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View Poll Results: SG with Red or LeMans Blue with black?
Space Gray with Fox Red leather 68 39.53%
LeMans Blue with Black Leather 87 50.58%
other color combo looks better on sedan 17 9.88%
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      07-20-2009, 11:00 AM   #45
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I have an 08 SG which I love. But if LB was offered in 08, i think i would have chose LB with fox red. IMHO, I dont think you can go wrong with either color.
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      07-20-2009, 01:22 PM   #46
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I own a Space Grey coupe and I love it. I think it is the colour that best shows off the muscular lines of the M. And like others have said, it has that low key, under the radar, expensive look to it. I like that. With a car that is already a heat score, being under the radar is a good thing. I'm in my late 20's and don't like all the extra attention.

Mind you, I've never seen LeMans in person but have seen Interlagos and I loved it. If I could buy again, I'd be hard pressed on which one to buy.
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      07-20-2009, 02:13 PM   #47
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I have heard SS/FR can be harsh because of the green/blue that is in the silverstone. of course I have never seen this combo in person or in pictures so I can't judge it but am avoiding it for now. I really thought about LeMans Blue with Fox Red (in fact I think BMW displayed one with that combo even though its not "recommended" in their M3 brochure), just think resale might be impossible on a "superman" car...
dude SSII/FR is stunning in person.
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Go space gray....that will keep my "rare" factor going on my Le Mans Blue!
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      07-25-2009, 09:51 AM   #49
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dude SSII/FR is stunning in person.
Totally IRL.
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had this same problem with the 335 but i was leaning towards grey i walk into the dealer to order it theres a lemans blue m3 sitting there i went with the lemans looks awesome
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      05-10-2011, 05:37 AM   #51
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I'm on my second M3. The first was Sparkling Graphite Metallic and the new one is LMB. SGM is darker than SG.

I've had more comments from people on the LMB in two weeks than I had with the SGM over 3.5 years. Granted, I did convert from E90 to E92, but I think it is the color.

The thing just pops in the sunlight. I'm mid way through on blacking it out. Should look mean when it is done (satin black powder coated ZCP's, black ceramic coated Active Autowerke Sig exhaust, mat grills and side strakes, etc.)

Unfortunately, LMB looks to be high maintenance. While the blue pops, so do fingerprints. Looks like it will be more susceptible to swirl marks too.

As for the interior, black extended with carbon leather fiber all the way. The interior in the old M still looked pristine after 3.5 years.
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Lmb has much more of a look at me thing to it. Sg is understated and more common across bmws not just m3. That being said I think sg is longer lasting in terms of being consistent.
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      05-10-2011, 09:28 AM   #53
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SG with Fox definitely!!! I hope I dont offend anybody but black leather is just too dull and plain!!!! SG and Fox is a good compromise between classy and flashy. Black leather is on 90% of everything else out there starting with your basic Kia.
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