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      02-17-2020, 11:22 AM   #1
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Akrapovic for X3M/X4M now available for pre-order

For an eye watering €7,000.
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      02-17-2020, 11:25 AM   #2
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For an eye watering €7,000.
for a simple slip-on system, not even the full evo.
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      02-17-2020, 11:31 AM   #3
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For an eye watering €7,000.
for a simple slip-on system, not even the full evo.
Should have mentioned that's for the full system. Slip on is €4,800.
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Are these made out of platinum by any chance?
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      02-17-2020, 11:36 AM   #5
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Are these made out of platinum by any chance?
Titanium, and the price makes sense considering it’s the full system. For price comparison, check Eisenmann’s steel system.
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Titanium, and the price makes sense considering it’s the full system. For price comparison, check Eisenmann’s steel system.
I have not purchased a full exhaust for many years and just my opinion I think this is very expensive close to 10% value of the car. I know they make great exhaust but not for me at that price.
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Second exhaust for our cars, that’s cool but too rich for me. Surprising that considering the complexity of a full exhaust there would be more mid-pipe only options out already.

Congrats though to the Akrapovic team!
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I'm ordering the full system. Delivery and installation is scheduled for April. Will keep you guys updated with videos.
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I wouldn't mind getting just the muffler and tips. Considering I already have the ER catless downpipe, just an increase in volume w/o the link pipe isn't a bad idea....
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      02-17-2020, 12:37 PM   #10
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Dinan is teasing progress of theirs on their insta today as well
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      02-17-2020, 01:04 PM   #11
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Dinan is teasing progress of theirs on their insta today as well
Nobody cares about their exhaust. They should better make a nice warranty-backed piggyback for X3M.
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      02-17-2020, 02:38 PM   #12
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Wow. Probably will be great, but ~$10kCAD? Definitely not in my range.
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May the price be ignored, this is the best exhaust in the business.
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May the price be ignored, this is the best exhaust in the business.
True, but a hard pill to swallow.
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I am working on the detail on ordering them and when it wil arrive in the stateside.
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Jesus..... you could buy a daily for that lmao
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All these aftermarket exhaust manufacturers should send BMW flowers, chocolates and nice card for making such a feeble-sounding stock exhaust that people are flocking to aftermarket options.
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All these aftermarket exhaust manufacturers should send BMW flowers, chocolates and nice card for making such a feeble-sounding stock exhaust that people are flocking to aftermarket options.
Aftermarket exhausts, especially from brands like Akra/Eisenmann/Remus, are among the most popular aftermarket options for any bimmer, incl. great sounding V8 cars like M5/X5M etc.
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Akrapovic US noted that systems are arriving in late April/May, still need to confirm fitment on US vehicles.
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Akrapovic states the slip-on will work on U.S cars (Non-OPF), they just need to confirm if the link pipe will work.
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Aftermarket exhausts, especially from brands like Akra/Eisenmann/Remus, are among the most popular aftermarket options for any bimmer, incl. great sounding V8 cars like M5/X5M etc.
Well, agreed, and the SuperSprint system I had on my e60 M5 was by far my favorite mod. But that cost less than $3,000. And at least two (and possibly three) X3M's competitors sound so good that few, if any, feel the need to budget for an aftermarket exhaust, so that changes the cost calculus when comparing options.
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Hopefully people hold off on rash decisions and see what else comes out soon. Car is still new and I'm am certain there will be plenty of options sooner then later they won't cost 4000$
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