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      09-29-2020, 06:33 PM   #683
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Is the F36 EOP still 6/2021? It has been completely removed from BMWUSA.com, both from model section and build your own section.
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      09-29-2020, 07:06 PM   #684
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Is the F36 EOP still 6/2021? It has been completely removed from BMWUSA.com, both from model section and build your own section.
It's still sold elsewhere.
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      10-01-2020, 03:31 PM   #685
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I'm very curious as to what the size of the iX/iNext is. In some of the shots it looks big, but in others it looks somewhat smaller and low to the ground. I was thinking this would likely be mid-sized?
Guess: Lies a bit lower than a G05, a bit wider and nearly the same length.
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      10-18-2020, 06:07 PM   #686
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No, there is no indication that will happen.



No, the convertible is AWD / AT only.
This is where I read about the gran coupe. If It says in on the internet, it must be true
https://carbuzz.com/news/confirmed-b...e-is-happening
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      10-20-2020, 09:47 AM   #687
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This is where I read about the gran coupe. If It says in on the internet, it must be true
https://carbuzz.com/news/confirmed-b...e-is-happening
There haven't been any mule sightings of an M4 GC so far, so I really doubt at least the mid-2021 timeline they are claiming.

I mean, the Touring is doing track testing now, and won't arrive till 2022.
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      10-20-2020, 01:30 PM   #688
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There haven't been any mule sightings of an M4 GC so far, so I really doubt at least the mid-2021 timeline they are claiming.

I mean, the Touring is doing track testing now, and won't arrive till 2022.
Yep, that's why we can treat the carbuzz story as fan fiction.

The general rule for adding a body style is that if it doesn't happen by the LCI, it won't happen at all. The G81 is testing now for release at G20/G21/G80 LCI time. Could a G86 technically start testing as late as next year for release at G22/G23/G26/G82/G83 LCI time? Yes, but there's not a single hint yet that it will. The G81 snuck up on us though, so a G86 could theoretically do the same. Don't bet on it, but maybe say a few words to car gods if you wish for this M4 Gran Coupe to be more than some auto journo's click-bait.
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      10-20-2020, 01:41 PM   #689
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Yep, that's why we can treat the carbuzz story as fan fiction.

The general rule for adding a body style is that if it doesn't happen by the LCI, it won't happen at all. The G81 is testing now for release at G20/G21/G80 LCI time. Could a G86 technically start testing as late as next year for release at G22/G23/G26/G82/G83 LCI time? Yes, but there's not a single hint yet that it will. The G81 snuck up on us though, so a G86 could theoretically do the same. Don't bet on it, but maybe say a few words to car gods if you wish for this M4 Gran Coupe to be more than some auto journo's click-bait.
What's interesting is I believe there was an i4 M spy shot of the car out and about that had those fender wideners denoting a slightly wide track and M mirrors. We have heard that the i4M was to be M performance level not full M but I wonder if it might possibly be getting something closer to the full M treatment and fill the lineup slot for an M4 gran coupe. Bmw usually doesn't do that extensive of modifications for the m performance level. With 523hp it's going to be brutally fast, so I can definitely see that car occupying yet another middle ground between the m performance and full M. Maybe they even sneak in full M branding even if it remains a few ticks behind the M3/M4 in dynamics
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The carbuzz story also said "manual transmission", and my first reaction was "unlikely". In reality, I would choose anything with a manual. If there were no manual anywhere, I would keep my 340 until they had to bury me in it.
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      10-26-2020, 10:57 AM   #691
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More info on i4? iX revealed nov 11th?

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I expect to know more about i4 within a month or so.
Have you heard anything more new on the i4?

Also according to this source, the iX will be revealed (i)next November 11th. Do you know if that is true?

https://electricvehicleweb.in/bmw-in...mming-windows/
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      11-05-2020, 09:56 AM   #692
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(you typoed/copy-pastoed "November" as a second "September" in the top post)
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      11-05-2020, 01:13 PM   #693
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(you typoed/copy-pastoed "November" as a second "September" in the top post)
Oops. Thanks!
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      11-05-2020, 02:30 PM   #694
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Details about M5 CS and iX1, Alpina B8 production date.

https://g80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=901686
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      11-11-2020, 09:43 PM   #695
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I never did this before, but this time around I'd like to take a victory lap for the iX. It's been the toughest one in more than seven years of my "hobby" to gather good information about, and I'm happy I didn't let you all down.
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      11-13-2020, 04:48 AM   #696
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Now that we've seen the high tech iX, when can we expect to see the more sporty i4 being fully unveiled? February/March?
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      11-21-2020, 11:23 PM   #697
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I never did this before, but this time around I'd like to take a victory lap for the iX. It's been the toughest one in more than seven years of my "hobby" to gather good information about, and I'm happy I didn't let you all down.
you are a legend, thank you for your work.
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