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      06-14-2010, 02:17 PM   #1
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Exclamation Just In - Limited Edition M3 coming to US Market!

Bimmerfile has just reported that BMWNA will be releasing a limited edition M3 specifically for the U.S. They have secured some preview photos of this U.S. limited edition M3.

Here are its preliminary details
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  • The car will be available with (exclusively or as an option) Frozen Gray finish
  • The interior will feature exclusive seats with red inserts front, back and on the armrest
  • We expect the Competition package to be a part of the limited edition
Thanks to Bimmerfile for scooping this bit of exciting news for! More details expected later this week.


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      06-14-2010, 02:23 PM   #2
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I thought frozen grey was an option on all 2011 M3s... so, just red inserts in the seats? thats it?
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a Limited Edition with reflectors is pathetic.
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a Limited Edition with reflectors is pathetic.
Limited edition model doesn't mean exemption from DOT regulations, unfortunately
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a Limited Edition with reflectors is pathetic.
+1

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      06-14-2010, 02:30 PM   #6
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Hmmm, Special Edition! Hmmm?

We all know what that means ... the end of the road is nigh for the E90, E9x. I was nice knowing you
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I always thought you could just order your M3 with the Frozen Grey finish? Only thing that really stands out for me is the red inserts on the seats. Atleast we're getting something special stateside for once (vs. the other already released limited edition versions in europe )
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      06-14-2010, 02:36 PM   #8
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Not feeling the seats, why not use color threading like the Canadian "edition" models? Looks like they pieced together some leftover fox red leather and black.
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a Limited Edition with reflectors is pathetic.
Even a limited edition is subject to federal law.
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Not feeling the seats, why not use color threading like the Canadian "edition" models? Looks like they pieced together some leftover fox red leather and black.
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those seats are fugly with the red. bewildering why they would do that and not the "edition" seat upgrades we get here.
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Wow, so two-tone leather and standard options is "special?" Uh huh...
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I agree with the others who stated that we need the contrast stitching. THAT would be cool.

I wonder what else will be included that's not mentioned here? I'm not getting my hopes up for anything too exciting...
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I always thought you could just order your M3 with the Frozen Grey finish? Only thing that really stands out for me is the red inserts on the seats. Atleast we're getting something special stateside for once (vs. the other already released limited edition versions in europe )
Nope
Not available as US option. I sell these car and on the normal order sheet Frozen Gray is NOT an option.
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I always thought you could just order your M3 with the Frozen Grey finish? Only thing that really stands out for me is the red inserts on the seats. Atleast we're getting something special stateside for once (vs. the other already released limited edition versions in europe )
Nope not available from factory on order sheet in US
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a Limited Edition with reflectors is pathetic.
Reserving final judgement until full details released thursday, but a Limited Edition without a power bump is pathetic. If its just cosmetics then its all just bragging rights that you have the "limited edition"
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I always thought you could just order your M3 with the Frozen Grey finish?
Not yet. And given this new special edition package, maybe not at all (aside from with this package, of course). According to what Mark's M had said some months ago, all of the Frozen Grey allocation was being used for the UK and other European Countries first (Maybe Canada too?) but that US availability was tentatively some time after August. All that is from memory so don't quote me, but it's the general gist of it.
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