F30POST
F30POST
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum (F30 / F32) | F30POST > 2012-2019 BMW 3 and 4-Series Forums > General F30 Sedan / F32 Coupe / F36 Gran Coupe Forum > Which F30 Exterior Color Did You Order?
View Poll Results: Your exterior colour
Alpine White 94 16.64%
Black 28 4.96%
Mineral white 31 5.49%
Black Sapphire 63 11.15%
Sparkling Bronze 3 0.53%
Melbourne Red 48 8.50%
Havanna 14 2.48%
Glacier Silver 37 6.55%
Mineral Grey 107 18.94%
Imperial Blue 39 6.90%
Liquid Blue 3 0.53%
Estoril Blue 98 17.35%
Voters: 565. You may not vote on this poll

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      05-02-2012, 11:41 PM   #45
justinnum1
Brigadier General
 
Drives: 2013 335i Msport
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: South Florida

Posts: 3,998
iTrader: (0)

mineral grey ftmfw
__________________
F30 335i Msport Estoril Blue/Black leather sport auto. black grills, Performance Exhaust, HK,
justinnum1 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 12:53 AM   #46
hanman
Private
 
hanman's Avatar
 
Drives: 2014 X5 35i M package
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: ottawa, ontario canada

Posts: 95
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Black Saph for me looks amazing almost went with the mineral white but backed out last minute
hanman is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 01:11 AM   #47
CoolDude196
.
 
CoolDude196's Avatar
 
Drives: f30 20d
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: England

Posts: 615
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 506Infantry
Jet Black for me. I've got a pro detailer that is very familiar with BMW jet black and gave me a full plan for how to care for this soft paint.

I think no other color is as mirror-like and beautiful when properly waxed and maintained. The heavy upkeep is a labor of love for me
Whats the best way to look after non metallic paint? You sound like you know what your talking about...
__________________
AW Sport 20d, 2tb, 552, lc, 397 plus others
CoolDude196 is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 08:47 AM   #48
bmwbullet
New Member
 
Drives: 12 328 Luxury
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Earth

Posts: 19
iTrader: (0)

Talking

Imperial Blue for me
bmwbullet is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 09:35 AM   #49
SGScuba
Private First Class
 
SGScuba's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW 328i F30
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Singapore

Posts: 142
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by svache View Post
Woohoo, I'm the only one (so far) with Havanna (btw, my color is Mojave Metallic, not Havana (yeah, I know it's the same color haha)).



Sorry, haven't been online much lately, been driving around more

But yeah, just gave it a vote.. I LOVE MY COLOR
Yeah svache, love your colour! Gorgeous both inside and out.
__________________
Finally arrived: BMW F30 328i Sportline
Sport AT, Mineral Grey, Black interior, Alum w/ high-gloss black interior trim, Sports seats + Lumbar support, Harman Kardon sound, Nav system Prof, PDC (f+r), Rear view camera, comfort access, Xenon lights.
SGScuba is offline   Singapore
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 03:04 PM   #50
aarslan
Private First Class
 
Drives: BMW 3.20i 2012
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Turkey

Posts: 173
iTrader: (0)

Very few Havanna's here. Seems like nobody likes it, even though it is the launch color for modern line. Mine is Havanna and I love the match between the exterior and the beige interior.
aarslan is offline   Turkey
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 03:49 PM   #51
malc410326
Private First Class
 
Drives: '12 MB SLK 350 & '12 BMW 328i
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Kentucky

Posts: 155
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by justinnum1 View Post
mineral grey ftmfw
Mineral Grey pullin' away for the victory!
malc410326 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 03:53 PM   #52
escapisto
New Member
 
Drives: clio symbol
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Turkey

Posts: 6
iTrader: (0)

liquid blue unique colour
escapisto is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 05:02 PM   #53
Bmwphile
Private First Class
 
Drives: 2012 F30 328i Auto
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Melbourne

Posts: 183
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by malc410326 View Post
Mineral Grey pullin' away for the victory!
+1
__________________
BMWphile
2012 F30 328i Mineral Grey, Auto, Sportline, Sunroof, BiXenon, Headlight washers
Bmwphile is offline   Australia
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 09:01 PM   #54
Fetko
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: 2013 335i sport line
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Wilmington, DE

Posts: 43
iTrader: (0)

Interesting that Mineral Grey is the favorite here (even beating both blacks and both whites combined) yet all of the dealers remotely near to me only have the black or white variants in stock. I understand that they are (probably) an easier sell for a car on the lot, but it is still surprising since grey and silver are typically pretty popular colors.

Unless people are actually buying the other colors and that is why they don't have them in stock...
Fetko is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-03-2012, 10:25 PM   #55
RPM90
Major General
 
Drives: 335i Msport w/sport AT
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Chicago

Posts: 6,095
iTrader: (1)

I would order the old crimson red non-metallic. I LOVE that color.
I was going to get it on my 135i, but I really wanted the coral red seats, and that wouldn't work with crimson red.
Then, BMW pulled the crimson red when Melbourne became available.
I'm disappointed with that. I've had a darker metallic red and it's too hard to keep clean. As soon as I washed, only a couple of days and already it dulls with dust settling on it.
A bright non metallic crimson holds it clean shine for a much longer time.

Melbourne looks good in picts, but it's a shade too dark and it'll be a bitch to keep clean. I have space gray on my 135i and it's very nice.
I don't want to get another gray though, and this "mineral gray" is darker than my space gray.

I'm actually considering silver with coral red interior.
Estoril blue is nice, but I don't think I could handle it after a couple months of seeing it every day.
A crimson red Msport would be AWESOME.
I really hope BMW brings that red back for 2013.
Crimson with black with red accents, nice.
RPM90 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 09:05 AM   #56
Wild M
Private
 
Drives: 2006 Z4M SuperCharged
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Mississauga

Posts: 84
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Am I the only one that chose liquid blue? I have liquid blue on coral red and everyone who sees the car tells me how sharp it looks.
Attached Images
 
Wild M is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 11:07 AM   #57
uter
BMW nerd
 
uter's Avatar
 
Drives: Z4 M Coupe, 550GT, 840Ci
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Scottsdale AZ

Posts: 223
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wild M
Am I the only one that chose liquid blue? I have liquid blue on coral red and everyone who sees the car tells me how sharp it looks.
That's hot. I really like liquid blue, but never would've thought the red seats would work. Could I live with those seats for several years? - I don't know...

Can you post more pics of the combo?
__________________
2007 Imola E86 M Coupe
2010 Schwartz F07 550 GT
1995 Schwartz E31 840Ci
uter is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 11:18 AM   #58
eezzee
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: F20
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: UK

Posts: 330
iTrader: (0)

Mojave or mineral grey.
eezzee is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 12:11 PM   #59
Glimmerman
Glimmerman
 
Drives: F30 320i Jet Black
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: London, UK

Posts: 3
iTrader: (0)

Jet Black
Glimmerman is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 12:13 PM   #60
Glimmerman
Glimmerman
 
Drives: F30 320i Jet Black
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: London, UK

Posts: 3
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by kokopuffs405
BSM is it! , washed mine twice already in the week I've had it -.-
Hehe
Glimmerman is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 03:42 PM   #61
Wild M
Private
 
Drives: 2006 Z4M SuperCharged
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Mississauga

Posts: 84
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by uter View Post
That's hot. I really like liquid blue, but never would've thought the red seats would work. Could I live with those seats for several years? - I don't know...

Can you post more pics of the combo?
Looking at the photo I uploaded, I can see that the colour of the seats isn't right. It's not that bright a red. I will blame my old Sony digital camera, which isn't very good with red, and myself for doing an auto colour correction in Photoshop.

I'll try to post more pictures later.
Wild M is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 03:54 PM   #62
uter
BMW nerd
 
uter's Avatar
 
Drives: Z4 M Coupe, 550GT, 840Ci
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Scottsdale AZ

Posts: 223
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wild M
Quote:
Originally Posted by uter View Post
That's hot. I really like liquid blue, but never would've thought the red seats would work. Could I live with those seats for several years? - I don't know...

Can you post more pics of the combo?
Looking at the photo I uploaded, I can see that the colour of the seats isn't right. It's not that bright a red. I will blame my old Sony digital camera, which isn't very good with red, and myself for doing an auto colour correction in Photoshop.

I'll try to post more pictures later.
thanks, "real life" pics are often better than brochure pics.
__________________
2007 Imola E86 M Coupe
2010 Schwartz F07 550 GT
1995 Schwartz E31 840Ci
uter is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 04:04 PM   #63
Wild M
Private
 
Drives: 2006 Z4M SuperCharged
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Mississauga

Posts: 84
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by uter View Post
thanks, "real life" pics are often better than brochure pics.
Uter, check out my garage for more photos showing the colour combination. It's funny, the red colour looks right on my laptop screen but on my big monitor downstairs it looks much too bright.
Wild M is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 10:51 PM   #64
dezzydevil
Registered
 
Drives: 2003 325i
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: San Francisco, CA

Posts: 4
iTrader: (0)

Liquid Blue Metallic. Got the first one the dealership had even seen. It is bluer then grey and I LOVE IT! Looks awesome on the modern line.
dezzydevil is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-05-2012, 10:53 PM   #65
dezzydevil
Registered
 
Drives: 2003 325i
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: San Francisco, CA

Posts: 4
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wild M View Post
Am I the only one that chose liquid blue? I have liquid blue on coral red and everyone who sees the car tells me how sharp it looks.
I just got my Liquid Blue Metallic Last week! I did the Leather Dakota Oyster interior. It looks great! Definitely an eye catcher.
dezzydevil is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      05-06-2012, 12:17 AM   #66
Very
New Member
 
Drives: just ordered 2012 328i
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Austin, Texas

Posts: 24
iTrader: (0)

I ordered Jet Black and I love it. And I hate it....
I hate it because I am a perfectionist and up close, in the sun, it shows EVERY LITTLE BLEMISH!!! However, from every angle, from greater than three feet from the car, it is a thing of beauty!! So shiny and such a DEEP black!

I know that I have a labor of love ahead of me in the next few years, but I also know that this car is absolute nirvana in jet black when it's clean!! No other color comes close to depicting mirror-like finish with more shine and gleam!
Very is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:35 PM.




f30post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST