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      11-25-2011, 02:27 PM   #1
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Arrow (F30) Official IMPERIAL BLUE F30 Photo Thread

BMW F30 3 Series Sedan Reveal Event: LUXURY LINE in Imperial Blue


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      11-25-2011, 02:29 PM   #2
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      11-25-2011, 02:31 PM   #3
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      01-10-2012, 08:38 PM   #4
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      01-26-2012, 01:30 PM   #5
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Just like black cars, I see less and less dark blue cars on the road.

What was the name of the greyish-blue color that was popular with 3 series E46 cars in the early 2000's. It was almost like a hazy denim blue. That was my favorite BMW blue of all time. I wish BMW offered that blue for the F30.
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      02-04-2012, 09:08 AM   #7
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      02-06-2012, 02:12 PM   #8
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      02-07-2012, 07:10 PM   #9
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      02-29-2012, 11:35 PM   #10
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jgrasty's 328i Imperial Blue Modern Line

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      03-10-2012, 05:23 PM   #11
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This matches my color choices.

Please post good quality pics of the interior.
Would love to see what the Everest Gray really looks like.
These interior pics may be a little washed out, but it has been difficult to get the right lighting to really give an accurate depiction of the everest grey. I took a few in the garage (which turned out even worse), so this is about as good as I can manage for now. Rest assured it does not resemble the oyster at all and is a nice contrast against the black and anthracite interior colors.

I have to say, this car is absolutely AMAZING! We took a trip to Manassas today and I left it in comfort mode just to try it out. The throttle response is strong and the shifts are smooth and frequent to keep you in the power band. I would almost have been content with that after driving for 30 miles or so in comfort mode until, that is, I put it into sport +. OMG - this thing has so much immediate pull and perfect shifts, I can't say enough good things. It's been very difficult keeping it within the break in parameters, but even with moderate throttle tip in this thing is a beast. Every bit of the advertised torque is readily available - fantastic!

After about 135 miles of city driving the brakes are bedding in very well. I too was concerned initially because they are a bit soft for the first day or two, but they are really getting bedded in well and have every bit of the grip the e90 had. The travel is not excessive by any means either.

Simply put, I can't praise this car enough. It is an absolute feat of engineering and sheer pleasure to drive. For those of you still waiting, believe me it's worth every agonizing moment when you finally get to drive this gem!
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      04-15-2012, 04:22 PM   #13
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(F30) Official IMPERIAL BLUE F30 Photo Thread

Hello all,

New to the forum here. So far enjoying reading other threads and seeing other member's F30s.

This is my first BMW and all I can say is WOW. How it looks, the wonderful ride... the engine. Well, you all should know about it.

No mods so far. I'm a bit reluctant to mess with it...

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      04-17-2012, 10:46 AM   #14
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Talking (F30) Official IMPERIAL BLUE F30 Photo Thread

Just took delivery last week. Pics with iPhone. Better and more will follow. Coming from an E46, F30 feels much more comfortable. The engine is awesome. By the way in reality Imperial Blue looks much better than pictures, I loved it. Especially with sunlight it is unbelievable. Interior is beige leatherette.





















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      04-27-2012, 02:10 AM   #15
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Wink

i saw two in the strets of Paris in the last few days...

without counting mine of course...






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      05-19-2012, 11:14 PM   #17
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Here's mine with H&R sport springs, new performance tires, tint, and painted reflectors added.
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      05-23-2012, 02:50 PM   #18
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so i can serve you your daily dose ...

(Jason, my thread will be ready for tomorrow! Finally!)
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(F30) Official IMPERIAL BLUE F30 Photo Thread

Picked up my baby from Parkview BMW today... WOW!
Review later... some iPhone pics for now.




Getting washed and detailed


Looking super sharp after the detail.



Proper pics and a review later.
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A few IB baseline shots. Loving the car!
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Finally got it Saturday. Thrilled.

Modern with Oyster Leather sports seats, 19 Alloys, M adaptive susp, s/steering, anthracite headlining & trim, HK plus Dab Radio, sunroof, shaded rear windows, Xenons etc.

Worth the wait

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