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      06-13-2012, 11:00 AM   #1
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First Real Life Look at Frozen Blue F10 M5 M Performance Edition

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On show at Canary Wharf MotorExpo in London. I was more interested in the F30 330D personally, but M5POST members might be interested in this one... a Frozen Blue F10 M5 M Performance Edition.

If anyone wants any specific photos, just give me a shout. The car is here until Friday.

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The new BMW M3 and M5 M Performance Editions

The new BMW M3 and M5 M Performance Editions

31.05.2012

Two exclusive new M Performance Editions for the BMW M3 and BMW M5 are being built by BMW M GmbH solely for the UK market. Just thirty of each model will be available costing 74,080 OTR for the M3 M Performance Edition and the M5 M Performance Edition is priced at 95,140 OTR.

Showcasing BMW Individual, these M Performance Editions will bring three new Frozen paint colours to the UK for the first time; BMW Individual Japan Red with a Frozen Red wrap, BMW Individual Frozen White and BMW Individual Frozen Blue. All are on sale now. To complement the striking exterior colours, all M5 M Performance Editions come with Full Black Merino leather upholstery and all M3 M Performance Editions come with extended Black Novillo leather upholstery, both with contrasting Mugello Red, Lotus White or Tobago Blue stitching as standard.

Floor mats with contrast piping, an Alcantara steering wheel, BMW Individual Piano Black interior trim with a ‘One of 30’ laser cut designation, front headrests with M stitching and door sills with ‘BMW M Performance Edition’ designation complete the look of the interior.

The new BMW M3 M Performance Edition features BMW’s class-leading 420hp V8 engine with power transferred to the road via a standard seven-speed M DCT transmission and variable M differential. The car also comes with the Competition Package as standard, which features 10mm lowered suspension, Electronic Damper Control with Sport mode and a revised DSC+ system.

Additionally, the BMW M3 M Performance Edition boasts an array of extra standard equipment including; 19-inch M Y-spoke Matt Black alloy wheels, Dark Chrome exhaust, side gills and kidney surround, jet black bonnet intakes, carbon-fibre front splitters, high-gloss Shadowline exterior trim, folding exterior mirrors and sun protection glass to complement its unique exterior. Adaptive headlights, DAB digital radio, a Harman/Kardon 13-loudspeaker system, BMW Professional Media Package, mobile application preparation, telephone USB audio interface and Internet add to the M3’s practicality. While the sliding front armrest, front seat heating and front and rear Park Distance Control complete the package. The extensive list of equipment, now standard, is worth 9,790.

The new BMW M5 M Performance Edition features BMW’s latest 560hp TwinPower Turbo V8 engine complete with race-bred chassis technology including an Active M differential and electronic damping control. Combining track-car dynamics with supreme touring comfort, the new BMW M5 M Performance Edition includes 22,075 worth of additional equipment as standard.

For this added value 20-inch M Double-spoke Matt Black alloy wheels, Dark Chrome exhaust, side gills and kidney surround, M Sport multi-function seats with lumbar support, powered bootlid operation, sun protection glass, split-folding rear seats, comfort access and soft close doors add to the already impressive standard equipment list. A reversing assist camera, High-beam assistant, Internet, BMW Professional 12-loudspeaker system, telephone USB audio interface, mobile application preparation and speed limit display complete this exclusive model.

Frozen BMW M5 M Performance Edition


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      06-13-2012, 12:06 PM   #2
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      06-13-2012, 12:48 PM   #3
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Nice color, but at some point I have to draw the line. $5000 for a paint job just so happens to be that point for me but I do like it.
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      06-13-2012, 01:17 PM   #4
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I would like to see pictures of the contrast stitching if you have any
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      06-13-2012, 02:14 PM   #5
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I still prefer the regular monte carlo blue...
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Nice color, but at some point I have to draw the line. $5000 for a paint job just so happens to be that point for me but I do like it.
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No offense to anyone - but black wheels suck on the M5
Agree 100% with both comments.
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      06-13-2012, 03:21 PM   #8
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Nice, thanks for the pics.
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That's one stunning color!
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That looks awesome
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thats awesome! how bout some pics of the f30 msport behind it por favor???

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Unreal! I love every component of M5M but the price tag.
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      06-13-2012, 04:57 PM   #13
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thats awesome! how bout some pics of the f30 msport behind it por favor???

thanks in advance.
Photos of that F30 M Sport are here - http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=704882
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      06-13-2012, 05:03 PM   #14
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Frozen is so played out.

I think the frozen look is not long for this world. It interesting only because its uncommon. It looks dull to me, and I cannot see it holding the same intersest 10 years down the road. I think it will be a very short fad.
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As much as I love the matte look I would never pay the premium for the paint. My car has been wrapped both matte black and matte white, I got very sick of both colors in less than a year, with a wrap that's fine as I just pulled it off, however with paint your stuck... Def not a long term paint option.
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not a fan of the frozen colors, but it's cool.
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how about that LSB S1000RR!
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Anyone know for us that are ordering in the U.S., is it possible to order those matt black rims instead of the 20's that come with it. Im getting the alpine white and those matt rims would look sick
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I still prefer the regular monte carlo blue...
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No offense, but flat/matt paint looks like just washed 20 year old car to me.

Matt clear bra makes more sense than factory matt paint imo.
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