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      08-12-2010, 12:51 AM   #67
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Looks like a military base with everyone having sports cars! LOL
The new one from the front looks aggressive and the old one a bit droopy on the headlights. I like the diffuser on the M roadster from the rear! Both cars look great in their own way!
laughlin air force base. the m-sport equipped e89's look at lot better than stock though, so that would be a nice comparo if someone could find pictures?
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      08-12-2010, 01:02 AM   #68
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laughlin air force base. the m-sport equipped e89's look at lot better than stock though, so that would be a nice comparo if someone could find pictures?
look here:
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      08-12-2010, 09:50 AM   #69
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space grey on red is an excellent combo, but i was referring to a comparo between m-sport e89 and e85/e86 m's! lovely shots nonetheless, congrats on the beautiful white!
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      11-03-2010, 02:51 PM   #70
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The e89's front is more coherent, but the e85's rear seems sportier. The duckbill at the end really sets the e85 apart...

Definitely a game changer in 2002 or whenever the z4 first arrived.
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      12-25-2010, 10:25 AM   #71
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Old z looks more sporty.

whether that's good or bad depends on what your looking for in a car. I think both look like great machines.
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      12-25-2010, 01:33 PM   #72
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The e86 is the best looking BMW in its era and I actually didn't care at first too much for the e89 because I was looking for a sedan at first (go figure). I think that the new Z4 improved in the front while the old Z4 looks better in the rear. I didn't like that the new one grew in size and was heavier and didn't care about convertibles at first and would have preferred a real coupe. However, the looks grew on me and overall I personally think that the new one looks slightly better than the e86 (which I prefer over the e85). The e89 is the best looking BMW in its era.
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      12-26-2010, 04:25 AM   #73
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Agree, I see them as two different cars, in handling, on the road...
I love the e89 front and the e85/86 rear.
They don't offer a combo the germs...
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I like them both.

Bought the new one though because it is bigger (just like me) and roomier.

Oh, and the folding hard top.. musn't forget that.
Over here the sun ages cloth tops soooo quickly.
A metal roof allows us to use the car all the time and to be able to keep it looking like new.
That was the clincher for me anyway..
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E 89 M Pack looks very good!
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poor quality shots, but here's a quick comparo between my interlagos blue e86 m coupe and a sapphire black e89 sdrive30i.
The rear end of the M Coupe just blows the E89 out of the water. I hate that hard top, as much as I hate all convertibles.
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      07-11-2011, 02:23 PM   #76
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The rear end of the M Coupe just blows the E89 out of the water. I hate that hard top, as much as I hate all convertibles.
The rear definitely is the best part of that M (side view is awesome also). Still a great design in my books.
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I have owned both and love both - they look great.
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space grey on red is an excellent combo, but i was referring to a comparo between m-sport e89 and e85/e86 m's! lovely shots nonetheless, congrats on the beautiful white!
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Nice post! Why do I like the older one more? The new one is definitely more flashy (especially from the front), but if I were given a choice to pick between the two I would without hesitation pick the older one. I prefer its smaller size, rear end, and more sport oriented engine and suspension. Maybe when the E89 becomes more ubiquitous and the older models start to be scarce on the road, my preference might adjust to the E89, but right now I still prefer the older roadster (particularly the Z4M model) to the newer one.
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no one can deny that both cars came from the same manufacturer, they looks like brothers e89:Grand Tourer, e85z4m:Bad Boy.
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I love the new E89 look from the front, but I prefer the tail lights of the E86...
HOWEVER, the main difference is convertible HARD top!!! that makes my decision for E89 =D
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      02-23-2012, 08:16 PM   #82
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I love the new E89 look from the front, but I prefer the tail lights of the E86...
HOWEVER, the main difference is convertible HARD top!!! that makes my decision for E89 =D
I agree on both accounts. I would not have bought the older model due to the soft top and the smaller size.
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I've owned both and there's no doubt the new one turns a lot more heads than the old one did. And based on the comments from friends and strangers alike, it's not just because it is newer. The E89 is a stunning looking car whereas the E85 has always divided opinions (I took even me some time to learn to love its looks). The E86 is a looker too, but since it's not a roadster there's no point comparing.
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