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      12-10-2011, 02:54 AM   #1
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Sapphire Black 650i M sport

Well, at last I got it. This car is one of the first batch of coupes to make it to Australia.

There are two differences compared to the American ones that I immediately noted - no front reflector and the shadowline trim rather than the chrome / ally trim. I like it.

Another, I could have bought two of these in America for the same money, and still have money left. That difference I am less happy about...

Anyway, after less than 100 kilometers, I already am crazy about this car. I particularly like the little snort the exhaust (in sport mode) makes as it changes gears up, especially between the first few gears...

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      12-10-2011, 08:17 AM   #2
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Looks great, now you need to put some wax on it to take care of that beautiful paint.
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      12-10-2011, 09:10 AM   #3
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Congrats, a really beauty with that color combo
Just don' crash it the first months
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      12-10-2011, 10:10 AM   #4
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Man you got the shadowline trim I'm so jealous!!! Btw awesome looking car!
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      12-10-2011, 11:07 AM   #5
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Congrats! But, no Adaptive LED headlights? And ooooh - delicious, BLACK CALIPERS! Oarsome mate!
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      12-10-2011, 02:35 PM   #6
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Congrats, car looks fantastic!
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      12-11-2011, 03:22 PM   #7
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Awesome combo! Congrats!
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      12-11-2011, 08:28 PM   #8
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Damn, that is nice looking!
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      12-11-2011, 08:49 PM   #9
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Roadsta......... what a great ride you have, thanx for the pics. We're looking at Feb for our Carbon Black/Ivory M to arrive. How come the steering wheel is on the right side??

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      12-12-2011, 06:17 AM   #10
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Thanks for the positive comments.

After the first 3 days with this new car, I would have to admit it has exceeded my already high expectations. Even if you restrict your revs to say 4,500 or 5,000 as I am doing right now, this car has awesome performance. I wonder if some of the performance numbers are not a little conservative....
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      12-12-2011, 06:24 AM   #11
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Roadsta......... what a great ride you have, thanx for the pics. We're looking at Feb for our Carbon Black/Ivory M to arrive. How come the steering wheel is on the right side??

Ric
Indeed, it is on the RIGHT side

The wait is worth it...

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      12-12-2011, 09:33 AM   #12
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congrats, m-sport ftmfw!!!!!!
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      12-13-2011, 08:47 PM   #13
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      12-13-2011, 09:01 PM   #14
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Man, I like the M package wheels...obviously!
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      12-14-2011, 07:04 AM   #15
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love it...congratzzzz
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