old versus new ?

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karlos328i
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old versus new ?

Post by karlos328i » 16 Aug 2015, 07:35

parked right behind a 59 plate m3 and took this pic yesterday as i couldnt believe the difference in the size between the two motors :o

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thing is i would still take the e36 m3 anyday of the week .

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Re: old versus new ?

Post by lizzie » 16 Aug 2015, 07:37

Certainly a big size difference. All you need is an E46 in the middle and then you'd have small, medium and large. The newer M3's are not classic enough looking yet.


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Re: old versus new ?

Post by karlos328i » 16 Aug 2015, 07:49

lizzie wrote:Certainly a big size difference. All you need is an E46 in the middle and then you'd have small, medium and large. The newer M3's are not classic enough looking yet. Image


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completely agree lizzie :thumbup: but imho the newer m3 will never be a classic .

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Re: old versus new ?

Post by M60NJP » 16 Aug 2015, 07:52

A bit of elf and safe-t has caused some growth........and maybe the median population size!!

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Post by FAB_BMW » 16 Aug 2015, 08:06

karlos328i wrote:
lizzie wrote:Certainly a big size difference. All you need is an E46 in the middle and then you'd have small, medium and large. The newer M3's are not classic enough looking yet. Image


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completely agree lizzie :thumbup: but imho the newer m3 will never be a classic .
The E9x M3 will be a classic one day, purely because it's the last Naturally Aspirated M3. They are a large car though, although the V8 does go someway to making it unnoticed when driving.

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Re: old versus new ?

Post by mad4it » 16 Aug 2015, 15:29

just not a fan of newer looking cars :d
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Post by RayB » 16 Aug 2015, 23:09

Try the M4 for size, it's massive. I parked it next to my little e36 M3 and the difference is ridiculous.

Once driving the M4 you forget about the size of it and enjoy the ride. The e36 has it's limitations due to age and tech at the time but the M4 just takes it all in it's stride.

Perhaps bigger is better?

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