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      07-13-2012, 01:00 PM   #67
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Maybe its just me but does that Blue strip on the inside look much better than the red of the sport line? especially when the sun hits it and in contrast with the aluminum that looks pretty nice. At first I thought the colored strips looked bad but now I am thinking otherwise.
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      07-13-2012, 08:18 PM   #68
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Maybe its just me but does that Blue strip on the inside look much better than the red of the sport line? especially when the sun hits it and in contrast with the aluminum that looks pretty nice. At first I thought the colored strips looked bad but now I am thinking otherwise.
I find it more appealing compared to the red too. I can see the red strip being more of a distraction compared to the blue. It probably is just personal preference, but the silver/blue go together well and I'm glad I chose that combo for my car. And if you got a matching exterior color on the car, even better looking!
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      07-18-2012, 08:05 AM   #69
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There's no way in hell to get this color outside of the M Sport line, right?

Just checking. I'd be willing to pay double the $1450 paint price for this color. All the other colors seem boring by comparison.
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      07-18-2012, 09:45 AM   #70
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There's no way in hell to get this color outside of the M Sport line, right?

Just checking. I'd be willing to pay double the $1450 paint price for this color. All the other colors seem boring by comparison.
Then you should wait for the individual paint options, which I believe run about $3k.
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      07-18-2012, 04:39 PM   #71
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That steering wheel looks like heaven.
Wrapped my hands around a brand spankin' new M6 steering wheel this weekend and holy damn it was amazing. So thick and the texture was literally perfect. That sound it makes when your hands hit it is intense.

If the M6 wheel is anything like the F30 M Sport one, we are in for a serious treat. I am fairly sure they are identical, besides the stitching.
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      07-18-2012, 04:47 PM   #72
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There's no way in hell to get this color outside of the M Sport line, right?

Just checking. I'd be willing to pay double the $1450 paint price for this color. All the other colors seem boring by comparison.
Why not just buy the M-Sport line? The price differential over sport is about $1,500. You'd actually save money over an Individual color request.
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      07-19-2012, 12:05 PM   #73
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One of the first 328i M-sport in the Netherlands (at the dealership, still on its transportation blocks)...









(thx to Thijs-v-d-H at BMW3seriesForum)
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      07-19-2012, 12:28 PM   #74
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WOW!!!
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      07-19-2012, 12:31 PM   #75
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Blue Brakes?!
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      07-19-2012, 12:32 PM   #76
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Blue Brakes?!
BMW M-sport brakes. Available all over the world, except the US.
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      07-19-2012, 12:35 PM   #77
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BMW M-sport brakes. Available all over the world, except the US.
I know....maybe BMW is just going to surprise us
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      07-19-2012, 12:37 PM   #78
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No blue brakes, no 19s on 328i, no cloth interior and no fog lights on M sport for US. WTF BMW!!!
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No blue brakes, no 19s on 328i, no cloth interior and no fog lights on M sport for US. WTF BMW!!!
But you pay about 50% av what the rest of the world pay for their cars so stop complaining.
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      07-19-2012, 01:49 PM   #80
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Thanks for sharing brummelenj! My M Sport should be arriving in the next few days...
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      07-19-2012, 02:21 PM   #81
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No blue brakes, no 19s on 328i, no cloth interior and no fog lights on M sport for US. WTF BMW!!!

AND no manual for the wagon!!!!!!!!!!! WTF BMW is right!
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      07-19-2012, 02:32 PM   #82
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Thanks for sharing brummelenj! My M Sport should be arriving in the next few days...
Please take lots of pictures!
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      07-19-2012, 02:39 PM   #83
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One of the first 328i M-sport in the Netherlands (at the dealership, still on its transportation blocks)...









(thx to Thijs-v-d-H at BMW3seriesForum)
Thank you for this! I was going to change my color to white but after seeing these shots I am sticking with EBII. The pictures also give me a sense of what my 335i xDrive will look like with the non lowered suspension!
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      07-19-2012, 02:58 PM   #84
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Thanks for the pics
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      07-19-2012, 03:29 PM   #85
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Amazing color, M-sport looks so good in those pics. Why is all M-sport cars only in estoril blue, I want to see a mineral grey m-sport
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      07-19-2012, 03:32 PM   #86
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One of the first 328i M-sport in the Netherlands (at the dealership, still on its transportation blocks)...
Omg! !!!!

So many things I wish we could've had in the US.. the alcantara seats.. non-drilled reflector bumper... the brakes... Ahhh!! The blue is SO nice!! 1 month left...
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      07-19-2012, 03:43 PM   #87
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More pics from the NL dealership's website...


























Somebody go buy it!!
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      07-19-2012, 03:47 PM   #88
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One of the first 328i M-sport in the Netherlands (at the dealership, still on its transportation blocks)...



(thx to Thijs-v-d-H at BMW3seriesForum)
Thanks for posting Joop

Here is a link to the sales ad with 20 high quality pictures:

http://www.autotrack.nl/direct-uit-v...09012975/fotos

See also:
http://www.facebook.com/bmwdealerdefonkert
http://www.jerdefonkert.bmw.nl/nl/je...rnal_list.html
http://www.autokopen.nl/autobedrijf/...bv?vid=5292437

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