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      09-12-2012, 12:02 AM   #1
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Orion Silver F30

Haven't seen any shots of Orion Silver so far. Came across these and thought I'd share...
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      09-12-2012, 12:05 AM   #2
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ummmmm...yea...... not my cup of tea
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hmmm... color will only suit the Luxury line i guess.. on other line it will be crap.
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i saw a sport line one for sale after a google search- didn't look as bad as I think the lux line looked. but still, they should have just called it light gold bc that's what it is.
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so 1990s....
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Haven't seen any shots of Orion Silver so far. Came across these and thought I'd share...
Reminds me of a Honda color from the 90s called heather mist metallic.

http://images.dealerrevs.com/gallery...hp?id=30209049
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Looks like a C class
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Paying for individual color but no xenons. I personally don't get it .

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      09-12-2012, 03:15 AM   #10
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I don't think they let you get this color unless you are over the age of 80
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It's not an individual color for 2013 in the US. It is shown as a regular metallic in our configurator.

I don't think it's that bad, and I'm comfortably under 80 Not saying I'd order it, but I think it's nice to just see something on the forum other than white, black, Estoril Blue II, gray, EBII, red, or EBII for a change

BTW BMW apparently thought enough of Orion silver to use it in the press photos of the E89 Z4. Looks a bit lighter and more silvery than your standard Camry/Lexus/Minivan beige, though I keep thinking they could swap one letter and call it Onion Silver, would be more descriptive...

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Lol The color does looks better on the z4 than on the 3 series sedan. I agree it's better to have something different, but...

I have a feeling in late October BMW will add another color for f30 production.
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would be better if it was a matte finish
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Lol The color does looks better on the z4 than the 3 series sedan and I agree it's better to have something different. I have a feeling in late October BMW will add another color for f30 production.
what color do you speculate that will be?
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Lol The color does looks better on the z4 than the 3 series sedan and I agree it's better to have something different. I have a feeling in late October BMW will add another color for f30 production.
what color do you speculate that will be? I'm hoping not another silver or grey. or a burgundy red.
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Reminds me of a Honda color from the 90s called heather mist metallic.
Definitely.

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i saw a sport line one for sale after a google search- didn't look as bad as I think the lux line looked. but still, they should have just called it light gold bc that's what it is.
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hmmm... color will only suit the Luxury line i guess.. on other line it will be crap.
I saw a similar set of photos on a Modern Line 328 and it actually looked better with the turbine wheels. Not the color or config I'd order, but I guess it's nice to have choices.

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...though I keep thinking they could swap one letter and call it Onion Silver, would be more descriptive...
"Onion Silver" FTW!!!
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hahha Onion Silver is way more appropriate!

another M Sport color choice would be nice.. Something bright, but not as bright as the Red. Personally I love the matte estoril blue (probably called something else) that I saw on a new M5 but your guess is as good as mine.

I think this color would look great on the F30:
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I feel like I'm the only one here that loves this color..
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I'd prefer BMW offer Mineral Silver on a F30 or a F32.
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hahha Onion Silver is way more appropriate!

another M Sport color choice would be nice.. Something bright, but not as bright as the Red. Personally I love the matte estoril blue (probably called something else) that I saw on a new M5 but your guess is as good as mine.

I think this color would look great on the F30:
That looks really nice. I love the color. first pics of the f30, not feeling it at all. Looks like they added that frost to the color. I've seen that in the blue and red frost and they all looked awesome.
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This car doesn't look like a C-Class, it looks like the color someone driving the c-class might pick...

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I don't think they let you get this color unless you are over the age of 80
... because so true....


Either you are a female or you are old for picking this color...


sorry but that's how it is...
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