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      11-04-2009, 04:27 PM   #67
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      11-04-2009, 04:27 PM   #68
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Waiting for Vorsteiner to copy the front lip... I think I already know its name, V-GTS
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      11-04-2009, 04:30 PM   #69
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So is it also confirmed that this not make it to the US? Saw that it is left hand drive and was hoping to see one in the US but I doubt it
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      11-04-2009, 04:31 PM   #70
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Guys, I'm not an expert here but before you all get so lathered up about this car, it looks like the storage cubby in the center console is substantially smaller than the regular e92 M3.

I really don't know what BMW is thinking here.
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      11-04-2009, 04:32 PM   #71
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curious in knowing if the wheel sizes match the standard M3
8.5" front and 9.5" back?
i sent them a question
will post here if i get an update
i'd like to get those tires on my M3
i always felt it was undertired
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      11-04-2009, 04:34 PM   #72
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I love the orange color, the wing, the adjustable lip, suspension, everything. I am not in the market for a dedicated track car, but if I was, this would be very cool indeed. I don't really understand why there is negativity around this.
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      11-04-2009, 04:34 PM   #73
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@ shift@red: have u drove the new m3 gts to say something negative about it? or u're writing comments to not get asleep???
> On topic: fabulous car!!!!!
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      11-04-2009, 04:35 PM   #74
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curious in knowing if the wheel sizes match the standard M3
8.5" front and 9.5" back?
i sent them a question
will post here if i get an update
i'd like to get those tires on my M3
i always felt it was undertired
255/35/19 f and 285/30/19 r

I assume the rim will be a bit wider.
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      11-04-2009, 04:38 PM   #75
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Car weighs 300 lbs more, and has the same power with .6 liters more displacement. Ill take the more highly strung Flat-6 with the trad. 6MT.

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It weighs over 300 lbs more than a GT3. Only can match the GT3 RS' power with .6 liter more displacement. Its a great effort, no doubt, but still not the the level of a GT3/RS or 430 Scuderia. Youre saying this car will be faster than an f430 Scuderia which ran 7:39 on the ring, even though it weighs more and has much less hp??? Let alone be faster than a GT3/RS...give me a break.
It has the potential to be fast, but a 7:40 on the ring is still a ways off of the 7:33 the GT3 just ran. And wait until the GT3 gets PDK, it will be 7:20s.
in addition to the fact that the (slower on paper) GT-R outperformed the GT3, you know the E46 M3 CSL beat the 996 GT3 around the 'ring by 4 seconds right?

http://www.m3csl.de/misc_csl_supertest.php

i don't see any reason why this one won't be similar. guess we'll find out.
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      11-04-2009, 04:41 PM   #76
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so how soon can i get an Inca orange wrap for my m3? )
i have the Cf roof
all i need is a ricer rear wing , front splitter, VMR CSL reps and i'm good to go
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So is it also confirmed that this not make it to the US? Saw that it is left hand drive and was hoping to see one in the US but I doubt it
Not officially. They say that the registration for other countries than Germany will be possible from summer 2010 on. Still, I wouldn't bet on its availability in the US.


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It weighs over 300 lbs more than a GT3. Only can match the GT3 RS' power with .6 liter more displacement. Its a great effort, no doubt, but still not the the level of a GT3/RS or 430 Scuderia. Youre saying this car will be faster than an f430 Scuderia which ran 7:39 on the ring, even though it weighs more and has much less hp??? Let alone be faster than a GT3/RS...give me a break.
It has the potential to be fast, but a 7:40 on the ring is still a ways off of the 7:33 the GT3 just ran. And wait until the GT3 gets PDK, it will be 7:20s.
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if i put that spoiler, lip, color and wheels on my car before you guys saw this, you all would probably kick my butt
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      11-04-2009, 05:02 PM   #81
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if i put that spoiler, lip, color and wheels on my car before you guys saw this, you all would probably kick my butt
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      11-04-2009, 05:04 PM   #82
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Can't wait for Top Gear to test this car...

dont ask why I just thought of that
Yes, Clarksons opinion on this car should be epic

However, this car is just boosting M3's position as a class leader!

I dont think there is going to be anything from M3's competition (Audi, Merc, Lexus-F etc.) that are going to build a GTS car to compete with this behemoth!

Good job BMW, this just shows that despite the recession we still have fun, hardcore sports cars with NA cars being built

Who cares if it doesnt trump the GT3?

I mean its too premature to make that kind of judgement!

Think about it, when the E92 M3 was released everyone claimed to be boring and a step backward because the M guys put a V8. And 2 years after, whats the verdict on the M3 E92 Well its the best all-around sports/luxury car that money can buy in this segment of cars!

So people, give it some time then voice your opinions!
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      11-04-2009, 05:05 PM   #83
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this car doesn't look good in orange
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if i put that spoiler, lip, color and wheels on my car before you guys saw this, you all would probably kick my butt
you are correct
you'd never hear the end of it
RICER would be the number 1 word used
just goes to show how influenced we are by brands
imagine if this was done by a tuning company
probably same reaction
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      11-04-2009, 05:08 PM   #85
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wow.. nice.. i thought it would look more like the e46 csl.. had all the racing goodies but still looked subtle on the streets.. when i see this i think of it being strictly for the track.. id rather buy the e92 and do all of my own upgrades IMO
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      11-04-2009, 05:13 PM   #86
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so you speak also Latin?
interesting....

tks again for all your kind support.

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so you speak also Latin?
interesting....

tks again for all your kind support.

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Thanks again for all the preliminary hints and info savage.
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