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Old 10-08-2012, 07:55 PM
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Yes your car was significantly nicer because it sounded better, you have the anthracite headliner, comfort seats, thicker steering wheel. Those trims make a significant difference.
The comments came before I started the car. I don't think they are even conscious of the anthracite headliner and steering wheel. They were just looking at the dash and console.

And, quite honestly, although I love the Cinnamon Brown, I think the black is a really nice -- perhaps even more serious -- interior. It's just that four out of my seven Bimmers have had all-black interiors, and I wanted something with a little more interest this time.

One other experience -- I had the Saddle Brown interior in my 335i coupe. That car won a People's Choice award for best interior at a concours d'elegance, and it was bone stock.

I recognize that the brown interior isn't to everyone's liking, but a lot of people react very positively toward it.
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'11 F10 550i M Sport (ED Aug 1, 2011; US deliv, Sep 12, 2011)
'08 E90 M3
'07 E92 335i: ordered Nov '06; delivered Jan '07, totaled Sep '08.
'02 E39 M5: June 2002 - June 2007
'00 E39 540i/6, '97 E39 528i, '92 E34 525i + VW, MBz, Peugeot, Toyota, Olds
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