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      01-06-2020, 02:48 PM   #1
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      01-06-2020, 02:55 PM   #2
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The ex-WRX owner in me wants to love this car - I think it could be fun. But I can't unsee the Kia in it. I don't think BMW design language translates well to FWD based compacts. Cheapens the look a bit.
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Are they trying to suggest it's different? Because it literally does away with decades of BMW history to be FWD-based with an i4 turbo. This car has much more "sameness" as the regular lot versus previous gen BMWs.
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Ummm, think I'll hold out for Option 3.
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Lol an econobox trying to look cool.
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Nothing wrong with the i4 turbo, see 2002tii. Fwd is another story. Best just buy a jetta gli.
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Ummm, think I'll hold out for Option 3.
If the choice is only between option 1 and option 2, I am leaning toward option 1!
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      01-06-2020, 04:59 PM   #9
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We can CLEARLY see who the car is marketed towards.
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Ummm, think I'll hold out for Option 3.
Option 3 should be losing this commercial.
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Any option but this one :
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FWD MINI-based 2 Series? Uh, no thanks option 0 please.
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Nothing wrong with the i4 turbo, see 2002tii. Fwd is another story. Best just buy a jetta gli.
tii is injected only, not turbocharged. You'd have to find the very special 2002 Turbo for that. Either way, much more desirable than this.
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Yeah I'll just be choosing option P next time I need to buy something new, total garbage. I thought the M designers went to Kia/Hyundai not the other way around
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Nothing wrong with the i4 turbo, see 2002tii. Fwd is another story. Best just buy a jetta gli.
Or an Audi.
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"Number one, I order you to take a number two!"
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Option 2 is today's option 1
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Notice how they only show it driving in a straight line
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