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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 01-26-2013, 04:34 PM
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Why no "Orion Silver" for the 35 D ?

Really love this color ..but could not get it on the build site for the 35d .. Just cant see the reason ?
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:51 AM
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Really strange! It also doesn't seem available on the base model either. Must be one of those hot new colors that they hope will gravitate people towards the more expensive trims.
(At first I was not a fan of this color, but then I saw one on the road and it was gorgeous.)
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:55 AM
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I wonder if you can special order it?
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:23 AM
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Sure; $5K surcharge and a 90-150 day order cycle on special paint.

I was going to get my 650 in Orion but kept seeing the same color on Camrys everywhere so I switched to Alpine White
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Old 01-27-2013, 01:08 PM
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Its a base paint option on the 50i
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Old 01-29-2013, 10:23 AM
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they must have just taken it off.
when i built my 2013 X5 35i in Dec, that color was still on the website if memory serves me correctly
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:06 AM
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I am told by my CA that Orion Silver can be ordered on a X5 35d as a Priority 1 option.
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:02 AM
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I got the Orion Silver at no additional cost ...

Dealer can order it. I will be getting it next week. Orion Silver X5-35D
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Old 02-07-2013, 07:28 AM
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I am told by my CA that Orion Silver can be ordered on a X5 35d as a Priority 1 option.
This..
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Old 02-07-2013, 07:45 AM
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KZang .. you asking me ...
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:03 AM
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No I was trying to say it is a Priority 1 Option and should be available upon request.
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:07 AM
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KZang .. I presume P1 Option are paid options. I got my 35D with Orion Silver color "no cost". How I am sure of the "no cost" as IO changed my color one day after the deal was done, and no additional cost was added to the deal.

BTW I got the 2013 X5-35D, Orion Silver/Sand Beige, with Premium+Technology packages for $54200 + taxes
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:19 AM
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Priority 1 options are just custom options.. Whether it cost more or not depends on type of the custom option and or packages.
For your order, it maybe that this color is now available for the D models. I don't know for sure.
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:09 PM
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This is what I am getting next week ... I hope I like the Orion Silver Metallic color ...
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:53 PM
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This is what I am getting next week ... I hope I like the Orion Silver Metallic color ...
My wife got an Orion Silver X5 last month. Loves it. She bought it without seeing an actual vehicle and was a little worried. No fears, she loves it.
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Old 02-07-2013, 04:21 PM
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Our 50i Deep Sea Blue Metallic was a priority color. The two other colors that are priority one on a 50i & a 35i = Vermilion Red Metallic & Orion Silver Metallic. 35d = Deep Sea Blue & Vermilion, you would think one could order Orion Silver on a 35d per BMW NA approval, especially since there was a recent change, model year 2013?

FYI, priority 1 = sold unit (customer order), not center stock.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:12 PM
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Several D's with it for sale on Cars.com

http://www.cars.com/for-sale/searchr...02&clrId=27133

I didn't know you could order it on a X5D. I would have gotten it had my CA alerted me that it was an option
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:59 PM
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:29 AM
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That "Pink" hue over the silver gives it that feminine look!
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:53 PM
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I found one on the dealers lot. Did a search and found just a couple at dealership in and around Texas. But if you want work truck white, or everyday silver/black
they are stacked on the lots. Hard to find a color outside the box. Glad they had orion or a Range Rover would be in the garage
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Old 08-16-2013, 04:47 PM
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What does "Priority 1" mean? I don't understand how DSB and Vermillion Red could be special order. I see DSB X5s all over the place. Super popular color.
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Old 08-17-2013, 08:00 AM
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What does "Priority 1" mean? I don't understand how DSB and Vermillion Red could be special order. I see DSB X5s all over the place. Super popular color.
"Priority 1" is the dealer code for a vehicle that is sold to a particular customer. Priority 1 options are only available by special order for customers ordering their vehicles from the factory. Dealers cannot order cars with these options for their lot inventory.

Ive seen a few other DSB X5s around here, but not nearly as common as black/white/silver. I do believe that DSB is a standard color on the X3, though.
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Old 08-17-2013, 09:12 AM
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Re: Why no "Orion Silver" for the 35 D ?

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"Priority 1" is the dealer code for a vehicle that is sold to a particular customer. Priority 1 options are only available by special order for customers ordering their vehicles from the factory. Dealers cannot order cars with these options for their lot inventory.
Interesting. I've seen tons of DSB X5s in dealer stock when I was searching for my X5. Vermillion Red is a lot rarer, but I have seen a bunch of them around too.

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