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      06-05-2011, 01:27 PM   #507
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Siiiiick. I would definitely drive that.

At first I asked myself why does this car look like some sort of animal with down syndrome from the front? But after seeing a few of the pshops with modifications this thing could look sick and end up growing on me (like most crazy models that BMW puts out).
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      06-05-2011, 01:45 PM   #508
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At first glance I thought the front end looked hideous, but I think it'll grow on me in due time.


It does look much better in video than pictures so hopefully it'll look much better in person.






Nice!

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      06-05-2011, 03:06 PM   #509
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seeing the latest dramatic and polished wallpapers i have to say that the overall appeal is getting better and better to me.

maybe the pics from the initial press release were too neutral and cool (especially the plain red sport type). i guess there has to be at least a metallic finish to do justice to the alternating surfaces in the front end.

it's not love at first sight, but you know...

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      06-05-2011, 03:14 PM   #510
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WOW... its really good.. good job man! Its way nicer than the official headlights... esp. the hood line, made all the difference..
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just the new headlight are everything but sportive
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      06-05-2011, 03:27 PM   #511
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Someone does not know their Sharks...

That my friend is a Great White Shark (aks "JAWS) not a Tiger Shark...
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Actually despite not knowing his sharks he does makes an interesting comparison.

For example compare the snout of the shark to the snout of the F20.
You can see there are rounded lines to enhance the features of the shark's snout , contours on the bridge of the snout and around the mouth.
Actually in a way similar to the F20 especially the details around the headlights form a lower point at the top edge of the kidney grilles in the car's snout. Whilst the contours on the bonnet and at the top of the headlights form the upper form of the F20's snout.
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      06-05-2011, 04:10 PM   #513
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this car will look best in dark color and with black grille that blends as much as possible with the body. Big wheels, Msport... that'll do perhaps.
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      06-05-2011, 04:11 PM   #514
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Scott, what's the car in your avatar?
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      06-05-2011, 04:12 PM   #515
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Oh my bad. I uploaded the wrong version.

Yeah, I'm calling it "Great White" now. Anyone has a problem?
Maybe this shark is the inspiration??
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      06-05-2011, 04:39 PM   #516
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New studio processed wallpapers:

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Sorry, the pic is very small: glacier silver I guess. Thanks to bimmertoday.de
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      06-05-2011, 06:55 PM   #518
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Sorry, the pic is very small: glacier silver I guess. Thanks to bimmertoday.de
I think it looks quite good in this color. I really do like it.

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Here's a good pic of a silver F20

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i don't know how and why but it started to grow on me very fast!!! hmmm!! how are they doing that?!?
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i don't know how and why but it started to grow on me very fast!!! hmmm!! how are they doing that?!?
haha yea me too. i mean i still dont think its an amazing looking car but ehh its not bad
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      06-05-2011, 07:14 PM   #523
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It will grow on you in time...
You mean like bacteria?
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Here's a good pic of a silver F20



Yep, prefer silver. Please bring this to the US. 128i, 135i, 123d. Please.
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      06-05-2011, 07:52 PM   #525
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I actually really like it. I don't mind the funky front fascia nor the hips in back nor the lights. It all looks fine to me. I think the red one with 5 spokes looks great.

South - if you are still reading this massive thread - can you confirm the new engine is N13B16? That's what I saw it referred to long ago in an old magazine article.

I think there will be a 128is (or maybe 130is) model later with the N20B20.

But yeah I'd rock one... if they made them with an S65 under the hood.
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      06-05-2011, 08:05 PM   #526
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OMG even I am not finding it _that_ bad now. How?
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Full specs posted in the first post (official info post)



116i Urban & Sport Line Data






116d Urban & Sport Line Data





118i Urban & Sport Line Data





118d Urban & Sport Line Data






120d Urban & Sport Line Data

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      06-05-2011, 08:11 PM   #528
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haha yea me too. i mean i still dont think its an amazing looking car but ehh its not bad
ME TOO!!!

funny how this works....

When I first was it on Friday afternoon I was like WTF but now I don't think it looks too bad!
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