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      08-02-2014, 08:29 AM   #1
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Rumors: M5/M6 returning to V10, G31 M5 Touring and X1 M

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There is only confirmation that the M4 GTS will exist, like the E46 M3 CSL and E92 M3 GTS before it.

We didn't receive those versions either.
The E92 M3 GTS was initially offered to BMW North America at the same time as the 1er M Coupe but they rejected on the grounds that no one would buy such a car without its luxuries. Something BMW still comes up against in the US Market today. In which federalisation cost is not viable if only to sell only a few units.

I have no idea if the M4 GTS will come to the USA or remain Europe and Asia only, I do know that a strategy exists for the car of which all details and schematics are not fully known just rumours still waiting to be confirmed along with the next M5/M6 returning to an all new V10, the X1 M with 330PS and and the addition of a G31 M5 Touring due to strong sales of the Audi RS6 Avant in Continental Europe.
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A return to the V10 for the M5/M6? I sure hope so!
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The X1 M ... Performance?! I can see here the engine from M235i with a little tune.
V10 TT for next M5/ M6.. Maybe in 2,5 to 3 years for sale.
What about the engine for M2?
As for M4 GTS we'll see an increase of ~30PS.. The most important thing here is the weight savings
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There is only confirmation that the M4 GTS will exist, like the E46 M3 CSL and E92 M3 GTS before it.

We didn't receive those versions either.
The E92 M3 GTS was initially offered to BMW North America at the same time as the 1er M Coupe but they rejected on the grounds that no one would buy such a car without its luxuries. Something BMW still comes up against in the US Market today.
In which federalisation cost is not viable if only to sell only a few units.

I have no idea if the M4 GTS will come to the USA or remain Europe and Asia only, I do know that a strategy exists for the car of which all details and schematics are not fully known just rumours still waiting to be confirmed along with the next M5 , M6 , returning to an all new V10 , The X1 M with 330PS and and the addition of a G31 M5 Touring due to strong sales of the Audi RS6 Avant in Continental Europe.
I'll believe a new V10 in the G-generation M5 and M6 when I see it.

If it happens, I hope that opens the way for the return of a V8 in the G-M3 and M4.

(And yes, I did read the report of BMW pondering an I4 in the next M3/M4).
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A significantly lighter G30 M5 with a V10 ( NA I assume )??? Bye bye M3
As others, I believe it when I see it...
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There is only confirmation that the M4 GTS will exist, like the E46 M3 CSL and E92 M3 GTS before it.

We didn't receive those versions either.
The E92 M3 GTS was initially offered to BMW North America at the same time as the 1er M Coupe but they rejected on the grounds that no one would buy such a car without its luxuries. Something BMW still comes up against in the US Market today.
In which federalisation cost is not viable if only to sell only a few units.

I have no idea if the M4 GTS will come to the USA or remain Europe and Asia only, I do know that a strategy exists for the car of which all details and schematics are not fully known just rumours still waiting to be confirmed along with the next M5 , M6 , returning to an all new V10 , The X1 M with 330PS and and the addition of a G31 M5 Touring due to strong sales of the Audi RS6 Avant in Continental Europe.
So I just read that there may be:

- an M4 GTS
- a smaller M car (X1M)
- a new V10 engine for the M5 and M6
- and M5 Touring

This is all brilliant and welcome news, but given upsizedbody-downsizedengine-turbo-wrongwheeldrive philosophy I have to ask has someone at BMW HQ had a funny turn?!

Next you'll be telling us they are working on an M8 McLaren competitor
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Whoa! M5 with a V10!!!!
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Whoa! M5 with a V10!!!!
It's the most exciting BMW news in the last 10 years hidden in this thread...if it's a NA unit. Hopefully it's a NA engine, either freestanding or a LaFerrari type of hybrid power unit. Please let this be true. If it's an FI V10 it's just meh, waste of money and weight savings.
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Next you'll be telling us they are working on an M8 McLaren competitor
They are...
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Next you'll be telling us they are working on an M8 McLaren competitor
They are...
Scott26 is just dropping bombs today. Seems like BMW is getting back on track
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There is only confirmation that the M4 GTS will exist, like the E46 M3 CSL and E92 M3 GTS before it.

We didn't receive those versions either.
The E92 M3 GTS was initially offered to BMW North America at the same time as the 1er M Coupe but they rejected on the grounds that no one would buy such a car without its luxuries. Something BMW still comes up against in the US Market today.
In which federalisation cost is not viable if only to sell only a few units.

I have no idea if the M4 GTS will come to the USA or remain Europe and Asia only, I do know that a strategy exists for the car of which all details and schematics are not fully known just rumours still waiting to be confirmed along with the next M5 , M6 , returning to an all new V10 , The X1 M with 330PS and and the addition of a G31 M5 Touring due to strong sales of the Audi RS6 Avant in Continental Europe.
Thank you Scott! That is awesome news, love to here this great positive info on new projects up and coming
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It's the most exciting BMW news in the last 10 years hidden in this thread...if it's a NA unit. Hopefully it's a NA engine, either freestanding or a LaFerrari type of hybrid power unit. Please let this be true. If it's an FI V10 it's just meh, waste of money and weight savings.
I think an SC'd V10 might be pretty badass, personally

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Next you'll be telling us they are working on an M8 McLaren competitor
They are...


Damn... I'm going to need some more cash flow...

Does anyone know where I can find the SO M4 rear pic that this thread is linked to on the Bimmerpost homepage?

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Next you'll be telling us they are working on an M8 McLaren competitor
They are...
Wow that's great news. About time in my opinion.

On a separate note, can you comment on when the competition pack will be available for the F80 M3?
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They are...
I'm guessing it's the 100 anniversary car...

Well I hope they go for a true halo supercar instead of just a ~500 hp sports car.
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They are...
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V-10, would probably not be NA due to BMW's current emphasis on all petrol engines being turbocharged.
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OMG!!! I pray to God that BMW will make a Naturally Aspirated ///M V10.!!
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Exactly !
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wow, not April 1st today. I'm amazed at all this. How the hell is a V10 coming back?!!
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