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      03-13-2020, 11:15 AM   #1
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      03-13-2020, 11:35 AM   #2
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I'm sure it's a nice car, but the back of that is just so ugly
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      03-13-2020, 11:45 AM   #3
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From the thumbnail/preview picture, it looks aggressive and sporty...that is until you reach the rear where it's awkwardly boxy. I know rears on BMW's are boxy but this one just looks off and a bit too high.
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Such an abomination of a vehicle not even worth my time watching the video. BMW where have you drifted off to?!?! Google 2016 Kia Forte ex...there is a slight resemblance...did bmw steal the Kia designer?
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What's this about the back being ugly? Isn't the front bad enough?
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      03-13-2020, 12:07 PM   #6
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That thing is ugly as sin.
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Doesn't look terrible to me - I am more worried about the outcome of the new M3/M4. But fo an entry level car likely targeted to millennials, this fits the form and function requirements.
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Doesn't look terrible to me - I am more worried about the outcome of the new M3/M4. But fo an entry level car likely targeted to millennials, this fits the form and function requirements.
I can second that...I'm very worried about the new m3/m4.
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I'm sure it's a nice car, but the back of that is just so ugly
Litterally every new BMW coming out has that basic back end, so better get use to it!
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Doesn't look terrible to me - I am more worried about the outcome of the new M3/M4. But fo an entry level car likely targeted to millennials, this fits the form and function requirements.
I can second that...I'm very worried about the new m3/m4.
You should be. The very accurate renders are hideous. As a guy who has owned every chassis code M3/M4 since the E36, I hate to say that the G80 may be the first one I don't get.
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I'm sure it's a nice car, but the back of that is just so ugly
Litterally every new BMW coming out has that basic back end, so better get use to it!
No. I'm not getting used to it. I'm eyeballing the competition and seriously considering something not made by BMW
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      03-13-2020, 01:57 PM   #12
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Lol Bimmerpost is just asking for this to be shat on by putting it on the homepage every day.
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Such an ugly vehicle, literally shamed by vehicles like the Mazda 3 which are half of its price, what happened to BMW's design team?
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Such an ugly vehicle, literally shamed by vehicles like the Mazda 3 which are half of its price, what happened to BMW's design team?
The design team is being micromanaged by the suits.
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      03-13-2020, 08:41 PM   #15
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Skip to 52s to see them show a rolling shot of the M235i GC, then switching to a rolling shot of the M2C shortly after. My god this GC is so ugly.
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Dear god that X6 looks hideous! Is that a real photo, hmmmm. What a mixed up design.
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A reskinned Mini. FWD and proportions that are simply not BMW. The bean counters have won, but the profits from these cars help go towards making the real M cars so I am all for having more of these type of "BMW's"
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Such an abomination of a vehicle not even worth my time watching the video. BMW where have you drifted off to?!?! Google 2016 Kia Forte ex...there is a slight resemblance...did bmw steal the Kia designer?
It was a trade.

Kia/Huyndai gave BMW this design and in return BMW gave them Albert Biermann (Former chief engineer of BMW M).
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Just buy a Golf R, people. Let's not encourage this behavior from BMW.


NO! No more FWD! Bad BMW!
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M badge in a 4 cylinder. There were days that a V8 was minimum for an M ///M3 car.

Yeah don't tell me that technological advancement has cut that equation to half. I say more marketing even for a light car. Give the same V6 in G20 340i at least to justify that badge. Lower weight means nothing to me, it just scales down the power here.

Pure marketing geniuses.
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A reskinned Mini. FWD and proportions that are simply not BMW. The bean counters have won, but the profits from these cars help go towards making the real M cars so I am all for having more of these type of "BMW's"
We all appreciate your responsibility in keeping BMW profitable.

Amusing justification and thanks for making us all chuckle
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