BMW Alpina B3 GT3 launches at Tokyo Motorshow

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Post by ade and liz flint » Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:12 pm

Dear Santa....

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Wow!
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Post by Chas » Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:13 pm

But no 6 speed manual option :(

Am I the only one who finds this odd on a car with adjustable suspension which claims to have track settings? Or is it the case these days that autos are becoming more popular in 'accessible' motorsport (obviously it's common in F1 etc but that's a different league) ?

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Post by DonFlintoni » Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:21 pm

vblanche wrote:lovely...

these wheels....nice limited edition. Can we buy them? :P
Beautiful wheels. Not very kerb friendly though......
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Post by DonFlintoni » Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:28 pm

neil wrote:We mocked up such a car (certainly in design June 2008 !)

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I think I prefer your paint scheme TBH, you just need to add the CF winglets.
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Post by dodgyken » Thu Dec 01, 2011 11:41 am

That is quite a paint job!!!

Hmmm - can I cancel the purchase of the B3?

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Post by neil » Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:44 pm

It will be available as shown or in

Black,
White,
ALPINA Blue matt metallic !!!

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Post by dodgyken » Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:47 pm

neil wrote:ALPINA Blue matt metallic !!!
This post is worthless without pics :lol: :lol:

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Post by neil » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:25 pm

dodgyken wrote:
neil wrote:ALPINA Blue matt metallic !!!
This post is worthless without pics :lol: :lol:
You know I would if I could !

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Post by dodgyken » Thu Dec 01, 2011 5:55 pm

neil wrote:
dodgyken wrote:
neil wrote:ALPINA Blue matt metallic !!!
This post is worthless without pics :lol: :lol:
You know I would if I could !
Hold your head in shame - do not tempt us with talk of matt-alpina-blue and then not deliver.

You should have just left it off the list :P :P

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Post by Chas » Thu Dec 01, 2011 6:51 pm

neil wrote:You know I would if I could !
I can :wink: :lol:

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Post by Petrolhead » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:17 am

Never expected this, but like Chas, would have like a manual version to be an option for a track car.

Wonder how it would compare to an E92 M3 round a track now.

Very cool though!
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Post by D4 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:37 am

i notice the interior trim (normally silver or gloss black) is in the bright exterior green colour also...

I must say I like it - but just wish it looked less road (needs wider arches etc)
also I think the front end needs more definition... with maybe some of the blue or the silver.

Is it just me that's also predicting the build number 1 - 99 will be on the door decal of the graphic'd cars...
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Post by jacoda434 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 12:40 pm

Chas wrote:
neil wrote:You know I would if I could !
I can :wink: :lol:

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will have to think on this 8)



have done :D nice :lol:
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Post by lorenzo61 » Fri Dec 02, 2011 2:00 pm

From buy now .. shame that I only bought mine six months ago! :evil: :D

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Post by neil » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:54 am

Here's autocar's take : http://t.co/cy2oKbri

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