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Old 02-22-2011, 11:26 PM
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Old 02-22-2011, 11:27 PM
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Old 02-22-2011, 11:34 PM
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Pretty cool. Except for those tail lights. Yikes.
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Old 02-22-2011, 11:42 PM
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nice cf arches and other bits
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Pretty cool. Except for those tail lights. Yikes.
haha, i actually like the taillights. reminds me of their eco-supercar thing.
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Old 02-23-2011, 01:41 AM
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The tailights remind me of a C30 oddly enough... I like it though. I can definetly see this thing going somewhere....
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I'm seriously diggin it. I like the opening mechanism for the roof.
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Old 02-23-2011, 04:26 AM
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granted this is a designer explanation, and probably in no way currently reality, but it sounds cool.

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The single center exhaust looks like a butt hole.

Also tail lights look cool, but how soon until some kid decides to grab them Back to the Future style, or just when it is sitting at a curb?

Pull out trunk and hatch are cool though.
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Old 02-23-2011, 04:46 AM
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With the features described (notably carbon spaceframe), this car would cost more than any of the current models.
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This a great looking concept, and I usually despise concept cars.
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definite potential. ditch those handles in the back !!
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With the features described (notably carbon spaceframe), this car would cost more than any of the current models.
If anything, that is the one feature that will be staying. BMW is going to be using carbon fiber heavily in these cars. Thats what the factory they built in Washington is being used for.
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Get some Mini-alike tail lights and we could be on to a winner
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I like it. Doors are an interesting touch and the tail lights are so bizarre. I like the lights strangely enough...
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