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      10-16-2019, 07:38 PM   #1
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Picked up 2020 Ametrin Metallic today

Just picked her up today after a 2 month wait.
First impressions:
- Butter smooth - everything from the transmission to the ride
- Was a bit apprehensive about the air suspension after hearing quite a few people talk about how floaty it made the car feel. Glad to say it provides such a smooth ride and doesn't feel float at all. Don't get me wrong, this is no athlete, but I have an m340i on order for that purpose.
- Love this color
- Once I was able to position the seats to my liking, they were super comfortable
- Extremely quiet cabin

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VAEW Ivory White Extended Merino Leather
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      10-17-2019, 07:13 AM   #2
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      10-17-2019, 10:30 AM   #3
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Very nice - I saw this color in person the other day and pictures don't do it justice. I would probably order it on my next X5. It is an extremely unique color - there is nothing else like it on the road.
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      10-17-2019, 08:20 PM   #4
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Very nice - I saw this color in person the other day and pictures don't do it justice. I would probably order it on my next X5. It is an extremely unique color - there is nothing else like it on the road.
Definitely agree. It's one of those colors that changes based on the lighting. It can be a very dark wine color, or a reddish tint, and sometimes almost purple.
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Really is a unique color, and haven't really been able to capture it:

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      10-18-2019, 04:52 PM   #6
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Really is a unique color, and haven't really been able to capture it:
I think maybe the only way to capture it is to take a video of it in motion. That color just looks too different in different situations.
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Its a color that you must see in person, great choice!
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I was excited when the color came out as I was thinking it would be the color of my next one. I went to see it in person and was really disappointed in it for some reason. I keep looking at the pics I took that day and am leaning heavily towards it again and will have to see it in person once again. Unfortunately the wife calls it a "hideous color" so I have some winning over to do there should I still want to get it. LOL
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I was excited when the color came out as I was thinking it would be the color of my next one. I went to see it in person and was really disappointed in it for some reason. I keep looking at the pics I took that day and am leaning heavily towards it again and will have to see it in person once again. Unfortunately the wife calls it a "hideous color" so I have some winning over to do there should I still want to get it. LOL
It's definitely different I'll give you that lol.

My wife and I actually had the opposite reaction, in pictures we were on the fence about it. Once we saw it in person we were sold. I think the only concern we had was that in certain light it looks very purple, but having had it for nearly a week now I can say that hasn't been an issue (although Chicago isn't really known for scorching sunlight, so perhaps our purple day is yet to come).

Most people that see it are a bit confused and think it's a shade of maroon, and I suppose that's the beauty of it, it looks different in different situations.
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My wife and I actually had the opposite reaction, in pictures we were on the fence about it. Once we saw it in person we were sold. I think the only concern we had was that in certain light it looks very purple, but having had it for nearly a week now I can say that hasn't been an issue (although Chicago isn't really known for scorching sunlight, so perhaps our purple day is yet to come).
Yes, also the opposite in expectations/hope. I was actually hoping for it to be more purple since it shows that way in some pictures and when I first saw it I thought it from afar in the shadow it looked brown. We have a lot of sunshine here in CO so I may get the purple hues more often than not.

Enjoy yours, nice build.
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Its actually fairly dark in normal lighting - in fact in light shade it looks almost black. Spouse calls it "boysenberry."

Case in point, although not the best lighting or shot - it really is a dark color though:

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Congrats! This color was never offered here in China.
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Congrats, love the color!
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