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      07-23-2009, 08:26 AM   #1
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Changes for 2010-2011 e90/e92 m3 ?

My 2009 e92 m3 is a 2 year lease, and I only have about a year left on it, and I was just wondering what changes to expect for 2011, as I will most likely be getting another m3 w/ a manual transmission tho. This question may have come up in another thread, but i didn't get to looking around. Thanks on any insight.
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      07-23-2009, 09:02 AM   #2
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After so many 335 to M3 converts, now there are DCT to 6MT converts.
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      07-23-2009, 09:11 AM   #3
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... now there are DCT to 6MT converts.
And vice-versa too, based on posts I've seen around here in the past.

OP, look for the E92/E93 LCI in March of next year, if rumors pan out. Just how much the M3 will be effected by this is not yet known. If history is a good indicator in this case, changes will be only to the rear of the car. However, it is also possible that headlights (not shape, but internals) could change as well.
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      07-23-2009, 09:15 AM   #4
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I hear they plan on making the M3 a 4.0 twin turbo
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      07-23-2009, 10:41 AM   #5
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I will be SOMEWHAT a dct-6mt transfer, bcuz my 2008 s5 was a stick...6mt ftw always!
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      07-23-2009, 10:45 AM   #6
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Nice one. I still say DCT is best (excuse my lack of acronym appreciation what does FTW stand for?)
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      07-23-2009, 12:35 PM   #7
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FTW = for the win. Dont feel bad, I googled it last week myself. haha
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FTW = for the win. Dont feel bad, I googled it last week myself. haha
Same here. I google it last month, but was still unsure of what it meant. Now I know. Thanks man.
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      07-23-2009, 12:41 PM   #9
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yes 6MT FTMFW.
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      07-23-2009, 12:45 PM   #10
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im hoping to get the 2011 e90 hopefully....if not then something cheaper with a 6 speed....perhaps new sti or the s4
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      07-23-2009, 02:32 PM   #11
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I hear they plan on making the M3 a 4.0 twin turbo
i believe this is true for the next gen m3's, except it will be a v6 not v8. i've heard that the e90/e92/e93 m3's will be the first and only generation produced with a v8.
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i believe this is true for the next gen m3's, except it will be a v6 not v8. i've heard that the e90/e92/e93 m3's will be the first and only generation produced with a v8.
This V8 is going to be legendary, if not already.
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      07-23-2009, 02:40 PM   #13
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woohoo.... I need to find another hobby... something that occupies me for atleast another 30 days.... so I can come back and say that I only have 100 days left.... grrr
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i believe this is true for the next gen m3's, except it will be a v6 not v8. i've heard that the e90/e92/e93 m3's will be the first and only generation produced with a v8.
I pray to god it's not a V6. Inline 6 FTW.
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      07-23-2009, 03:08 PM   #15
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I pray to god it's not a V6. Inline 6 FTW.
Dont we all wish so....but the V8 is a screamer IMO
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      07-23-2009, 03:54 PM   #16
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So it's quite official: As a Canadian dealer information on the MY 2010 tells, there's no LCI this fall: http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...58#post5493658

Only some very minor changes to the M3.


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      07-23-2009, 03:58 PM   #17
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woohoo.... I need to find another hobby... something that occupies me for atleast another 30 days.... so I can come back and say that I only have 100 days left.... grrr
How 'bout a goal to reach 5k post in 100 days. That's 50 posts a day. I think you can do it man. hahahehe

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Dont we all wish so....but the V8 is a screamer IMO
Yup. I think it's the perfect balance of meaty power and a supremely athletic engine.
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      07-23-2009, 04:05 PM   #18
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agree on v8, sound is awesome
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From an official source, it will be a V4.
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      07-23-2009, 06:33 PM   #20
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What is LCI?
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What is LCI?
Life Cycle Impulse. It's BMWs marketing jargon for what is more commonly referred to as a mid-life update or refresh or facelift or any number of other terms.
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