Originally Posted by rvacha
I am 99% sure this is the real deal. BMW internally does not call it Piano Black, they call it High Gloss Black or something to that effect. For this reason I have a %1 uncertainty.
I will likely order it with 99% certainty so I'll probably find out soon
That doesn't sound expensive enough for Piano Black, which I believe is real laquered wood trim? Those prices are comparable to run-of-the-mill plastic trim. My '01 M3 came with gloss black trim which looked cheap and I replaced with Matte Chrome.