or Connect
Styleforum › Forums › Culture › Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto › Cars We Drive!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Cars We Drive! - Page 397

post #5941 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by fritzl View Post

this is from 2008

I'm pretty sure that it was shown at some motorshow not to long ago, but could be wrong.

Quote:
Originally Posted by RFX45 View Post

The M8 won't likely come out with the new i8 in development.
Plus do they really need a bigger car than the 760Li?

When has need ever been an issue in high end car design, do you need a G65 etc.

Quote:
Originally Posted by impolyt_one View Post

Every car but the Civic is the new Civic. Look at the 'tuning scene' now, there is nothing sacred anymore - Ferraris and Rolls Royces get vinyl wrapped and have shitty rims, this is why we can't have nice things.

So true, sadly.
post #5942 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by Find Finn View Post

I'm pretty sure that it was shown at some motorshow not to long ago, but could be wrong.

i haven't seen it lately.

i dunno if you can fake date of adding: http://pictures.4ever.eu/cars/artistic/bmw-m8-140206
post #5943 of 14185
yeah that was the CS concept, it's old. It was supposed to show some design things for the next generation, as you can see the little fender scab/scar thing later shows up on the 7 series, the back end looks like a rudimentary version of the 6 series rear end, and the silver eyelids are in production on the 7 and 5 series.
post #5944 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by impolyt_one View Post

When vox said he had 'one of the ten nicest M3's in America' I was about to believe him, but then I saw ze pics...

Tell me more.
post #5945 of 14185
well, it's nice.. but top 10?
post #5946 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by F. Corbera View Post

Tell me more.

I know you deleted most of the pictures, but did you ever post one of the interior? Would like to see it.
post #5947 of 14185
My wife has been a loyal VW Golf, GTI and then R32 owner for years. (Her license plate reads "VW 1") . So we have always had at least one of these peppy little guys around the garage. I love their look, style and the fun of driving them. So, I can't believe that a Ford is now catching my eye. I never, ever thought I would/could say that. (well, not since my '69 Mach 1). The little Focus ST has me interested.

http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/26/driving-the-2013-ford-focus-st/

I look forward to driving one when they arrive in the dealerships. Can't wait to compare it to the VW.
post #5948 of 14185

Did you catch the drift video from SF.  Pretty impressive skills        

.http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/ken-block-gymkhana-five-provides-ultimate-san-francisco-131042911.html

post #5949 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by Edgein View Post

Did you catch the drift video from SF.  Pretty impressive skills        
.http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/ken-block-gymkhana-five-provides-ultimate-san-francisco-131042911.html

I saw that yesterday. My jaw dropped. Most of all I was envious of the lack of traffic getting over the bridge and into SF smile.gif
post #5950 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by pocketsquareguy View Post

My wife has been a loyal VW Golf, GTI and then R32 owner for years. (Her license plate reads "VW 1") . So we have always had at least one of these peppy little guys around the garage. I love their look, style and the fun of driving them. So, I can't believe that a Ford is now catching my eye. I never, ever thought I would/could say that. (well, not since my '69 Mach 1). The little Focus ST has me interested.

http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/26/driving-the-2013-ford-focus-st/

I look forward to driving one when they arrive in the dealerships. Can't wait to compare it to the VW.

 

I love my car but I can't deny that the Focus ST will be a fantastic competitor. Ford really upped their game.

post #5951 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by impolyt_one View Post

well, it's nice.. but top 10?

smile.gif

It's been through ten New England winters as a daily driver, was tracked a few years, and still looks brand new. Not a ding. Not a trace of rash on the wheels.

Most E46s look like crap at this point.

That's mostly what I meant.

As for the mods, well, one either likes a near-stock look or not. I'm not sure if there are even five M3s on American roads that have all of the BMW Individual trim parts in this car. For example, an M3 owner in Germany had to use his VIN to get a particular trim piece in person at one of the M parts departments for me.

Could someone else have done this? Maybe, Many? Probably not.

I'll snap a new pic for you later.
post #5952 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by JMRouse View Post

I know you deleted most of the pictures, but did you ever post one of the interior? Would like to see it.
+1
post #5953 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by Edgein View Post

Did you catch the drift video from SF.  Pretty impressive skills        
.http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/ken-block-gymkhana-five-provides-ultimate-san-francisco-131042911.html

seen it yesterday. guy isn't really successful in the WRC, though.
post #5954 of 14185
Quote:
Originally Posted by F. Corbera View Post

smile.gif
It's been through ten New England winters as a daily driver, was tracked a few years, and still looks brand new. Not a ding. Not a trace of rash on the wheels.
Most E46s look like crap at this point.
That's mostly what I meant.
As for the mods, well, one either likes a near-stock look or not. I'm not sure if there are even five M3s on American roads that have all of the BMW Individual trim parts in this car. For example, an M3 owner in Germany had to use his VIN to get a particular trim piece in person at one of the M parts departments for me.
Could someone else have done this? Maybe, Many? Probably not.
I'll snap a new pic for you later.

I love seeing people keep their high performance cars 100% stock. As your story indicates it becomes harder over time to do so.
post #5955 of 14185

Edited by F. Corbera - 7/12/12 at 3:46am
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
Styleforum › Forums › Culture › Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto › Cars We Drive!