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      07-18-2012, 06:52 PM   #1
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if the M4 remotely looks like those pictures (http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=719831) then mine as well buy a toyota celica. horrid pictures it cant look like that yuk!
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      07-18-2012, 06:55 PM   #2
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It looks like a Mustang (YUCK) in those pics. BUT, if you look at the pictures of the E92 at a similar time in it's development, it looked pretty awful also. They did a good job of disguising it I guess.
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if the M4 remotely looks like those pictures then mine as well buy a toyota celica. horrid pictures it cant look like that yuk!
you realise its a test mule? its too early to decide on the look of the car
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you realise its a test mule? its too early to decide on the look of the car
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Car is heavily camouflaged. To make any decision now from it's camo'd look is silly.

However, I'm still not sold on the "M4" nomenclature. I understand why BMW is doing it, but still doesn't sit right with me. Guess I'm a traditionalist.
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      07-18-2012, 08:39 PM   #7
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This thread is a waste. how can you even determine what the new M4 is going to look like based on those pics? Be patient. I will be bad a$$!
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      07-18-2012, 08:53 PM   #8
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Its a freakin test mule... WTF your basing it off tha? Have u seen the e92 test mule looks just like that
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Here is the E92 test mule. looks like a freaking Honda Accord. Nothing like the finished product. There is a reason why BMW camo's their cars.
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It looks like a Mustang (YUCK) in those pics. BUT, if you look at the pictures of the E92 at a similar time in it's development, it looked pretty awful also. They did a good job of disguising it I guess.
Bingo....Now I want 15 seconds of my life back for opening this thread
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I don't like the M4 label - at all...

I'm sure this has been beaten to death, but am I alone in this?

After seeing the most recent F30 post on the M4 test mule on the ring, I realized what an assault on my senses it was to see the "M4" and not the "M3"...

Just didn't feel right
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I have a feeling...In america where we love "tradition." Whoever is in the business of selling ///M3 badges will have a high demand when the new ///M4 comes out
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This mule doesn't even have the bulge on the hood. It's FAR from the finished product.
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There is a reason why BMW camo's their cars.
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It looks like a Mustang in those pics.
That's exactly what I saw when looking at the profile shot. They don't camo the early mules, only when the body is taking shape. Even though it's early, I doubt the profile changes much.

It's the line of the hood that really makes me think it looks like the current Mustang.

I'm sure it will be an impressive car, but the currect 3-series styling is definitely inferior to the last two generations.
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[quote=amirz1000;12351267]This thread is a waste. how can you even determine what the new M4 is going to look like based on those pics? Be patient. I will be bad a$$![/QUOTE
it was bmw who showed these pictures i just commented on if it looks anything like the pictures BMW posted then i will not buy. take issue with bmw for implying that the new m4 looks like that toyota celica
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This mule doesn't even have the bulge on the hood. It's FAR from the finished product.
it wont have a power dome since its a turbo
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if the M4 remotely looks like those pictures (http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=719831) then mine as well buy a toyota celica. horrid pictures it cant look like that yuk!
I think it's a little premature to be judging the appearance on a prototype car, covered mainly in camo, which is still going through a lot of changes (perf, design etc.)and is not due out for another 2+ yrs.
Kinda dumb actually
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Take a deep breath... exhale...

Relax! The car will be amazing. I'm sure we'll all be singing it's praises when it comes out. Very much looking forward to it.
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