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      06-29-2007, 12:57 PM   #45
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i will put money that is the new DCT tranny... they would not exagerrate hiding the stick AND THE DAMN STEERING WHEEL (PADDLES ON THEM)
I thought the DCT just started to go into development...if the silver one does have DCT then hopefully it will mean it will be available for March delivery.
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      06-29-2007, 02:21 PM   #46
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for some reason I like the Geneva car better, must be the wheels and color.
Its still an awesome /M3 though
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      06-29-2007, 03:01 PM   #47
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for some reason I like the Geneva car better, must be the wheels and color.
Its still an awesome /M3 though
I agree, those wheels in the spy shots does not do the car justice...whoever designed those wheels should be fired.
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      06-29-2007, 03:37 PM   #48
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Glad I didn't go to your site from my work computer...
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      06-29-2007, 04:09 PM   #49
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Nice clear pics!! I can't believe there are so many ///M3 test mules in CA already. Can't wait for the test drive.. :

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      06-29-2007, 04:29 PM   #50
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GREAT shots!!! Thanks for posting! Silverstone is my color, although the car does look a bit plain. The wheels are homely... I'm definitely going to have to budget for a 2nd set.

Glad I didn't go to your site from my work computer...
Ya me too, but the url kind of gave it away.
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Ya me too, but the url kind of gave it away.
the link is safe for work, until you click something else other than the car pics...
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      06-29-2007, 05:12 PM   #52
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What fantastic pictures of this car, great job.

I do truly hope, as others have speculated, that BMW is testing out the M-DCT for delivery to the US as I won't buy the car until that option is available.

In these photographs, I am surprised to see how nice the 18's look in real life with production finish. The previous shots had all shown the disgusting gunmetal or black colors, but the wheels actually look very good in these photos. However, they are still not enough for me to pass up the 19's.
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      06-30-2007, 12:19 AM   #53
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Way to be there with a camera OP! Thanks for posting.

Does the sunroof option delete the cf roof?

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Have you noticed - one is Right hand drive - the other is Left hand drive.
Were these some of the "hand-me-downs" from Europe going through some sort of emissions testing, or perhaps hot weather testing...I noticed the RHd had a computer

Silverstone was my choice as well, however the rims pictured here aren't lookin' too hot.
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      06-30-2007, 03:48 AM   #54
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damn it. I still don't like the way the E92 M3 looks. ARGH! I thought it would grow on me by now... sigh*

I'm really hoping it will look alot better in person.
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      06-30-2007, 05:22 AM   #55
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I'm really hoping it will look alot better in person.
i saw it in AW at a london motorshow...
trust me.. it will grow all over you when you see it in person
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come to think of it after a nights sleep, I love that Beast!
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      06-30-2007, 07:22 AM   #57
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great pics, yes that color is silverstone II it has a hint of blue under certain light conditions....& you've just made my decision harder.....nice website
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MMM Great pics... Loving the new M3
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best find in awhile.. so crazy that theres been so many sightings in CA. I'm keeping my camera in my car from now on !
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you should have stolen the rear lip spoiler...haha
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Mmm no CF roofs...
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      06-30-2007, 06:46 PM   #62
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Great pics thanks
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I wonder if the black one is Jerez. . .
Good question.
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yea i forgot a close-up shot of that...

but my impression was that the car looked kinda plain and looked too much like the 335i. Unless you are into cars, you wouldnt be able to tell the difference between this and a 335i

you're not the first to say this. i just got a copy of the latest issue of motor trend and they had an article on M-Division's Garching facility (whose pics were posted in this forum previously).

here's what the writer, who saw all flavors of the M3 (test mules, production-ready, sedan, coupe) had to say:

on the coupe:
"..not as clearly differentiated from the standard car as the outgoing model was from lesser siblings..."

on the sedan:
"The sedan even looks more muscular and visually better balanced than the coupe.. "

the article was pretty darn good so grab a copy if you can.. )

cheers!
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good pics, it seems not as stand out as the e46 was, seems like a sleeper, a little ordinary
yea i definately still like the e46 more.
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