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      09-21-2017, 11:45 AM   #1
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F39 X2
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F90 M5
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G26 4GC
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G32 6GT
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G42 2er

G80 M3
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Next Generation

G60 5er
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      09-21-2017, 12:04 PM   #2
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G06 X6
G13 armored 7
G16 8GC
G28 3 Li
G38 5 Li
F49 X1 Li
F95 X5M
F96 X6M
1 FWD is F52, not F54.
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      09-21-2017, 12:11 PM   #3
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Thanks, I'll update it. Some of those I didn't know, some I did but wasn't 100% sure on so I left them off. The 1er thing was a memory fail.
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      09-21-2017, 02:58 PM   #4
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Thanks, I'll update it. Some of those I didn't know, some I did but wasn't 100% sure on so I left them off. The 1er thing was a memory fail.
I just realized the M8 is F91 which means there can't be an F91 M5 Touring
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      09-22-2017, 02:43 PM   #5
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Will my next M3 be nicknamed the G wagon? Hmm.
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      09-22-2017, 02:50 PM   #7
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What does L mean?
Long wheel base.
Particularly for Chinese Markert
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      09-22-2017, 02:52 PM   #8
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I like how the 2 series chassis code doesn’t start with an F4 like the 1 series. That’s another comforting sign.
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How is the non-M 5er a G chassis and the M version an F chassis?
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How is the non-M 5er a G chassis and the M version an F chassis?
M Division decided to use up the final range of two digit F model codes for their G generation-based vehicles before moving on to G.
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      09-22-2017, 03:02 PM   #11
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Now all we need is a G81 (M3 wagon).
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      09-22-2017, 03:18 PM   #13
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G14 8er
G15 8er Convertible

F91 M8
F92 M8 Convertible
G14 - Convertible
G15 - Coupe

F91 - Convertible
F92 - Coupe
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      09-22-2017, 03:35 PM   #14
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How about a G84 M4 GC?
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      09-22-2017, 03:49 PM   #15
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Now all we need is a G81 (M3 wagon).
As much as we all love the concept of an M wagon, it'll never happen. The wagons apparently don't sell well as it is, thanks to the invention of the SUV

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How about a G84 M4 GC?
Ew no. BMW's model lineup is already too bloated.
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4GC/GT swap last digits. F34 replaced by G26 and F36 replaced by G24.
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M Division decided to use up the final range of two digit F model codes for their G generation-based vehicles before moving on to G.
so in other words, they will cram in, dilute down and "differentiate" the M brand further by making a M for everyone?
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      09-22-2017, 05:40 PM   #19
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4GC/GT swap last digits. F34 replaced by G26 and F36 replaced by G24.
Thanks, yes, I had those backwards.

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so in other words, they will cram in, dilute down and "differentiate" the M brand further by making a M for everyone?
No. The product list is exactly the same as it would be if they had instead decided to start off with the M5 at G80 and gone from there. The choice of codes has nothing to do with the choice of which products to produce.

Now, whether the M brand is more diluted by the addition of the new models this generation (which is really only the X3 M and X4 M since M8 picks up where the M6 left off) is another discussion entirely, and probably best for a separate thread. Objectively though, the real sprawl to the M brand is all of the new M Performance models coming this generation. Every single product line appears set to gain an M Performance model (some gain two where diesels are sold). You won't see this fact exposed by a chassis code list though, since M Performance models just use the same code as the other models in a given series.
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      09-22-2017, 05:48 PM   #20
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There are so many g's I feel like I'm on the surface of Jupiter.

(Too nerdy? Whatever.)
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I assume Z4 is based on 3er chassis?
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I assume Z4 is based on 3er chassis?
It will be built on CLAR, yes, like all Gxx models.

With a modular matrix, most everything is flexible so no vehicle is necessarily based on any other. Going by spy shots, it will have a shorter wheelbase than a 3 Series. The model lineup should be the same as the 3 Series though, except there are currently no plans for a proper M model, unfortunately.
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