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23 Comments on "If The Shoe Fits, It Must Be A BMW M Coupe"
Love the car but this guy is a total cheeseball. A few minutes of his narcissistic idiocy and I stopped watching. Perhaps it’s just a personality disorder and he can’t help being an asshat.
the one that said« life is racing everything else is waiting» was Tazio Nuvolari among the greatest pilot of all time
I remember the first time I saw the M Coupe. I couldn’t noodle it correctly. It was at once visceral and bizarre.
A years later later, 2002-ish, I flew into Ohio to buy a car from a guy who had just opened a small Euro used car dealership in a renovated gas station. There was a M Coupe in the showroom.
The owner (and sole employee) said the M Coupe was for sale (but sadly out of my reach). But first he had committed to doing a [cough] unsanctioned cross country race in it. My brain pretty much exploded at the idea.
does anyone know where I can find that shirt he’s wearing?? Please reply!!
It’s a Blipshift shirt. Each of their designs is for sale for a couple a days and then it’s gone. They had that a few months ago.
Get on their email distribution and keep an eye for other great t-shirts.
Have not had the opportunity to drive. But The style is a killer. Surely the design of one person, never a committee…
Oh God I NEED A CLOWN SHOE YESTERDAY.
“Liked the video but he seems to follow a disturbing trend amongst some people to be completwely obsessed about himself.”
You wrote precisely what I was thinking watching the video. This is the first Petrolicious video I could not watch until the end and this fact compelled me to comment.
I know there’s a bit between confidence and self-obsession, but I could not watch it all, so bad was this guy’s belief in his own godlike abilities. Me, me, me, and more me. A bit of how good me is, then more me, me, and me. Suppose a BMW Coop is a natural car for him though…
Definitely among the better videos to come out lately, good enough to make me register to comment at least. While I have no complaints with Petrolicious, it is neat to see something “different” on this website every once in a while.
Isn’t anyone bothered by the “Coup” prononciation againg and again? it’s Coup[u]é[/u] as in the “e” is not silent, since this is a french word. I get this with the normal people that don’t care what they drive, but this is supposed to be a site for ethusiasts.
Otherwise the M Coupé is a great car. Regarding the gearbox downgrade from the M3 as far as I know the reason was that it did not fit the Z3 chasis.
US English is Coupe, as in “Koop”. Coupe “koopay” is for fairies and the French.
Thanks for bring it up. You beat me to this, it’s been my pet peeve (along with people who write ‘should of’ or such). Of course if Americans start pronouncing ‘coupé’ correctly, you wouldn’t be tell that chicken coop joke (why does a chicken coop only has two doors?).
Anyway, the car, I love M Coupé, the only Beemer that I genuinely craved since the first M3. Such a mad car. Am I possibly the only one who thought that it’s a shame that the sunroof doesn’t slide open?
Is that title a reference to the M Coupe’s nickname “the clown shoe?” A trite story: owned an estoril blue M Coupe and wish I still had it.
In Australia they are often referred to as a “Smurf Hearse”
I had a ’99 M Coupe that I had to sell a few years back. Definitely the most rewarding car I ever driven. I just had to do the basic suspension / wheel mods and it really set it light years ahead. Still, stick out of the box it’s not bad either. Alex (owner from this film) is a very nice guy. I had the pleasure of driving my M Coupe with his in the mountains of Colorado one fine day about 10 years ago.
I had an S50 M3 coupe for a while, one car ticked off my bucket list, in standard setup the car is fun but can be a bit of a handful, a bit of tweaking and it’s a great drivers car.
“The times when I’m not bored is when I’m flying, when I’m flying my hang glider, when I’m racing the M Coupe—[b]because all of a sudden the world moves up to my speed[/b].”
That’s the exact same thing that I feel….wow…great guy! Great video!
Gotta love the shoe! Long time viewer and a first time commenter, was just wondering if the Petrolicious crew have been trying some different filming techniques and editing with the past few videos? I love how you push the boundaries with what we have seen with short car vids and look forward to participating in the Petrolicious community!
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