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Spy Shots: BMW M3 Pickup--Not What You Think

 
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BMW M3 pickup spy shots

A couple of days ago the Interwebs broke out in song over a vehicle spotted at the Nurburgring: a pickup version of the BMW M3. Marrying the most fanciful of auto-journo oddball car dreams, the carryall sports car looked like a Munich miracle.

Today, we have a new set of close-up shots of this oddball M3 and yes, it's still not a prototype for a coming production car.

In fact, it's not a prototype for anything, really. According to the sleuthing of Jalopnik, the car is actually a transport vehicle for one of the motorcycle racing teams based at the 'Ring, used to haul parts around in style. It never leaves the compound.

Sad, but it's still a sight to behold, and imagine what could have been. We'll leave you to your reverie, though your love for this German ute will almost certainly be forever unrequited.



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  1. Better then being an April Fools day joke like the Lotus truck reports were
     
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  2. I would say it's fortunate it's not a prototype for production.
     
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  3. bet a lot of rich americans have rushed for their chequebooks.
     
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  4. If it never leaves the compound, then I am very surprised these are the first shots of it!
     
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  5. I kind of disagree with the notion that it is only used to haul around parts considering that it has disguise tape around it. Maybe its a test bed for something else BMW is considering.
     
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  6. Uses 'Disguise' tape motif as a racing stripe. Not meant to 'disguise'.
     
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  7. That has got to be the most ugly thing I have ever seen. Looks like a Subaru with a Pontiac front end. Wow what junk, is that the best they can do?
     
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  8. I am thankful that it does NOT leave the compound, because it looks disgusting. I can just envision the people who would buy such a car, and it makes me uneasy. BMW needs to keep it for hauling parts and bikes. NEVER make it into a production car please!!
     
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  9. BMW has finally gone redneck.
     
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  10. OMG that looks soo ugly. Makes BMW look bad
     
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