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      03-21-2006, 07:47 PM   #1
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Sonora e90?

Does anyone here have a sonora e90? what do you think of this color?
has anyone here ever even seen sonora? i noticed in the "what color do you think the e90 looks best" poll,sonora is still at 0. is sonora the bastard child of e90s. i'm not trying to upset anyone who has sonora im just curious.
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      03-21-2006, 11:00 PM   #2
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Seen it live and in person... sorry but
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on the color chart of available options it would absolutely be my last choice.
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      03-21-2006, 11:13 PM   #4
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It's one of my last picks, BUT I did see a Sonora 330 with beige interior and it looked pretty nice. Oddly, that color really looks best IMO on cloudy or rainy days... the color takes on a deep bronze like tint and it looks real mean. Also, if you get that color, you'll be one of only a few!
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      03-21-2006, 11:22 PM   #5
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I wonder how many Sonora E90's have been sold at US and A so far. I remember someone here posting a pic of it here before so that's 1!
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We've got a Sonora E90 325i AND E46 325ci loaner at our dealership. I throw up a little in my mouth each time i see them.
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Yeah, Sonora is "not good" to look at whatsoever.
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Yeah, Sonora is "not good" to look at whatsoever.
Actually, of all the E90s at my local dealership, I thought the sonora/beige looked best. Course, this was indoors and at night. I'd have to see it in bright sunlight to really see what I thought of it.
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We've got a Sonora E90 325i AND E46 325ci loaner at our dealership. I throw up a little in my mouth each time i see them.
so hilarious.

havent seen one yet. i should look for one when i pick up my car and see if it'd make me throw up too.
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      03-22-2006, 04:50 AM   #10
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go for artic you can never go wrong with this colour
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I've seen one Sonara E90 - and it actually looked sOOOO hot. It was unique and special. I would definately consider it...WOW. I have also seen it on an X3 and 1 series, and I really think it looks good.
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I've seen one Sonara E90 - and it actually looked sOOOO hot. It was unique and special. I would definately consider it...WOW. I have also seen it on an X3 and 1 series, and I really think it looks good.
Broken, you just got major brownie points. I'll be sure to look you up and give you a free test drive when mine arrives. I must say, that after ordering it and then joining this site, I was having some serious doubts but I have resided to the fact that the colour is very "African" and henceforth, will not get many votes on this international site.

P.S. the car must be Beige interior as that is the only colour that compliments Sonora
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For the past two days, there has been a Sonora E90 sitting in the car park at work and I have to say it looks pretty tasty. Judging by the shine, it appears to be brand new which always helps to give a good impression, but it has much more depth than the colour chart indicates.

The interior is beige, but Sonora is sufficently metallic and darkish bronze that it does stand out and prevent the interior /exterior merging into one.

Makes my Sparkling Graphite look a little boring ...... but it does need a clean!
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I saw one in person for the first time this weekend. Well, let's just say maybe it wasn't in the right lighting. It looked beige with a green hue...not so great.
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i had a loaner sonora. i didn't think it was that bad, but i wouldn't wanna own it.
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In my opinion, the BMW body paint chieff, or whatever, should be fired! Whith so many beautifull gold-silver shades available and requested by customers -Jaguar, M Benz, Rolls Royce...- he includes that ugly color that nobody seem to like.
To me it looks like a military color.
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go for artic you can never go wrong with this colour
i have a tiag e90 on order. i was just curious about this particular color.
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i had a loaner sonora. i didn't think it was that bad, but i wouldn't wanna own it.
hahahaha apparently no one else did either. they probably had it sitting on the lot for like 6 months and then decided to make it a loaner car since no one would buy it. ahahaha
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get wut u like but Sonora is an ugly color.
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hahahaha apparently no one else did either. they probably had it sitting on the lot for like 6 months and then decided to make it a loaner car since no one would buy it. ahahaha
for real. it was also spec'd weird. no premium package, but it had power seats (with leatherette) and xenons and dimming mirrors.
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I think it would be a nice color in Seattle. I like it's look on cloudy days and indoors. But in bright sunlight it looks like Elvis Presley's gold suit. That's just too much to deal with.
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I think it would be a nice color in Seattle. I like it's look on cloudy days and indoors. But in bright sunlight it looks like Elvis Presley's gold suit. That's just too much to deal with.
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