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      01-10-2014, 02:10 PM   #1
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BMW M4 caught out on the streets of Detroit

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Spotted in downtown Detroit prior to Monday's world debut at 2014 Detroit auto show.


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Nice!

You sure it's Detroit? Where are the homeless and trash cans on fire?
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I guess I have to see it in person, because that looks really long.

Perhaps it just the longer wheelbase, but to looking at this photo, it looks too long for itself. Perhaps that is why I like the M3 better?
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Color is no bueno. I think M4 looks best in sapphire black.
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Would never buy any color but alpine white.
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you're missing out.
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No plates.... no worries. Cops are a little preoccupied with other crimes going down in Detroit
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You sure it's Detroit? Where are the homeless and trash cans on fire?
lol, funny.

but seriously, look at the backdrop. not a soul on those streets - that look like they should be in the heart of downtown.
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that car looks gross honestly. looks like it would be a nice color when clean......but pretty nasty when dirty
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They will be giving it a warm up prior to appearing on the BMW stand.
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Nice!

You sure it's Detroit? Where are the homeless and trash cans on fire?
The city moved them out of frame for the pic.


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Nice!

You sure it's Detroit? Where are the homeless and trash cans on fire?
Says the person from Chicago, the city with the most murders in the country in 2012 (reported 9/2013):

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Good lord, is it Photoshopped or just perspective that the car looks so long? In one of the pics it's driving by a Ford super duty or something and looks to be about the same length.
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I think it looks awesome! Just needs tint though...BAAADDDD!
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Alright with all the cheap shots. I am surprised no one pointed out that the street whose sign is visible in the background is named after a US Congressman whose wife served a couple years in jail for being involved in a bribery scandal with infamous former Detroit mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick.

Nice to see the car out on the streets at least though. And we know for sure that the show car production car, which is good news indeed. Look forward to taking a close look at it during the show.
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      01-10-2014, 04:06 PM   #19
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Good lord, is it Photoshopped or just perspective that the car looks so long? In one of the pics it's driving by a Ford super duty or something and looks to be about the same length.

ya...something looks off... like the back half of the car is stretched!?!?
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The wheelbase looks so long! I dig the color
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See if you can guess where it will be on the NAIAS stand?
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