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      06-02-2006, 03:29 PM   #1
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M3 Test Mule in So. Cal !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Driving down Ventura Blvd in Encino.
I see two BMW coupe mules coming towards me.
Goose Bumps !!!!
One was THE MULE !! the other was another coupe mule, with a single exhaust.

When I get home, Camera Phone Pix and Video to follow.....

needless to say, I chased them down Ventura for about 6 miles....
The driver looked like a tool...... what a poos on his face.....

Anyway, look for photos and video in the next few hours when I can get them up....

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      06-02-2006, 03:35 PM   #2
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Awesome man!! cant wait to see them!!
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Are you serious?????? Woah, M3 in California, why not in philly? Lol
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http://kurtjones.com/cars2/M3Mule.mov







Damn Treo camera blows !!!!!!!!

it's funny, there are test mules in Cali all the time.
Saw the new CTS-V mule the other day and now the new M3...... ;- )

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So this tells me that the M3 is coming out this year..
 
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lucky lucky ! So how did the car sound? Did you get to hear it really rev at all ?
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It would be nice if they had test mules on the east coast.
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california if you think aobut it has almost all the conditions a car company could ask for. Bumper to bumper traffic. Sea level, altitude, twisties, below sea level test (death valley) and desert. Also, a lot of the emissions labs are out here so they bring it here.

I hope to see this mule down in the OC shortly then.
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Their private test facitlity is up in Oxnard/Ventura, so that's why they are usually up this way.

Audi/VW has one up here too.

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Their private test facitlity is up in Oxnard/Ventura, so that's why they are usually up this way.

Audi/VW has one up here too.

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I just saw an X5 mule between Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo on Friday. It looked like a performance model based on the wide wheels and tires. (Sorry no pic). Definitely "Bangle-ized" though, and looked a bit more sleek than the current model. They had all the disguise cladding on the car, but you could definitely see the sharp line down the flanks like the new 3 has.
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      06-22-2006, 11:51 PM   #11
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M3 this year?

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So this tells me that the M3 is coming out this year..
Don't count on it. Sometime next year--I'm betting later rather than sooner.
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