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      08-30-2019, 02:53 PM   #67
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Does anyone know if this will be a colour option on the X6M or on any BMW ?

If not are there paint shops that will do it ?
I would imagine it's a road hazard...
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Vantablack painted BMW X6/BMW X5 Protection XR6

Pretty interesting, cool to see more information about the factory armored BMW "Protection" line as well.

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clee1982 makes a very good point. This paint is a road hazard. Even driving at night, it's helpful to see the car's silhouette. What would other drivers see when X6 painted in VantaBlack is in the blind spot?

The marketing buzz around Vantablack paint is undoubtedly a result of BMW wanting to maintain brand awareness. I just hope it's not at the expense of building better suspensions or asking suppliers to maintain quality of parts, like high pressure fuel pumps.
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clee1982 makes a very good point. This paint is a road hazard. Even driving at night, it's helpful to see the car's silhouette. What would other drivers see when X6 painted in VantaBlack is in the blind spot?

The marketing buzz around Vantablack paint is undoubtedly a result of BMW wanting to maintain brand awareness. I just hope it's not at the expense of building better suspensions or asking suppliers to maintain quality of parts, like high pressure fuel pumps.
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Does anyone know if this will be a colour option on the X6M or on any BMW ?

If not are there paint shops that will do it ?
Vbx2 isn't available for civilian purchase and requires a Military Export Control Licence to acquire. It's also extremely expensive...approx $75k per liter.
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I really like the way this looks!
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Wow didn't know this was a photograph of a real car. This will turn heads on the street. Is this glossy or matte black? How does it feel to the touch?
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When I saw the video first thing that came to my mind was the movie "Who framed Roger Rabbit." Don't ask me why...
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I hated it at the beginning of the video. I loved it by the end! But given that the paint job cost more than the car, it's way out of my league.
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If I would use the Vantablack on any of the new BMWs, it would definitely be on the grille.

They used it everywhere EXCEPT on the grille...
Instead, they are lighting up the grille! They have different mindsets.
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Instead, they are lighting up the grille! They have different mindsets.
BMW AG Likes Big Grilles and They Cannot Lie ......

" Oh my god... look at that grille.. it is so big... " It looks like one of those rap guys whips... who understands those rap guys ..."


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Does anyone know if this will be a colour option on the X6M or on any BMW ?

If not are there paint shops that will do it ?
Vbx2 isn't available for civilian purchase and requires a Military Export Control Licence to acquire. It's also extremely expensive...approx $75k per liter.
75K/ liter... pocket change for most of us
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This is fucking retarded
it's made for satellites and military applications so how is it dumb? sure BMW is trying to get press but otherwise it's pretty cool
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Does anyone know if this will be a colour option on the X6M or on any BMW ?

If not are there paint shops that will do it ?
Vbx2 isn't available for civilian purchase and requires a Military Export Control Licence to acquire. It's also extremely expensive...approx $75k per liter.
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Does anyone know if this will be a colour option on the X6M or on any BMW ?

If not are there paint shops that will do it ?
Vbx2 isn't available for civilian purchase and requires a Military Export Control Licence to acquire. It's also extremely expensive...approx $75k per liter.
75K/ liter... pocket change for most of us
Lol, let me sell the house to paint mine car
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