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      02-01-2012, 03:27 PM   #1
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Cool F30 US Press Launch: Luxury Lines in Black, Mineral Grey, Havana and Imperial Blue

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And here are the photos of the various Luxury Line F30 models shown at the F30 US Press Launch. There was a Black Sapphire Metallic, Mineral Grey Metallic, Imperial Blue Metallic, and Havana Metallic.

For a comparison of the different F30 lines, see our F30 Lines Guide.


Black Sapphire Metallic 335i Luxury Line

Mineral Gray 335i Luxury Line

Havana Metallic 335i Luxury Line

Imperial Blue Metallic 335i Luxury Line





F30 LUXURY LINE SUMMARY:

Luxury Line

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Exterior
  • 17" light-alloy wheels multi-spoke 414 or
  • 18" light-alloy wheels multi-spoke 416 (standard on 328i and 335i)
  • Front and rear bumpers with specific features in high-gloss chrome
  • BMW kidney grille with 11 slats in high-gloss chrome
  • Side window frames and window recess finishers in high-gloss chrome
  • B-pillar and window uprights in Black, high-gloss
  • “Luxury” lettering along the side
  • Tailpipe trim in high-gloss chrome

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Interior
  • Door sill finishers in aluminium with “BMW Luxury” lettering
  • Sport leather steering wheel
  • Interior illumination with variable colour effects in Orange-Red or White – selected via the iDrive Controller (with additional light source on the B-pillar)
  • Chrome trim on air conditioning and radio controls and additional exclusive chrome trim on the centre console
  • Car key with Pearl Gloss Chrome trim



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      02-01-2012, 04:36 PM   #2
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all three Luxury in 335i configuration, 2 MT, and 1 AT ...


So guys? what's the verdict?

CAn a Luxury Line car keep up with the Sport Line on Laguna Seca?

And what about the Manual Tranny? Any good? or should we just opt for the 8AT ?
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      02-01-2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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Reviews please. Enough pictures already
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      02-01-2012, 04:59 PM   #4
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Black Sapphire with the brown leather looks really good! Too bad you can't get it with the sport line...
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      02-01-2012, 05:00 PM   #5
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Are all the sport models going to have black mirrors? I actually like painted much more.
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      02-01-2012, 05:06 PM   #6
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Are all the sport models going to have black mirrors? I actually like painted much more.
Yes nwillia, and i agree with you too... prefer the painted mirrors.
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all three Luxury in 335i configuration, 2 MT, and 1 AT ...


So guys? what's the verdict?

CAn a Luxury Line car keep up with the Sport Line on Laguna Seca?

And what about the Manual Tranny? Any good? or should we just opt for the 8AT ?
I didn't get to drive the luxury line model vs sport line model on the track unfortunately. I only had time in the sport line models and it was a blast.

Keep up? Sure, it can probably be close, but given the same driver skill in both cars, the Sport Line with its sports suspension will no doubt handle better and shift faster if it's equipped with the faster shifting Sport Auto Transmission w/ Paddle Shifters (2TB) (assuming both cars have auto transmission).

Manual is good. It feels similar to an E90. Throws feel about the same distance. Have you seen the MT video @ http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=642369?

The 8AT on a sport line with Sport Auto option w/ paddle shifters (2TB) is very impressive though (and I've never been hot on autos).

Will work on a full review soon.
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      02-01-2012, 05:15 PM   #8
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The biggest disappointment of all this is seeing the lack/limited options in upholstery. Only 3 (one for the Modern Line) options to choose from? Not liking that.
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      02-01-2012, 05:16 PM   #9
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The biggest disappointment of all this is seeing the lack/limited options in upholstery. Only 3 (one for the Modern Line) options to choose from? Not liking that.
There are two for the modern line, at least in the US.
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      02-01-2012, 05:28 PM   #10
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I wish sport line had a wood trim option....

Sport line wheels + wood trim please BMW
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      02-01-2012, 05:31 PM   #11
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... the same way as i wish for Luxury Line with Sport Seats .... ...
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we need to get an on-board video of a 335i driving, preferrably with the manual, with the windows shut so we can hear the engine sound from in the car.
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I love the new wood trims, so sexy!
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can you quickly comment on the steering feel?

can't wait for full review!
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Jason! Where is the donate button? I'd gladly donate $5 for a cup of coffee so that you can get that review done for us I can hardly wait!
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I really hope they let you get the sport package in the luxury line down the road.
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...I LOVE Havana.... I hope they bring that to the F32... Maybe I'll do a MSport F32 Individual with the textured wood and Havanna... mmmmm


PLEASE bring Havana to the Coupe', the color was short lived on the E92

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Those are horrible photographs. It silly to photograph a casr with a wide angle lens. The distortion sucks.
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u got to drive em already?
pshh. lucky.


can't wait to see these locally soon.
wanna em' on the roads here in LA already.
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Love that Gray Mineral Metallic! Beautiful color. I think that's what I'm going with when it comes time for my F30 328i Sport Line.
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Is that Anthracite wood trim inside the black sapphire car?
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