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Look, Ma! It's the BMW Sky Roadster!

Anybody notice something vaguely familiar about this car?





It's a SKY!
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wow, that's freakishly similar.

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Interesting wheels.
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what are they calling this?
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Theives!

btw, is that the way the hood is on the sky? I don't believe I've seen any pics of it with it's hood up... i know it is on the solstice, but what about the sky?
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Theives!

btw, is that the way the hood is on the sky? I don't believe I've seen any pics of it with it's hood up... i know it is on the solstice, but what about the sky?
yes it is.... look closely at the seams in the gallery.
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thanks

also, they are calling this the "BMW California Spyder" lol

take a look.

and of COURSE they get dual exhaust! lol
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Interesting article in this link:
http://www.solsticeforum.com/forum/s...29&postcount=8

from autoweek:

Stolen by Design? An exclusive AutoWeek look at the fine line between design inspiration and theft

If you think the BMW is just a ripoff of the Sky, have a read in this article.

Then there's the VW Concept R - ripoff right down to the "humps" behind the seat.
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btw, is that the way the hood is on the sky? I don't believe I've seen any pics of it with it's hood up... i know it is on the solstice, but what about the sky?
Yes, the Sky will have a clamshell hood. I want to say I've seen a render of it with the hood up, maybe on Saturn's website? I don't remember now, maybe I imagined it.
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Yes, the Sky will have a clamshell hood. I want to say I've seen a render of it with the hood up, maybe on Saturn's website? I don't remember now, maybe I imagined it.
well, we know for sure that the sol has it. i dont see GM doing it differently for the sky. (with or without pictures)
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It's kinda weird....

I actually like the sky better
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I think the Infiniti concept and the Solstice are different enough, but the BMW and the SKY are way too close, IMO. The headlight positions and shape, the air ducts on the lower part of the bumper, the side vent, the humps behind the seats...

I wonder if it will have 1.8 cubic feet of trunk space when the top is down as well
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I think it looks pretty cool.

But it is does look a lot like the sky.
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I like it
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