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      03-28-2011, 11:10 AM   #1
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Post Another Chinese-market Special Edition: M3 Matte Edition

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The Chinese have previously seen a special edition M3 exclusive to their market - in the form of the M3 Tiger Edition. Apparently demand was good enough to warrant yet another special edition - the M3 Matte Edition

Like most of the other special M3 edition models, this one is cosmetics only - concentrating on the exterior color finish. The exterior will be offered in gunmetal gray or black, each in a metallic matte finish (achieved by combining a metallic finish with a matte clear coat). The other unique cosmetic styling bits include black chrome side M gills and exhaust pipes, and red brake calipers. A BMW Performance shift knob is also included.

Interior styling includes carbon fiber trim with matching black carbon fiber leather seats with contrasting red seams on seat edges and door armrests. Unfortunately there's no photos available of the seats yet. Source: [Carscoop]



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      03-28-2011, 11:20 AM   #2
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Looks like a normal M3 with Off-Road suspension
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Interior styling includes carbon fiber trim with matching black carbon fiber leather seats with contrasting red seams on seat edges and door armrests

this I have to see!
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      03-28-2011, 11:44 AM   #4
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Its an artistic rendering, it appears to me or a highly computer aided picture so its really hard to actually judge what that looks like.
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By "carbon fiber leather seats" I'm assuming they mean the carbon fiber patterned leather seats vs real carbon fiber seats, right?
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      03-28-2011, 11:48 AM   #6
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By "carbon fiber leather seats" I'm assuming they mean the carbon fiber patterned leather seats vs real carbon fiber seats, right?
Hahah they took the roof and bent it into a seat....
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Hahah they took the roof and bent it into a seat....
That would be different.

Seeing this thread makes me wonder when the U.S. special edition M3 will be announced.
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So it's a Frozen Gray or Frozen Black exterior with the interior and brake calipers from the special edition M3 sold in Netherlands. Interior trim sounds like CF leather to me, not real CF.
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That would be different.

Seeing this thread makes me wonder when the U.S. special edition M3 will be announced.
we got frozen gray
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we got frozen gray
Are you saying that is the U.S. special edition M3 that was supposed to be announced in March 2011? I was under the impression that BMW had not announced the details of the U.S. special edition M3.
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Its an artistic rendering, it appears to me or a highly computer aided picture so its really hard to actually judge what that looks like.
Agreed, the gear knob is the bmw performance one with no EDC/POWER/DSC buttons on the side...
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Interesting. Why does China keep getting special editoins?
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Looks like they went to Advanced Auto Parts and went crazy on chrome crap and a shitty suspension!
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