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      11-07-2011, 08:40 PM   #7

Drives: 2015 SO/CSAT F80 M3
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Canton, MI

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Originally Posted by Uli_HH View Post
There are strong rumors, that the F80 M3 comes much much earlier ... as early as late summer/autuum 2012 - only short time after the E9x M3 leaves production ... with an first "M3 concept" shown in Genf March 2012 .

Reason should be to hold 2013 free for the complete new 4er series!
That sounds extremely aggressive to me, Uli. I'm not saying it can't happen, but with the F12/F13 M6 known to be coming next year, I have to be a little skeptical about an F80 M3 coming too. I know, I know, the 1M and M5 both came this year, but the 1M used an existing engine, not to mention plenty of E9x M3 parts. M3 is known to be using a brand new engine.

I just don't see them packing all of that into one year. But we'll see.
A gen-u-ine BMW eff-eight-zero with them tandem clutches in the transmission and that dad gum sun roof on the top-a da cawr.