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      04-11-2019, 06:27 PM   #23
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Love the car. The commercial is cringey.
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I may switch the M40i cerion grey parts with the black parts once the car arrived. Red blacked out looks so much better .
Let me know when you do ... for part numbers and how it went. I have now seen a couple of red ones with the cerium grey bits and they are ok. The roll protection loops in cerium will probably annoy me.
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      04-11-2019, 07:42 PM   #25
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*turns head*

"wait was that a supra?"

sorry for being that person
And he's headed to The M-town office
Not going to get in. That isn't an M
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      04-11-2019, 09:59 PM   #26
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this car front end looks like Fiat spider.
It reminded me of a Fiat Spider too. It’s not doing it for me. Glad I went with the Boxster.
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      04-12-2019, 08:15 AM   #27
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So much better than the stupid zombie 3 Series commercials for the US market.
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      04-12-2019, 11:06 AM   #28
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So much better than the stupid zombie 3 Series commercials for the US market.
If you went with the Fiat why are you on this blog?
Fiat? I sell BMW vehicles for a living.
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So I want to echo the comment about how stupid it is to have a non-M car going to M town. M town is dumb idea anyway and this cheapens the brand and symbol even more.

Secondly, I love (actually hate) how it shows the guy shifting the gear shift lever as though it was a manual car despite not offering an actual manual tranny in the car.
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So I want to echo the comment about how stupid it is to have a non-M car going to M town. M town is dumb idea anyway and this cheapens the brand and symbol even more.

Secondly, I love (actually hate) how it shows the guy shifting the gear shift lever as though it was a manual car despite not offering an actual manual tranny in the car.
I used to be a purist, but for some people the pure M cars are unattainable, so it brings the aspiration to the masses and builds a brand following, which is a good thing for hard core traditionalists in the long run as it helps ensure BMW has a strong future. Plus, the subsidies from the M performance upgrades that people pay through the nose for will continue to fund R & D for the true M cars. I say let it be.

On the second point - I completely agree! Don't pretend like you're driving a manual-pretender driver guy.
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      04-13-2019, 11:08 AM   #31
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Secondly, I love (actually hate) how it shows the guy shifting the gear shift lever as though it was a manual car despite not offering an actual manual tranny in the car.
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On the second point - I completely agree! Don't pretend like you're driving a manual-pretender driver guy.
The ZF is most entertaining in manual mode; that's how I drove mine nearly all the time.

But still, the ad was unremarkable and completely pointless.
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      04-13-2019, 11:22 AM   #32
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As I have protested before, M Performance cars should NOT be allowed in ///M Town
Agreed.. my buddy who drives an M240i keeps claiming we both drive M cars.
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That would've been funny if the owl had a neck brace
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That would've been funny if the owl had a neck brace
That's exactly what I thought! Would have been the piece de resistance🤣
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