Interesting. I like hearing that the N55 will be "EXTENSIVELY" reworked for the M3 and subsequently the X4M
I do think the carbon roof is counterintuitive for a SAV. Its already jacked up by nature so clearly a low center of gravity is not in the vehicles formula. The people who buy an SAV are most likely not concerned about a low center of gravity either. Theyre probably looking for comfort, utility, and speed.
The carbon roof is a good sign though. If it is going to be thrown so frivolously on these SAVs then BMW must anticipate reaching a level where manufacturing CFRP is cost effective. Hopefully that means we'll see it used more extensively in upcoming vehicles.
I think the X4M will be a popular vehicle.
Scott. When are we suppose to be seeing the X3M? In 2014?