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      08-06-2011, 06:57 AM   #73
4th down; 4th quarter? Renegade.
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Originally Posted by -=Hot|Ice=- View Post
Single, I really don't see the M3 losing any weight for the next generation. With all the tech toys that will be offered(Camera's, Blind Spot detection, Heated Steering wheel, A robotic arm that'll wash your a** when you go to the bathroom... it's going to be 4000+ pounds. In my eyes, BMW has been cutting corners recently, and they're still charging people for it. Quality has dropped significantly. Did they really think it was going to go unnoticed?
You're right. They are lying to everyone about a focus on weight savings for the next m3. All options will now be mandatory and heavier. The CRT, with examples of how to achieve weight savings, does not exist. Record sales clearly indicate people are on to their shoddy cost cutting.