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      04-04-2008, 09:20 PM   #1
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Please Post Questions for BMW NA M Brand manager, Larry Koch

My BMW CCA chapter has a meeting next week with the BMW CCA M Brand manager, Larry Koch, where he is going to present the new M3 to our chapter. I will be glad to ask him some questions posed by forum members.

Please post your questions here.
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My BMW CCA chapter has a meeting next week with the BMW CCA M Brand manager, Larry Koch, where he is going to present the new M3 to our chapter. I will be glad to ask him some questions posed by forum members. Please post your questions here.
1. Will the M-DCT equipped M3s still have a GG $1,300 tax? If less, how much?

2. Will the M3 E93 be introduced as a MY 2008 or 2009?

3. For the M3 E93 intro, any new exterior colors being added to the list (like Atlantic Blue, as was done with the 335i E93 intro)?
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My BMW CCA chapter has a meeting next week with the BMW CCA M Brand manager, Larry Koch, where he is going to present the new M3 to our chapter. I will be glad to ask him some questions posed by forum members.

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How bout if he knows if the Individual program will come to america for the M3?
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      04-04-2008, 09:35 PM   #4
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1. Will the M-DCT equipped M3s still have a GG $1,300 tax? If less, how much?

2. Will the M3 E93 be introduced as a MY 2008 or 2009?

3. For the M3 E93 intro, any new exterior colors being added to the list (like Atlantic Blue, as was done with the 335i E93 intro)?
1. I dont think so, my final order sheet is 1,300


But good questions, im stay praying that GGT will be lowered, but it seems very unlikely now.
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How bout if he knows if the Individual program will come to america for the M3?
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Can we please get CA as a separate option for non-double-hump cars? MY2009?
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Can we please get CA as a separate option for non-double-hump cars? MY2009?
CA ??
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CA ??
CA = Comfort Access
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Also, any chance MDM will be available as either a new standard feature, or a stand-alone option?
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ask him which is better - the 335i or the m3!!!!!


Hahahahahaaa!!!
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ask him which is better - the 335i or the m3!!!!!


Hahahahahaaa!!!
Hmmm....he's the M brand manager, I think I can predict the answer.

However, I may ask him how the 1 and 3 tii fits into the lineup.
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Also, any chance MDM will be available as either a new standard feature, or a stand-alone option?
I second this. I'd like MDM without ordering the tech package because I don't want EDC. I don't mind it with I-drive because it needs the interface, but I really would want to go with an aftermarket coilover setup.
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      04-05-2008, 01:13 AM   #13
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How about... "Will 2009 E90 M3's receive the facelift treatments due for the rest of '09 E90 3-series?"
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Great! What a priviledge Please ask away.

1. What is the actual shift time of M-DCT in S6 mode (in milliseconds)?
2. What will the GGT tax (if any) be on the M-DCT car?
3. Will US and EU launch control be different?
4. Do US M3's have BER?
5. Do US (or other) M3 have any limitations (redline, hp, etc.) before 1st service?
6. Why did the US M3s get different seat bottoms than in EU?
7. Why are US M3s heavier than EU one (actual standard equipment differences, option differences, different weight standards, etc.)?
8. Will dual canister style aftermarket exhaust systems interfere with the differential cooling or aerodynamic effect of the diffuser.
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      04-05-2008, 01:20 AM   #15
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How about... "Will 2009 E90 M3's receive the facelift treatments due for the rest of '09 E90 3-series?"
+1 to this, as well as Swamp's questions. Great questions.
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Will we (US market) see a CSL version? If so, when? Is so, what are the specs? If not, why?

Any information about the CSL would be great.
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Will we (US market) see a CSL version? If so, when? Is so, what are the specs? If not, why?

Any information about the CSL would be great.
OT...Hey SMSgt B, get out there and get us some M-DCT videos!
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CA = Comfort Access
Questions to supplement your question. Don't you need the nav to program the CA? I don't know that why I ask. Maybe thats why it is tied to the Nav package...
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Questions to supplement your question. Don't you need the nav to program the CA? I don't know that why I ask. Maybe thats why it is tied to the Nav package...
Nope. Wife's 335i has CA with no Nav. You can change the one-door/all-doors open option from the dash computer.
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Where are the concept wheels?

Will they be part of a ZCP option offered later?

If so, will Brembo sourced brakes be a part of the ZCP?

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1. What is the actual shift time of M-DCT in S6 mode (in milliseconds)?
If "actual shift time" is not clearly defined, I'm afraid you might get a marketing answer to this one. I am assuming you are referring to the power on/off delta t?
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Are they going to offer front PDC (coupe/sedan/conv) and CF-roof (sedan)?

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