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      03-05-2014, 11:23 PM   #89
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This looks very good though I prefer the non M-sport bumper. Can't wait to see more!

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I believe an X7 would actually make sense. Look at the MB GL class. They do pretty darn well sales wise.

Cars that need to go: 5GT, 3GT, X6, X4, 4GC.

Cars I want to see in the states: 1 series 5 door (priced appropriately).
I think the X6 and X4 can stay.
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      03-05-2014, 11:38 PM   #90
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The X6 is far from failure.
X6 exceed initial projections of first two years sales by selling twice initial projection of 80,000 units instead of projected 40,000 units.
This is significant because X6 is a low volume niche model.

The X6's success is why competitors are in the final stages of development of their Sport Activity Coupe model because initially expected as the largest market for the X6- The US is actually the fifth largest market.
Its success in China and Russia , Brazil and the Middle East is why manufactures are pushing forward their competitors.

Now we bring the X4 again ahead of our competitors.
Thanks for furthering my thought and point. Really frustrating to keep reading comments asking "why?" or reading "pointless". Maybe theres a clear alternative for BMW to make money on their own that I'm not seeing. I'm curious to read/hear those who are complaining, their thoughts on how BMW can compete on a global scale against Mercedes and Audi.
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      03-05-2014, 11:50 PM   #91
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I somewhat like this as an alternative to the X3 or Audi Q5. Did BMW really need to make this? No. Should've focused on making the long awaited X7!! The Mercedes GL needs competition!
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      03-06-2014, 12:01 AM   #92
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I somewhat like this as an alternative to the X3 or Audi Q5. Did BMW really need to make this? No. Should've focused on making the long awaited X7!! The Mercedes GL needs competition!
Pretty sure it was already hinted that there is an X7 coming.
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      03-06-2014, 12:06 AM   #93
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It is much better than the X3. Price point is not so bad. Lease options better be great for these to move.
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      03-06-2014, 12:24 AM   #94
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Different variations and colours (pics from carscoop) note that the headlights are different in their LED versions.
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      03-06-2014, 12:29 AM   #95
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I think it looks cool, but what happens to the outstanding tail lights and ugly looking front bumper?

And SCOTT26. Can you please tell us why BMW donīt offer LED tail lights for new BMWs? In DTM, BMW said the F32/F82 "M4" got LED tail lights for safety. So why the hell havenīt new models LED tail lights? Or isnīt safety important for street cars? Even the E46 Cabrio/Coupe from 2004 have full LED tails.
The f82 m4 doesn't have LED taillight s though, they're still bulbs.
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      03-06-2014, 12:46 AM   #96
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      03-06-2014, 01:06 AM   #97
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Different variations and colours (pics from carscoop) note that the headlights are different in their LED versions.
Hi Paul-Bracq-BMW,

The MSport package with the 19" wheels of the Xline looks very good.

are those colors are the official colors? where is the Spacegrey?
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      03-06-2014, 01:13 AM   #98
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Hi Paul-Bracq-BMW,

The MSport package with the 19" wheels of the Xline looks very good.

are those colors are the official colors? where is the Spacegrey?
All these look like official colours, but I don't know more than you. Original source here: http://www.carscoops.com/2014/03/new...k-compact.html
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I like it! I think it has its place in the line-up. Thank God a lot of ppl here don't run BMW. Of course BMW has to create niche models like the 3/5 GT, X6, X4, etc because they are not owned by a large volume corporate parent and have to extend development cost across as many models as possible. Audi has VW, Lexus has Toyota, and Mercedes has Nissan/Renault (unfortunately). On the contrary BMW is not the old GM....BMW is badge engineering more smartly than GM.

I would take the Macan over the X4 mostly because it probably handles better.
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The Interior is a disaster

Porsche Macan is going to kick its butt, what is BMW thinking, dropping a low engineered ugly looking vehicle to clear its parts bin...
The design of the front and the rear does not gel with the coupe-like shape, its not looking as dynamic as X6... it looks dull as the X3... The interior is a disaster...Looks like no diesel option for US.

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      03-06-2014, 01:37 AM   #101
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All these look like official colours, but I don't know more than you. Original source here: http://www.carscoops.com/2014/03/new...k-compact.html
Hi Paul-Bracq-BMW,

I found the source of carscoops. www.bmw.com has put online the x4, you can configure the car. No more Space grey, it has been replaced by a darker grey called Sophisto grey.
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      03-06-2014, 02:42 AM   #102
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The f82 m4 doesn't have LED taillight s though, they're still bulbs.
I know, but the M4 DTM has full LED tail lights.

and scott26 answer of course not...
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      03-06-2014, 03:18 AM   #103
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Surprised! Looks better than I thought it would!
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      03-06-2014, 05:19 AM   #104
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Very , very nice!
I really like it is balanced in sportiness and elegance.
Although I miss her a more dynamic engine with 6 cylinder 340hp.
I hope the suspension is very firm.
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Porsche executives must be laughing and opening the Champagne since the Macan will walk all over this thing. Sad.
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I fornicating love it, especially in that red, I wonder what it will look like in a charcoal grey or black, or a nice hue of blue like the concept. I don't need an SAV in the stable but this is really tempting. Looks better than the X6 to me.

Now would this go against the Q5 & Macan? If so, what else is it up against?
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Porsche executives must be laughing and opening the Champagne since the Macan will walk all over this thing. Sad.
As I have already posted....The Macan is probably going to lease out at 800-1000 for a non Turbo'ed version...

The X4 will be significantly less...

I love me a Macan too - but Porsche leases are prohibitively bad vs BMW (and I lease)
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M Sport has old m steering wheel? Seriously BMW, on a brand new car...
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Finally! It's really good looking, not to everyone's taste but not my problem.
Only detail I would've changed is the steering wheel. Why the 'old' M Sport?
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Although I don't understand the "niche" for this vehicle, I think it looks awesome...
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