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      09-29-2012, 02:05 AM   #23
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Got to pick my new Touring MSport earlier today and attach some pictures. My 320d is Mineral grey with aluminium trim and Veneto beige interiour with burl walnut/aluminium trim.
I am extremely pleased with the looks of the Touring in general and this colour combination outside and inside.

The new satnav is amazing. Driving in the city where 3D animations are available, buildings are depicted in extreme detail down to a scale of 10m. The zoom function is much faster than the previous idrive generation.

Lots of other features that will take some time to figure out in all its details.
This is stunning. Inside and outside. Congratulations.

I thought the MSport package came with black trim around the windows instead of chrome?

I hope they don't over price the 320d in the US - assuming it makes here.
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      09-29-2012, 02:37 AM   #24
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a beautiful car; and very practical.

The only problem I have with it, it's the price. It costs the same as the 520d.
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      09-29-2012, 04:53 AM   #25
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Congrats! Itīs a beauty! My e91 Msport suddenly looks very outdated now. This is definitely my next car:-)
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      09-29-2012, 08:40 AM   #26
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new 3 Series Touring looks great!

congratz!
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      09-29-2012, 09:17 AM   #27
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Congrats - that's a classy color combo! That car can't have been cheap in Norway...
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      09-29-2012, 03:29 PM   #28
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Congrats - that's a classy color combo! That car can't have been cheap in Norway...
Thanks everyone for the positive feedback. I know its highly unusual to order the M-Sport with anything other than black interior, at least in Norway, but I am very happy with the way Veneto beige works out with the black roof liner and the tinted windows.

I was considering Tanzanite blue and individual interior for a moment, but had to draw the line somewhere. And I absolutely do not like rubber mats, maybe I will replace the beige mats with black velour in the winter

Btw optional equipment is not more expensive in Norway than Sweden or other countries, all taxes are linked to the weight, hp and Co2, and that is not so bad in case of the 320d thanks to BMWs Efficient dynamics
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      09-30-2012, 06:44 AM   #29
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Congrats on one really nice F31!

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I thought the MSport package came with black trim around the windows instead of chrome?
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The chrome trim is a no cost option with the MSport package in Europe. As is the normal suspension.
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      09-30-2012, 06:52 AM   #30
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how does the performance exhaust sound on the 20d?
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      09-30-2012, 07:22 AM   #31
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how does the performance exhaust sound on the 20d?
I asked the dealer the same thing and it is not supposed to sound any different, I have not noticed any sound either, its purely for looks..
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      09-30-2012, 08:45 AM   #32
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Great looking car. We would have considered a wagon if we didnt already have a Volvo cross country, wish is boring as all hell!
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      09-30-2012, 10:06 AM   #33
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great car enjoy
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      09-30-2012, 11:58 AM   #34
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I really like the F31 and yours is veldig fin man!

that double exhaust made me think of my 320i, but unfortunately there is not such an easy solution available for petrol. If I want to do it it will be cutting the current pipe and welding a a double one to the existing exhaust. Also the diffuser needs to be cut and to cover up it needs something like the piece mentioned in an earlier post (which also needs painting too). So it is a lot more effort...

But I am sure you had a great weekend :-)
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      09-30-2012, 02:12 PM   #35
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I usually hate station wagons... but this one's got flow
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      09-30-2012, 03:22 PM   #36
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Gorgeous. Thanks for sharing!
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      09-30-2012, 04:03 PM   #37
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I really like the F31 and yours is veldig fin man!

that double exhaust made me think of my 320i, but unfortunately there is not such an easy solution available for petrol. If I want to do it it will be cutting the current pipe and welding a a double one to the existing exhaust. Also the diffuser needs to be cut and to cover up it needs something like the piece mentioned in an earlier post (which also needs painting too). So it is a lot more effort...

But I am sure you had a great weekend :-)
Is the end section of the 320i exhaust different from the 320d exhaust? Bummer... I was hoping to add twin pipes to my F31 320i when I receive it.
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      09-30-2012, 05:12 PM   #38
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      10-01-2012, 03:49 PM   #39
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My Touring passed its first practicality test today with good marks
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      10-01-2012, 05:01 PM   #40
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Very nice indeed and congrats. Im picking mine tomorrow with very similar spec. Alcantara interior and with adaptive suspensions seems to be the only difference. Enjoy
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      10-01-2012, 06:06 PM   #41
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Congrats, you won't regret your choice Looking forward to some pictures
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      10-04-2012, 02:31 PM   #42
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That is why I got one instead of F30. Received it today and happy so far.
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      10-05-2012, 07:21 AM   #43
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Amazing!! Congratulations...
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      10-05-2012, 07:57 AM   #44
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how does the performance exhaust sound on the 20d?
Those dual pipes are nothing but a y-connection attached to the single pipe, doesnīt give u any benefits besides a somewhat better look. An M Performance Exhaust on the other hand means you replace the whole rear silencer, giving you better sound, less weight and less backpressure --> minor performance increase but definetely worth it.

Nice car btw, congratz! Mine will hopefully be here next week, been waiting for over 4 months now
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