• Expect giant kidney (nostrils) grills for the G80 M3, G82 M4, and G22 4-Series - Production line spy pic

      This picture leaked out from the BMW Munich production line. What it means is this is a production design and it looks to be the G80 M3 design in particular. You can also expect this grill style on the G82 M4 and G22 4-Series as the 4-Series Concept showed.

      It is awkward for sure and it just does not have a BMW feel to it. Now before we all grab the pitchforks and torches, the cooling aspect from increased airflow can not be denied. Maybe BMW is going function over form?

      It still looks unbelievably awkward as if BMW was inspired by a pig's nose. This is going to be a love it or hate it development and it is hard to imagine the design growing on people.

      This article was originally published in forum thread: Expect giant kidney (nostrils) grills for the G80 M3, G82 M4, and G22 4-Series - Production line spy pic started by Sticky View original post
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      1. richpike's Avatar
        richpike -
        Damn it - I just threw up all over my phone. You need to put a warning on a post like this.

        WTH are they thinking... There are plenty of ways to increase airflow without this FUBAR’d front end.

      1. Eleventeen's Avatar
        Eleventeen -
        What the actual $#@!.
      1. ///MPOSTER's Avatar
        ///MPOSTER -
        Euro license plate will make it look split on top and bottom while the US plate will have no where to go but front and center . It will look so stupid, that whoever buys one and Has to mount one by state law, will have to take a fix-it ticket every time.
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      1. Eleventeen's Avatar
        Eleventeen -
        Oh, and I don’t want to hear any of that bull$#@! BMW might try to push concerning “air flow”. They still have to install a crash bar across the middle of the bumper, so there is no reason for the grills to extend from top to bottom like this. They can still use two kidney grills on top, and a wide lower grill like every other M3.