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      07-26-2020, 11:47 AM   #1
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Well... that was a waste of 4:30 of my life.
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      07-26-2020, 12:49 PM   #3
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At which part am I supposed to be impressed?

The gloves or leaving everything full auto and driving half throttle?
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      07-26-2020, 12:52 PM   #4
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At least we got a preview of what appears to be silverstone interior.
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      07-26-2020, 01:39 PM   #5
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Literally 4:30 of this guy trying to flex they gloves... 😂
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At which part am I supposed to be impressed?

The gloves or leaving everything full auto and driving half throttle?
This is truly sad. It's like the head of M has no M in his heart.
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      07-26-2020, 01:43 PM   #7
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8 speed steptronic huh? I wonder how this trans will compare to DCT when it comes to shift speed & intensity. I've heard torque converters have come a long way and can feel like a DCT but I am doubtful.
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      07-26-2020, 01:44 PM   #8
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Interior is looking good.
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      07-26-2020, 01:45 PM   #9
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Very interesting, I wonder howe much wider the tires are. Seems there is less carbon as well in the engine bay. Will the performance be greater than the size of the grills? I look forward to trading my m2.
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      07-26-2020, 01:48 PM   #10
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      07-26-2020, 01:54 PM   #11
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Did anyone besides me notice that the Hofmeister Kink/C-Pillar area looks much different than the Base 4 series in this video? I looked back at some of the recent spy photos and looking again it seems to match what we see from the interior angle of the video.
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Bring back Biermann, y'all fucked up and diluted the shit out of the M-brand.
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      07-26-2020, 01:58 PM   #13
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my plumber is more excited about replacing a water valve than this guy is talking about the most important M car ...
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      07-26-2020, 02:03 PM   #14
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At least we got a preview of what appears to be silverstone interior.
Agree - let's focus on the little bit of new info we do get here. Silverstone interior looks great

Looking forward to the wider tires it's going to be really interesting to drive this back to back with my F80
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8 speed steptronic huh? I wonder how this trans will compare to DCT when it comes to shift speed & intensity. I've heard torque converters have come a long way and can feel like a DCT but I am doubtful.
ZF8HP will allow AWD which will enable less traction related power loss.

RWD isn't worth squat if you're spinning the tires all day.. This was a weakness of the F8X.
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Okay it's not a spectacular video, but man you guys are hating and bitching about everything these days.
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ZF8HP will allow AWD which will enable less traction related power loss.

RWD isn't worth squat if you're spinning the tires all day.. This was a weakness of the F8X.
Maybe they shouldn't be increasing horsepower so much. I'd take less horsepower over AWD any day of the week. People are too obsessed with 0-60 numbers that there willing to dumb down a car, the new M5 is a perfect example of this.
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He's only somewhat enthusiastic because he's not outside the car
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Maybe they shouldn't be increasing horsepower so much. I'd take less horsepower over AWD any day of the week. People are too obsessed with 0-60 numbers that there willing to dumb down a car, the new M5 is a perfect example of this.
To be honest, I drove the M5 at the track at the Performance Center and found it to be spectacular. It's heavy but it's always been a big car.

But yes, for me I think it's RWD and stick on my G80.
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Slide your finger quickly to the right on the scrub bar and you'll be more impressed with his driving performance.
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To be honest, I drove the M5 at the track at the Performance Center and found it to be spectacular. It's heavy but it's always been a big car.

But yes, for me I think it's RWD and stick on my G80.
The new M5 can get good track times and super low 0-60 numbers, my problem is more with how soulless and numb that car has become, it feels like BMW focused too much on getting the best times out of it that it compromised the car, its too easy in a sense, there is no feel or feedback, but that is just my opinion.
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