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      03-21-2018, 01:25 AM   #1
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I've changed my opinion on the X2 a little. Chrome wrapped and modified BMW X2

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First of all, I hope this is not a repost. Lmk if it is.

I just saw these pics and I thought... hmm this car actually looks proper when modded. It doesn't even need body kit.

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I fully agree! This is completely a different animal from what I saw at dealer.

Apart from - Hole In the Head- lowering, which just convinces me to lower "my" X2 with H&R - as my X4.

I will try to contact M-Design to see all mods.

I am looking for M35i - probably black - and will consider buying an additional set of wider rims/tyres in all-black.
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I fully agree! This is completely a different animal from what I saw at dealer.

Apart from - Hole In the Head- lowering, which just convinces me to lower "my" X2 with H&R - as my X4.

I will try to contact M-Design to see all mods.

I am looking for M35i - probably black - and will consider buying an additional set of wider rims/tyres in all-black.
This is most likely on air suspension but yeah, this car has its potential aesthetically.

Somehow the more I look at these pics, the more I feel like this body design "should've" "could've" been the new 1 series to compete with the AMG A45 and RS3.
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M-Design is a no-go. No hit on the net.

Problem is M-Design is cheating with no suspension travel. With reasonable travel, it is possibel to lower about 2", which is OK, but not enough to compete with A45 and RS3. But, probably, SQ4 and upcoming GLA 35.

My alternatives are SQ 4 or MB-AMG GLA 35 (both out next year).

New Q3, recently introduced, makes SQ4 unlikely.

Price on current MB-AMG GLA 45, makes GLA 35 out of (sensible) reach.
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Eww. If you want a low car, buy a 1 series.. if you're in the US I guess you're SOL though . Don't buy an SAV and then ruin the suspension.

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Why does the X2 look better as a hatchback
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You mean "BMW X2 gets ruined"
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Needs moar low.
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It's cool. Demonic front fascia. Facets like a gemstone. Don't hate it just because it's
ugly in its own special way. Besides 5 doors is
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If it wasn't chrome wrapped people would be praising it. Looks better but still a junk Bmw that should have just been a 1er 4dr hatch to start.
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A slammed SAV that looks dope. Brings new meaning to the term "crossover". Makes me want to consider a chrome wrap on my car but may look a little bit much on an F30.
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OMG another Changed opinion on a BMW design.. That never happens..


Seriously though.. Get it out of it's mustard yellow launch color.. slam it... and it does look a lot sharper.

Subaru STI 5 door fans.. your Bimmer upgrade is here.
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I was prepared to dislike this wrap, but damn it does look pretty good!
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Quote:
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This is most likely on air suspension but yeah, this car has its potential aesthetically.

Somehow the more I look at these pics, the more I feel like this body design "should've" "could've" been the new 1 series to compete with the AMG A45 and RS3.
it's as close as you are gonna get.. in the US..

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Eww. If you want a low car, buy a 1 series.. if you're in the US I guess you're SOL though . Don't buy a SAV and then ruin the suspension.
yes... We have no 1 series sedan here.. nor a 3 door hatch..... nor a 5 door hatch .... and the new X1 is

I have a feeling the suspension has been replaced...
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As close as you will get in the US with a 2.0 l motor? I'd just buy a GTI and be done with it.
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Basically they are building lifted hatchbacks as suvs(sav).
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Sweet Hyundai!
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That's an awful lot of coin for a gussied up mini.
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Lightbulb

Came in armed with disgust....

Saw the pics....

....ummm really like it! Works for me on that X2, nice!
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