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      09-21-2010, 02:13 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Dackelone View Post
The car you saw more likely than not had BMW NA or CA plates. And hence a research car - to test the waters for a hatch. Car makers can import a non compliant car for up to one year. Then they must export it OR crush it.
I really hope this is the reason for the car being in the US. I would love a diesel hatchback.