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      01-16-2012, 03:52 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by Uli_HH View Post
BMW and SGL could make an complete body from carbon composite and this at an tolerable price tag
Have to disagree on this as well.

1. M3 will almost certainly use the same body as the base model. Cost would skyrocket unless they do.
2. Full composite bodies are the things of race cars, not even race cars but high end race cars (well and a few exotic production cars now like McLaren, Lamborghini, etc.). The reason - cost, cost, cost. BMW and SGL simply cannot produce a cost competitive full composite body car.