E90Post
 


 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > F32 4 Series Coupe vs. E92 3 Series Coupe



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-14-2012, 11:39 AM   #1
eddiem74
Private First Class
 
eddiem74's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 E92 325i M-Sport Coupe
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Posts: 145
iTrader: (0)

F32 4 Series Coupe vs. E92 3 Series Coupe

So what do you think? I am a little underwhelmed...

Source: http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=767418

__________________
2008 E92 325i Black Sapphire M-Sport Coupe
eddiem74 is offline   Ireland
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 11:43 AM   #2
P 5UML
Major
 
P 5UML's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW E92 325D M Sport
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: London

Posts: 1,473
iTrader: (1)

first glances it seems a little smaller and wider...really hard to tell but i have a feeling that with the M Sport pack will look pretty dam good!
__________________
P 5UML is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 12:33 PM   #3
Dave_3
Colonel
 
Dave_3's Avatar
 
Drives: F32 430D sDrive Msport
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: CH / SCO

Posts: 2,728
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by eddiem74 View Post
So what do you think? I am a little underwhelmed...
If I showed you the spy shots of the E92 covered in camouflage and with the parts bin raided for wheels etc., before it was released - you would probably say the same thing.

I am really glad that it doesn't seem to be bloating in size. That is a big positive for me. The F30 is not far off an old 5 series.

Real potential there. Quite a pronounced rake to the rear roofline.

D.
__________________
Escort Mk1 RS2000 (2.1 2x44IDFS, BVH, Kent FR32, 5spd, 180 BHP) : Fully Loaded F32 430D M Sport sDrive : Previously Full-Spec 335D E92 2006 : Capri MK1 full rebuild in progress

Dave_3 is offline   Scotland
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 01:05 PM   #4
UKF32Dude
-
 
Drives: F32
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Earth

Posts: 1,394
iTrader: (0)

Given it's size (or that bloke is really big) I reckon it's the new 2 series coupé...

I like it!

"Sport" badge looks naff though.
UKF32Dude is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 01:15 PM   #5
GOTMH8N
Stay Classy
 
GOTMH8N's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i Sport
Join Date: May 2012
Location: c

Posts: 1,023
iTrader: (2)

I like it! Looks like a stretched 1series. They also got rid of that chrome trim!
GOTMH8N is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 01:32 PM   #6
Kerr
Brigadier General
 
Drives: 08' 335i Coupe
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Aberdeen

Posts: 3,479
iTrader: (0)

I like the lines of the wings, bonnet and up into the pillars.

Would be good to see some better shots but I think with nicer wheels it will look good.
Kerr is online now   Scotland
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 02:55 PM   #7
davyk31
Brigadier General
 
Drives: Audi SQ5 & Golf GTD
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Northern Ireland

Posts: 4,274
iTrader: (0)

It isn't what you would call massively different but I guess thats evolution ........
davyk31 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 03:01 PM   #8
Tak1986
Lieutenant
 
Drives: E91 335i
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: UK

Posts: 497
iTrader: (0)

do looks like a mini 6 series.
Tak1986 is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 03:26 PM   #9
skelts
Lieutenant
 
skelts's Avatar
 
Drives: E63 M6
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Essex

Posts: 494
iTrader: (1)

I like this, looks quite aggressive and sporty. Anyone read any confirmed reports if they are going to put a 335 diesel variant in it or similar?
skelts is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-15-2012, 05:04 AM   #10
Cozy
Major
 
Cozy's Avatar
 
Drives: E82 135i
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Surrey, England

Posts: 1,489
iTrader: (0)

I have been waiting for this and I think it looks great, I am always underwhelmed by the SE spec but if this is SE and not M-Sport, they've done a good job.

The only thing that might make me stick to the E9X platform is that it is very tuneable where as BMW appear to be blocking out remaps from their latest ECU's. I'm also on the fence with the N55, it would be good to see if any tuners can generate near on the same puff as the N54 some day.
Cozy is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-15-2012, 05:24 AM   #11
#Tee
Chronic trollololer level 60
 
#Tee's Avatar
 
Drives: yes
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Socal

Posts: 4,668
iTrader: (0)

Love the taller wheel arches.
__________________

#TeamStretchNpoke IG:Tee212
custom cf rear side diffuser add ons for sale (e9x,M3s,f3x) pm me for details. thread http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962442
#Tee is online now  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-15-2012, 05:14 PM   #12
MEGA
Dieseasal
 
MEGA's Avatar
 
Drives: LCI E92 335d M-Sport
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Harrow, London

Posts: 6,826
iTrader: (2)

Send a message via MSN to MEGA
One of these in melbourne red with dark 20" wheels, tinted. Going to look aaaabsolutely orgasmic.

My next car for sure. But not at release. 18 months old? How could I resist one .. Assuming the triple turbo diesel variant is released it's a 100% certainty. Otherwise the 440d platform will still be mighty tempting ...
__________________
Previously: 2003 Peugeot 206 1.6 8v | 2006 E90 320d M-Sport, 19" BBS CH, Full Ice-cold JL audio install, August 2010 Total BMW 6 page feature car. | 2003 Nissan 350Z GT Coupe 286BHP
Now:2010 E92 LCI 335d M-Sport
MEGA is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-15-2012, 05:58 PM   #13
UKF32Dude
-
 
Drives: F32
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Earth

Posts: 1,394
iTrader: (0)

Still reckon it's the new 2...
UKF32Dude is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-15-2012, 07:41 PM   #14
omaragha
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: 335i DCT E93
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Windsor, UK

Posts: 1,797
iTrader: (4)

I agree - its small so must be the new 2 Series !
__________________
Engine Mods: JB4 G5 ISO, Wedge Flash, BMS DCI, ETS FMIC, ER CP, AR Catless DP's, BMS OCC, BMS Cowel filters & Forge DV's.
Running Gear Mods: Graphite Atomic CSL's, Birds B3 Suspension, Stoptech Grooved Rotors & Yellow Stuff pads.
Cosmetic: Performance Grill and Diffuser, Carbon Badges, Carbon Interior
omaragha is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2012, 04:40 AM   #15
MEGA
Dieseasal
 
MEGA's Avatar
 
Drives: LCI E92 335d M-Sport
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Harrow, London

Posts: 6,826
iTrader: (2)

Send a message via MSN to MEGA
You guys haven't seen the rest of the pics. Puts it in context. It's clearly the 4. That guy is MASSIVE.

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=767418

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=770390
__________________
Previously: 2003 Peugeot 206 1.6 8v | 2006 E90 320d M-Sport, 19" BBS CH, Full Ice-cold JL audio install, August 2010 Total BMW 6 page feature car. | 2003 Nissan 350Z GT Coupe 286BHP
Now:2010 E92 LCI 335d M-Sport
MEGA is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2012, 08:21 AM   #16
Chris100
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: 320d M Sport Highline Coupe
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: N.Ireland

Posts: 367
iTrader: (0)

Is the release date mid/late 2013?
Chris100 is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2012, 08:27 AM   #17
eddiem74
Private First Class
 
eddiem74's Avatar
 
Drives: 2008 E92 325i M-Sport Coupe
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Posts: 145
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chris100 View Post
Is the release date mid/late 2013?
According to the linked post:

Quote:
TIMELINE

The F32 4 Series Coupe will begin production in July 2013 and the F33 Convertible's production will follow in November 2013. A concept 4 Series is reportedly headed for the 2013 Detroit Auto Show in January.
__________________
2008 E92 325i Black Sapphire M-Sport Coupe
eddiem74 is offline   Ireland
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2012, 12:42 PM   #18
acerboo
Brigadier General
 
Drives: e92 335d lci
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: kent

Posts: 3,581
iTrader: (2)

i think the e92 is a fantastic car in looks and the way it performs, for me would not see the point in changing. the new car is just that New but that much better than the e92 we shall have to wait and see.
acerboo is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2012, 12:52 PM   #19
Chris100
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: 320d M Sport Highline Coupe
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: N.Ireland

Posts: 367
iTrader: (0)

It's an improvement on the interior that interests me, as said the E92 is a great looking car from the outside its the interior that let's it down.
Chris100 is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      11-16-2012, 05:55 PM   #20
UKF32Dude
-
 
Drives: F32
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Earth

Posts: 1,394
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by MEGA View Post
You guys haven't seen the rest of the pics. Puts it in context. It's clearly the 4. That guy is MASSIVE.

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=767418

http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=770390
Have seen the other pix; still think it's a 2! The bonnet is really short in comparison... The exhaust pipes look small too!
UKF32Dude is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
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
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:30 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
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