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      03-18-2011, 01:22 PM   #1
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Updated M Sport Package for Canada

My dealer just gave me a m sport package spec sheet.

M Sport Package content includes:

• 19” M alloy wheels with all-season run-flat tires
• Sport automatic transmission with steering wheel shift paddles
• Standard suspension
• Anthracite roof liner
• Black high gloss roof rails
• Brushed aluminum trim
• High gloss shadow line
• High speed tuning (increases top speed to 240km/h)
• M aerodynamic package
• M door sills and M driver’s footrest in stainless steel
• M leather steering wheel
• Performance Control
• Sport seats
Please note that Variable Sport Steering will not be included in the M Sport Package as previously communicated.

Proof the regular Sport Package is dicontinued

ZNK - Sport Package (X3 xDrive35i)
• Deleted as of April production due to launch of M Sport Package
• 19” wheel – Style 309 from package ZNK will be released as stand-alone option 2A1 with standard width
all-season runflat tires ($1,000 MSRP)
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• Available as of April production on both X3 models ($300 MSRP)
• Must be ordered with Technology Package (ZNE)
• Please refer to PB 2011MY All-08 – BMW Apps for product
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      03-18-2011, 01:23 PM   #2
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All Season tires are now confirmed.
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      03-18-2011, 01:56 PM   #3
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My dealer just gave me a m sport package spec sheet.

M Sport Package content includes:

• 19” M alloy wheels with all-season run-flat tires
• Sport automatic transmission with steering wheel shift paddles
• Standard suspension
• Anthracite roof liner
• Black high gloss roof rails
• Brushed aluminum trim
• High gloss shadow line
• High speed tuning (increases top speed to 240km/h)
• M aerodynamic package
• M door sills and M driver’s footrest in stainless steel
• M leather steering wheel
• Performance Control
• Sport seats
Please note that Variable Sport Steering will not be included in the M Sport Package as previously communicated.

Proof the regular Sport Package is dicontinued

ZNK - Sport Package (X3 xDrive35i)
• Deleted as of April production due to launch of M Sport Package
• 19” wheel – Style 309 from package ZNK will be released as stand-alone option 2A1 with standard width
all-season runflat tires ($1,000 MSRP)
ZOX – BMW Apps
• Available as of April production on both X3 models ($300 MSRP)
• Must be ordered with Technology Package (ZNE)
• Please refer to PB 2011MY All-08 – BMW Apps for product
Interesting! I have just ordered today my X3 with regular Sport Package. I wonder if my SA will come back to me shortly and tell me that she can't order this.
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      03-18-2011, 02:29 PM   #4
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My dealer just gave me a m sport package spec sheet.

M Sport Package content includes:

Β• 19Β” M alloy wheels with all-season run-flat tires
Β• Sport automatic transmission with steering wheel shift paddles
Β• Standard suspension
Β• Anthracite roof liner
Β• Black high gloss roof rails
Β• Brushed aluminum trim
Β• High gloss shadow line
Β• High speed tuning (increases top speed to 240km/h)
Β• M aerodynamic package
Β• M door sills and M driverΒ’s footrest in stainless steel
Β• M leather steering wheel
Β• Performance Control
Β• Sport seats
Please note that Variable Sport Steering will not be included in the M Sport Package as previously communicated.

Proof the regular Sport Package is dicontinued

ZNK - Sport Package (X3 xDrive35i)
Β• Deleted as of April production due to launch of M Sport Package
Β• 19Β” wheel Β– Style 309 from package ZNK will be released as stand-alone option 2A1 with standard width
all-season runflat tires ($1,000 MSRP)
ZOX Β– BMW Apps
Β• Available as of April production on both X3 models ($300 MSRP)
Β• Must be ordered with Technology Package (ZNE)
Β• Please refer to PB 2011MY All-08 Β– BMW Apps for product
Doubt this will be true for US spec X3s. If so, glad I got mine early. The body kit would have been a deal breaker.
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      03-18-2011, 02:32 PM   #5
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Any mention of the cloth/leather seats or are they full leather?
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      03-18-2011, 02:36 PM   #6
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Any mention of the cloth/leather seats or are they full leather?
Seats will be as you order them, not part of MSport pkg.
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      03-19-2011, 02:52 AM   #7
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Any indication of price? The regular sport package was $1800. How much more am I going to have to spend to get the M sport?

I might just go with the stand-alone 309 wheel option, as I really like the look of the staggered wheels. The sport seats I can probably live without.
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      03-19-2011, 03:47 AM   #8
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Any indication of price? The regular sport package was $1800. How much more am I going to have to spend to get the M sport?

I might just go with the stand-alone 309 wheel option, as I really like the look of the staggered wheels. The sport seats I can probably live without.
The m sport package is $2,900
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      03-19-2011, 11:02 AM   #9
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Msport for Australia is $3000AUD. But the is a * on our specs.
*"Paddle Shift not for Australia" ....... nooooo whyyyyyyy
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      03-19-2011, 10:42 PM   #10
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"Variable Sport Steering will not be included".

What are we missing here?
What's that option exactly?
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      03-19-2011, 11:04 PM   #11
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Here are the specs for Australian Msport :

*Cloth/Leather "PearlPoint" upholstery for 20D Models, 28i&30d stay with Dakota leather
*18" M light alloy, styling 368M with 8jx18 245/50 RunFlat tyres
*Sports suspension settings
*Variable Sports Steering (for 28i & 30d)
*Performance Control
*BMW individual roof rails in high gloss shadow line
*Sport Seats with electric memory function
*Interior trim in Fine Brushed Aluminium (no extra cost)
*M leather steering wheel
*M Aerodynamics package (bodykit)
*BMW Individual high-gloss Shadow Line
*BMW Individual roof liner anthracite?
*Door sill finishers with M designation
*Exhaust tailpipe embellisher in chrome
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      03-20-2011, 02:34 AM   #12
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"Variable Sport Steering will not be included".

What are we missing here?
What's that option exactly?
VSS allows you to change the tightness of the steering from Normal to Sport and Sport +. It also includes Servotronic steering (which makes it easier to turn the wheel at low speeds and enhances stability at higher speeds)

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/t...rvotronic.html
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      03-20-2011, 06:47 AM   #13
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VSS allows you to change the tightness of the steering from Normal to Sport and Sport +. It also includes Servotronic steering (which makes it easier to turn the wheel at low speeds and enhances stability at higher speeds)

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/t...rvotronic.html
Sfax, usually you are right on the money, but are you sure Variable Sport Steering (2VL) gives user control between Normal to Sport and Sport+??

Your description above sounds a lot like 223 Dynamic Damper Control.

Additional note:

2VL Variable Sport Steering must be ordered with 216 Servotronic and 2VG Performance Control

223 Dynamic Damper Control must be ordered with 2VG Performance Control and not with 226 Sports Suspension
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      03-21-2011, 05:21 PM   #14
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It's confirmed. My SA confirmed that my order has been put in, but without the sports package as it is discontinued. Now I have to decide if I want the M Sports or just the wheels.
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      03-21-2011, 05:35 PM   #15
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Sfax, usually you are right on the money, but are you sure Variable Sport Steering (2VL) gives user control between Normal to Sport and Sport+??

Your description above sounds a lot like 223 Dynamic Damper Control.

Additional note:

2VL Variable Sport Steering must be ordered with 216 Servotronic and 2VG Performance Control

223 Dynamic Damper Control must be ordered with 2VG Performance Control and not with 226 Sports Suspension
Sfax got it right, Variable sports steering change steering response while you change from Normal to sport/sport+. VDC and VSS it's a must, it's a big different from have a car without it.
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      03-23-2011, 12:22 PM   #16
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"Variable Sport Steering will not be included".

What are we missing here?
What's that option exactly?
+1

I just got the new Canadian options from my SA, and there are no packages that include, or a standalone option for, VSS. The dynamic package just has damper control and performance control, although it states that it includes "dynamic driving control modes (normal, sport, sport+). And as stated above, the M Sport pkg doesn't have it either.
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      03-24-2011, 04:51 PM   #17
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I've also been told that no sport suspension until August build.

And, I was told that M-Sport would have summer tires. I'm going to put my order in on Saturday so I'll confirm at that point.
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      03-24-2011, 07:46 PM   #18
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I've also been told that no sport suspension until August build.

And, I was told that M-Sport would have summer tires. I'm going to put my order in on Saturday so I'll confirm at that point.

Hi, if you put in an order on Saturday when will you get the new car? I'm from vancouver aswell so will be placing my order within the next few weeks for june delivery

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      03-24-2011, 08:29 PM   #19
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Hi, if you put in an order on Saturday when will you get the new car? I'm from vancouver aswell so will be placing my order within the next few weeks for june delivery....i still got 1 month finance left with my infiniti
If your dealer has allocation space remaining, you will get that delivery. If he does not have space, you will be much longer than June.
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