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Old 10-19-2018, 01:59 PM
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Glorious days of German Engineering
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Old 10-19-2018, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by STG View Post
I will say, and has been mentioned, even on RL there was a lot of whining about the old cup holder. I thought it was fine. It's supposed to be sports car, not a mini van. What next, a small fridge under the dash?

They must have had soccer mom consumer focus groups that didn't understand the current cup holder.
Man, the current cupholder is pretty useless. I'm not looking for a super big gulp, just an ordinary insulated coffee mug. 'Cause I'm cheap and BYO to Cars and Coffee, LOL. But it only works on the thinnest ones of those and then those tend to be too tall and then they tip over. It's really good at holding plastic disposable water bottles.....that drip condensation all over the PCM.

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Old 10-19-2018, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Sunny_M3 View Post
Everyone always initially hates the new 911 variant, drives one, and then is like "WOW, great car". The same story will happen for all future variants.

Said everyone on every car forum ever. I actually just read the same quote, more than once, in the BMW forums for the new 3 series and the X5.

But sadly, it doesn't always go that way. I never warmed to the current 3 series except in M3 form. I think it looks very plain and cheap. Sometimes it's not all just internet drivel.
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Old 10-19-2018, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Needsdecaf View Post
Said everyone on every car forum ever. I actually just read the same quote, more than once, in the BMW forums for the new 3 series and the X5.

But sadly, it doesn't always go that way. I never warmed to the current 3 series except in M3 form. I think it looks very plain and cheap. Sometimes it's not all just internet drivel.
Exactly! We are holding onto our E90 until something better comes along. I can't stand the outgoing 3 series. Always has looked, felt, and driven terrible.

Same goes for the last X3. I love my M40i but would not touch the outgoing truck with a 10 foot pole.
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Old 10-19-2018, 08:04 PM
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this thread tho... 10/10
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Old 10-19-2018, 08:18 PM
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I'm new to the word "nubbin" and want to make sure I use it correctly in a sentence.

Would it be correct to state: "The lovely lady in the picture has no nubbin".
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Old 10-19-2018, 10:06 PM
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Originally Posted by subshooter View Post
and the 996 way outsold the 993 too.
Just like the first Bangle BMWs outsold the beautiful designs they replaced. Just as I expect the 992 will outsell the 991. New customers, new markets. Still all butt ugly compared to the gorgeous cars they replaced.
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George, youre kicking my *** with these UFC babes.
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Old 10-20-2018, 12:43 AM
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Old 10-20-2018, 02:00 AM
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Originally Posted by ClassJ View Post
Exactly! We are holding onto our E90 until something better comes along. I can't stand the outgoing 3 series. Always has looked, felt, and driven terrible.

Same goes for the last X3. I love my M40i but would not touch the outgoing truck with a 10 foot pole.
Same here , the wifeís e90 is at 150k mi and I need to make a decision at some point but just like Porsche has finally dropped the ball with this 992 Bmw already dropped the ball with the 3 series 6 years ago . Sadly , there is NOTHING worth buying anymore and the G20 BMW 3 series comming out next year is even worse !

The only 2 car models I have owned and cared about over the last 20 years ( Bmw 3ís and 911ís) have both gone to S$#t in the same year ! God I hate living in the future.
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Old 10-20-2018, 02:27 AM
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Well, Iíve already put cash down on the 992 GT3 - and I donít even like it - yet. Iím certain I will and donít want to miss my place in line.
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Old 10-20-2018, 04:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Rocket_boy View Post


After a deep look at this photo, I see the following as key awful features....
  • Nubbin
Overall, it just looks like a downgrade rather than an upgrade in design, quality and materials,....and nothing like a lot of better looking dashes out there from other premier makers.
YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS. I love it so much that I am buying Cadillac instead of 992GT3
nubbin, when my dk shrink to that size. pls just kill me.
the thought of nubbin...is just yeewww..


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New is always better in mechanical engineering (and girls).

Don't obsess with old cars, please.
those ***** are fake.
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Old 10-20-2018, 07:34 AM
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Joining just for the fun of it...

The horizontal metal shelf looks great to stick dancing emoji figurines, a waving Chinese fortune cat, and a figure of St. Christopher to protect us on those dangerous track days. Or, being it a Porsche, should that rather be St. Christophorus? Classy!
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Old 10-20-2018, 08:39 AM
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Amazing how often this happens on every new 911 launch.
This is rubbish, that's rubbish, they should have done this or that. Don't like this curve, or that. Don't like turbo's etc etc.
And then many of us are first to jump onto their order book. Including me by the way
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Old 10-20-2018, 10:56 AM
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Digital gauges suck.

Fake exhaust tips are weak.

Fake ignition key thing where you're not actually turning the engine over yourself is bad.

Fake engine noise pumped through the stereo is shameful and has Ferry and Dr Ferdinand and every Porsche boy that was ever born a free man roll in his grave.

One inch longer sucks.

21" wheels are too big and look silly.

You need big gulp cupholders in a 911 as much as you need an accordion to go deer hunting.

The tiny little shifter looks cool on a cruiser like Panny or RS7 or M6, but it's a pain to watch on a 911.

Hybrid and electric is the absolute puke and the final ultimate demise of the 911 ethos.
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