BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > M3 (E90 / E92 / E93) > General M3 Forum (E90 + E92 + E93)
 
Supreme Power Parts
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-29-2008, 01:06 AM   #1
Subw00er
Bates '08 Interlagos Launch
Subw00er's Avatar
United_States
36
Rep
1,206
Posts

Drives: 08e92M, 03e46M
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: NY

iTrader: (2)

Send a message via AIM to Subw00er
Plethora of Interlagos/Silver

Why are there so many of these cars around? Is this an undesirable combo?

Next to red, I'd take the silver over black.. everyone has black!
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 03:00 AM   #2
spyderco10
Colonel
spyderco10's Avatar
United_States
36
Rep
2,425
Posts

Drives: AW E92 M3 6MT
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Honolulu, HI

iTrader: (0)

weird, i've only seen 4 other m3s here and they were all different colors. white e92, red e93, grey e92, and blue e90.
__________________
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
- John 3:16

Last edited by spyderco10; 11-30-2008 at 01:39 AM.
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 01:45 PM   #3
Keto
Lieutenant Colonel
Keto's Avatar
United_States
26
Rep
1,597
Posts

Drives: F80 M3
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: WHO DAT NATION

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2015 BMW M3  [5.00]
I still haven't seen another M3 on the road after I bought my car. Economy 4tw.
__________________
2015 SO/SO MT M3 :: Exec : Lighting : Adaptive : HK : CF trim : Full leather : DAP : Black 19's : sunshade
Crystalline tint 40%/70% on windshield : M performance mirrors, spoiler, splitters, lip : RKP diffuser : Fully dechromed
Bavsound Stage 1 : V1 Savvy hardwired : Self-coded
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 02:49 PM   #4
12:03
full collapse on impact
12:03's Avatar
6
Rep
325
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Utah

iTrader: (0)

IB on Black is classy, IB on Silver is cheap and desperate. No one wants to look cheap and desperate so no one is buying them, hence the stockpile.

Fin
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 03:02 PM   #5
Subw00er
Bates '08 Interlagos Launch
Subw00er's Avatar
United_States
36
Rep
1,206
Posts

Drives: 08e92M, 03e46M
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: NY

iTrader: (2)

Send a message via AIM to Subw00er
cheap and desperate?! Please explain.
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 03:28 PM   #6
Voltigeur
MacroRisk
Voltigeur's Avatar
Australia
36
Rep
2,519
Posts

Drives: M3 E92 ED'09 / 335d Sport DD
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: TX

iTrader: (0)

-

I'm impressed that the OP used the word "plethora" It's why I read "CAR" and "evo" - because the blokes who write for those mags love cars and language - and that makes for a more engrossing read.
__________________

Just thinking of something not so witty
///M3 E92 '09 Jerez Black | 6MT | Ext Fox Red | Tech | Prem | 19s |Heated Seats | iPod |Smartphone | Euro Deliv June 09
Sold: 540iT / 530i / 323i
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 05:29 PM   #7
NYSPEM3
Second Lieutenant
NYSPEM3's Avatar
3
Rep
221
Posts

Drives: E90 M3 DCT
Join Date: May 2008
Location: NYC

iTrader: (0)

I know of at least five board members who have this combo, myself included.

Quote:
Originally Posted by 12:03 View Post
IB on Black is classy, IB on Silver is cheap and desperate. No one wants to look cheap and desperate so no one is buying them, hence the stockpile.

Fin
Congratulations, you just pissed off 5 board members for no apparent reason.
__________________
--------------------------------------------------
E90 M3 DCT Interlagos Blue/Silver Interior, Tech Pkg, Prem Pkg, Folddown Seats, 19"... that's it

Certified V1 Zombie
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 05:31 PM   #8
monsta
Brigadier General
monsta's Avatar
United_States
65
Rep
3,593
Posts

Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Bergen County, NJ/Y.O, NY

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 12:03 View Post
IB on Black is classy, IB on Silver is cheap and desperate. No one wants to look cheap and desperate so no one is buying them, hence the stockpile.

Fin
what a stupid comment...

I personally thinkg IB/PS looks great and I would have gotten it if I didn't get IB/FR which also looks great even though many think otherwise until they see it in person and realize wow it does look great
__________________

'08 E92 M3 6MT | IB | FR | RAC RG63's | VRS Ti Exhaust | Fabspeed HFC & Xpipe
'09 X5 35d SG/SB
'11 X3 28i AW/CN/FW (wife's car
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 05:53 PM   #9
Subw00er
Bates '08 Interlagos Launch
Subw00er's Avatar
United_States
36
Rep
1,206
Posts

Drives: 08e92M, 03e46M
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: NY

iTrader: (2)

Send a message via AIM to Subw00er
IB/FR is what I really want but not available unless you order.. so I'm out of luck there. IB/SN is the next best choice IMO. Lucky for me they can be found still!
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 06:16 PM   #10
chris719
Lieutenant
14
Rep
525
Posts

Drives: '08 M Roadster
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: NJ

iTrader: (0)

I saw this combo when I took my car in for service last time. It's the combo I would get myself if I were buying an M3, looks great I think.
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 06:22 PM   #11
GS997S
Private
GS997S's Avatar
0
Rep
86
Posts

Drives: 2007 997S
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Back in the Rumble

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Subw00er View Post
Why are there so many of these cars around? Is this an undesirable combo?

Next to red, I'd take the silver over black.. everyone has black!
If you think there are so many around, why would you think it is an undesirable combo?
Appreciate 0
      11-29-2008, 09:58 PM   #12
Subw00er
Bates '08 Interlagos Launch
Subw00er's Avatar
United_States
36
Rep
1,206
Posts

Drives: 08e92M, 03e46M
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: NY

iTrader: (2)

Send a message via AIM to Subw00er
Quote:
Originally Posted by GS997S View Post
If you think there are so many around, why would you think it is an undesirable combo?
Sorry, I should have clarified. I've seen a lot of this combo for sale on the lot, but haven't seen any pics of this combo posted in the short while I've visited the forum. I guess it led me to believe that this was an undesirable combo, so I was just asking why.
Appreciate 0
      11-30-2008, 01:38 PM   #13
mkoesel
Moderator
United_States
484
Rep
14,596
Posts

Drives: 2015 SO/CSAT F80 M3
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Canton, MI

iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Subw00er View Post
Sorry, I should have clarified.
No, I got what you meant.

Quote:
I've seen a lot of this combo for sale on the lot, but haven't seen any pics of this combo posted in the short while I've visited the forum. I guess it led me to believe that this was an undesirable combo, so I was just asking why.
I am curious if the unsold cars you saw were extended or not? Or some of both? I personally don't like extended in any color (well, except black). Its just too much color.

A few of us on the forum have the combo. Myself and Reincarnated for example.

I don't think it is undesirable. I think it looks great. However, it does seem to be that Black is the preferred interior color with Interlagos. I do have to admit that I would very likely not have chosen Paladium Silver had I specc'd this car for order myself. My first choice would have been Fox Red, like someone above also said. This is because I like things that are our of the norm. But my second choice would have been Black, with PS next and then Bamboo Beige. In fact, I don't think I'd have bought the car had it had beige. I just cannot like tan interiors no matter how hard I try. Also, I will say that if, instead of PS, the M3 interior was more like the Dakota Gray in the 3 series, again, I would not have been able to convince myself I like it. Paladium, though, is different. It is gray, but its gota a lot of blue in it and it actually does give off a slightly metalic impression because of that. Its nice, but its just not for everyone, so I suppose that's why its a bit of a tough sell.
__________________
A gen-u-ine BMW eff-eight-zero with them tandem clutches in the transmission and that dad gum sun roof on the top-a da cawr.
Appreciate 0
      11-30-2008, 01:59 PM   #14
eclipsisNA
Colonel
United_States
131
Rep
2,938
Posts

Drives: 2013 Estoril 328i M Sport
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Beverly Hills, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2014 BMW 428i  [3.88]
I think IB/PS is an extremely sexy color combo. Its the closest thing to my dream combo: Aegean Blue or Velvet Blue on Ecru.
Appreciate 0
      11-30-2008, 03:30 PM   #15
AwesomeM3
Lieutenant Colonel
AwesomeM3's Avatar
United_States
141
Rep
1,798
Posts

Drives: F85 X5M, E92 M3, 1967 Corvette
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: New Jersey

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2015 BMW X5 M  [5.00]
2008 M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by NYSPEM3 View Post
I know of at least five board members who have this combo, myself included.



Congratulations, you just pissed off 5 board members for no apparent reason.
+1

IB/PS looks very sexy, not cheap!
__________________
2008 E92 M3 | 2015 F85 X5M | 1967 Corvette Coupe
Appreciate 0
      11-30-2008, 03:55 PM   #16
southlight
Moderator / European Editor
southlight's Avatar
697
Rep
6,747
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Germany

iTrader: (0)

+2


Best regards, south
__________________
Those forums...WHY NOT?


JOIN THE 6MT CLUB GROUP
Appreciate 0
      12-01-2008, 02:10 PM   #17
Sedan_Clan
California Highway Patrolling
Sedan_Clan's Avatar
Brazil
189
Rep
11,139
Posts

Drives: '15 M4 (lots-of-M's, RRS, X5)
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: On 2 wheels clipping an apex!

iTrader: (25)

I enjoy my IB/PS combo. Had I ordered the car myself, I would have chosen speed cloth however.
Appreciate 0
      12-01-2008, 02:30 PM   #18
FStop7
I like cars
FStop7's Avatar
Vatican City State
116
Rep
5,055
Posts

Drives: M6
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Newbury Park, CA

iTrader: (3)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 12:03 View Post
IB on Black is classy, IB on Silver is cheap and desperate. No one wants to look cheap and desperate so no one is buying them, hence the stockpile.

Fin
what?

Although I agree that IB/Palladium doesn't look as good as IB/Silverstone does on the M5/M6, it's a far cry from cheap or desperate.
Appreciate 0
      12-01-2008, 03:00 PM   #19
elm3
M3 Lover
elm3's Avatar
United_States
32
Rep
1,894
Posts

Drives: 2009 e92 M3 Interlagos Blue
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Canton, GA.

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
IB/Silver here, I just ordered the car, I luv the color combo, I do not think of it as cheap...
__________________
'09 E92 ///M3 Interlagos Blue,6MT,Silver Novillo Leather,CF Trim,Premium Package,Technology Package,Cold Weather Package,Premium Sound,19"Wheels,Moonroof-Toy/'14 335i,Sport Line,Premium Package,Technology Package,19" wheels,Heated Seats-Daily Driver/[b]'04 Yamaha R1-Toy/'06 Yamaha Raptor 350-Toy/'14 i3 MigaWorld 19"wheels-Daily
Appreciate 0
      12-01-2008, 04:39 PM   #20
Bluedoor2002
New Member
Bluedoor2002's Avatar
1
Rep
27
Posts

Drives: 2009 E90 - Interlagos Blue
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: New York

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by elm3 View Post
IB/Silver here, I just ordered the car, I luv the color combo, I do not think of it as cheap...
I ordered the IB/PS and expect delivery late next week. Seems like a popular combination...not that I care since my car is made just like I wanted it.
Appreciate 0
      12-01-2008, 06:20 PM   #21
Rennbahnmeister
Private
Rennbahnmeister's Avatar
Canada
1
Rep
80
Posts

Drives: E90 SG M3
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Canada

iTrader: (0)

I LOVE IB but could not find any 08 E90's on the dealer lots and fell in love with my SG/FR combo so I bought it, but I would trade in a second for IB.
__________________
///M

Last edited by Rennbahnmeister; 12-01-2008 at 06:54 PM.
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:09 PM.




m3post
m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST