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      03-27-2011, 08:42 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by BCA View Post
To answer your question, if I recall correctly, Estoril has been permanently retired because the paint contains lead.

Its not lead. Its the solvent that BMW has to use. It gives off too many pollutants. BMW has to paint cars within very strict German emissions laws.