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      11-10-2014, 08:41 PM   #1
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To be Powered by a detuned version of the S55 twin turbo same as the M4 after a nice tune this thing is gonna be a beast,
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      11-10-2014, 09:00 PM   #2
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I love the integration of the M vent with the character line that runs the length of the car on this render.

I am really still wishing and hoping for a detuned S55 despite all the info that points to the up-tune N55
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      11-10-2014, 09:08 PM   #3
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I love the integration of the M vent with the character line that runs the length of the car on this render.

I am really still wishing and hoping for a detuned S55 despite all the info that points to the up-tune N55
If you read the article and what I wrote at the top you would be happy
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      11-10-2014, 09:10 PM   #4
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      11-10-2014, 09:15 PM   #5
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I believe the other was from auto car, this is from Top Car it has more Info there was a link but it was not the full article.

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      11-10-2014, 11:22 PM   #6
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I love the integration of the M vent with the character line that runs the length of the car on this render.
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This is my favorite rendering thus far.
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      11-10-2014, 11:30 PM   #7
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Thanks for posting. Love the colour too. Although with all the emphasis SCOTT has made on the light weight direction, I think it will be lighter than the 15lbs noted...
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      11-11-2014, 01:34 AM   #8
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A link to that inaccurate render was also posted in http://www.2addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1046911
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I like this render too, although the spy shots clearly show a different front bumper. Also, we'll be, "swathed in Alcantara" but the profit margin is so low that we shouldn't expect a carbon fiber roof? Seems like some strange priorities for a sports car.
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A link to that inaccurate render was also posted in http://www.2addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1046911
Lets be honest unless you're involved in the development of the car you're truly not going to know what it's going to look like. Yes there are the spy shots but they can be misleading as the car is covered. And they could always change a bumper or a fender or whatever in the end. So to say its inaccurate would be saying you know for sure what the car is going to look like. Do you have a picture or a render?
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      11-11-2014, 08:57 AM   #11
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I am still a fan of the other render. And still hoping for an S55.
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Lets be honest unless you're involved in the development of the car you're truly not going to know what it's going to look like. Yes there are the spy shots but they can be misleading as the car is covered. And they could always change a bumper or a fender or whatever in the end. So to say its inaccurate would be saying you know for sure what the car is going to look like. Do you have a picture or a render?
Trust me when I say this, there are much more accurate renders. We've got plenty of insiders around here that has already confirmed it'll look more like the Bimmerpost render.
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      11-11-2014, 09:54 AM   #13
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Scott said that the rear on this render was surprisingly accurate. If I'm remembering that right.
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Trust me when I say this, there are much more accurate renders. We've got plenty of insiders around here that has already confirmed it'll look more like the Bimmerpost render.
That's it right there minus the wheels and seats.
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Lets be honest unless you're involved in the development of the car you're truly not going to know what it's going to look like. Yes there are the spy shots but they can be misleading as the car is covered. And they could always change a bumper or a fender or whatever in the end. So to say its inaccurate would be saying you know for sure what the car is going to look like. Do you have a picture or a render?
The front bumper doesn't even have a proper M fascia. Look how the mouth opens... it should open out as it slopes down. The M sport like the M235i slants inward as it slopes down, so...
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Lets be honest unless you're involved in the development of the car you're truly not going to know what it's going to look like. Yes there are the spy shots but they can be misleading as the car is covered. And they could always change a bumper or a fender or whatever in the end. So to say its inaccurate would be saying you know for sure what the car is going to look like. Do you have a picture or a render?
Have a look at the pictures in this post and you'll understand:
http://www.2addicts.com/forums/showp...01&postcount=1
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From the front, I actually like this render of the bumper better than the bimmerpost version - regardless of how accurate it is.

And that side/rear end view looks pretty awesome. More "clenched butt" than the flat ass you see on the 235 now.
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I rather like that weird yellow/orange color...
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      11-11-2014, 05:35 PM   #19
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I rather like that weird yellow/orange color...
Not unlikely that the M2 launch color will be within that color range:
http://www.2addicts.com/forums/showp...&postcount=127

The color of one of the early M2 renders ain't bad either.

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You would think BMW or Someone involved would leak the proper info to these magazines. I would think they would want to uphold their reputation for being in the business of accuracy for their readers.
Anyhow I'm sure the M2 is going to look awesome.
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Bummer, possibly no CF roof.
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This article says the M2 will be 200mm taller than the M4...? Do they mean 20mm?
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