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  1. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Oct 12, 2022

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    I like the front end better than the beaver toothed M4, but I think the previous M2 is a nicer looking car.

     
  2. dtf

    dtf Oct 12, 2022

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    This ^^

    And also this ^^

    I'm a big fan of the previous M2, the proportions are much closer to a classic m-car, rather than the elongated M4.
     
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  3. DD(CA)

    DD(CA) Oct 12, 2022

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    And with all the lower bumper (front and rear) that they removed... its still 500lbs heavier than last gen. I was in market for m240, but then they stopped bringing manual (to US anyway). So, waited on this... and can't see self in it.. .plus the cost $$$. I'm an audi guy and was thinking to make a change. perhaps not.
     
  4. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Oct 12, 2022

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    Wheel arches look like a added on afterthought, much prefer proper dials/dashboard, and how much!
     
  5. kappa_md

    kappa_md Oct 12, 2022

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    I feel like the trend is really more power and heavier (compared to the previous gen) :eek:

    Then once the M2 Competition & M2 CS come out, those will be lighter but insanely expensive :(

    DK famously said “Lightweight is a weapon” And so does Chapman :thumbsup:
     
  6. Pitfitter446

    Pitfitter446 Oct 13, 2022

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    You know the more I look at the blue car it reminds me of an old MG 75ZT saloon?
     
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  7. dtf

    dtf Oct 13, 2022

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    Always has a soft spot for those.
     
  8. Hubert

    Hubert TAG Heuer Forums Moderator Staff Member Oct 14, 2022

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    From a design perspective, I think this looks like a cheap body-kit. I think BMW made it deliberately ugly, so that it M buyers have to go up to the M3 and M4.
     
  9. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Oct 14, 2022

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    LOL, but I don't think the beaver toothed M3/M4 is any better.

    Now this is what I call a cheap body kit. ::facepalm2::
     
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  10. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Oct 14, 2022

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    BTW @Hubert, did you catch the watch BMW M CEO Franciscus van Meel is wearing in the "walk-around" video of the red M2? ;)
     
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  11. kappa_md

    kappa_md Oct 14, 2022

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    This :whistling:
     
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  12. Hubert

    Hubert TAG Heuer Forums Moderator Staff Member Oct 14, 2022

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    :thumbsup:
     
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  13. Hubert

    Hubert TAG Heuer Forums Moderator Staff Member Oct 14, 2022

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    BMW designers need help. And who is approving these for production!?
     
  14. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Oct 14, 2022

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    I subscribe to the school of Colin Chapman, "Simplify, then add lightness". The most fun cars that I've owned have all been under 3000 lbs.
     
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  15. kappa_md

    kappa_md Oct 14, 2022

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    I agree :thumbsup: Those who just want to add more and more (horse) power are those who also don't know how to drive :eek: