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      05-06-2011, 07:11 PM   #1
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I saw a 1M today..

1. Its cute....
2. It reminds me of a bully in 4th grade... strong with no real heart...



Now onto the real news. It looks really amazing and stands out a lot. It does sound nice but its seriously a 1 series on steroids, that is the only legit way to put it. What to say... Its body lines are nice but it looks like it could be stretched a bit, but then that would take away from the e92 m3. So in all, it looks like a bulldog when its really a lab on steroids.

This car is exactly between a e92 m3 and 335i...in my opinion...


I also saw a LFA that same day at the track....
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      05-06-2011, 07:40 PM   #2
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I disagree 100% with you on the 1 M. It's one hell of a car. Great little performer and will be regarded as a true ///M car soon enough. The engine isn't my favorite, but the rest of the car is great. If I didn't need my M3's four doors, I was going to order a 1 M.
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      05-06-2011, 07:51 PM   #3
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I need to drive it....

for a 100% confirmation....
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      05-06-2011, 08:19 PM   #4
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I think it's ugly. Just not a fan.
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I think it's ugly. Just not a fan.


well said.
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      05-06-2011, 08:46 PM   #6
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i saw it at the newyork auto show. a bad ass machine!
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      05-06-2011, 08:48 PM   #7
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I've been working on my wife to get it as a daily driver to replace my S2000.
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      05-06-2011, 08:53 PM   #8
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i saw it at the newyork auto show. a bad ass machine!
Thats where I saw it in person and totally agree...its pretty fuckin dope looking and I bet it is a lot of fun to drive
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The engine doesn't make it a bad car. It puts up impressive performance numbers and from what everyone has been saying is truly a fun car to drive.

Give it a little bit more credit.

I saw it at NYIAS and it's definitely a head-turner in any color. It doesn't look like your average car and people can tell that it's a special car even if they dont know cars.
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for a 100% confirmation....
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      05-06-2011, 09:28 PM   #12
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I got to drive a 1M and I was impressed with how well it handled and the engine is amazing. I am by no means saying it compares to my E90 M3 but it was fun to drive!
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I was hating on the car pretty hard until i saw it person. When you see it in person I think most would agree it looks "Purposeful". That is the best description I can give the 1M. It looks its part.
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I really want to like it, but something about it bugs me.
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Like all 1 series it looks like it's sagging in the middle to me. Something about that body line under the doors. I saw it at NY show too. Front bumper is kinda weird. It's ok though looks aggressive. I'm sure it's super fun to drive.
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I don't know! I have seen 1 series and pictures of 1M and I thought they are both UGLY!!!!! But so many members here who have seen the 1M in person like it!
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I disagree 100% with you on the 1 M. It's one hell of a car. Great little performer and will be regarded as a true ///M car soon enough. The engine isn't my favorite, but the rest of the car is great.
Well said... Also has the most functional M bodywork, maybe ever...
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Well said... Also has the most functional M bodywork, maybe ever...
Exactly. It really is a true form follows function kind of thing. Okay, so beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but when the car is so functional, you can't deny it as a true ///M sports car...
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It does not have the heart of an ///M car... n54... sad
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It's cool...if I were a girl
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Looks great.

And on certain tracks it will lap quicker than a M3.
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It's cool...if I were a girl
I agree! for a girl!!
I love to see girls driving Evo, STI, and now 1M ! It is HOT!
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