BMW might show 3-Series GT at Frankfort.

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    BMW might show 3-Series GT at Frankfort.

    "Rumors are swirling around the Internet that a new BMW 3 Series GT Concept will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this year. Many automakers are looking for new ways to attract customers. BMW has been doing this by creating cars to fill gaps in the marketplace.

    It is no surprise then that BMW would look for an additional model to add to their 3 Series lineup. The 3 Series represents a large portion of worldwide BMW sales. Its creation in the 1970s doubled worldwide sales.

    BMW will be paying very strict attention to the debut of the 5 Series GT, with the hope that it gets a similarly positive reaction as the release of the X5 ten years ago. In the same way that the X5 spawned a new line of vehicles for BMW, the 5er GT could lead to both a 3 Series GT and a 1 Series GT."

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    Re: BMW might show 3-Series GT at Frankfort.

    That front end works on the larger 7 & 5, but looks terrible in the 3 rendering.
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    Re: BMW might show 3-Series GT at Frankfort.

    BMW is such a smart company. I'm not a big fan of their vehicles, overall, but I admire them and how well they know their market.
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    Re: BMW might show 3-Series GT at Frankfort.

    This isn't unlike what Ford is doing/has done with the Mustang IMO.

    The front end looks a little 'quirky' to me, but I'm liking the wheels and wonder how the interior will be refined.
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    Re: BMW might show 3-Series GT at Frankfort.

    this is a loser concept in my opinion...

    Didn't like the 5 series version and don't care for it in 3 series form either..(although its a little better)

    Audi's going to kick their @ss and so is mercedes with its cls type lineup..

    BMW needs to add 4 door coupes and not these ugly GT models...IMO

    Style is part of the equation for the 4 door coupes and BMW is missing it by keeping the rear seat head room intact on the fastback design..

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    Re: BMW might show 3-Series GT at Frankfort.

    my main problem is the name (umm... ok, as well as the styling)
    it's just that even tho "Groß Touren" might = the original phrase,
    "GT" has completely different connotations imho
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    Re: BMW might show 3-Series GT at Frankfort.

    Wouldn't a wagon work better and be much simpler?

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    Re: BMW might show 3-Series GT at Frankfort.

    Quote Originally Posted by JBsZ06 View Post
    this is a loser concept in my opinion...

    Didn't like the 5 series version and don't care for it in 3 series form either..(although its a little better)

    Audi's going to kick their @ss and so is mercedes with its cls type lineup..

    BMW needs to add 4 door coupes and not these ugly GT models...IMO

    Style is part of the equation for the 4 door coupes and BMW is missing it by keeping the rear seat head room intact on the fastback design..

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    It is a shame that we get these and not the CS isn't it?

    I am interested in seeing the 3-series variant. It makes me wonder if BMW plans on introducing the new styling direction with this type of concept, or if they are just going to use the current styling on this new type of body style.

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