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Hi everybody,

I just wanted to show you some pictures of BMW M cars which have never been build for sale, but still interesting.

Have fun.

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Ralf
 

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The compact e36 with quad pipes and the e46 touring look interesting the e30 pick up ouich would have loved an M8 too:thumbsup:
 

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As far as I know M GmbH has created the M3 pick-up as E30 and E92. It is used as a transporter on their premises.

The M8 never was build because of the costs for the car. M GmbH has planned to put the Mclaren F1 engine with 550 hp into the E31 chassis. You can see a part of this engine on the last picture. I agree it would be a fantastic car.
 

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I love the M8 as well but I would hate having to try and run the thing over any length of time. For me the prettiest there is the E34 convertible.

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The convertible is absolutly brilliant...isn't it. Anybody know of conversion being done? Would love to drive one of those. Do you reckon it would be possible to build one yourself. Most important would be the availability of the carros and interior parts. Would BMW still have those....reckon not....
 

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The seats in the convertible look like the 8 series seats. I don't know if you could fit them and do a little modification to get them perfect. The doors look longer than the standard ones and you would have to do massive reinforcement to the sills to keep it rigid enough. I think it would ruin the feel of the car TBH. I'm not sure I would want one. Does look good though!
 

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I would have loved an 8 series convertible, an 850 csi....fantastic. The E 34 variation was never put into production due to its massive costs to build when the German economy was very weak and issues with chassis flex. I also think BMW were concerned with it hitting sales of other models and them not wanting to build a M cabriolet....the E30 M3 version was not a great success although very rare.
 

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The convertible is absolutly brilliant...isn't it. Anybody know of conversion being done? Would love to drive one of those. Do you reckon it would be possible to build one yourself. Most important would be the availability of the carros and interior parts. Would BMW still have those....reckon not....
I disagree.. the E34 2 door is actually not good looking,, IMO.....

if you compare the E34 vs w124 the BMW do not have the same great shapes 4d vs 2 d as Mercedes got with the CE version of w124
I am a huge fan of the E34 .. but the converteble E34 ?????? ??????
 

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I disagree.. the E34 2 door is actually not good looking,, IMO.....

if you compare the E34 vs w124 the BMW do not have the same great shapes 4d vs 2 d as Mercedes got with the CE version of w124
I am a huge fan of the E34 .. but the converteble E34 ?????? ??????
Don't agree. The E34 convertible is absolutely gorgeous whereas the Mercedes is an engineering masterpiece and looks it. Just my opinion.

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font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;} </style> <![endif]--> i am shocked that there was considered no market for a touring E46, or E92 for that matter - an M wagooon is such a desirable package and IMHO the pinnacle of that compromise that M's set out for - a family oriented super car! perhaps its something they will add.....next year? the M3 4 door has proven very popular this time around whereas last time it didnt seem as well received?


thanks for putting these up.
 
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