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    Spy Photos Showing the 2008 BMW M3

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    Looks sorta like a baby 6. Me likey.

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    white is sexy with the carbon roof
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    what's up with the lexus look
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    Wrong question,
    Whats up with lexus trying to look like the new m3?

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    love it
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    Quote Originally Posted by n00b 0f l337 View Post
    Wrong question,
    Whats up with lexus trying to look like the new m3?
    QFT

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    Quote Originally Posted by n00b 0f l337 View Post
    Wrong question,
    Whats up with lexus trying to look like the new m3?
    lol nol
    how does a car that's a few years old try to copy a 2008 design BMW-ya
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    Black FTW...looks more agressive..less like a jellybean.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dinos22 View Post
    lol nol
    how does a car that's a few years old try to copy a 2008 design BMW-ya
    The spies working for Lexus stole the blueprints for the 2008 M3 and that set BMW back two or three years of development for the car. Just like how Area 51 definatley exists.

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    I don't dig it. Especially with the outdated interior.
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    I saw one the other day around town? Seen a few pre-release BMWs actually over the past few years (not sure why CT of all places). Anyway, was wondering to myself "I didn't think that was out yet" Well, now I know.

    It's very, very nice in person

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    wow. I'm surprised that my blog made it to xtremesystems ) I was wondering what happened when I saw the inbound link

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    Seen one of those white m3's parked in town the other weekend. Think it was from BMW hq since the german plates saying it was from munich and all logo's being taped off with black tape(even the BMW Logo's @ rims)

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    Is it alright not to like it? I'm sorry that I honestly don't, even disregarding all prejudices.

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    Sure thing.

    Lexus has been posing MB and BMW for years. Their entire model line takes a bunch of styling cues from each, both exterior and interior. It's Lexus that has the BMW look, not vice versa.

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    It really bothers me that cars of different manufacturers are starting to look alike. There is the "Europeanization" of Japanese brands, and honestly, some of these German cars are looking way too Japanese. Even worse, the dashborad of the new Mercedes resembles that of a BMW, and soon, we will see Hondas with the same exact screen and look. There is no more individual identity. The fender flares on this M3 may look futuristic, but they are a knock-off of a Porsche 935 or RSR from the late 70s.

    Lexus has perpetually pi$$ed me off. First, they advertised that Mercedes and BMW are ostentatious and way oversized.. symbols of excesses. Then Mercedes and BMW pi$$ed me off even more. They downsized their body sizes and downsized their engines. For a while, they even got rid of their V12 models to be more environmentally conscious. What nonsense! And what does Lexus do? Lexus dramatically increases their body sizes. Their sedans began to be longer than the non extended versions of the 7-series and S-class. Now, I love it that the S-class and 7-series basically stick out their middle finger at the Japanese. 600 horsepower and V12 twin turbo. Choke on that, Toyota.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IanY View Post
    It really bothers me that cars of different manufacturers are starting to look alike. There is the "Europeanization" of Japanese brands, and honestly, some of these German cars are looking way too Japanese. Even worse, the dashborad of the new Mercedes resembles that of a BMW, and soon, we will see Hondas with the same exact screen and look. There is no more individual identity. The fender flares on this M3 may look futuristic, but they are a knock-off of a Porsche 935 or RSR from the late 70s.

    Lexus has perpetually pi$$ed me off. First, they advertised that Mercedes and BMW are ostentatious and way oversized.. symbols of excesses. Then Mercedes and BMW pi$$ed me off even more. They downsized their body sizes and downsized their engines. For a while, they even got rid of their V12 models to be more environmentally conscious. What nonsense! And what does Lexus do? Lexus dramatically increases their body sizes. Their sedans began to be longer than the non extended versions of the 7-series and S-class. Now, I love it that the S-class and 7-series basically stick out their middle finger at the Japanese. 600 horsepower and V12 twin turbo. Choke on that, Toyota.
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    America needs some sort of super sedan.. A Cadillac or Lincoln with a Supercharged V12 that puts out 650 hp or more, and a super extended model that is longer than the Maybach with infinitely more technology. Lots of Americans with the wealth and the glitz for such bling.

    And what the hell is that trunk lid spoiler on that M3? It looks attrocious. Either you get gutsy enough to put a real prominent spoiler, or remove that little wimpy thing. Is that roof really carbon fibre or is that some fako Need For Speed kiddie black look alike ? Jellybean... yeah.. I looked at it and the first thing that came to my mind was " Time for Teletubbies ! Time for Teletubbies !!"
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    The rims are not sexy though :/

    hmm the lexus 2008 ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gautam View Post
    QFT
    QFT x2! Seriously Lexus (aka Toyota) needs to stop that.

    Also you can go to http://www.bmwusa.com to see non "spy" pictues of the 08 M3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BeardyMan View Post
    hmm the lexus 2008 ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by IanY View Post
    IMO definitely sexier than the BMW, but probably isn't up to par as far as performance goes.
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    oooh

    There will probably be a GT2 class M3 as well
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