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Old 28 Aug 2017, 13:12 (Ref:3762324)   #1486
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The new Supra will be the joint venture with BMW for the new Z4, yes? But I believe the Bimmer will be ragtop only.
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The new Supra will be the joint venture with BMW for the new Z4, yes? But I believe the Bimmer will be ragtop only.
That was what I had seen reported, but I have seen BMW will be only convertible and ONLY BMW will get the convertible. Small change in order but big time change in released cars. But it seemed like it would be a shared platform with engine changes between the manufacturers. Which seems to indicate the new Supra will be a small car if it is the new Z car as well.
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Old 28 Aug 2017, 14:23 (Ref:3762344)   #1488
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BMW has revealed a concept version of its Z4 in the last Pebble Beach 10 days ago.

http://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars...cept-pictures/
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Old 29 Aug 2017, 04:02 (Ref:3762510)   #1489
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BMW has revealed a concept version of its Z4 in the last Pebble Beach 10 days ago.

http://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars...cept-pictures/
Good looking little car that would make a nice second-coming as the GT3 model, if BMW management ever decides to look past racing mechanical whales in top-flight GT series (although its a smaller "canvas" for art cars).

It's kind of like a Germanic F-Type.
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Old 31 Aug 2017, 15:10 (Ref:3763210)   #1490
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Don't see Munich racing it. No roof (can you have open-top GT3s?) and they want to sell the M8.
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Old 31 Aug 2017, 16:29 (Ref:3763229)   #1491
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Maybe they will offer it in a retractable hard top model as well.








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Don't see Munich racing it. No roof (can you have open-top GT3s?) and they want to sell the M8.
The Z4 GT3 was homologated from the E89 Z4, which was by default an open-top but with the retracting/folding roof being metal.
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Old 31 Aug 2017, 21:15 (Ref:3763296)   #1493
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The Z4 GT3 was homologated from the E89 Z4, which was by default an open-top but with the retracting/folding roof being metal.
and a v8 the production car never had also
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Nissan will be racing it's new 2018 GT-R at the VLN race this weekend with Tom Coronel and Michael Krumm as drivers.
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Nissan will be racing it's new 2018 GT-R at the VLN race this weekend with Tom Coronel and Michael Krumm as drivers.
Did that one end up having the 2.0l GT500-engine after all?
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Old 3 Oct 2017, 07:21 (Ref:3771456)   #1496
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Did that one end up having the 2.0l GT500-engine after all?
It's the V6 still - as I expected given the pictures of the test mule have enlarged skirts to fit the pair of troublesome catalytic convertors - their original placement had cooked the drivers feet for so long.

A 4 pot would likely only need the one exhaust.
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