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  • 10-27-2006, 07:27 PM

    Looks horrible...

    I wouldn't want one in my garage. Bangle should be fired.
  • 10-27-2006, 06:45 PM


    (o o)
    If we all had the same taste in cars, wed all be driving black Fords.

    - Don Lacy
  • 10-27-2006, 04:14 PM

    Reminds me of a go-kart -- no thank you!

  • 10-26-2006, 03:57 PM

    Like Bob I am keeping an open mind BUT

    if the rumors are correct that the styling will be based off the Z4 then I have zero interest. However, if I were in BMWs shoes, I would not base the styling off the Z4. We will have to wait and see what they do. There was a drawing floating around of a "California Spider" and that was HOT.
  • 10-26-2006, 03:54 PM

    word is the stick shift is limited

    by DSC being forced on and also I am sure there is a CDV in there too. The M5/6 were developed for that SMG tranny. Its not perfect, but it is very good once you adjust to it as Bob points out.
  • 10-25-2006, 06:00 PM

    Takes some getting used to but its better

    I've had my M5 (E60) since May 07. I have to admit that I think the 7-speed SMGIII is superior in the M5 & M6 to a 6-speed "manual" with a clutch peddle. There is no doubt it is a faster system, mated perfectly with the v10. We had a chance to push both M5s and M6s at the Advanced M School at the VIR last month, and really liked it in spirited driving. Once mastered it is very smooth in normal street travel too.

    I would never give up the 6-speed in the Z8 with the torgue of the S62 motor.

    As far as I am concerned, driving one of each gives me the best of both worlds.

  • 10-25-2006, 05:50 PM

    Keeping an open mind

    With only speculative conceptual drawings, its hard to get too excited without a "hard Body" to drool over though ;-P.

    For me a lot will depend on style, features, drive train, exclusivity & pricing. If it turns out to be a limited edition M6, I will likely pass, as a fully suited up M6 Cabriolet is next for me in 08.
  • 10-25-2006, 04:41 PM

    No, but . . . .

    Whe I was at the dealer picking up the Z8, mysalemsman mentioned that the M6 can now be ordered with a real transmission.
  • 10-25-2006, 01:01 PM

    Anyone considering the Z9 in 2009???


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