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      10-01-2012, 09:56 PM   #1
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Fire Orange M3 @ Sterling BMW - Lime Rock Edition?

Saw a Fire Orange M3 with CF bumper inserts displayed out front of Sterling BMW today. I was just driving by so I couldn't see, but I think it's a Lime Rock Edition. On BMW of Sterling's website, they show a 2013 M3 that just arrived, for $79k, with Fire Orange paint.

Can anyone confirm?
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      10-02-2012, 11:32 PM   #2
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it is a Lime Rock Edition. Number 1 of 200.

http://www.bmwofsterling.com/details...087/511501791/


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      10-03-2012, 09:22 AM   #3
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BTW all the LR edition M3s have the same badge without saying which exact number the cars is.
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That sticker shaves 3 sec off your lap time instantly!
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      10-03-2012, 01:26 PM   #5
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not a fan of the fire orange. if i chose individual i still like the frozen grey.
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I don't think that's #1 of 200, it's horribly misleading.

All the plaques say "one of 200", it's simply stating that this is one out of 200, not #1
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^^correct ours has the same plaque and so does all 200.

I wish BMW would number them like alpina or GTS that would be pretty cool and would make it a little more special.
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agreed. but they will sell like hotcakes. You know how these things go.
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People are paying above and beyond window sticker for these 200 babies. I had to fan off 2 other guys before I can actually touch one yesterday at Shelly BMW .
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i don't think it's over priced, just a weird marketing ploy. if you add up all the piece parts for individual color and CF accessories, price comes out around MSRP
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as with all Individual cars...the paint will set you back thousands of $...but people buy them!
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Is it a nice shade of orange in person?
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yes, at least to me the car looks amazing. Kind of a 70's color, like something you'd see on a 3.0 coupe - in fact I'm pretty sure that I had a Matchbox 3.0 that color as a kid. But the car is gone now. They've got a couple of M3 verts in instead. Actually a whole row of M-cars lined up in front of the showroom. Was just there today picking up some wheels I had straightened (too lazy to drive all the way to Elkridge, it's worth the extra money to me to let them handle it.) I just dropped them off at my local shop that likes me to have my snow tires mounted and balanced (why pay BMW dealer prices? And the guy drives a 5er) we'll find out how good their wheel guy is, Mike will let me know if they're not straight.
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Is it a nice shade of orange in person?
Like a dump truck! My dealer has one.
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^^correct ours has the same plaque and so does all 200.

I wish BMW would number them like alpina or GTS that would be pretty cool and would make it a little more special.
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