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      03-30-2012, 03:49 AM   #23
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lol what a slap in face that would be to audi!!!! m8 >>> r8
M...the most powerful letter in the alphabet.

Thanks for sharing the pics. very nice.
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      03-30-2012, 04:44 AM   #24
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Nice Pixx Dackel!

Some Pixx from the Turbo:



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      03-30-2012, 07:01 AM   #25
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As an avid BMW fan, I'm always sad deep down myself to know that BMW has not or may not produce a supercar like the Audi R8 without all the exaggerated design seen on that 2008 M1 which isn't my taste. Simplicity means beauty and that is definitely not the BMW i8 or 2008 M1. A simply design like the Ferrari F430 or 458 is what we need.
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BTW, the text in the original post says "1M" for all three cars instead of "M1"...oooops!
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Nice shots as usual Dackel. Also, don't you mean the, "M1, M1 Homage and the M1 Concept."?
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Thanks for sharing, I like some of the older "coupes"

1M is still cool
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      03-30-2012, 10:52 AM   #29
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Wow I dig the pictures!

Never seen that Convertible 8 Series before. That was definitely my favorite!
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      03-30-2012, 11:16 AM   #30
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Nice shots as usual Dackel. Also, don't you mean the, "M1, M1 Homage and the M1 Concept."?


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BTW, the text in the original post says "1M" for all three cars instead of "M1"...oooops!


Oops!!! Yea, I messed up. Its corrected now! Thanks guys.
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And now revisiting the Hommage concept, we see it was the precursor for the i8 !

I still think BMW needs an R8 challenger, which would have to be..., wait for it.., M8!
The precursor to the i8 was the Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept. Yes the Hommage has some design language elements that were further pursued but you can't say it was the "precursor", they called it an Hommage for a reason. It was just a modern interpretation of a classic.

Here is the engine bay of the "Turbo"


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Love the M1 and hommage concept! Incredible photo thread as usual dackelone. Thank you.
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Wow I dig the pictures!

Never seen that Convertible 8 Series before. That was definitely my favorite!

Just for you Rich! 850 Ci seen at the Museum last year.















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Just for you Rich! 850 Ci seen at the Museum last year.















OOOH Thankyou!

I have to get a napkin for the drool!
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      03-30-2012, 09:30 PM   #35
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what's the color of that Hommage? looks some kind of red ?
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what's the color of that Hommage? looks some kind of red ?

I believe its called: Liquid Orange. I Googled the color and found this...


The Homage’s Liquid Orange paintwork was exclusively developed for the Homage with BMW claiming that it “cites the classic BMW M1 colour, yet surprises with its powerfully iridescent play of colour and brilliant depth”.

http://www.themotorreport.com.au/161...-bmw-m1-homage
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I believe its called: Liquid Orange.
Awesome color How do I find a paint code for it?
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Awesome color How do I find a paint code for it?

IF you are really serious... I woulc contact BMW M/Individual - in Garching (DE) for the paint code.
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IF you are really serious... I woulc contact BMW M/Individual - in Garching (DE) for the paint code.
thanks Dackelone, at the moment I am not serious so to speak. But if I ever decide to repaint my car it could be one of the options, given I can source the paint, I am still in love with LSB, but this one looks simply great, somewhat similar to VO, but not as orange, more like red, I like it... a lot!

wrap is not an option, as we already saw how easy it's to damage it... will not hold up the wear and tear...
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awesome coverage, thx a bunch 4 sharin!
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