BMW M3 and M4 - The Icons
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
G80 BMW M3 and M4 General Topics M3 (G80) and BMW M4 (G82) General Forum

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      10-27-2020, 11:10 AM   #243
frankiebones
Lieutenant Colonel
frankiebones's Avatar
2299
Rep
1,737
Posts

Drives: M3 CS
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: Long Island, NY

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 340i9114s View Post
I'm 31 btw. And thanks. I love the M3 CS as well I think they did an amazing job with that car (though I felt it was priced a bit high). Anyway, dont mean to argue, thats just how I felt on the new g80/82 and even just the new 4 series and non m 3 series. They just look like kid cars to me, and they keep growing in length and weight

Maybe once I see the new M in person, and give it a drive, I will change my mind.

I hope im wrong, honestly.
No harm, no foul. I paid less for my CS than I paid for my base F80 on a lease. You must be an "old soul" to drive such a classic car that's 30 years older than you are lol.

In the last 14 years, the M3 has grown 12 inches (E46 EOP to G80 SOP). I mean, it could be worse.
__________________
M3 CS with M Perf Exhaust
Retired - Yas F80 - 6MT - Hex Stage 1 - MPHAS
Appreciate 2
Sedan_Clan7042.50
khanyam4602.50

      10-27-2020, 12:11 PM   #244
seis-speed
#savethemanuals
seis-speed's Avatar
United_States
1832
Rep
1,696
Posts

Drives: 1M | Golf R | 911
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: West Coast

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 340i9114s View Post
Weird my '63 Porsche 356B convertible gets significantly more compliments than your oversized, overweight, overpriced, and poorly handling car, ever will.

And it has zero of what you listed.

xo
That is a cool car!

All older cars are way cooler and get much more attention at any of my local cars events that I attend. The older the better and the youngest people who attend have mostly air-cooled 911's, but all of them drive a mini, golf, civic, ev, etc... during the week. I would not even take a G80 to an event, nobody would care, but that is not the appeal to the car.

The appeal to the G80: The last manual transmission in a family hauler (I have 3 kids), the new M5 in my mind, new car warranty, put as many miles on it as possible, daily driver. As a one-car-do-it-all solution, there is nothing else like it for an enthusiast, even with the flaws. The flaws are what make it so appealing, it is big and bloated because of its duality.
Appreciate 2
      10-30-2020, 11:25 AM   #245
yasintrotman
New Member
27
Rep
17
Posts

Drives: Too young to drive :(
Join Date: May 2020
Location: NJ

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aubie4Pres View Post
Probably in the minority, but glad we're back to soft tops.
Me too. I find hard tops too heavy.
Appreciate 0
      11-22-2020, 10:10 AM   #246
rwemersonrw
Private First Class
rwemersonrw's Avatar
129
Rep
194
Posts

Drives: BMW M2 Competition, Acura TSX
Join Date: Jun 2020
Location: new york

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Aubie4Pres View Post
Probably in the minority, but glad we're back to soft tops.
was the soft top brought back merely for aesthetics? I mean why not a hardtop cabrio? just asking
Appreciate 0
      11-23-2020, 02:14 PM   #247
solstice
Major General
3471
Rep
5,873
Posts

Drives: 2015 M3 6MT
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Seattle

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rwemersonrw View Post
was the soft top brought back merely for aesthetics? I mean why not a hardtop cabrio? just asking
I suspect the roof has grown too long in the sense that it canít be folded efficiently as a hard top.
Appreciate 0
      11-23-2020, 08:04 PM   #248
jimbethesda
First Lieutenant
United_States
96
Rep
386
Posts

Drives: M3 (F80)
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Austin

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rwemersonrw View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aubie4Pres View Post
Probably in the minority, but glad we're back to soft tops.
was the soft top brought back merely for aesthetics? I mean why not a hardtop cabrio? just asking
Weight. Defiantly not aesthetics. I don't know who would think it looks better with a fabric roof.
__________________
2008 E90 M3
2015 M3 (ED on May 26th, 2015)
2022 E83 (planning on ordering soon after SOP)
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2020, 10:27 PM   #249
pgreen822
Private
15
Rep
63
Posts

Drives: 2018 430i X-Drive Convertible
Join Date: Sep 2020
Location: Geneva, IL

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by jimbethesda View Post
Weight. Defiantly not aesthetics. I don't know who would think it looks better with a fabric roof.
For what it's worth, my dealer told me that the reason why was because a rear-end collision essentially totaled the car because of the hard top and the mechanisms taking up the entire trunk. Not sure if that's true, but that's what I was told.
Appreciate 0
      12-13-2020, 08:08 AM   #250
BMWGirlFL
Lieutenant
BMWGirlFL's Avatar
1554
Rep
590
Posts

Drives: Z4 M40i
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: South Florida

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
G83 Design Patent

https://euipo.europa.eu/eSearch/#det...008202865-0003






__________________
Appreciates appreciated.

Last edited by BMWGirlFL; 12-13-2020 at 08:18 AM..
Appreciate 1
khanyam4602.50

      01-18-2021, 04:23 PM   #251
Mani59
BMW Miniature Collector!
United Kingdom
2394
Rep
6,508
Posts

Drives: E39 530i Champ. & E46 330i Inv
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Leicestershire

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
New spy video of the G83 M4:

__________________

My (mainly) BMW gallery: http://jetone.co.uk

Previous : E90 ///M3 | F20 M135i | E63 630i | E65 730d | Plus many 3 and 5er's
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:01 PM.




g80
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST