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Old 08-20-2008, 05:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi ppl i just bought my first bmw today it a 318iscoupe and wondered is it supposed to have the silver leather interior or has sum1 fitted this themselves at sumpoint
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Welcome to Bimmerwerkz.

I am unaware of a BMW option for silver leather, but I could be mistaken. Anybody else heard of it?
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I am unaware of a BMW option for silver leather, but I could be mistaken. Anybody else heard of it?

There is indeed such a color option - I've seen and sat on it. They have it for the new M3... but while very nice, I was afraid it would get very dirty very fast. And make no mistake, it is just a light grey, not all shiny or anything...

Apparently its been around for awhile since they called the one I saw "SilverII".
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There is indeed such a color option - I've seen and sat on it. They have it for the new M3... but while very nice, I was afraid it would get very dirty very fast. And make no mistake, it is just a light grey, not all shiny or anything...

Apparently its been around for awhile since they called the one I saw "SilverII".
yes its more grey than silver just wondered if it was fitted as standard my car seems to have loads of m3 parts fitted not sure wot all is yet as ive never studied a bimmer but i can post up sum pics i purchased the car for 600 quid with full years mot cant be bad eh
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So it's not actually metallic? Then why call it Silver???
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They call it "Silver Novillo" leather.........and it is a wee bit stupid to call it silver, but then again, not all silver is metallic, no? Here is a sample right from the official web site:


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so can any1 tell me if this is a standard option on a 92 318is coupe thanks for all the advice in advance,p.s i also have a slight prob with my central locking,when i turn the key the central locking works and locks all the doors but after about 3 seconds it unlocks again by its self? is this just a simple fix
like a broken wire in the doorjam or something.............
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