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      07-30-2011, 12:49 PM   #62
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Originally Posted by SCOTT26 View Post
Incase you had a case of deja vu at the venue - Yes it is BMW's Frankfurt hall from 2009 being resurrected for 2011 and this September's IAA which includes the pioneer of the original concept of an indoor track continuing the idea for this years IAA, With Audi and Mercedes-Benz now begun construction on their indoor and outdoor venues at the Frankfurt Messe.
Not hard to estimate that production model lauch will happen IAA 2013. Great, excellent, thank you very much BMW! It was great moment to see the future of modern sportcar in IAA 2009 when VED started to drive around black hall in day 1. And I'll be there this year also. And hopefully 2013.

i8 is something that make you want it. I'v tried to find something to replace my M3 but have been unable to see any idea to buy new 6-series, M5, new M6 or anything else that costs reasonably. If i8 is not far over 150 000 euros here, I'll set my order as soon as it's possible. This car has something that changes the game forever and I want to be in the first row to see it. Especially I'm impressed about 4-wheel drive capability - I can use i8 around the year also in wintertime.
i8 2014 (PI, Protonic Blue), X1 25i 2016. Gone F30 320i xDrive 2013, E84 X1 23d 2010, E60 530 xdA 2006, E92M3 2008, R53 Mini Cooper S 2006, F430 F1 2008