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      11-05-2010, 11:45 AM   #45
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I think the stance needs work. The rear track needs to be a bit wider.. also wider tires. Otherwise it loses ab it of the sports car look and more "Honda Insight"
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      11-05-2010, 11:46 AM   #46
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AMAZING- I can't believe they are actually moving forward with this. If you guys recall, the "official" M3 0-60 time according to BMW (posted on the BMWUSA website) is 4.8s. If BMW is expecting that the VED will reach 0-6 in 4.8s in the hybrid configuration as well, then in reality it should be about as fast as the M3 and still do 75 miles per gallon- if this is the case then it would be an astounding achievement! Also, I recall that Scott posted that eventually there will be an M variant of the VED, and that the engine would be based on the new M3 engine (albeit the car will be alot lighter and faster than the new M3 I suppose). Exciting news all around!
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      11-05-2010, 11:53 AM   #47
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The side view of the car is insane along with the front! But the rear is a little funky? Looks like that new Honda hatchback a little.
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      11-05-2010, 11:56 AM   #48
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Does anyone know what the weight of the car is gonna be?
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      11-05-2010, 12:03 PM   #49
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it's got the front of a challenger


and the back of a tornado intercept vehicle


all in all, fucking ugly.
Seriously, dude the front end is a cue from past BMW models.
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      11-05-2010, 12:11 PM   #50
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Whats with pic#2? that looks like the side of an M6 coupe, not the VED prototype.. steel doors vs the glass doors..
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      11-05-2010, 12:14 PM   #51
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balls deeeeppppp!!!!!!!
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      11-05-2010, 12:25 PM   #52
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is it just me? the rims are so large looks like the suspension will bottom out from just a small pothole
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      11-05-2010, 12:28 PM   #53
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Can't wait to see the production version!
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      11-05-2010, 12:32 PM   #54
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The narrow tires may look odd, but you guys do understand that it is a requirement to meet their mileage goal right? Wider tires will only increase the rolling resistance, decreasing the potential mileage.
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      11-05-2010, 12:52 PM   #55
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+100k? don't know where that money is going too, could buy an M3 and a Prius for the price of that car. High performance can demand high sticker, not sure if high mileage can do the same...
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      11-05-2010, 12:56 PM   #56
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that looks fantastic and I definitely want one.

I may break my rule about never buying a non-M BMW. but, I'm hoping that they come out with an M version... 0 - 60 in 4.8 isn't very impressive, but the looks of this car are.
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      11-05-2010, 01:06 PM   #57
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hybrid diesel suck on that prius fans
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      11-05-2010, 01:17 PM   #58
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I'm surprised how many they plan to make, a relatively high number for a car of this small target market
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HOLY SHIT THEY'RE ACTUALLY BUILDING IT JUST LIKE THE CONCEPT

O.M.F.G. Best piece of news I've seen on Bimmerpost in the past two years.

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      11-05-2010, 01:52 PM   #60
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it's got the front of a challenger


and the back of a tornado intercept vehicle


all in all, fucking ugly.
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      11-05-2010, 01:58 PM   #61
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IMO they could of cleaned up the back of the car. everything from the tail lights down is HORRIBLE. it looks like a crazy expressway with all the extra body moldings. but then again ill never buy a hybrid for 150k when hydrogen cars will make hybrids obsolete
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      11-05-2010, 02:21 PM   #62
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IMO the front is the most aggressive front BMW ever ever ever ever made... The back looks mean... thumbs up for the taillights but it looks busy I mean seriously busy for me... I don't think the glass doors and the glass roof is gonna make it to production, think about safety regulations.... BMW PLEASE MAKE AN M VERSION OF IT... Supercar gasoline engine!
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      11-05-2010, 02:37 PM   #63
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Price tag? Don't make it a LFA
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      11-05-2010, 02:50 PM   #64
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cool minus doors. those can go.
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      11-05-2010, 03:07 PM   #65
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      11-05-2010, 03:25 PM   #66
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