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      10-01-2008, 06:58 PM   #89
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Very serious colour!! Would look incredible as a convertible with Imola Red interior.
All convertibles are rubbish. How to ruin a car in one easy step: Cut off its roof. Only people who know nothing about cars buy convertibles.
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      10-31-2008, 02:45 PM   #90
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      10-31-2008, 04:45 PM   #91
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      12-19-2008, 04:36 PM   #92
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So few E93 Sparkling Graphite pics

Thought I'd contribute mine since Sparkling Graphite E93s seem to be somewhat rare...
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      01-27-2009, 11:54 AM   #93
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not too sure about this color, it doesn't seem to look good in picture or real life. It give a sense that the car is always in dirty mode for some reason.

the only time I think the color will look good is under bright sun where it really show it purple hue.
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      04-26-2009, 10:35 PM   #94
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New one after a few mods...
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      04-27-2009, 12:33 AM   #95
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      04-27-2009, 05:10 PM   #96
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      06-02-2009, 11:22 PM   #97
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They stopped making this color in 09 right ?
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      06-03-2009, 12:29 AM   #98
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      06-03-2009, 05:51 AM   #99
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Idk im willing to give up the 09 idrive for this color. Even though its so much nicer the new i drive.
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      06-15-2009, 05:18 PM   #100
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Time this thread had some new pics, so here are some of mine:











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      06-28-2009, 01:20 AM   #101
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this color is starting to grow on me... very nice
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      10-02-2009, 04:41 PM   #102
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And some more

This thread needs fresh pics....

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      11-04-2009, 06:23 PM   #103
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its a shame they got rid of the sexiest color
I wonder can we order this as an individual color on an 010 e92?
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      12-22-2009, 09:47 PM   #104
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its a shame they got rid of the sexiest color
I wonder can we order this as an individual color on an 010 e92?
i'm in the same case i really love the color but i did not find it in the configurator. i think that we can not order it..??
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      12-23-2009, 05:15 PM   #105
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Could you please let me know where you got those pics from, I live in Spain now, and there are no BMW meets around and that one looks nice, just want to know where it was, as if its near maybe I can go next time there is one.
kedada 2007 en Leganes MADRID (Spain) my car is here
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      12-23-2009, 05:33 PM   #106
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All convertibles are rubbish. How to ruin a car in one easy step: Cut off its roof. Only people who know nothing about cars buy convertibles.
I know this posted over a year ago, but I have to say that this is one of the most ignorant things I've ever read
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      01-03-2010, 08:43 PM   #107
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U guys who can afford the M3 - lucky dogs...

Anyway, I had this colour (beloved Sparkling Graphite Metallic) on my former 325i sedan. It's way better than Space Grey. It's the closest thing to gunsteel BMW currently offers. The only minor downside is that in direct sunlight the colour gives-off a bit of a mauvish hue - not that big of a deal, though I'd take the older gunsteel grey (or whatever it was called a few years back). Your car looks great with those dark grey rims. For God's sake, don't put in a red interior. Consider staying with Black (not bad at all) or perhaps even saddle brown??? Consider burl wood trim. Anyway, great car - enjoy!
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      01-05-2010, 09:06 PM   #108
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Thought I'd contribute mine since Sparkling Graphite E93s seem to be somewhat rare...
Nice!


If this color did not have the eggplant hue to it in certain lighting, I would have gotten it for my E92 in a heartbeat.
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      01-19-2010, 11:53 AM   #109
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Here's mine! Sorry they are just i-phone pics so not the best quality.
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      01-21-2010, 01:14 PM   #110
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It's a great color you just have to keep it clean. I was going to get blue but when I saw Graphite I just went for it. No regrets..
I posted photos of my graphite sedan a couple days ago if you haven't already seen them yet here a link:

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