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      10-17-2019, 03:47 PM   #45
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Reminds me of the 2AT I saw recently.

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      10-17-2019, 03:51 PM   #46
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Explain to me how this is a Gran Coupe.

With the 4,6,8GC, I get it, they have low, coupe-like roofline which make the car lower and wider looking. But this 2GC looks like a normal sedan, with a normal sedan roofline, that's much taller than any existing GC. So, why not just call this a 1 Sedan?
Because they are stupid. Same reason they decided to take the M3 name and put it on the sedan only and NOT the coupe.

I have no idea why they are trying to sell a FWD/AWD car that is a " 2 series " and also a RWD coupe that is a 2 series when they are from completely different platforms and one is a rebadged MINI.
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Isn't it basically the new 1 series in a sedan shape. It's horrid. BMW has lost the plot.
Yes. Somehow the european 1er looks far better,
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      10-17-2019, 03:54 PM   #48
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Looks like BMW styling cues grafted onto a Ford Focus.

Whomever designed the front back and sides didnít meet.
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Can any brake wizards here tell me why for this and the M135i they have suddenly moved the front calliper to the leading edge of the front wheel?
From a performance perspective, isn't it better having the front calliper toward the back end of the wheel, i.e. not the leading edge? For better cooling flow to pads etc.
Because FRONT WHEEL DRIVE...
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      10-17-2019, 03:57 PM   #50
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Disappointing. The Dodge Dart from half a decade ago (and a fraction of the price) looks way better and much more cohesive. It even had a Hofmeister kink and Zicker line! How BMW f's up something as simple as an entry level car is beyond me. Huey-Doinky needs to go.

https://www.motortrend.com/uploads/s...ound%7C875:492

https://www.tokkoro.com/picsup/54977...wallpapers.jpg

https://images.caricos.com/d/dodge/2..._1920x1080.jpg

https://images.dealersync.com/cloud/...a6eb59a49be546
I knew there was a car it reminded me off and you nailed it. This is the one.
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      10-17-2019, 04:29 PM   #51
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The same for the new 1 series.👎
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      10-17-2019, 04:34 PM   #52
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      10-17-2019, 04:35 PM   #53
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It's the front headlights. The swoopy line is the same as all the economy carmakers do (focus, Kia, etc)
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      10-17-2019, 04:52 PM   #54
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I'm pretty certain that I can design this thing better.
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Rarely have I seen such disdain on here.

There is the usual cycle of acceptance but this all seems more than denial. There is genuine dislike for most of the new designs.

///mmm Awkward. ‼️
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No more Hofmeister kink?
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Can any brake wizards here tell me why for this and the M135i they have suddenly moved the front calliper to the leading edge of the front wheel?
From a performance perspective, isn't it better having the front calliper toward the back end of the wheel, i.e. not the leading edge? For better cooling flow to pads etc.
Because FRONT WHEEL DRIVE...
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Side profile definitely looks like a Kia or Honda.
Nothing against those respectable brands. It just doesn't look like a BMW.
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      10-17-2019, 05:43 PM   #59
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What was Bmw thinking? All I see here is a rebadged KIA
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      10-17-2019, 06:07 PM   #60
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lazy ass designers ar bmw. very bad kia optima copy paste job.
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Explain to me how this is a Gran Coupe.

With the 4,6,8GC, I get it, they have low, coupe-like roofline which make the car lower and wider looking. But this 2GC looks like a normal sedan, with a normal sedan roofline, that's much taller than any existing GC. So, why not just call this a 1 Sedan?
Calling it the 2gc is misleading. I think that's part of the reason why the reception has been negative, at least on this site. If you're expecting a real 2 series gc, that's not what this car is.
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      10-17-2019, 06:26 PM   #62
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Just get an S3 instead, much nicer looking car.
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It doesn't look that bad. It's not exactly beautiful, but it doesn't look horrible for a sporty little entry level daily driver. Fwd layout isn't going to win over enthusiasts, but I don't think this car is intended for enthusiasts.
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Why is this car so ugly?
Proportion = fail
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Can any brake wizards here tell me why for this and the M135i they have suddenly moved the front calliper to the leading edge of the front wheel?
From a performance perspective, isn't it better having the front calliper toward the back end of the wheel, i.e. not the leading edge? For better cooling flow to pads etc.
Because FRONT WHEEL DRIVE...
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