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      09-23-2009, 06:05 PM   #1
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Time to join in - New(ish) car. Pic Heavy!!

335D (ex BMW management with 3,300mls)
Reg Nov 2008
Azurite black
Cream Beige
Piano black with inlay
Bluetooth + telematics
ConnectedDrive assist/online
Nav professional
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Elec fold mirrors
Seat heating
Sun protection glass

I've also just found out that the car qualifies for 5yrs free servicing inc parts (2yrs will suffice)









































Colour coded backside



Charlie did some power runs to check her over:



This should do nicely for now!
















Chavtastic!
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cool! is this a new car?
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      09-23-2009, 11:39 PM   #3
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Great car, great choice, great combo - just luv that individual colour Ian
Enjoy
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That looks lovely. I think the piano black trim looks brilliant with cream leather.

BMW are marketing a similar combo as the 'pure white' back on the new z4.

Fantastic car - congrats.
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      09-24-2009, 01:48 AM   #5
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Nice one Ian - was wondering what you were up to!

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      09-24-2009, 01:59 AM   #6
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Now THAT I like! Congrats, it looks lovely in that colour combo.
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Looks the DOGS!!!!
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      09-24-2009, 02:14 AM   #8
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Looks mint congrats!
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Looks spot on Ian!! I knew I hadn't missed the 'my new car thread'

Most of the ex-management cars are very well spec'd

The paint colour looks fantastic
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      09-24-2009, 02:23 AM   #10
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Ian pulled up at Cambs meet IN this bad boy and asked me what I noticed. I just thought it was his old car without G-POwer wheels till i looked closer ten mins later. It does look the nuts in the flesh. Little like my colour but nicer and deeper.

Congrats mate. Wonder who bought your old one.
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      09-24-2009, 02:42 AM   #11
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I have the exact same trim and you will soon realise its a pain to keep dust free. Its also seems to scratch rather easily. However, it is beautiful and goes really nice with your interior
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As I said a few weeks back Ian, lovely car, really very nice indeed.
Fantastic colour combo.
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Stunning car.....

Where is the drool smiley?

Enjoy!!
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Love the colour, love the improved arse, love the interior.

Shiny, shiny, shiny!

Savour that because you won't see it again without some effort!
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About time you got rid of that oil burning piece of shit and got a decent car.
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It's clearly stunning but is it new? I'm sure you've had that since I've been on here.

What have I missed?!
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Sexy, sexy, sexy colour!! What is that 'fleck' to the paint? Bluey purple??
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Lovely car, very nice colour.

Hope you enjoy it!
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It's clearly stunning but is it new? I'm sure you've had that since I've been on here.

What have I missed?!
Ian's jad it 3-4 weeks now. First time he mentioned it was in this thread. Few of us at Cambs saw it and were suprised as he hadnt mentioned he was getting it!

Looks stunning in the flesh.
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hmi1750 cool! is this a new car?
Cheers, no it was registered in Nov 08 and is ex BMW

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M3-FAST Looks spot on Ian!! I knew I hadn't missed the 'my new car thread'
Most of the ex-management cars are very well spec'd
The paint colour looks fantastic
Cheers Paul, and you sussed very quickly

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daveyM3 Looks mint congrats!
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E902717 Looks the DOGS!!!!
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PhilL Now THAT I like! Congrats, it looks lovely in that colour combo.
Thanks fellas



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ed335d Nice one Ian - was wondering what you were up to!
I'm surprised you did'nt suss it out Ed

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NFS That looks lovely. I think the piano black trim looks brilliant with cream leather.

BMW are marketing a similar combo as the 'pure white' back on the new z4.

Fantastic car - congrats.
Cheers Simon, and the interior does look a bit special

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Nickleback Great car, great choice, great combo - just luv that individual colour Ian
Enjoy
Cheers Mike, if I'm passing I'll give you a bell, and you can see her in the flesh.Good luck Mike

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dxb335d Ian pulled up at Cambs meet IN this bad boy and asked me what I noticed. I just thought it was his old car without G-POwer wheels till i looked closer ten mins later. It does look the nuts in the flesh. Little like my colour but nicer and deeper.

Congrats mate. Wonder who bought your old one.
Cheers Carl, and I thought it was just me that was colour blind
The old one is still at the Dealers, some minor work to be carried out, but the map will still be on it, so someone will get a surprise!

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DonM3 I have the exact same trim and you will soon realise its a pain to keep dust free. Its also seems to scratch rather easily. However, it is beautiful and goes really nice with your interior
Yes it can be a pain, but I spend plenty of time in traffic, so I get plenty of time for the carwork, and it's a small price to pay.

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sheps As I said a few weeks back Ian, lovely car, really very nice indeed.
Fantastic colour combo.
You did Si, thanks again. GO KARTING!!!!!!

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misterS3 Stunning car.....

Where is the drool smiley?

Enjoy!!
Thanks. When is your new car arriving, or you keeping schtum too?

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- Paul - Very nice - hows the performance differ from the old car?
Well as you can imagine the difference is quite dramatic,however it's still a awesome bit of kit.
The major difference is the MPG, my mapped car was certainly more efficient, probably by some 4-5 mpg!
I know the answer though and the extra power is just a useful consequence

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Love the colour, love the improved arse, love the interior.

Shiny, shiny, shiny!

Savour that because you won't see it again without some effort!
Thanks Alan.
Well Bryan at http://www.driveandshine.co.uk/ gave it the once over, and that will provide a good base that will last some considerable time.
The odd top up with Blackfire or similar will keep it looking good.
I have some Dodojuice on order, I'll see how good that is.
Thanks.

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willhollin About time you got rid of that oil burning piece of shit and got a decent car.
You always talk sense Will

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neo871 Great car Ian!
Cheers Andrei, see you next year

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AndyN Lovely car, very nice colour.

Hope you enjoy it!
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Dannyrado Sexy, sexy, sexy colour!! What is that 'fleck' to the paint? Bluey purple??
Depends on your eyes, but that's about right, cheers.

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335diesel It's clearly stunning but is it new? I'm sure you've had that since I've been on here.

What have I missed?!
Thankyou

It is very similar to my previous one which was Sapphire black, so it's easy not to notice the difference.
But yes it is new to me by about 3/4 wks.
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