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BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by dailydoggy » Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:23 pm

Marmite car?

Me i think it is one ugly turd.. Gawd it is hideous and what is going on with those fake BMW snout grills Really??
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by RickN55 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:15 pm

The Grills on the latest G series BMs look shocking. Getting far too big and ugly :lol:
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by dailydoggy » Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:45 pm

RickN55 wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:15 pm
The Grills on the latest G series BMs look shocking. Getting far too big and ugly :lol:
They are not even real grills they are fake bits of blank plastic trying to look like grills stuck on the bonnet...
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by sir richard large » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:04 pm

in some angles, like side or rear, looks like its tryign to ape a Lexus

otherwise, i think it looks pretty good. certainly better than the F80 IMO

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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by Gary_LB » Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:47 pm

I'm not sure about the dimensions but it looks like a 5 series. Manufacturers still appear to be in this cycle of every new generation being bigger than the last which is not ideal for UK roads, parking spaces etc which is frustrating.

I'm at the limit with my S4 with regard to its size so I expect i will be forced to downsize with my next purchase as I do not want/need a bigger car and its frustrating enough finding spaces i am happy parking in already.

Without the option of a 2 Series saloon I'll have to look elsewhere again which is a shame.
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by Tiggstar1 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:53 pm

Gary_LB wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:47 pm
I'm not sure about the dimensions but it looks like a 5 series. Manufacturers still appear to be in this cycle of every new generation being bigger than the last which is not ideal for UK roads, parking spaces etc which is frustrating.

I'm at the limit with my S4 with regard to its size so I expect i will be forced to downsize with my next purchase as I do not want/need a bigger car and its frustrating enough finding spaces i am happy parking in already.

Without the option of a 2 Series saloon I'll have to look elsewhere again which is a shame.
I’ve never understood why they do this, by the time you know it family hatchback will be medium saloon size. Most cars we have now are perfect for our roads, so why do they keep doing this?

I read articles about more space etc but why not just get the next model up in the range.
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by dan1 » Thu Dec 13, 2018 3:59 pm

Personally I think it looks pretty good, and the interior especially is a big improvement. IMO BMW's tend to grow on you after a while. I wasn't sure about the new X5 when I first saw it, but now I think it looks great.

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Post by Gary_LB » Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:40 pm

The reviews are in and they are pretty good so far!
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by Mr Whippy » Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:51 pm

It’s getting too big.

You could buy a smaller car, but the new 1 is fwd transverse sh*te, and they have no upgrade leather options etc and feel cheap inside.

The current 1 is just bearable for a premium car imo.

So while 15 years ago you could buy a 6 pot NA E46 with extended leathers etc, in a few years an equivalent size 1er will be a right bag of sh*te.

Go sit in an E46 M3 and feel the quality for such a sized car.
Even ignoring the nappa leather, the switchgear and detailing are amazing and common to cooking models.


All this said, BMW can still make luxury cars. The 7 is wonderful... just a shame it’s literally too big for any kind of normal road.
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by sir richard large » Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:44 am

Gary_LB wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:47 pm
I'm not sure about the dimensions but it looks like a 5 series. Manufacturers still appear to be in this cycle of every new generation being bigger than the last which is not ideal for UK roads, parking spaces etc which is frustrating.
BMW UK sales is 1/2 of Americas and 1/3 of China.
Sales growth is highest in China, and then Americas, with UK/Europe flat.

So they have every reason to enlarge their vehicles . UK/EU buyers who want a compact vehicles will stick with the 1 series (not available in the US, by the way). As the next-gen 1 is FWD, it should provide more passenger room at about the same external footprint.

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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by Mr Whippy » Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:43 pm

BMW 1999 - the ultimate driving machine.

BMW 2019 - the ultimate passenger space vs external footprint for car parking ratio.


That tells you everything you need to know.
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by dailydoggy » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:03 pm

What about this the 2019 X7 :jawdrop:

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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by WannabeaQuandt » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:29 pm

dailydoggy wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:45 pm
RickN55 wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:15 pm
The Grills on the latest G series BMs look shocking. Getting far too big and ugly :lol:
They are not even real grills they are fake bits of blank plastic trying to look like grills stuck on the bonnet...
The grills open for cooling when required.
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by dailydoggy » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:46 pm

WannabeaQuandt wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:29 pm
dailydoggy wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:45 pm
RickN55 wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:15 pm
The Grills on the latest G series BMs look shocking. Getting far too big and ugly :lol:
They are not even real grills they are fake bits of blank plastic trying to look like grills stuck on the bonnet...
The grills open for cooling when required.
i would of thought the opposite really for rapid warm up if it is true when most cars have ECU controlled multi speed electric cooling fans these days anyway...
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Re: BMW 2019 G20 3 series..

Post by Bumble » Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:55 pm

Who’s designing the Bmw’ now. Their head of design went over to the VW group.

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