BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General BMW News and Cars Discussion
 
Lux Angel Eyes
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-03-2012, 03:23 PM   #23
OdomPHD
I break for no one
OdomPHD's Avatar
United_States
4
Rep
383
Posts

 
Drives: e9o "Vanity 2"
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: NW Florida, USA

iTrader: (0)

Awesome!! I'll take an M240 please.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by southlight View Post
You're low-balling
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 03:29 PM   #24
GammaZeta
Captain
12
Rep
856
Posts

 
Drives: 1
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Ma

iTrader: (1)

Z8........maybe a new incarnation of the classic, early roadster inspired car from a decade ago? Except, you know, actually performs?
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 03:31 PM   #25
johnca
Second Lieutenant
johnca's Avatar
Australia
4
Rep
289
Posts

 
Drives: E46 Slow CSL
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Sydney

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to johnca
Interesting and can't wait to see all the cars come out!!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 04:06 PM   #26
Flying_Dutchman13
Private First Class
Canada
1
Rep
187
Posts

 
Drives: A Helicopter
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Vancouver

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by discoboy1 View Post
Isn't M35 used by Infiniti?
I thought so too, that's a little confusing.
__________________
08 TiAg E92 - Current
06 F150 - Sold
07 Gsxr 600 - Sold
03 S2000 - Sold
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 04:24 PM   #27
vladberca
Brigadier General
vladberca's Avatar
Romania
39
Rep
3,786
Posts

 
Drives: '09 jetta tsi 6mt
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Craiova

iTrader: (0)

I can't wait to see the new 2 series range of models!
This might be the most enthusiast' addressed
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 04:27 PM   #28
Blubaron79
Colonel
Blubaron79's Avatar
25
Rep
2,031
Posts

 
Drives: '14 435 XDrive
Join Date: May 2009
Location: PA

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Flying_Dutchman13 View Post
I thought so too, that's a little confusing.
I will probably be a X5/X3/X6 M35.
__________________
'14 435 XDrive: Mineral Grey, MSport, 19's, Coral Leather, Alum. Trim, Every option (except Active Cruise), MPPK, black grille, clear bra.

335 xDrive on order. (needed a 4 door for work..)
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 04:30 PM   #29
HotIce
Banned
United_States
29
Rep
445
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 BMW M3
Join Date: May 2010
Location: I'm not telling some creeper where I live!

iTrader: (0)

Air collar, a copy of MBZ's Air Scarf for the convertibles.
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 04:31 PM   #30
Cuz5150
Major
Cuz5150's Avatar
21
Rep
1,271
Posts

 
Drives: 06-M3ZHP/04-M3 Vert/02Duc998
Join Date: May 2008
Location: NJ

iTrader: (0)

Interesting............they forgot M16 and AK47, oh wait i have both of those
__________________
-Diplomacy is saying, "nice doggie while trying to find a rock"-

04-M3 vert-Black/Imolla/6MT/Cold/Xenon/HK/
06-M3 Cp-Mystic/Black/6MT/Comp/Xenon/HK/
09-135i- AW/Bk-Lette/6MT/M-pac/Nav/Hi-Fi/Usb-Ipod/SOLD
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 05:01 PM   #31
Ka razy
Second Lieutenant
Ka razy's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
225
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 BMW 335I xDrive Coupe 6MT
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Heaven on Earth... Coeur d' Alene, Idaho

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Alter Peter
Quote:
Originally Posted by 135iUSN View Post
life used to be so simple...
Yes indeed it used to be ... I got my 2011 e92 ///M3 and now they can do whatever they want hehehehe I don't care.

PS. I just came back from Bowling Green with a friend, he loves his Corvette, I had no idea that this car is mainley hand build visiting this plant on a VIP tour is highly recommended. Nice stuff to see also in the museum across the street. In the next 2 years there will also be a track available for the public, the track will have some of the curves of faimous tracks around the world quite an interesting undertaking.
That was the best tour I have ever taken. Made me want a Vette.
__________________
2014 Corvette Z51 Stingray 3LT, 7 M/T
2007 BMW R1200GS Adventure
Retired- 11 BMW 335, 04 BMW Z4, 01 K1200RS, 00 R1150GS
Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the Soul!
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 05:03 PM   #32
Ka razy
Second Lieutenant
Ka razy's Avatar
United_States
2
Rep
225
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 BMW 335I xDrive Coupe 6MT
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Heaven on Earth... Coeur d' Alene, Idaho

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mdyaman
so it went from ///M the most powerful letter in the world, to ///M the most marketed letter in the world
Agreed 100%
__________________
2014 Corvette Z51 Stingray 3LT, 7 M/T
2007 BMW R1200GS Adventure
Retired- 11 BMW 335, 04 BMW Z4, 01 K1200RS, 00 R1150GS
Four wheels move the body. Two wheels move the Soul!
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 05:27 PM   #33
CaptChaos
Captain
CaptChaos's Avatar
Canada
11
Rep
748
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Richmond, BC, Canada

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2007 E92 335  [0.00]
Urbanic?
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 05:35 PM   #34
bimmerJP
First Lieutenant
bimmerJP's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
376
Posts

 
Drives: 2008 e90 335i
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Texas, the United States of America, Planet Earth, Universe

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2008 BMW 335i  [2.50]
I really hope that M7 is just something BMW wants to protect themselves. I mean, to prevent the other car companies to make a car and call it M7 and confused other people. 7 series is just too big for the M badge. 7 stands for luxury, not joy or the Ultimate Driving Machine.
I am also surprised that BMW didnt own the M1 trademark. Weird...
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 05:47 PM   #35
EvosM3
Banned
5
Rep
169
Posts

 
Drives: WTB E90 M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: America

iTrader: (0)

Ok screw BMW. On to the next best thing after I buy my E90 M3. Seriously, having an ///M badge won't mean anything a couple of years from now.
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 06:01 PM   #36
ATX78703
Major
22
Rep
1,001
Posts

 
Drives: 2014 335i
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Austin, TX

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by discoboy1 View Post
Isn't M35 used by Infiniti?
Good point...

I imaging it will be something like X3 M35i with xdrive... haha
__________________
2014 335i RWD: ZMM, ZDA, ZDH, ZPP, ZTP, 2NH, 2TB, 5DL; Z4A MPPK; AW ext / VB int

2014 ML350: P01, R33, 297, 319, 846, 864, 889, 996; LB ext / AB int
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 06:18 PM   #37
InTheNightKitchen
Ignorance is Bliss?
InTheNightKitchen's Avatar
United_States
3
Rep
381
Posts

 
Drives: 1 of Many
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Connecticut

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by pcgz1wa View Post
Z8!

This would be a great rival for the new f-type.
Quote:
Originally Posted by GammaZeta View Post
Z8........maybe a new incarnation of the classic, early roadster inspired car from a decade ago? Except, you know, actually performs?
I've been hoping for a while they'd bring this back, guess we'll just have to wait and see
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 06:20 PM   #38
JKM320
Private
JKM320's Avatar
1
Rep
69
Posts

 
Drives: X5
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Orange County, CA

iTrader: (0)

No X7M? That's too bad. If they ever do make an X7 that would be an interesting and cool model to consider. A SAV with 3 rows and //M power!
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 06:35 PM   #39
Flying_Dutchman13
Private First Class
Canada
1
Rep
187
Posts

 
Drives: A Helicopter
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Vancouver

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Blubaron79 View Post
I will probably be a X5/X3/X6 M35.
Oh k, that makes sense, thanks.
__________________
08 TiAg E92 - Current
06 F150 - Sold
07 Gsxr 600 - Sold
03 S2000 - Sold
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 06:58 PM   #40
ADRQ0811
Private First Class
United_States
2
Rep
193
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 BMW 528i
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: 562/so cal

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 135iUSN
life used to be so simple...
+1
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 06:59 PM   #41
canuckinjapan
Enlisted Member
Japan
3
Rep
41
Posts

 
Drives: F11 335i M Sports
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Japan

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mdyaman View Post
so it went from ///M the most powerful letter in the world, to ///M the most marketed letter in the world
so unfortunatly true
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 07:14 PM   #42
bimmerjph
Lieutenant Colonel
bimmerjph's Avatar
United_States
29
Rep
1,978
Posts

 
Drives: 2002 BMW 325i
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Tennessee

iTrader: (0)

M10= BMW supercar? Have they trademarked the 10 series?

E Series- I could either see this as a economy focused line or maybe a cheap old school enthusiast series?

Z8- Kinda odd to trademark it 10 years after production.

M450? V8?
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 07:34 PM   #43
Crimson92
Smiling Politely
Crimson92's Avatar
United_States
300
Rep
28,647
Posts

 
Drives: Like a boss
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Whales Vagina

iTrader: (3)

Well now. Looks like I'm done with BMW.
__________________
Quote:
Some people are like slinkies...not really good for much but you can't help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs"
Appreciate 0
      06-03-2012, 07:42 PM   #44
mshab356
Go ///M or go home
mshab356's Avatar
United_States
7
Rep
745
Posts

 
Drives: a ///Monster
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Northern VA

iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Crimson92
Well now. Looks like I'm done with BMW.
Why? Because they trademarked a bunch of *potential* model badges? As if Audi and MB haven't done that already.

I think people need to realize that just because a company trademarks a bunch of model names, doesn't mean they're necessarily going to produce them all, or even most of them. It's just to have it for themselves in case they want to produce that model.

My biggest qualm is adding an "M" badge to non-M's, even if they're called M3xx or M5xx. To get an M, you needed to buy an M, not an M-inspired model. That's what the M-performance packages were for. But business is business I guess...
__________________
GONE 2011.5 SG E92 ///M3 6MT | CF kidney grills | IND SG painted side grills w/ tinted lenses | Painted bumper reflectors | TMS 90mm stud kit | Rear fog light mod | Active Autowerke exhaust |

Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
2 series coupe, 2 series forums, 2-series forums, 2014 bmw m2, 2014 m2, 2015 bmw m2, 2015 m2, 2016 bmw m2, 2016 m2, bmw 2 series, bmw 2 series coupe, bmw 2 series forum, bmw 2 series forums, bmw 2-series forum, bmw m10, bmw m10 forum, bmw m10 forums, bmw m10 news, bmw m10 rumor, bmw m2, bmw m2 convertible, bmw m2 coupe, bmw m2 forum, bmw m2 forums, bmw m2 info, bmw m2 news, bmw m2 rumor, bmw m335, bmw m35, bmw m40, bmw m435, bmw m7, bmw m7 info, bmw m7 news, m10 forum, m10 forums, m135, m140, m2 coupe, m2 forum, m2 forums, m230, m235, m240, m300, m330, m335, m340, m35, m350, m40, m400, m430, m435, m440, m450, m500 m130, m55, m550, m650

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:16 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST