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      06-02-2011, 08:00 AM   #1
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Will this look sh1t or good?

What do people think of this interior colour on a silver E90 M Sport?




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      06-02-2011, 08:01 AM   #2
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Saddle brown isn't it? Doesn't do it for me.
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I like cinnamon brown but that's a bit to much of a shit-brown for my liking.
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      06-02-2011, 08:25 AM   #4
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not to my taste, coral red piano black trim or saddle brown with black trim looks good!
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      06-02-2011, 08:39 AM   #5
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doesnt work with silver exterior and silver trim, need a dark exterior and black trims
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don't think it goes with the brushed trim or exterior col
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      06-02-2011, 08:46 AM   #7
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Is it an LCI? If so the colour is either Red/Brown or Saddle Brown. It's hard to tell in the photo above.

Mine's got red/brown with silver exterior (below) and the standard M sport ally trim, not the brushed one (whatever its called). Looks great IMO, always get + comments, sharp and modern, not a 'traditional colour' at all.

It's much more red than brown, and the light/white stitching looks great against the light trim.

Its hard to tell with electronic photo's, as with many shades they never show it correctly.
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      06-02-2011, 09:02 AM   #8
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Not my cup of tea. But each to their own.

For me, it's the modern (aluminium and the like) vs the more traditional (brown / cream) leather colours. The traditional leathers need either black or one of the wood effect trims. The silver and black more modern leathers work well with the aluminium in my opinion.

I looked at putting the silver coloured leather (dakota is it) in mine and it clashed with the aluminium trim (brushed) so I went with black instead. Also it's easier to keep looking clean.

Either way, it's a great car so if you like it then go for it. All the best.
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Looks like a '72 Austin Allegro

Sorry, not for me either........
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DB's is nice and looks like the current cinnamon brown I mentioned earlier.
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Is it an LCI? If so the colour is either Red/Brown or Saddle Brown. It's hard to tell in the photo above.

Mine's got red/brown with silver exterior (below) and the standard M sport ally trim, not the brushed one (whatever its called). Looks great IMO, always get + comments, sharp and modern, not a 'traditional colour' at all.

It's much more red than brown, and the light/white stitching looks great against the light trim.

Its hard to tell with electronic photo's, as with many shades they never show it correctly.
Yours looks great.

I think the car I am looking at is pre-facelift. I think you would have to look at it in the flesh to make a final judgement, but as it is in Dundee that's a long way to go!!!
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I think it looks a bit too 'brown' for me. Doughboy's colour is more 'red' which looks better from where I'm sat. The silver seems to highlight the brown colour too much; I've seen really nice combos with that brown 'saddle?' leather but on a black car.

All that said, if you can check out a car with that colour combo more local to you, then worth it to see it in the flesh; not sure I'd be travelling to Dundee to see it though!!!
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Ewww, not for me but there are people that like that sort of thing so each to their own.

I think the car in the photos is pre-LCI. No bonnet ridges and smaller mirrors are the clues I can see, but might be wrong
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doesnt do it for me either im afraid. ive seen some nice brown leather combo's but this ones not for me.

agreed that looks like it is def pre-lci, it has sexy side mirrors
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Looks like a '72 Austin Allegro

Sorry, not for me either........
Nah can't be Bob, "Shit Brown" didn't come out till 1974
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Ewww, not for me but there are people that like that sort of thing so each to their own.

I think the car in the photos is pre-LCI. No bonnet ridges and smaller mirrors are the clues I can see, but might be wrong
Well spotted - in that case its 'Terra' dakota leather.

A certain Cornish member on here has it on his BigD tourer, it goes well with his smoking jacket - no doubt he'll be along to defend it shortly........
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Nah can't be Bob, "Shit Brown" didn't come out till 1974


I stand corrected
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ya its pretty ewww, not a very inviting interior color tone like beige.
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I really like the Terra on this car (http://www.babybmw.net/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=14519), just not convinced about it on the silver car.

I any case I have found a similarly priced Le Mans Blue with Lemon and Sat Nav, which I think I am going to go for.
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Noooooooooooooooooo!
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