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      11-30-2012, 06:27 PM   #111
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Can't believe it. I haven't seen another single Estoril M Sport on the road yet and today, when taking a colleague out to lunch and just when I'd mentioned how rare they were, an identical car to mine passed us on the Pershore Road in Birmingham! Don't know what model it was but it was Estoril blue and had 403 alloys. The driver looked late 30s and wearing a pink jumper

Was it you?
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      12-01-2012, 05:23 PM   #112
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Hi, I just found this thread. Was anyone here at the Top Gear Live show in Birmingham on 27 October ? I saw a white sportline there with blacked out grills and a black rooftop .
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      12-17-2012, 04:10 PM   #113
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I have noticed the same White M-Sport F30 around my area past few nights.

62 Reg DXT last three.

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      12-17-2012, 05:44 PM   #114
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Saw a 330d EBII at the NEC today. Grand Designs Live. Car Park E2.

post a photo when I get a chance.

NEC 12/10/12


Here's the one I saw in the Brecon Beacons about a month ago.


Lol, looks like there might be a influx of EBII showing up when the rest of us start getting them.
Could me mine, car was about 3 days old at the time! Was parked near the Storey Arms whilst I was legging it over Pen y fan.
It was a super run down from London and am very pleased with the car!
IMO compared with the equiv E90 it gives a much smoother ride, seems to be even better when cornering and has more 'go'. It has the feeling of being more lux and a bigger car. My old E90 320d M-Sport is in the familly and drive it occasionally and still is a great car!
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      12-18-2012, 03:05 AM   #115
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An EBII 320D reg D x NOX is in front of me on the M25 at the moment by J21.
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      01-02-2013, 04:56 AM   #116
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Are F30 sightings becoming any more frequent? I live in Cambs and drive quite a few miles and still only see maybe a couple F30's a week. I did see an EBII msport on the A1 towards Peterborough last week, but thats the only sedan msport I've seen. I've seen a couple F31 msports, and a colleague also has an F31 white msport. I guess its good to still be fairly unique.
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      01-02-2013, 05:30 AM   #117
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Are F30 sightings becoming any more frequent? I live in Cambs and drive quite a few miles and still only see maybe a couple F30's a week. I did see an EBII msport on the A1 towards Peterborough last week, but thats the only sedan msport I've seen. I've seen a couple F31 msports, and a colleague also has an F31 white msport. I guess its good to still be fairly unique.
Still pretty rare around my usual driving routes... I have still yet to see an MSport (any model) on the roads (other than my own!). I have driven almost 4000 miles in mine now and i've been around Sussex (East and West), Kent, up to Yorkshire. I must not be paying attention!
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      01-02-2013, 07:19 AM   #118
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I think they're quite hard to spot. Very similar at first glance to either the E9x or F1x.

Anyway, make the most of the exclusivity. In 12 months they'll be as common as muck.
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      01-02-2013, 08:13 AM   #119
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I think they're quite hard to spot. Very similar at first glance to either the E9x or F1x.
Yeah i've seen a few F10's around and about, which make me do a double take.

There are also a few F20's around with xenons that look like the F30 when approaching them.

I get some very obvious stares from pedestrians and other motorists from time to time!
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      01-02-2013, 11:10 AM   #120
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Muppet in a Melbourne Red Saloon on the M4/Severn Bridge

Spotted : Muppet in a Melbourne Red Saloon on the M4/Severn Bridge, Saturday 22nd December.

OK - so probably he had a bit of badge envy (having a 320d). And OK - my car was gleaming as it has just been valeted, but that's STILL no reason to drive past me, get into the lane front of me, doing <cough> 70mph, and get your mate in the back seat to take a picture of me - WITH THE FRIGGING FLASH GOING OFF! Yes it was bright, yes it did distract me, and yes, it was stupid.

Normally I would expect an "that was me" response to most of the 'spotted' posts on here.

Bet the owner won't admit to this one !
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      01-02-2013, 11:10 AM   #121
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I seem to be seeing a lot more around Bristol and my commute along the M4.

Today there was a black sport version at the Mall heading towards the roundabout by DFS, an alpine white version on the M32 (both 12 plates) and an EBII on the M4 heading towards the southbound turn off for the M5.
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      01-04-2013, 08:45 AM   #122
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Had a F31 M Sport in EB11 chasing me down the A428 St Neots bypass a couple of weeks ago
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      01-04-2013, 03:37 PM   #123
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Definitely seeing more about, though I still haven't seen an M Sport on the road, or a 330d! And very few have Xenons, surprisingly. Most common seems to be a white 320d 'sport', with no Xenons
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      01-04-2013, 03:46 PM   #124
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Definitely seeing more about, though I still haven't seen an M Sport on the road, or a 330d! And very few have Xenons, surprisingly. Most common seems to be a white 320d 'sport', with no Xenons
Not a single M Sport F30 or a 330d on the road. Where are all you guys and gals?

Mine's back with 'mother' having a colonoscopy!
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      01-04-2013, 05:45 PM   #125
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Not a single M Sport F30 or a 330d on the road. Where are all you guys and gals?

Mine's back with 'mother' having a colonoscopy!
Definitely feels that way! Nice to feel quite exclusive, for now at least!

Hope it's not too painful and the treatment is quick and successful
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      01-04-2013, 06:14 PM   #126
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Definitely seeing more about, though I still haven't seen an M Sport on the road, or a 330d! And very few have Xenons, surprisingly. Most common seems to be a white 320d 'sport', with no Xenons
I'm finding that too, of all the F30's & F31's I've seen on the road (probably 20-25 in total), only one has had Xenons, and they've pretty much all been 320d Sport Lines.
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      01-05-2013, 02:29 AM   #127
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I'm finding that too, of all the F30's & F31's I've seen on the road (probably 20-25 in total), only one has had Xenons, and they've pretty much all been 320d Sport Lines.
I think Sports are the most popular variety I've seen too and Xenons seem to be rare. I have seen a few of non Sports, the ED or SE have had a couple of sightings and a couple of M Sports but all the non Sports wouldn't total the Sport sightings.

I did see 7 on the way home from work yesterday, but they were all on a transporter on the way to the dealership so I may have to disqualify them
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      01-05-2013, 06:52 AM   #128
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Spotting other F30s on the road I've hardly seen any with Xenons beside one EB II 330d Estate on the A1 Northbound yesterday around Darrington, but it looked like a company car so doubt it would be a member on here. Seeing Sports and ED cars with non-Xenons made me think that if I bought a F30 it had to have Xenons.. Thankfully I got one with the Vis pack and love it!
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      01-07-2013, 10:21 AM   #129
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Around Glasgow you may see me white 320 M Spots with Xeons!!
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      01-07-2013, 10:33 AM   #130
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Ive seen a few F30's recently, 2 or 3 white M-Sports but no xenons, only one with, a blue F31 the other evening on the M25 Surrey stretch.
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      01-08-2013, 07:13 AM   #131
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I saw an EB II 330d MSport Estate by Junction 13 of the M1 at about 9:20 this morning, I did give a thumbs up but the driver didn't see me, any one on here - didnt get the reg plate as he was in the 2nd lane and I was in 4th and come over to the 3rd to give my thumbs up
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      01-10-2013, 08:46 AM   #132
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it looked like a company car so doubt it would be a member on here.
I'm on here - so prey tell, why would'nt other company car drivers be on here ?

And what does a company car look like for it to be recognisable as a company car ?
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