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      03-14-2007, 01:38 PM   #1
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First shot of camo'd DSG interior

Could this be the first shot of an interior with DSG? I suspect it is because of the heavy camo on the steering wheel and shifter. If it is only SMG why would they need to visually safeguard these elements?
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      03-14-2007, 01:39 PM   #2
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The pic...

Sorry - admins can you correct?
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      03-14-2007, 01:41 PM   #3
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cool i guess... doesnt really show much
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      03-14-2007, 02:04 PM   #4
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lol same shhhhh AS THE 335I..... if the only thing that changes is the steering wheel and the dsg shifter its pretty gay
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      03-14-2007, 02:08 PM   #5
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lol same shhhhh AS THE 335I..... if the only thing that changes is the steering wheel and the dsg shifter its pretty gay
uhhhh. the seats are entirely different.
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      03-14-2007, 02:22 PM   #6
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uhhhh. the seats are entirely different.
the seats don't look sporty at all.. i wonder how much support the seats will provide.
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      03-14-2007, 02:32 PM   #7
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the seats don't look sporty at all.. i wonder how much support the seats will provide.
they have enormous side bolsters, and rear shoulder bolsters. much larger than E46 M3 seats....
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      03-14-2007, 02:41 PM   #8
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OMG I see a cup holder..............................

Realy hope they do not make a camper out off it..........................
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      03-14-2007, 02:42 PM   #9
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the seats don't look sporty at all.. i wonder how much support the seats will provide.
they look much more sporty than the e46 M seats.
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Not the point

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lol same shhhhh AS THE 335I..... if the only thing that changes is the steering wheel and the dsg shifter its pretty gay
I guess the point of my post was not to focus on the interior. Many of us are quite excited about DSG and hoping we can buy that as an option as soon as the car is available. So my post was simply to show that it looks very likely that there is a new transmission already on the road.
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      03-14-2007, 04:51 PM   #11
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Nice pic!
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      03-14-2007, 04:59 PM   #12
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lol same shhhhh AS THE 335I..... if the only thing that changes is the steering wheel and the dsg shifter its pretty gay
Never could understand why so many owners of the outgoing model have to put down the new model. Happens on all the boards. Watch... as soon as you see the new car on the road, and read the performance stats, you're going to want one, so why not just "stfu" for now (language "u" can understand)
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      03-14-2007, 05:24 PM   #13
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I guess the point of my post was not to focus on the interior. Many of us are quite excited about DSG and hoping we can buy that as an option as soon as the car is available. So my post was simply to show that it looks very likely that there is a new transmission already on the road.

Sorry but I noticed something else w/ the interior...ARMREST split in too and adjustable for either driver or passenger...(I'm not sure if the 335 as this but just noticed it w/ this pic)


On the topic on hand we could only hope that'll be available from the start...
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      03-14-2007, 05:33 PM   #14
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Sorry but I noticed something else w/ the interior...ARMREST split in too and adjustable for either driver or passenger...(I'm not sure if the 335 as this but just noticed it w/ this pic)
The split armrest is an option in europe ever since the E9x was available. You can only slide the drivers-side bolster forward or back. I have it on my car.

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I guess the point of my post was not to focus on the interior. Many of us are quite excited about DSG and hoping we can buy that as an option as soon as the car is available. So my post was simply to show that it looks very likely that there is a new transmission already on the road.
Pity, but the M3 will debut with 6MT only. There will be DSG later, not clear by when yet.
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The split armrest is an option in europe ever since the E9x was available. You can only slide the drivers-side bolster forward or back. I have it on my car.
Well I hope we get it here in the US standard it'll make my gansta lean more comfy
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      03-14-2007, 08:32 PM   #16
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Well I hope we get it here in the US standard it'll make my gansta lean more comfy

I didn't know that's what it was called


I hope we get those super-huggy adjustable seats like on the E60 M5. I've never felt such great lateral support outside of a Sparco racing seat!
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      03-15-2007, 10:35 AM   #17
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No CF trim or whatsoever??? Is that a M vehicle?
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      03-15-2007, 11:28 AM   #18
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Looking at the different seats and the ///M i-drive controller this clearly is a M3 test mule.
Apparantly, they do not want people to recognize. So no special trim in this picture. But the M3 surely will get a unique trim (CF or CF printed leather).
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      03-15-2007, 11:33 AM   #19
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No CF trim or whatsoever??? Is that a M vehicle?
I think it is. There really is no need for a full ///M interior if the only goal is to test the ZSG. Note that it has the iDrive dash, but no unit installed - not important for the job at hand. But you do need good seats to keep the booty properly planted!
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      03-15-2007, 11:38 AM   #20
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I think it is. There really is no need for a full ///M interior if the only goal is to test the ZSG. Note that it has the iDrive dash, but no unit installed - not important for the job at hand. But you do need good seats to keep the booty properly planted!
The car has the 'business navigation', hence the smaller screen and no voice control button under the idrive-controller. No business navigation in NA.
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      03-15-2007, 01:07 PM   #21
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hm...no comment about this...
there's something going on there but i am thinking it's just a different styling.
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      03-15-2007, 08:07 PM   #22
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Titan Shadow

I'm not sure but that trim looks a lot like the Titan shadow trim on the e46 M3. It would be nice to have this trim again, it looks good and it's easy to keep clean.
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