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      04-05-2008, 11:11 AM   #1
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Best looking color on Sedan?

For the coupe I think Aw with CF and FR is awesome

But on the sedan is it Jerez/Aw/SSII? with FR extended ?

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      04-05-2008, 11:16 AM   #2
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i saw the SSII in person it was agressive looking, having seen any other colors in person yet
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      04-05-2008, 12:41 PM   #3
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Good to know, been having some worries about that color. Now that my SSII sedan is on the boat, I can't bear the thought of having to re-order in a different color...
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      04-05-2008, 12:56 PM   #4
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You need to see a Sparkling Graphite in person
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      04-05-2008, 01:22 PM   #5
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Black w/ Fox Red on the sedan
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      04-05-2008, 01:27 PM   #6
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The best colour is usually the one used in the brochures,

E92 - White
E90 - Silver
E93 - Black

that's what bmw think of as the best colours, doesn't mean you have to agree with them though
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      04-05-2008, 02:04 PM   #7
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SSII with non-extended Fox for me. Wait is killing me!!!
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ssII is very nice, however the demos that have fox red is not a good combo.
ssII with black would look much better.
Jerez is hot if you like black and can put up with cleaning and deswirling.
AW/FR ftmfw
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SSII with non-extended Fox for me. Wait is killing me!!!
Amen Brother, Same color combo here as well, The wait is killing me too. The end of next week for me, so the dealer says.
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my vote silverstone ...
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      04-05-2008, 06:34 PM   #11
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I love that color, so unique and classic.
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      04-05-2008, 07:31 PM   #12
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In a sedan - SSII all the way.

Still have not seen it IRL though. Would have to see it first before ordering. But in pics and the brochure, think it would be great in the E90 and E92.

AW w/out the carbon fiber roof is just OK for me. Never was too much a fan of white and just figured out last week that it was due to just too much white on a lot of cars. With the black roof of the carbon fiber, I liked AW. Thought maybe it was just an M3 thing and the color worked for me and then I noticed a white Toyota that had a sunroof and black across the whole top on and it looked sharp and made the white/black roof connection clear for me that some cars just have too much white for my taste.

Love the JB but I could never keep it clean enough. If you are one that can, then I would put it second to SSII.

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      04-05-2008, 07:37 PM   #13
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I have ordered an Alpine White E90M, but Sparkling Graphite looks really great on the sedan, in person, with the 19's. Really great. Enough to almost consider changing my color. Classy and mean at the same time. Very nice. AW is easier to keep clean and more striking IMO though, so I'm sticking with it.
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I have ordered an Alpine White E90M, but Sparkling Graphite looks really great on the sedan, in person, with the 19's. Really great. Enough to almost consider changing my color. Classy and mean at the same time. Very nice. AW is easier to keep clean and more striking IMO though, so I'm sticking with it.
Hans, did you consider the 18's for contrast with Alpine or was it 19s all the way? I like the EU 18's a bit better than the the US 18's, especially for Alpine, because they are a bit darker and thicker looking around the center.
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For the coupe I think Aw with CF and FR is awesome

But on the sedan is it Jerez/Aw/SSII? with FR extended ?

Let the Opinions flow from those who have seen IRL
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      04-06-2008, 12:00 AM   #16
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OMG
I second that with a +1
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AW FTW
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I usually stay away from the darker colors...
my 335i is Tit. silver, but when i put my order in for the e90M3,
its going to be Jerez.... i like the darker colors w/ the e90.
seems to show the aggresive lines a bit better IMO..
dark paint is a PITA though for sure!@

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      04-07-2008, 06:01 PM   #19
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The best color is...

I am biased, but I like Alpine White. I just got mine 3 days ago.
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      04-07-2008, 06:13 PM   #20
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Hans, did you consider the 18's for contrast with Alpine or was it 19s all the way? I like the EU 18's a bit better than the the US 18's, especially for Alpine, because they are a bit darker and thicker looking around the center.
I like the dark color of the 18's too.... plus the lighter weight... but my CA talked me into the 19's.... I guess that means I will not be tempted to get aftermarket wheels... good and bad. In person, side by side, I have to admit the 19's looked better to me.
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I like the dark color of the 18's too.... plus the lighter weight... but my CA talked me into the 19's.... I guess that means I will not be tempted to get aftermarket wheels... good and bad. In person, side by side, I have to admit the 19's looked better to me.
I think you made a good choice. Helps accent the other chrome features and looks really good with the AW. The 18s really looked good on some of the darker color in recent pics.
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Here's my vote.

I just got my car 2 days ago, AW E90. White just jumps out for me when I see it. The car really looks stunning in any color though, AW is my preference.
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