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      06-05-2014, 07:48 PM   #89
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Looking very nice! I'm curious as to whether the flared fenders will form to the body smoothly at the lower transition similar to the 1M or continue to resemble the M235i Racing??
I'm wondering the same thing. I'm hoping it's the former. It seems like it would have to be for visual differentiation between the M2 and the M235i racing.

Either way, I'm more excited about this car than ever. Keep the updates coming!

Edit: I didn't read the whole thread and missed Dackelone's post addressing the issue. Glad to know it will indeed have flares similar to the 1M.

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      06-05-2014, 09:02 PM   #90
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      06-05-2014, 09:34 PM   #91
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It looks like they're well on their R&D way and I wouldn't be surprised if they released this car ahead of schedule.
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      06-05-2014, 09:50 PM   #92
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So basically the same engine as the m4
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How long after it's released would it take to get this?

Not sure how that all works, e.g. getting on a list, placing a deposit etc, since it's still in r&d.
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      06-05-2014, 10:56 PM   #94
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how much does a moonroof weigh?

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Now put some manually operated Recaro's inside to go along with a sunroof delete and we just might get the weight near 3300 lbs.
I read somewhere that the CF roof only saves 11lbs. Anyone know if this is true? If so the moonroof deletion seems undetectable weight wise.
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      06-05-2014, 10:59 PM   #95
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Now put some manually operated Recaro's inside to go along with a sunroof delete and we just might get the weight near 3300 lbs.
I read somewhere that the CF roof only saves 11lbs. Anyone know if this is true? If so the moonroof deletion seems undetectable weight wise.
11lbs only?? Im not sure but i would think its at least 50lbs
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      06-05-2014, 11:11 PM   #96
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I can't believe these won't really hurt M4 sales.....maybe not as sleek looking but close in performance and 20k less!?....

I'm in !!
Its going to be 20k less? Naa
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Now put some manually operated Recaro's inside to go along with a sunroof delete and we just might get the weight near 3300 lbs.
I read somewhere that the CF roof only saves 11lbs. Anyone know if this is true? If so the moonroof deletion seems undetectable weight wise.
Thats right, its lowering the center of G that matters more than the overall weight, its about dynamics
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The M2 is shaping up well. If it gets some seriously aggressive wheel arches and a low stance, it will have a place in my garage. Im also loving that its not following the traditional Fxx look with touching headlights etc. Looks like a BMW.
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Nice to see more of the M2..


If it safe to say BMW will hide it's actual looks for a long time, but I bet it getting some serious testing done. I think this thing is going to hold some serious G's..

I am also hoping it has CF bits, other than just roof & drive shaft. And eventually offer CF trunk, bonnet and quarter panels..


What is it going to weight..? 3,300lbs..?
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not dreaming...the 1M is my next car but I do wish it sounded more like the 135is.

I don't think you've heard both then....there is a guy on here who owns both and says the same thing. the 135is has a very distinctive and wonderful sound...
I constantly, (some times 2~3 a week), get people mentioning my exhaust to me. I don't even think the M235i sounds as good.. but really haven't heard a 6-manual yet.
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The E46 M3 reborn.

Exactly what I was thinking as soon as I saw that booty pic.
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      06-06-2014, 01:31 AM   #102
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if the name is 2M, it will be cooler.
Nah....stick with M2. M always has to be before the #.
Only exception is the 1M and we all know the reason for that.!
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      06-06-2014, 02:45 AM   #103
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screw that everything improves year over year, I want duo quad exhaust.
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Prototype, work in progress, alpha, functional testing
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Oh, it will weigh less than the M4!
I don't think so. The M235i is already in 3500 lbs range, add LSD, more cooling devices and wider tracks and you will get a car that will be even heavier unless they add CF parts from the F82. I think i should pay the dealer a visit. There are questions that need to be answered.
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Oh, it will weigh less than the M4!
I don't think so. The M235i is already in 3500 lbs range, add LSD, more cooling devices and wider tracks and you will get a car that will be even heavier unless they add CF parts from the F82. I think i should pay the dealer a visit. There are questions that need to be answered.
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Oh, it will weigh less than the M4!
I don't think so. The M235i is already in 3500 lbs range, add LSD, more cooling devices and wider tracks and you will get a car that will be even heavier unless they add CF parts from the F82. I think i should pay the dealer a visit. There are questions that need to be answered.
I work for a dealer. Ask away...
How bout you just tell us what you know
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This has the potential to be a very exciting car. Anxious to learn more.
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I work for a dealer. Ask away...
Any info would be great, don't hold out if you know anything. I just spoke with my sales person two days ago and they had not heard anything yet.
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