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      10-26-2017, 01:29 PM   #234
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Originally Posted by ///M4ster Yoda View Post
Can someone tell me why this thread exists? The F80 is going out of production in the coming year (2018)

Is BMW really gonna put out a "special" model for one calendar year?

I get why the F82 CS is gonna exist. The EOP is 2020.

This is a pipe dream thread
I don’t see it as that big of a stretch to be honest - BMW made like 27 special editions of the E9X M cars towards the end of production. BMW will also be able to leverage lessons learned during the M4 CS’ development - so the M3 CS should be “easier” to develop if that makes sense (especially for things like suspension tweaks, software revisions, and engine tune).

I see this an an exercise consistent with a precedent they established before. It will be fun to see if it comes to fruition or not.
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