Originally Posted by GregTheStig
Well based on what I've seen and what a guy that sells BMWs has told me, I think the chrome effect is just the effect the light has on it.
While you may be right, I have seen the 335is in person, and I know I was not fooled by the lighting. They were indeed chrome slats, with a black surround.
Whether or not the grills were aftermarket that were installed on a car that has not been sold is a different thing. I'll have check on that.