one, the main price of admission will be to learn how to drive a manual gearbox.

I like the car alot.
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      12-09-2010, 06:55 PM   #69
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Fail!! Why would anyone buy this instead of modding a 135i ? You will get more performance for ur money. The only advantage are m3 parts and a nice body kit.
STOP with these stupid modding arguments. The same argument people use for modded 335i vs M3. There is much more than modding to this car. Nothing for you here, move along.
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      12-09-2010, 06:55 PM   #70
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lightweight? lol the car is a fat pig... Don't get me wrong the body looks awesome, very aggressive. I know it will handle like an M3 but I don't see how it is going to be good at straight lines... I wish they have called it 135iS, same engine, sounds reasonable to me.
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      12-09-2010, 06:56 PM   #71
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      12-09-2010, 06:56 PM   #72
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manual seats??? wtf!!! this car will be 100k+ aud here and manual seats.....
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      12-09-2010, 06:56 PM   #73
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no dct = fail , looks nice though single turbo this little fucker =D
No dct = win

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manual seats??? wtf!!! this car will be 100k+ aud here and manual seats.....
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I know it will handle like an M3 but I don't see how it is going to be good at straight lines...
4.5-4.7s isn't fast enough for you?
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      12-09-2010, 06:57 PM   #74
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Looks amazing!! I think it will be a terrific car to drive! I want one now!

Valencia orange looks pretty good actually!
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      12-09-2010, 06:58 PM   #75
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      12-09-2010, 06:59 PM   #76
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After reading over the specs and what they've done differently for the 1M, I think the single most impressive thing about this car is the Air Curtain concept. The handling aspect and tailored final drive and enhanced flywheel also are good selling points. I still am partial to my 135i, but I think I am slowly seeing the light and what M3Adjuster and the rest who have test drove this car are getting on about. I guess I'll be patiently waiting for June. I guess a good hidden selling point on this car is that since it already uses a lot of parts from the 135i and M3 it shouldn't be hard to put in aftermarket parts. So pretty much I'm seeing this in my opinion as a 135 CSL (lighter, much better handling dynamics, bump in power, and some interesting styling). BMW thank you for making this car, can't wait to sit in one.
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      12-09-2010, 06:59 PM   #77
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Love it but need to see AW and SB...just don't think I can pull off the VO.
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      12-09-2010, 07:00 PM   #78
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f id and only 30hp more than a 135 why all the hype guys i would had more respect to bmw m if they fitted it with an s54 i6 or an s65 v8 ....the only thing they did good is the publicity with all their stupid teaser at the end they gave us a 135 with an agressive bodykit .lsd and called it an m series
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      12-09-2010, 07:00 PM   #79
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SAME BOOTLID AS 135I - TITANIC FAIL IMHO
Same fuel cap cover too.............
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      12-09-2010, 07:00 PM   #80
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Weight per BMW is configured the same for all BMW's. No matter how you slice it, this is the direct weight comparison between M models.

BMW lists EU weights:

E46 M3 at 1,549 kg. = 3,415 lbs.

E92 M3 at 1,680 kg. = 3,704 lbs.

E82 1M at 1,570 kg. = 3,461 lbs.


Eu is Din + 68kg driver and 7kg luggage.
Isn't that full of gas too?
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      12-09-2010, 07:00 PM   #81
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Looks very nice and love some of the efforts put into developing it-- I probably won't buy one, but it's a winner.
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      12-09-2010, 07:00 PM   #82
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      12-09-2010, 07:02 PM   #83
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$46k sounds good to me. Give me ED pricing and I will be there next Octoberfest!!!
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      12-09-2010, 07:02 PM   #84
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A more user-friendly gallery has been posted on Autoblog for those who don't like to click back and forth and back and forth... (like me)

http://www.autoblog.com/photos/2012-...0/med/#3663947
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      12-09-2010, 07:03 PM   #85
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Don't buy it.. this car is clearly not for you. go ahead.. move along now..
Haha. Yes, I wish everyone would do that. Stop complaining and make room for people who dont have issues with the car.
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      12-09-2010, 07:04 PM   #86
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Stunning!!!! I'm really starting to like it more and more!
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      12-09-2010, 07:04 PM   #87
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SERIOUSLY, no automatic? In SoCal and my wife automatic is a MUST!
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      12-09-2010, 07:05 PM   #88
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Man how I wanted a moonroof with this model... do you that BMW will just put one in for me anyways??
I'll make you a deal, you buy a 1M and sell me the roof panel and the roof interior trim and I'll sell the moonroof version from my 135i.
I still think that a moonroof shouldn't have been standard on the 135i. Maybe another $500+ could have been taken off from the base price. It should be an option as I would gladly take the money saved since I don't use mine though my wife loves it.
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