3-Series (E46, E90)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1999 to Current. Models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318Ci, BMW 320i, BMW 323i, BMW 325i, BMW 330i, BMW 328 Ci, BMW 328i, BMW 325i/xi, BMW 330Ci, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 335d.
I ordered a 2005 M3, I get it in October. I chose silver gray metallic for the color.
It's too late to change the color, and I wish there were more colors to choose from.
Is silver gray metallic a common or popular color? I know that titanium silver is extremely popular.
I'll see how it looks and how I feel about it after I have it. I may go as far as have it painted to the color of my choice. I wonder if that is a wise move to paint it, if the quality will be as good as the BMW paint job, even if I go to a high-quality painter.
I think it's easier to choose a color for a Corvette or a Porsche (Red?), but for the M3, I struggled with the color.
I'm looking forward to getting the car in October, I orderd every option available, it will have SMG, 19" rims, Harmon Kardon stereo, black Nappa leather, GPS, cold weather and premium packages, Xenon lamps, Adjustable seatback, etc... All the options, nothing left behind. I got the dealer to throw in floor mats with the M3 logo, the car cover, an M3 hat, and an M3 license plate frame for free, which totals to $435.
Strangely enough the color dominated my thinking. I had chosen Carbon Black until the very last minute. I think the smart thing to do is just wait, see how I like the color and don't make a move since I might really like it.
I look at it this way, if I do paint it, the surface will be as smooth as it ever will be.
I would definitely consider Porsche's Lapis Blue Metallic or Midnight Blue Metallic.
Now I need to buy a house with a garage! Until then the car cover will be used often, my other car is a 2005 Subaru Outback Limited (Willow/Moss Green) for bad weather.
Hey just got a 2004 performance package in silver gray metallic awesome color. Doesnt get dirty fast and easy to maintain use zymol on it. good choice of color havent seen many in it congrats on ur car.
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