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      08-08-2013, 04:51 PM   #45
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Yes, ROW = Rest of World.

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      08-08-2013, 05:00 PM   #46
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Where is Mineral White???
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      08-08-2013, 05:03 PM   #47
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25,672 for the US over a 6 year run. I personally think this M3 is rather rare. I live in the NYC metro area and work in Fairfield County, Southern Conn. between Darien and Greenwich, seeing M3's isn't uncommon. But I'd imagine in other parts of the country besides Southern Florida/SoCal/NorCal M3 sightings are rare.
Not rare at all.
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      08-08-2013, 05:11 PM   #48
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Fun read! I didn't know E93s were so uncommon.
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      08-08-2013, 05:17 PM   #49
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Where is Mineral White???
Once again, colors are only E90.
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looking forward to the colors list for the e92 - especially individual color breakdown
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      08-08-2013, 05:29 PM   #51
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Great info, thanks so much posting!

Can't wait to see the in-depth look for E92s
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      08-08-2013, 05:37 PM   #52
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      08-08-2013, 06:05 PM   #53
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Great information, Alpine White E90 for me
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This is awesome. Happy to have one of the 185 LMB E90s, the rarest of the "normal" colors!
Not that it matters, but I am curious...

I get that the "special paint" cars must not have "normal" colors. I'm just wondering what else makes a color "normal?" There seem to be several that were built in lower quantities than LMB, say Melborune Red, for example. Is "normal" any color that was used at least as often as LMB?

I'm just asking so I know for future reference what a normal color is.
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      08-08-2013, 06:10 PM   #55
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Sweet stats... I never knew my Jerez Black was sooooo common in the US..
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      08-08-2013, 06:32 PM   #56
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looking forward to the colors list for the e92 - especially individual color breakdown
yes me too. Like to see how many space grays e92's there are out there.
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      08-08-2013, 06:48 PM   #57
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Do those 0.0% entries next to CRT and GTS for the U.S. market look like sad faces to anyone else..?

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It's not entirely accurate. There was one CRT that made it to the US -- Texas, to be exact.
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      08-08-2013, 06:50 PM   #58
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Not that it matters, but I am curious...

I get that the "special paint" cars must not have "normal" colors. I'm just wondering what else makes a color "normal?" There seem to be several that were built in lower quantities than LMB, say Melborune Red, for example. Is "normal" any color that was used at least as often as LMB?

I'm just asking so I know for future reference what a normal color is.
In this case, "normal" just means any of the standard or optional colors available on the car. A "non-normal" color in this case refers to an Individual color, which has to be special ordered for an extra $5,500.
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It's not entirely accurate. There was one CRT that made it to the US -- Texas, to be exact.
It a European car that was privately imported through Show or Display program.
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      08-08-2013, 07:32 PM   #60
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A reminder that the paint numbers are E90 only. I've never seen/heard of a MW E90. Will try and get the data for E92 final paint numbers.
Missed that. Thanks for the clarification. Looking forward to the E92 numbers!
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      08-08-2013, 07:36 PM   #61
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It a European car that was privately imported through Show or Display program.
Indeed. Out of curiosity, do you know what's involved to participate in either program?
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Indeed. Out of curiosity, do you know what's involved to participate in either program?
Check Wikipedia, it outlines which cars can be considered for importation and limitations for those cars.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Show_and_Display

Here is the most recent list of pre-approved and ineligible cars under the program.

http://www.nhtsa.gov/cars/rules/impo...013.pdf‎
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Sweet and thanks for sharing. Do you have the same data sheet for E92 for the paint color stat? Thanks.
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I think that this will be the last of the "affordable" M3 as BMW will continue to push the M3/M4 to a price bracket where it simply does not belong, IMO. The closer the M3 gets to the 911 in price the less attractive it will become.
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IDK, feeling pretty special after analyzing these numbers closely. 1 of 14,766 manual coupes worldwide EVER. 1 of 3,121 LCI manual coupes worldwide EVER. 1 of 2528 LCI manual coupes in North America EVER. When I start breaking down color, ZCP and I have a moonroof it gets better and better. I have a rare beast.
Thank you OP profusely for posting.
I get dorky about data too,

I had 1 of 1,364 manual E60 M5s in the world (since they were US/Canada only..). 1 of 155 space gray. It was my keychain inscription, then the car was stolen.

But then a buddy had 1 of 15 Sepang bronze manuals...
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