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      07-10-2012, 01:40 PM   #86
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Originally Posted by US///M3 View Post
Regardless of his motivations,you must agree BMW doesnt build 3klb cars anymore. Porsche,GM,Mazda ... still do.
I think the problem BMW faces trying to build a 3,000-ish lb. car today is the lack of a suitable platform. BMW doesn't have a sports car model or chassis -- all their M cars start as 4 seaters. Had the current Z4 been offered as a fixed hardtop like the last model, they'd at least have a starting point though they'd have to do a lot of work to keep the weight down that low.