Originally Posted by aajami
I have mixed feelings about this. On the one hand, I think the hood bulge fits the car's sporty character, makes it look more aggressive than without, and offers some additional sheet metal differences from its F30 sibling. On the other, I'm a firm believer in form following function wherever possible, and unless BMW shoved a new engine under that bonnet over the weekend, it looks like the hood bulge is purely aesthetic, which is a bit... sad.
I completely agree... there better be a functional reason they added the powerdome. Otherwise, I'm gonna have to look down on this car like the IS-F which had the one fake tailpipe.