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      01-10-2012, 02:01 PM   #23
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There wasn't enough production slots available for BMWNA to justify another model year. End of story!!! There's nothing else to understand.
That's nice but can you put that in layman's terms...

What do you mean by enough production slots?
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      01-10-2012, 02:03 PM   #24
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http://jalopnik.com/5816234/bmw-deal...up-on-1m-coupe

This is a surprise. I read this a while back and it made it seem like there was plenty of demand or a 1m.
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      01-10-2012, 02:03 PM   #25
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Thats great for the original owners, hopefully they are not hard to pick up used in a few years.
Yes, though one major downside is trying to replace one if it became totaled. Hopefully that won't happen to any US 1M, but seeing that other thread with the wrecked Alpine White 1M in Europe got me thinking about it.
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      01-10-2012, 02:05 PM   #26
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+1. This may be contrary to the rumors of prolongation of the 1M production for the rest of the World until June 2012 as well. I still believe that the end of global production will be around February/March after completing just 1 year of production in Leipzig.

Only problem is... SOP(start of production) for 1M''s started from Sept/2010(acording to RealOEM.com).

It will be interesting to see who has the last (EOP - end of production) US 1M and what date that car was made/built on.
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      01-10-2012, 02:05 PM   #27
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this gives me an idea

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      01-10-2012, 02:08 PM   #28
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Not enough.
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      01-10-2012, 02:14 PM   #30
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Is The 740 Figure Includes Canada. If It Is How Many For Canada.
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      01-10-2012, 02:15 PM   #31
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      01-10-2012, 02:20 PM   #32
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People will be confused. They'll think you have an old 7 series...

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THEN I GUESS I WILL STICK TO MY ORIGINAL M.1.M. PLATES. THANK U.
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      01-10-2012, 02:27 PM   #33
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Is The 740 Figure Includes Canada. If It Is How Many For Canada.
Even though the quote came from the BMWNA M Manager the article title did indicate the 740 was the number for the US.
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      01-10-2012, 02:28 PM   #34
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HOMOLOGATION?!?!?!

Damn, we ALMOST had a 1M Racing Series???

Seriously the OP needs to come in here and clarify why he used the term 'HOMOLOGATION'. Usually used in this context:

Porsche had to build xxxx GT3RS in order to homologate to the ___ racing series.
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BMW had to build yyyy e30 M3's in order to homologate to the ___ racing series.

Sorry, not an industry veteran who understands why a high demand car wasn't given high production volume. Unless the margin on the car was waay low, which I have a hard time believing given the accelerated development time, and use of existing components.
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Holy crap, I expected way more! That's insane...

Color me happy!

It'd be interesting to see a color breakdown...
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      01-10-2012, 02:50 PM   #36
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Awesome! Thanks for posting Jason!

For reference:

M1
455

Z1
6,443(Germany)
Z8
2,482

E30M3
4,996

Z4M
4,857 Z4M's
1,815(coupes)
3,042(Roadsters)

Z3M
2,870Coupes
2,180(S52)
690(S54)
10,538Roadsters
8,938(S52)
1,600(S54)

Who wants a sticker? LOL

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Dumb question...1,815(Z4 M coupes) built for NA or worldwide?

Thanks
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      01-10-2012, 02:52 PM   #37
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Dumb question...1,815(Z4 M coupes) built for NA or worldwide?

Thanks
Except for the Z1 and M1 figures, the rest are North America only. I should have clarified.
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      01-10-2012, 02:52 PM   #38
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I thought BMW was going to continue production indefinitley? I guess rarity outweighs production volume. When is Lepzig going to tool up for the f30? (I take it the next 1 will be mainly built there)
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      01-10-2012, 02:53 PM   #39
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Holy crap, I expected way more! That's insane...

Color me happy!

It'd be interesting to see a color breakdown...
VO was the most popular, then AW, then BS.
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      01-10-2012, 02:54 PM   #40
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Cool! I just hard they have sold 80 in Sweden and that production continue until June/July.
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      01-10-2012, 02:55 PM   #41
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Is The 740 Figure Includes Canada. If It Is How Many For Canada.
I can't remember where I read it but for Canada they built 223 1///M. The 740 figure is for US only.
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Before anyone comment. Production for Sweden that is! ;-)
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what's the production # for canada?
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I can't remember where I read it but for Canada they built 223 1///M. The 740 figure is for US only.
Damn! If that # is correct, yet again Canada gets more exclusive M's that the US!
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