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      06-25-2011, 07:42 AM   #23
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mine arrived at my detailer,
he's doing the first km's till first service


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      06-25-2011, 01:56 PM   #24
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color: Valencia Orange
production: born this week (week 25)
at dealer: mid July (week 28)
taking delivery & break-in period: September (courtesy deal with dealer: static display during the Summer)
region: Broekzele City (of all places )
age group: 40+

I was told 41 1M's were allocated to Belgian dealers and so far no plans exist for more allocations (but never say never).

Another Belgian VO: the test mule of BMW Belux (1/41 with license plate 1-BCI-854) reviewed in the Belgian car review "AutoGids"- "Le Moniteur Automobile" issue 825/1499 of June 8, 2011:
http://www.autogids.be/artikel/gedet...oupe-15435.cfm
http://www.moniteurautomobile.be/art...oupe-15435.cfm
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      06-25-2011, 02:49 PM   #25
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Thanks for the link to moniteur, it not arrive in France yet!!
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      06-25-2011, 04:37 PM   #26
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Hi to all,

I live in Luxemburg, but i bought my 1M in Belgium!


Colour: VO
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Hello did you went to Emond Arlon as myself
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      06-25-2011, 05:11 PM   #27
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mine arrived at my detailer,
he's doing the first km's till first service


Big deal
Maar spijtig om zo'n wagen met klevers te moeten bezoedelen.

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      06-26-2011, 01:15 AM   #28
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Hi there, may I know how much it costs for the high gloss black shadowline trim in Belgium? Anyone stays with the chrome trim?
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      06-26-2011, 06:46 AM   #29
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According to my purchase order, option 760 (Shadow Line hochglänzend)
= €103.31 + 21% VAT = €125.00

According to the German specs list
= €100.84 + taxes = €120.00
(description: "BMW Individual Hochglanz Shadow Line: hochglänzende schwarze Ausstattungsumfänge")
(http://www.bimmerpost.com/forums/att...9&d=1294251458).

To my understanding (judging by the pictures) the vast majority on this forum prefers the Shadow Line over the Chrome Line (or probably it's simply because the Shadow Line is a standard feature in most parts, if not any part, outside Europe).

Beware, it's an option you cannot retrofit. So you got to make up your mind before your order becomes final.

Another standard difference between European and US 1M's are front blinkers: except if mistaken, European 1M's get the white/bright ones while the US 1M's get the orange ones.
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      06-26-2011, 07:38 AM   #30
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According to my purchase order, option 760 (Shadow Line hochglänzend)
= €103.31 + 21% VAT = €125.00

According to the German specs list
= €100.84 + taxes = €120.00
(description: "BMW Individual Hochglanz Shadow Line: hochglänzende schwarze Ausstattungsumfänge")
(http://www.bimmerpost.com/forums/att...9&d=1294251458).

To my understanding (judging by the pictures) the vast majority on this forum prefers the Shadow Line over the Chrome Line (or probably it's simply because the Shadow Line is a standard feature in most parts, if not any part, outside Europe).

Beware, it's an option you cannot retrofit. So you got to make up your mind before your order becomes final.

Another standard difference between European and US 1M's are front blinkers: except if mistaken, European 1M's get the white/bright ones while the US 1M's get the orange ones.
In Hong Kong,it costs about EUR190 + 110% tax.

Why couldn't it be retrofitted? Sadly,mine is in Chrome, but it doesn't look bad with VO.

I guess we all get white/bright blinkers in Asia.
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      06-26-2011, 07:40 AM   #31
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      06-26-2011, 08:05 AM   #32
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In Hong Kong it costs about EUR190 + 110% tax.
Why couldn't it be retrofitted? Sadly,mine is in Chrome, but it doesn't look bad with VO.
I guess we all get white/bright blinkers in Asia.
Check here re chrome versus shadow line trim:
http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=542409
http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538943
http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=315680
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      06-26-2011, 10:39 AM   #33
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Hi there, may I know how much it costs for the high gloss black shadowline trim in Belgium? Anyone stays with the chrome trim?
Yeah, I have VO and chrome trim. I like chrome trim.
Here's my car, sitting at the dealer (hence the wrapping plastics) :
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      06-26-2011, 10:46 AM   #34
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      06-26-2011, 11:44 AM   #35
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yes looks nice with the chrome trim.

Enjoy it to the fullest

Seeing this you make me hesitate
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      06-26-2011, 12:26 PM   #36
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yes looks nice with the chrome trim.

Enjoy it to the fullest

Seeing this you make me hesitate
I think that VO suits the chrome trim more than the black trim, just my 2 cents
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      06-26-2011, 03:21 PM   #37
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      06-26-2011, 03:32 PM   #38
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Congratulations.
And indeed the chrome line fits better with the silver wheels.
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      06-30-2011, 09:21 AM   #39
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i ordered mine 1M in white and with an extra set of breytons race gts 20" gunmetal, and k&w springs.
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      06-30-2011, 02:36 PM   #40
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Tomorrow,I will see my 1M in VO for the first time! It has arrived, two months earlier at my belgian dealership, as it has been sheduled!!
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      06-30-2011, 02:36 PM   #41
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nice cars!!!! in the above pictures
I like the VO, but didn't dare taking it myselve,
and if I bought a white one, I would be too tempted to put some M-striping on it
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      06-30-2011, 02:39 PM   #42
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Tomorrow,I will see my 1M in VO for the first time! It has arrived, two months earlier at my belgian dealership, as it has been sheduled!!
you'll like it!!!
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      06-30-2011, 03:09 PM   #44
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Tomorrow,I will see my 1M in VO for the first time! It has arrived, two months earlier at my belgian dealership, as it has been sheduled!!


For tomorrow: stay calm, don't drool to much.... people might be watching
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