BMW Z5 (M Coupe successor)...

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  1. F=ma

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    May be a repost, but I like the concept. BMW is actually doing something right for a change. If you take a second and metally block the exterior of all their cars, you see they're bringing back the 6-series, which is a great thing, because since they killed off the 850's, a luxury coupe has always been missing from the BMW lineup.

    And now they're not only bringing a sequel to the already badass M Coupe, they're making the formula more hardcore. (which is something you never see these days). Usually cars get more bloated, bigger, more room, more sound proofing, more weight. Well the original M Coupe formula was Light, RWD, Stiff.

    Well take a step in the right direction and make the M Coupe 2200 lbs this time around. That way the same 3.0 Liter I-6 225 hp will combine to put its power/weight ratio somewhere between a Supra Twin Turbo and a C5 Corvette.

    Given the fact that one can fit a 3.0 Inline 6 in that engine bay, I wouldn't doubt that they could also shoehorn the M Coupe's 315 hp powerplant in there as well... But that's getting ahead of ourselves.


    Anyways, here's the article:

    I don't give a damn how ugly this shit is, anything that's 2200 lbs and 200+ hp is straight up badass.

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  2. pixel804

    pixel804 yabba dabba do

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    holy shit it's the Chrysler crossfire!!
     
  3. pixel804

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    i'd still pimp it though if it was given to me :o
     
  4. F=ma

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    One of the guys on a German message board offered this picture for juxtaposition:

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  5. jeyur

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    i love all bmw's :hs:
     
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    i liked the old M coupe. :hs:

    this thing looks hot tho!
     
  8. F=ma

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    minus 1000 lbs.
     
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  10. pixel804

    pixel804 yabba dabba do

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    i think it'd look a bit better if the cabin was moved forward a bit so there's a bit more of a trunk

    the front and everything else looks good though
     
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    aside from the grille it doenst even resemble a BMW, fucking hideous








































    I'd drive it :o
     
  12. Lucifer

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    Very nice!!
     
  13. BLoG

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    Bangled to fuck!

    But I'll wait to see the final thing to make a real opinion.

    Except for the front end, it is pretty cool.
     
  14. That's gonna take some getting used to :sad2:
     
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    crossfire = ugly

    therefore z5 != crossfire
     
  16. Torch

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    So a gutted CRX with a motor swap is "badass" now?
     
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    Long live the mini-clown shoe M Coupe :sadwavey:
     
  19. Torch

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    If the CRX was a new BMW then yes.
     
  20. F=ma

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  21. Dr_Trac

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    I can't fit in that shit :(
     
  23. ideeosinkruhcee

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    looks like beauty damaged by a damn vise
     
  24. TriShield

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    Interesting.

    It's the same type of car as the Merce... er, Chrysler Crossfire, minus some of the weight.
     
  25. mucky

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    This can't be right. BMW is using a new naming scheme.

    All odd series = sedans
    All even series = coupes

    So then, a Z5 should be a sedan. :confused:
     

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