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      11-14-2011, 09:52 AM   #23
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I think flashy colors are for Italian cars. Subtle is for German
Exactly ... ^^^ this is why you see so many cars on the Autobahn De-Badged ... people like to keep it secret what they have under the hood.

Opposed to our part of the world you may have seen it some people put the ///M badge on a non ///M car ... what is that all about?
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      11-14-2011, 10:07 AM   #24
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I think the crazy colors look good on other cars (like my Peridot Green Cayman S), but the cool thing about the M3, especially the E90 is the stealthy appearance. It looks more aggressive, but looks so much like the other 3-series that it doesn't really stand out.
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      11-14-2011, 10:37 AM   #25
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depends on how you drive it , if u have a fire orange you arn't supposed to go slow
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I think I'm the only one here that would rock that color! That would be such a great car to mod the crap out of it. I love it!
But you'd track the hell out of it!
As a daily driver with no HPDE I don't know
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      11-14-2011, 11:13 AM   #27
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Exactly ... ^^^ this is why you see so many cars on the Autobahn De-Badged ... people like to keep it secret what they have under the hood.

Opposed to our part of the world you may have seen it some people put the ///M badge on a non ///M car ... what is that all about?
+1... maybe the E92 can pull it off, but not E90.
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      11-14-2011, 11:14 AM   #28
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I think I'm the only one here that would rock that color! That would be such a great car to mod the crap out of it. I love it!
I think it's ugly as hell... IMO anyways.
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I think I'm the only one here that would rock that color! That would be such a great car to mod the crap out of it. I love it!
Having owned a rio yellow s2000, I would def consider this color for an e92 coupe with cf roof.
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      11-14-2011, 12:26 PM   #30
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      11-14-2011, 12:41 PM   #31
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First of all, the M IS badass enough for these colors. I see all kinds of crazy colors on more average cars. 350Z, Camaro, Chargers and tons of other cars have some pretty wild color options.

415 horse M3 is not exactly boring daily driver. It's a pretty ridiculous car. Maybe not a GT3, Lambo, or Ferrari. But def not your average daily driver.
Any crazy colored 350Z's you see have aftermarket paint. The 350Z only came in "normal" colors (i.e. white, blue, red, silver, gray, black, etc). At that point, it becomes an issue of questionable modding choices.

The M3 is NOT badass enough for obnoxious colors. It's not THAT fast. It's not THAT exclusive. It'd need to be (at least) on par with a GT3RS first IMO. Sure, it's no Toyota Camry but it's not a Gallardo either so flashiness should land somewhere in the middle.

IMO, it's still a souped-up 3-series.
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      11-14-2011, 12:53 PM   #32
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I think I'm the only one here that would rock that color! That would be such a great car to mod the crap out of it. I love it!
I dont really care for Dakar yellow but I too actually like this Atacama yellow.

Here it is in E92 form.....
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      11-14-2011, 12:55 PM   #33
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I think FO and Dakar (which is pretty subtle in person) yes... No issues there. Green...No way.
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      11-14-2011, 01:20 PM   #34
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Ask yourself one question, not two but ONE; Can you see yourself driving that?

I'm presuming your answer is NO, so now we can /thread.

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      11-14-2011, 02:13 PM   #35
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      11-14-2011, 02:54 PM   #36
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Stock = no it's not badass enough

With some subtle and tastefull mods I think it can handle most non-neon colors. But hell I think only Lambo's can make neon green look good.


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Ask yourself one question, not two but ONE; Can you see yourself driving that?

I'm presuming your answer is NO, so now we can /thread.

In this case a set of black wheels with some subtle yellow details would make the car look a lot better.
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      11-14-2011, 03:33 PM   #37
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Whether a color is "badass" should matter only to the owner and it's their decision whether they want to deal with the attention. Just look at all the pearlescent neon colored "donks" and "bubbles" out there. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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      11-14-2011, 07:41 PM   #38
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Whether a color is "badass" should matter only to the owner and it's their decision whether they want to deal with the attention. Just look at all the pearlescent neon colored "donks" and "bubbles" out there. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
right, but the OP wants others opinions, he already knows his own.
it is fun to know what other people think.
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Frozen grey it is. but I still think fire orange is sick.
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Yes, get Java Green and Fox Red interior. Then you can call yourself a professional athelete too!
Got to match the gold chains and the track suit. Pimpin' the M3.
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      04-30-2012, 06:34 PM   #42
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I don't think yellow is the most appropriate choice on an M3. I hate Dakar yellow but strangely I don't mind Atacama Yellow and I think it's the limit of what this car can pull off. Not necessarily for me though.
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      04-30-2012, 06:52 PM   #43
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I had a yellow 370z before my M3 that was yellow. I doubt most of you would consider that a "badass" car but I loved that color!! I would totally rock a yellow M3 (with black accents). It was my "killerbee" and it got lots of looks. Some good and others not so good I'm sure. Whatever. Whatever makes you happy.

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      04-30-2012, 07:03 PM   #44
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I think M3 is a very capable fast GT car and deserves a bit more aggressive paint then blah......black, white, gray and silvers.
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