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      03-26-2010, 01:24 PM   #1
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New trademarks registered by BMW gives some insight into new model lineups that will eventually be added to BMW's offerings. The new names include: i1, i2, i3, i4, i5, i6, i7, i8, i9, E1, E2, E3, E4, E5, E6, E7, E8, E9, M50d, Urbanic, Gran Coupe, Compactive, and Compactive Tourer.

The "i" lineup of cars could very well be used to designate the sub-compact electric megacity vehicle we've been hearing about for a while. The "E" lineup of cars could possibly be used to designate electric versions of current BMW models. "M50d" is speculated to refer to a tri-turbo diesel. "Urbanic" could be a new trim level associated with the megacity vehicles. And "Compactive and "Compactive Tourer" could be applied to wagons based on the 1- and 3-Series.

http://jalopnik.com/5502727/bmws-wacky-new-names
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Or....

Since we have/have had z3, z4, z8 and x1, x3, x5 and M1, M3, M5, M6 are they going to start naming the cars i1, i3, i5, etc, etc?

Get my drift?

Interesting indeed...
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New trademarks registered by BMW gives some insight into new model lineups that will eventually be added to BMW's offerings. The new names include: i1, i2, i3, i4, i5, i6, i7, i8, i9, E1, E2, E3, E4, E5, E6, E7, E8, E9, M50d, Urbanic, Gran Coupe, Compactive, and Compactive Tourer.

The "i" lineup of cars could very well be used to designate the sub-compact electric megacity vehicle we've been hearing about for a while. The "E" lineup of cars could possibly be used to designate electric versions of current BMW models. "M50d" is speculated to refer to a tri-turbo diesel. "Urbanic" could be a new trim level associated with the megacity vehicles. And "Compactive and "Compactive Tourer" could be applied to wagons based on the 1- and 3-Series.

http://jalopnik.com/5502727/bmws-wacky-new-names
Funny thing...I was just reading that a couple hours ago... was debating whether or not to post it
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      03-26-2010, 05:49 PM   #7
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I swear if I see a diesel ///M car, I will NEVER own another BMW.
Apparently this is BMW's new supercar, which I bet is what the M50d is all about... you might find it familiar.
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"Compactive Tourer"? That's got to be the dumbest term ever.
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Again, If I see a diesel M Car I am finished with BMW. I don't care how nice that car looks.
Why? what if it has better performance at a better price and better gas mileage??? are you really that closed minded
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      03-26-2010, 08:23 PM   #10
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tri-turbo diesel? More info. on this please!
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Why? what if it has better performance at a better price and better gas mileage??? are you really that closed minded
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I swear if I see a diesel ///M car, I will NEVER own another BMW.
That's yours choice - but the BMW Super car that everyone was hoping that will go into production is a diesal/electric hybrid. Like it or not the world is moving towards more effecient power delivery.
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Again, If I see a diesel M Car I am finished with BMW. I don't care how nice that car looks.
And it doesn't how it performs?
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lol, well, goodbye then, I'm sure BMW will survive just fine without you...
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M50d is the performance diesel they have been talking about... +280kW.
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m5 is a diesel.. now that i think about it, after X6M nothing wiill surprise me.
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"Compactive Tourer"? That's got to be the dumbest term ever.
Sounds like a touring turned into a trash truck.
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See that's where the problem is. When you're revving a car, your not suppose to be saving gas. When I buy a performance car that costs 60k+ I want it to be crazy, a lunatic. Not save gas. Call me closed minded, but it looks like the 201x M3 I will be getting will be my final BMW. A Mercedes or an Audi sound REAL good right about now.

It's honestly a shame. After owning around 8-9 BMW's since 2000, I've got to say, I'm disappointed. It's honestly tree huggers that have led BMW down this path.
I am by no means a tree hugger... However, if a diesel car comes out that out performs a gasoline one, then I would have absolutely no problem driving it; ESPECIALLY if it is a daily driver. I sure as hell wouldnt mind a 500+ HP/TQ car that screams like mad on the track but gets 40+ mpg on the highway on the way to work. Why not?
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See that's where the problem is. When you're revving a car, your not suppose to be saving gas. When I buy a performance car that costs 60k+ I want it to be crazy, a lunatic. Not save gas. Call me closed minded, but it looks like the 201x M3 I will be getting will be my final BMW. A Mercedes or an Audi sound REAL good right about now.

It's honestly a shame. After owning around 8-9 BMW's since 2000, I've got to say, I'm disappointed. It's honestly tree huggers that have led BMW down this path.


I'll be the guy waving at you as I fly by your m3 in my hybrid m50d. Ever seen a Tesla Roadster? I'd take ya up on a race any day with mine. People like these are the reason why everyone in the world hates Americans. Ignorant...
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I'll fly by you all in my space-ship!

Just FYI, a car doesn't have to get 10 miles per gallon to make it "fun" to drive, thinking such thoughts is idiotic, no matter what country your from.

BTW, you do know that Audi has been working on a Diesel offering for their R8, right?

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tri-turbo diesel? More info. on this please!
That's old story...something like 370 hp and 700 NM engine, six cylinder tri-turbo. I'm waiting for release and order F10 after that, of course with the new engine.

Not much have been informed lately, maybe we'll see the engine soon??
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See that's where the problem is. When you're revving a car, your not suppose to be saving gas. When I buy a performance car that costs 60k+ I want it to be crazy, a lunatic. Not save gas. Call me closed minded, but it looks like the 201x M3 I will be getting will be my final BMW. A Mercedes or an Audi sound REAL good right about now.

It's honestly a shame. After owning around 8-9 BMW's since 2000, I've got to say, I'm disappointed. It's honestly tree huggers that have led BMW down this path.
good thing you'll switch to audi who would never ever make a performance diesel car

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