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Re: New M3/M4

Post by Mr V10 » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:50 am

M4 & RS 5 go up against each other on track.

https://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=-Yjg0_l6Xk4#t=464
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Re: New M3/M4

Post by doodlebug » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:54 am

adsgreen wrote:I thought most people were mentioning about 7.5k in the past.
Opening offer was 7k (50/50 dealer and Audi UK)....more to be had from dealer.

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Re: New M3/M4

Post by doodlebug » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:57 am

Mr V10 wrote:M4 & RS 5 go up against each other on track.

https://www.YouTube.com/watch?v=-Yjg0_l6Xk4#t=464
I'd not expect the B8 platform to take the honours.

The new M3/4 is new breed, lighter, smaller forced induction engine. Everyone is heading in this direction, emissions dictates this. Audi will follow in due course and then B9 will take the upper hand. Same old.

Not as though Audi don't know how to make a light weight sports car....

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Re: New M3/M4

Post by adsgreen » Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:15 am

It's kinda always been the case though.
On track the equivalent M3 car has always just had an advantage over the RS one.
But TBH track times isn't what the RS cars are about. on the road in real world conditions the RS car is far more usable on bumpy or imperfect road conditions.

I'd imagine the next RS4 to use a variant of the 4.0v8 but downsized. We know that engine can run comfortably at 560ps so if you were to chop 2 cylinders off (very much a simple wet finger in the air) you'd be looking at a 3l v6 twin turbo with about 420 ps - almost perfect. I'd still think it highly unlikely that the B9 RS4/5 would get under 1600 kgs though. the engine would be lighter but the gearbox may need some tweaking as the torque would be that much higher.

Lightweight sports cars are easy... Light weight normal road cars now that's the tough part!

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Re: New M3/M4

Post by HYFR » Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:16 am

Audi do not make light cars

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Re: New M3/M4

Post by Mr V10 » Fri Jun 27, 2014 3:44 pm

All I know is, an ///M Power BMW is on my 'must own' list one day.
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Re: New M3/M4

Post by DuncS3 » Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:41 pm

adsgreen wrote:It's kinda always been the case though.
On track the equivalent M3 car has always just had an advantage over the RS one.
But TBH track times isn't what the RS cars are about. on the road in real world conditions the RS car is far more usable on bumpy or imperfect conditions
I don't know about that - for example my e92 m3 was much better over bumpy roads than my b7 rs4 - much better damped. I had the ss+ on my RS, or who knows, maybe my drc was shot but the m was noticeable better IMO.

Anyway I drove the new M3 this week also - it only had 24 miles on it so I couldn't push it but it looked fantastic and sounded actually quite good considering I'm currently in a c63.

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Re: New M3/M4

Post by Nickyboy » Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:15 am

I thought it sounded artificial yet still good. Apparently they will offer a titanium exhaust as an option in the coming months.
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New M3/M4

Post by hlbeckley » Sun Jun 29, 2014 2:01 pm

I don't want to want one.....but that M4 in grey with red leather does something to me!
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Re: New M3/M4

Post by marc1 » Sun Jun 29, 2014 2:38 pm

hlbeckley wrote:I don't want to want one.....but that M4 in grey with red leather does something to me!
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Thank goodness "image uploaded my tapatalk" didn't work then! Phew! Who knows what we would have seen there. My guess is you were sat in your pants though! :biggrin3:

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Re: New M3/M4

Post by hlbeckley » Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:27 pm

marc1 wrote:
hlbeckley wrote:I don't want to want one.....but that M4 in grey with red leather does something to me!
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Thank goodness "image uploaded my tapatalk" didn't work then! Phew! Who knows what we would have seen there. My guess is you were sat in your pants though! :biggrin3:
Hahahaha let's try again
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Re: New M3/M4

Post by Nickyboy » Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:42 pm

Nice. Much better looking than the yellow/gold one I drove.
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Re: New M3/M4

Post by marc1 » Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:44 pm

hlbeckley wrote:
marc1 wrote:
hlbeckley wrote:I don't want to want one.....but that M4 in grey with red leather does something to me!
ImageUploadedByTapatalk1404047031.322703.jpg

Thank goodness "image uploaded my tapatalk" didn't work then! Phew! Who knows what we would have seen there. My guess is you were sat in your pants though! :biggrin3:
Hahahaha let's try again
ImageUploadedByTapatalk1404052037.379453.jpg
Phew! :D looks amazing.

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Re: New M3/M4

Post by marc1 » Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:46 pm

Nickyboy wrote:Nice. Much better looking than the yellow/gold one I drove.
Phoenix yellow, same as the E46 launch.

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Re: New M3/M4

Post by adsgreen » Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:22 pm

hlbeckley wrote:
marc1 wrote:
hlbeckley wrote:I don't want to want one.....but that M4 in grey with red leather does something to me!
ImageUploadedByTapatalk1404047031.322703.jpg

Thank goodness "image uploaded my tapatalk" didn't work then! Phew! Who knows what we would have seen there. My guess is you were sat in your pants though! :biggrin3:
Hahahaha let's try again
ImageUploadedByTapatalk1404052037.379453.jpg
the one thing that really got highlighted with the rs5 next to the m4 was those stupid "winglets" in the side vents for the m4.

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