View Single Post
      09-22-2017, 05:33 PM   #25
ynguldyn
Colonel
3775
Rep
2,687
Posts

Drives: battery powered tv on wheels
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Boston

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mikecom32 View Post
Do you really think they sat around in a meeting and said "We should really try to use up the rest of the F chassis codes before moving to G" and someone responded "Well I guess that means we're going to have to product a 2 series active tourer M car"

The chassis codes are dictated by what they produce, not the other way around.
Yeah. More likely, it went like this:

BMW HQ: "Let's use G for the next generation platform vehicles".
Some M nerd: "D̶u̶d̶e̶s̶,̶ ̶w̶t̶f̶Meine Herren, you're leaving a whole bunch of F numbers unused!"
BMW HQ: "You M people are so smart, take them for yourselves."