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      07-15-2010, 09:54 AM   #1
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OT: X3///M test mule spotted in Brisbane

Hi Guys

I have recently heard there might be a X3///M coming after they have introduced the success of X5///M and X6///M.

Today, I have just spotted the testing mule in Brisbane! Looks like they are just testing in the old body for now - hence without any camouflage. It is interesting to note that they can't even afford professional drivers these days as he is a P-plater.

I had a good look of the car as I drove pass it, and it looks exactly like a normal X3, and it sounds like a normal X3 as well. I guess it is a possibility that they are just testing if the ///M badge will work well on the left hand side instead of the right next to X3.

As many people had complained about the M division is now becoming M for marketing, I won't be surprised this is actually a special edition of ///M where the only change it has is with its badge. As the new X3 had been launched today, it is possibly the Grand Finale for the previous gen X3.

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      07-15-2010, 10:48 AM   #2
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Well spotted. Most would have cynically fallen into the trap of criticising it. You really do know your cars :-)
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      07-15-2010, 04:31 PM   #3
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What! No quad exhausts?
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      07-16-2010, 01:36 AM   #4
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Shiiiit it's even got the ///M roofracks for +50 downforce!
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      07-16-2010, 02:00 AM   #5
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hahah nice one Steve!!!
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      07-16-2010, 03:43 AM   #6
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wow your detective skills are awesome, who would have thought Australia would be a M proving ground.

perhaps its to do with the UV rays

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      07-16-2010, 05:24 AM   #7
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I assume the big green P plate stands for Prototype.

Very clever those chermans
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      07-16-2010, 10:32 PM   #8
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That's classic! Nice one Steve
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