BMW to all diesel

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  1. JIMCO1958

    JIMCO1958 Registered User

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    Since this is a place for rumors. Here goes. I recently read somewhere, cant remember where, That BMW is going to become all diesel powered. Has anyone else heard this?
     
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    argve Resident Fruitcake Staff Member

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    Wow what a first post - I guess welcome to the site first off.

    I hadn't heard that and also wouldn't put much stock in it - too many things happening with gas motors - racing being one of them.
     
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    Thanks
     
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    NapaBavarian Dually driver 6.9

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    I saw BMW :) And I'd love to have a new 1 series diesel cabriolet ;Sweet
     
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    they are going to offer a diesel in their suv/crossover/station wagon/wtf is that? models
     
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    Sandman Superfluous tasks

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    The Discovery show "Some assembly required" showed a BMW 3 series diesel being built in Austria and installed in a car in Germany.. 80% of the BMWs sold in Austria are diesel..
     
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    My sister and some other family members were born (and still live in) Germany so I've had a chance to drive a few oil burning BMWs, MBs and Audis. I have to admit that is when I first became a diesel fan. I would almost kill for a nice diesel car in our country. That being said, I still like the new 335xi!
     
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    BMW is currently testing a diesel hybrid powered 1 series in europe that's getting 85 mpg, and their seeking to have it EPA approved for sale in the USA.
     
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    BMW is releasing diesel in the 3 series sedans & the X5 SUV coming fall '08
     
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    All diesel no way M series would not ne thesame in the racing series. Although Audi/VW have a great TDI racing stats.
     
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    i understand that this post is like forever old but i love the new bmw diesels
     
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    NapaBavarian Dually driver 6.9

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    No way this'll make it to the states...We are anti-fuel economy over here! I can build something in my garage from 30 year old parts that will get the same fuel economy as a prius, WTF?
     
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    Would it look like a motorcycle you have to pedal to get started? :bail
     
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    85mpg?! talk about fuel efficiency...
     

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