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      01-23-2011, 02:48 PM   #23
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Thanks for the pics. Probably the best ones I've seen of SB. How did it look in real life??
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      01-23-2011, 03:54 PM   #24
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Great! Actually the pics give a very good impression of how it looked in real. If you look at the photo I took standing in front of the car you can see that the color looks a bit more pale on the right, where daylight comes from. But overall it looked very good, especcially in combination with the oyster interior, the moonroof and the privacy glass
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      01-23-2011, 06:22 PM   #25
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And everyone misses the really obvious comment ... if Martha Stewart wants it then why the heck would you!?! I may be from the UK but I still know who/what Martha is Now if it was Katie Couric...

Got to say I was incredibly impressed that the colours just seemed to come out in the sequence they were ordered. I'd always thought that this impacted on build date (today is white, tomorrow blue etc).

Can anyone tell me what colour Regis and Oprah selected so I can avoid those too?
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      01-24-2011, 12:00 AM   #26
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Thanks for the pics. Probably the best ones I've seen of SB. How did it look in real life??
Doesn't hurt that its an optioned out 35i with the 19" wheels, either!
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      01-24-2011, 01:56 PM   #27
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Thanks for the pics? Do the pics reflect the true colour? Did it look good in the flesh??
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      01-24-2011, 02:33 PM   #28
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Rcluff,

I saw a 2011 X5 in the showroom with the SB color....looked pretty darn good to me, so confirmed my choice of SB for my X3.

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      01-24-2011, 09:45 PM   #29
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Rcluff,

I saw a 2011 X5 in the showroom with the SB color....looked pretty darn good to me, so confirmed my choice of SB for my X3.

Dave
Hi Dave,

When did you order and when do you expect to receive? Trying to gauge our lead time compared to other Canadian orders.

Best Regards,
Carl 8)
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      01-27-2011, 02:19 AM   #30
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I have to say its looking pretty nice, tempted for I am bored with mineral silver already and i haven't ordered yet for have till end of feb for April production. Currently leaning on Alpine white.
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Hi darskiczd,

Sorry for the late reply. I ordered mine on Friday, January 21st (just met the production date entry) for delivery at the end of February; so roughly 5 weeks. That said, this is my 2nd BMW (bought an '11 Z4 last year) and the estimated delivery date was off by just under 2 weeks, so am expecting this car to be off by a week or two possibly.

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      01-30-2011, 09:24 PM   #32
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pics of X3 in Sparkling Bronze!
look really nice in real life







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      02-03-2011, 09:43 AM   #33
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      04-09-2011, 05:02 PM   #34
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Arrow Official SPARKLING BRONZE X3 Photos Thread

lord.vater's Sparkling Bronze X3, from http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=511718



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      04-09-2011, 07:10 PM   #35
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I love this colour too....why would they drop it for those wanting MSport?
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      04-09-2011, 08:00 PM   #36
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This is a color (for me) that's nice to look at but not own.
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      04-25-2011, 01:49 AM   #37
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I love this colour too....why would they drop it for those wanting MSport?
You mean you can't get it with M sport? Damn, was going to change my colour to that.
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Marla17's Sparkling Bronze X3 xDrive35i with sand beige interior, fineline, sports package, convenience, DIRAC stereo, cold weather, technology & premium

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      05-17-2011, 09:44 PM   #39
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Sparkling Bronze is difficult to photograph but is a great color in person. I spent a while playing with the settings in my camera to get this shot.

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      05-18-2011, 11:17 AM   #40
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Sparkling Bronze

I could not be happier with the sparkling bronze color. It definitely sets my X3 apart from the standard silver and beige vehicles on the road.
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      05-22-2011, 09:26 AM   #41
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Nice pic's mate.
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I could not be happier with the sparkling bronze color. It definitely sets my X3 apart from the standard silver and beige vehicles on the road.
interesting combo with red brown seats with light sienna wood, very interesting.....never seen this before, pretty unique i have to say
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      07-26-2011, 03:13 PM   #43
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Anyone who picked up Bronze recently?

Please post more pics!

I ordered SB too and the wait is killing me... Would like to frame some pics in the meantime
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Official SPARKLING BRONZE X3 Photos Thread

Yeah,

its finally here... here are the details and pics...

July 7 - I placed an order with the dealer at New York
July 12 - Dealer placed an order with BMW and gave me Production no
July 25 - Went into production - got my VIN
Aug 02 - Production completed and car shipped
Aug 03 - Car arrived at the dealer !!!
Aug 05 - Took delivery

Just took some pics and realized Bronze Metallic is the MOST difficult color to capture!

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