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Old 08-12-2013, 07:49 AM
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Dark Graphite/Grey M5 - Yours? What Color?

Was passing thru Detroit area yesterday saw an awesome dark graphite looking color M5.

Color was very unique and looked awesome. Never seen that color before, was wondering what color it was that available on the M5?
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Anthracite probably, yes it was available in US
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Im likely buying a 2003 M5 that the owner told me was "carbon black". In shade looks black, in sun it is daaaaark blue. Any thoughts on this color from anyone? Is it rare? First one I seen in person.
Looks pretty sweet but Id put a new clearcoat on.
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Old 05-25-2014, 12:36 AM
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It is a limited availability color. Quite the rage among the 5 and 7 Series crowd as it's pretty amazing.

Having lived with a black BMW for almost 20 yrs though, I stay away from these dark, hard to maintain colors unless I live somewhere with great wear round weather.

Dark Graphite Metallic is the best car color I have ever owned. So easy to take care of, still looks clean after it has rained on the car.
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Old 05-25-2014, 06:22 AM
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Im likely buying a 2003 M5 that the owner told me was "carbon black". In shade looks black, in sun it is daaaaark blue. Any thoughts on this color from anyone? Is it rare? First one I seen in person.
Looks pretty sweet but Id put a new clearcoat on.
it is a very nice color in person, but if your looking for rarity not so much. Carbon Black was the second most produced number for E39 M5's. Here is reference:

http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/e39...n-spec-m5.html

Depending on what the interior color is, you could have a 1 of 7 or 1 of 500+
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Thanks guys. Bought the BEAST.

No regrets at all.
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