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      04-24-2011, 05:21 PM   #1
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First Alpine White 1M Delivered on 1addicts!

Hi guys !

I'm the lucky guy who was one of the firsts to ride a 1M. I posted my impressions and photos there : http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=510127

Then I took delievery of MY Alpine White 1M

I owned a 135i for a few months before this so I can already say that this 1M is not a super 135i but really a baby ///M !

But it is just 700km, I have to ride another 1300 to be able to talk about the whole potential of the car....

But first, enjoy a first piece of pictures

"BMW 1M in the swiss country"
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      04-24-2011, 05:25 PM   #2
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Thanks to my friend Malcolm (a belgian guy who lives in Switerland and who I "met" on a french forum......) for the pictures !

You can find much more pictures there ! http://www.flickr.com/photos/5354543...th/5650400761/


And some iphone photos:







And here it is : small video of the engine sound. But it is NOT a cold start !

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      04-24-2011, 05:41 PM   #3
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Wow great pics stunning car congratulations some really good shots
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      04-24-2011, 05:45 PM   #4
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prettiest color HANDS DOWN.

I own an AW 135i and have driven the 1er in black and I think the black just hides all the beautiful curves in the car. The white goes a lot better with everything including these weird headlights haha

congrats on the purchase and post some videos of that beast accelerating, curious to see how different it is from a 135
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love it, chris! you just made me really happy to join team AW!
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      04-24-2011, 05:46 PM   #6
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very good pics chris !!!
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      04-24-2011, 05:52 PM   #7
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Yup, some nice close-ups.

Now stop the stupid 'this is the best color' debate. There's other threads for this, and even more important: beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
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Absolutely beautiful photos and 1M!!!!!
Love the Swiss landscape!!!
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      04-24-2011, 06:02 PM   #10
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Very nice in AW!
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And you can find much more pictures there !

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Perfect.
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Very nice photos! Danke.

Is that the BodenSee in the background?
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Very nice photos! Danke.

Is that the BodenSee in the background?
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No that's the Geneva Lake
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Congrats! Love the E39 M5 lurking in the background. 2 of my favorite cars together.
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Are the seats different in feel and grip compared to the 135i sport seats?
I can't tell from the pics.

Looks very sweet!
A proper aggressive look without being gaudy.
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Are the seats different in feel and grip compared to the 135i sport seats?
I can't tell from the pics.

Looks very sweet!
A proper aggressive look without being gaudy.
No, these are exactly the same, excpet the orange stitching and logos "/ / / M " on the headrest

Some say they don't offer enough lateral support for such a sports car (0.97 G cornering!!) but as you know, you can adjust the seat to larger and personally I think that's enough .

I saw pictures of 1M prototypes with M3 seats but they finally chose those of the 135i. I do not know why ...
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thats my girl...great pics
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. . . as you know, you can adjust the seat to larger . . .
What does this mean? I haven't seen the 135 seats (we have a 335i w/sport option). Are 135 sport seats similar/better/worse than 335i sport seats?
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What does this mean? I haven't seen the 135 seats (we have a 335i w/sport option). Are 135 sport seats similar/better/worse than 335i sport seats?
Exactly the same (1er sport seats /3er sport seats/1M seats are all the same)

I tried to say "you can set the width of the seat "
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Sensational!! My AW 1M is on the ship and I can't wait. Will have to to try and match you with a photo in front of the Sydney Opera House.
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