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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Wed, Oct-03-2018, 11:33:47 PM   #41
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Default Re: Which Grey?

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Fashion gray and Nardo gray look like primer grays to me with a gloss coat. As a gray lover, I would never ever consider these. Not to mention they aren't even BMW colors so no go for me.

Steel gray (400) is hands down BMWs best metallic gray to date.
Well actually fashion Grey is a BMW color...on the individual pallet..


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Default Re: Which Grey?

I saw the new Porsche chalk and the fashion greys and am in love. The fashion grey is a darker almost taupe color.

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See my first post in this thread. That's what I painted my car, fashion grey.
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Old Wed, Oct-03-2018, 11:51:45 PM   #44
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Non-metallic grays are the way to go if you want gray. Metallic gray is very blah IMO. I used to own a Steel Gray.

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Different strokes for different folks. I love both metallic and non-metallic colors but not when it comes to grays.
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Diamondschwarz>
That's more akin to a black, hence the name 'schwarz'.
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While not classified as a gray, it does have gray hues in it. I am in love with this color from BMW Individual. It's like five colors in one





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Default Re: Which Grey?

I was on the fence with a non-metallic color and really liked the idea of Telesto, i was very close to choosing that color. I ended up going with space grey metallic, it's a nice mix between silver grey and steel grey. The pictures below show the contrast between the same color at different times of day/shades of light.



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Space gray is definitely a very nice metallic gray as well. Both tourings of yours are truly drool worthy, especially V2!
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Thatís what Iím talking about! Looks sick.
Nardo with my square zcps in gloss black and my carbon VIS hood with the vents exposed... drool


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