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      07-11-2019, 07:10 AM   #67
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That exhaust system will NEVER see the states. But it sounds good!
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      07-11-2019, 07:41 AM   #68
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Sport Auto magazine in Germany as they do in all their Supertests have dynoed an M5 Competition showing 640 hp. Like all BMW power outputs the official factory number is usually understated.
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      07-11-2019, 08:58 AM   #69
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I'll remove the spoiler
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      07-11-2019, 09:25 AM   #70
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I'll remove the spoiler
Do you prefer the look without the spoiler?
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      07-11-2019, 09:31 AM   #71
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I'll remove the spoiler
Do you prefer the look without the spoiler?
Needs paint.
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      07-11-2019, 09:39 AM   #72
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How do you think a Lambo sounds? Exactly like that cold. It's when he's at WOT where that thing sounds like an Ferrari
That's pretty much how every current gen V8 TT BMW sounds with straight pipes. Not sure what's special here.

No offense, but if you're grouping all Lambos and Ferraris into one sound category, you really don't have a distinct ear for [exhaust] sounds.

A Ferrari 458 sounds every different from a 488.
A Murcielago sounds very different from a Huracan.
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      07-11-2019, 10:02 AM   #73
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Love the motor and the interior, but I'm feeling a bit underwhelmed by the aesthetics of the car. It looks okay, and the wheels are not attractive [to me]. The tuner world can fix some of that though.
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Meh - I’ll take an M5 over this every day.
I think I would too.
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      07-11-2019, 10:06 AM   #75
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Do you prefer the look without the spoiler?
In this case, yes, it looks weird!! Probably to small?!

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      07-11-2019, 10:39 AM   #76
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I don't rate the 'straight piped' sound personally, it sounds a mess to me. A loud car doesn't automatically class it as great sounding as some people seem to think.
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      07-11-2019, 12:00 PM   #77
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I don't rate the 'straight piped' sound personally, it sounds a mess to me. A loud car doesn't automatically class it as great sounding as some people seem to think.
They couldn't bother to develop a brand new engine, but the car needed to sound different from the now archaic F10 M5. Cheap and immature answer? Straight pipe!

M doesn't have a single strong personality that can push for innovative ideas. They had the guys on the top of the industry but lost to other brands...Look what Biermann is doing at Hyundai.

Time to lower our expectations...
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      07-11-2019, 12:02 PM   #78
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Sound menacing but wish it was bit more TONED. Also exterior styling doesn't quite match the sound IMO.
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Sound menacing but wish it was bit more TONED.

Also exterior styling doesn't quite match the sound IMO.


Nailed it.

Missing the huge battle wing, mad wheels, and crazy wrap... 😂
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I don't rate the 'straight piped' sound personally, it sounds a mess to me. A loud car doesn't automatically class it as great sounding as some people seem to think.
They couldn't bother to develop a brand new engine, but the car needed to sound different from the now archaic F10 M5. Cheap and immature answer? Straight pipe!

M doesn't have a single strong personality that can push for innovative ideas. They had the guys on the top of the industry but lost to other brands...Look what Biermann is doing at Hyundai.

Time to lower our expectations...
That's a really good point. Bangle had input on cars such as the E46/E60/E9X/etc., and as controversial as some found his designs (...all of which I personally liked), at least he led and pushed an aesthetic. Bangle, Djordevic, and Goplen were a great team. Hooydonk and Biermann did great jobs as well during their respective tenures. BMW's current designs are....lackluster in some aspects.
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Cold start sounded a bit naff but on the move was amazing.
Let's be honest bmw doesn't know or doesn't seem to want to spend time on making their cars sound good it seems.
I really wish they would just steal some Amg exhaust engineers and sprinkle a bit of their magic on them.

Saying that however B58 engined cars are better so there is hope for the new m3 as the current m3 sounds pretty rough.

No comparison with m5 vs e63 in the sound dept IMO though.
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      07-12-2019, 12:01 AM   #82
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car sounds proper...but I highly doubt anything will sound better than an s85 screaming its way to redline
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      07-13-2019, 03:09 PM   #83
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Sounds amazing
But the looks still haven't fully grown on me yet.
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      07-15-2019, 08:22 PM   #86
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I would be surprised if it is. It made my M3C with MPE sound like a 320i
Well F80s all sound like 320i, so I'd say your assessment is correct
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I don't rate the 'straight piped' sound personally, it sounds a mess to me. A loud car doesn't automatically class it as great sounding as some people seem to think.
Just a way to fall out with your neighbours.🤣
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