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      08-18-2014, 12:13 AM   #1145
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Originally Posted by Sir Loin
It has been a year since the M4 Concept was revealed at Pebble Beach. What we know now that we didn't know then:
  • 20" wheels are not available, not even as an option. Maybe part of the Comp package in the future?
  • Aurum Dust was a stage name. It's official name is Austin Yellow
  • Only the CF roof is standard. We now know other CF parts like the lip, the tailpipes, and the diffuser are M Performance parts
  • We didn't know there are also other CF parts hidden under the hood (CF brace in engine bay, or were there spy pictures of it?) and under the car (CF drive shaft)
  • We didn't know how exactly the M3 would look like until December 2013
  • The Concept car had black kidney grill surrounds, and black side gills. Production cars come with chromed ones
  • The Concept car's pictures had similar large wheel gaps that we have in production cars today
  • Could we have told, from the undercarriage pictures, that the rear suspension was bolted directly onto the chassis?

What did I miss or mix up?
Aurum Dust is actually a different color entirely than Austin Yellow.
Yeh I actually prefer the concept yellow to the production yellow. Saw the M3/4 being built at Welt in June and I don't really like this color much. However I was in love with the concept photos.
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