E90Post
 


Evolve Automotive
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General BMW News and Cars Discussion > World’s Most Confusing Car Maker



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-14-2012, 11:28 AM   #1
davesaddiction
is fast cars
 
davesaddiction's Avatar
 
Drives: '08 E90 M3 6MT SSII BPM Stg II
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Tulsa

Posts: 1,516
iTrader: (0)

Talking World’s Most Confusing Car Maker

Just days after releasing details of a new four-door M6 coupe, BMW has revealed a baffling two-door version of the M5 saloon.

‘Ja, that’s right,’ confirmed BMW spokesman Beaemm W. Spokesmann. ‘We are making a two door version of the four door car that was the basis of the two door car that became a four door car. It is part of the same philosophy that caused us to badge a 3-series with a 2-litre engine as a 328i. As you Britische would say, we are f###ing with you.’

Munich sources claim that the inexplicable two door M5 will be followed by other equally perplexing new models including a 5-series Touring saloon, a short-wheelbase version of the 760Li and a coupe based on the 6-series Convertible.

According to Herr Spokesmann, the new model onslaught is part of BMW’s plan to become ‘the world’s most confusing car maker’ by 2015. However, industry experts warn that the German company’s ambition may be thwarted by the continued existence of Proton which has completely baffled everyone for over 20 years.

http://sniffpetrol.com/2012/12/14/bm...licable-thing/

__________________
Daddy's Rocket Sled! _
Clarkson: "It is... pretty much perfect... Why don't I have one of these cars?"
Harris: "The saloon is definitely the M3 of choice."
davesaddiction is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2012, 01:06 PM   #2
jpirelli
Power is nothing without control
 
jpirelli's Avatar
 
Drives: E90 + E92
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Southeast/Southwest

Posts: 757
iTrader: (3)

Lmao I was about to post this
jpirelli is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-14-2012, 11:46 PM   #3
py0413
Major
 
py0413's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 M5
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: BC

Posts: 1,173
iTrader: (2)

next, there will be a 2 door version M5 touring and maybe even a convertible version of the touring version M5
__________________
Must stop eating..............
py0413 is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      01-12-2013, 09:40 AM   #4
Nang Vann
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Nang Vann's Avatar
 
Drives: E46 M3, R35 GT-R
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Australia

Posts: 1,519
iTrader: (0)

(_@)>)????
__________________
Moving on up!
Nang Vann is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-12-2013, 09:51 AM   #5
STi_traitor
Banned
 
Drives: BTG 2014 - 3 Laps
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Bavaria

Posts: 1,000
iTrader: (0)

Just doesn't seem right!

STi_traitor is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      01-13-2013, 04:31 AM   #6
Tinaphpc
New Member
 
Drives: bmw
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Scotts Hill

Posts: 26
iTrader: (0)

You just saved me the trouble of reposting.

Tinaphpc is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-13-2013, 05:21 PM   #7
gds52
Major
 
Drives: BMW 328i Convertible
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: NJ

Posts: 1,402
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Randarjon View Post
Hi,
Since BMW announced they would be building the M6 Gran Coupe, I've begun to ponder about how confusing BMW’s product line up really is. It’s a mix of sedans, wagons, coupes and convertibles which all sound simple enough, however dig deeper and there are mutants which are part SUV part coupe, as well as things that are half sedan, half wagon and half whale, and there are others that have no real identity at all.
There must be some good business reasons and return on investment calculations.
But I wonder how much are the cost overheads for all these different versions, although the base platform remains same.
I'm very curious to see the affect on the resale value and 2nd hand market of these cars. With so many options and versions overlapping, used BMW market will be interesting. I would say the value will go down.
gds52 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-13-2013, 08:19 PM   #8
mattokeol
New Member
 
Drives: bmw
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: foor

Posts: 7
iTrader: (0)

Since BMW announced they would be building the M6 Gran Coupe
__________________
mattokeol is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-13-2013, 08:35 PM   #9
bimmerjph
Lieutenant Colonel
 
bimmerjph's Avatar
 
Drives: 2002 BMW 325i
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Tennessee

Posts: 1,964
iTrader: (0)

Ah man I was hoping they would announce their plans for a wagon convertible based off of the X6.
bimmerjph is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-14-2013, 09:29 AM   #10
Raja Ventureshield
Banned
 
Raja Ventureshield's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW M3 coupe
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Northern VA

Posts: 5,697
iTrader: (6)

very odd and confusing to say the least.
Raja Ventureshield is offline   United_States
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 07:14 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