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      09-22-2013, 07:40 PM   #1
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I spotted a white wrapped BMW F80 M3 hiding blue color underneath

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Hey guys!
Today I spotted this F80 M3 on my way back home. Thought I should share it with you!

First thing what came in my mind was: "Yes, I'm the first who can show a picture of the redline!" But as I came closer and looked into the car, the whole speedo was blacked out and nothing was to see! I think it wasn't a full Black Panel Display, because it looked like there wasn't any speedo at all, only a Head-Up Display..

So I looked around and noticed that the white colour was only foil! There was a blue colour underneath, which didn't looked like EB, so I guess it's the new Yas Marina Blue. Maybe you can see it in the pictures when zoomed to the headlights or to the beginning of the side skirts.

Then the driver came and I had a small conversation with him, about the engine and how it feels to drive. He didn't say anything about HP, torque or engine configuration, but maybe we will know more in this week anyway.

As he stepped in the car I could see that the seats had a leather/cloth-combination, which looked pretty good, but hard to describe.. The outer part was black leather with contrast stitching and the inner part was cloth with some "dots" in ///M colours. Sorry, but I'm very bad at describing.

I forgot to take a video as he started up and drove away But I can tell you that it sounded awesome! Not like any 335i, 535i or M135i I heard. More higher pitched and very raspy to my ears!

One last thing: The fenders are huge, as you can see!!!!

If you have any questions, which I could answer, let me know.
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This looks to be the M3 prototypes which we previously thought appeared as "Frozen White" (spy pics). We've posted above a magnified photo of the front fascia, which indeed shows that this car is wrapped in white.


F80 M3 Wrapped in White


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      09-22-2013, 07:46 PM   #2
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we need the pic of the tachometer.
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we need the pic of the tachometer.
+1 Thanks for the pics though
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      09-22-2013, 07:59 PM   #4
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Seriously guys, there was no tachometer!
I couldn't believe my eyes...
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      09-22-2013, 08:16 PM   #5
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Maybe it has digital tachometer.
Pics look awesome. Thanks for uploading.
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Very nice pictures, it's the first one I can recall seeing with a sunroof.
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Awesome find and pics. Wish I could make out the blue color better though. I and you forgot to ask him how the F he got that job!!!
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Awesome find and pics. Wish I could make out the blue color better though. I and you forgot to ask him how the F he got that job!!!
Actually I did, but he had no answer
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Just so I understand correctly. Are you saying that the car is actually painted blue and covered with big white stickers that is then covered with the swirly camo? Wow, why on earth would they do that?
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Just so I understand correctly. Are you saying that the car is actually painted blue and covered with big white stickers that is then covered with the swirly camo? Wow, why on earth would they do that?
That's what I tought! But maybe they wanted to see how the new colour looks on the car, tried it out on this one and then put a foil on it so that nobody can see the colour before launch?

You can see it, if you look closely.
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Wow, I can see it now and it might have come about as you say. Thanks for the good pix! The car looks great.
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Hmm doesn't really look like a bright baby blueish color... so unfortunately it might not be the laguna seca blue successor we were all hoping for.
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To the OP, from these blues whcih one would you say is the closest from the little peak you got?

http://medias.motorsport-passion.com...eColorsBMW.jpg
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To the OP, from these blues whcih one would you say is the closest from the little peak you got?

http://medias.motorsport-passion.com...eColorsBMW.jpg
I'd say a bit of a mixture between EB and LS. But it's hard to tell from that little peak I got. So don't take my guessing serious

I should have pulled the foil of!!
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Ah retrospec. Always 20/20.

Hoping for LSB successor
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I'd say a bit of a mixture between EB and LS. But it's hard to tell from that little peak I got. So don't take my guessing serious

I should have pulled the foil of!!
Thanks! Sounds like maybe the M5's Monte Carlo blue?
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The more I see being revealed, the more I dislike it.
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Seriously guys, there was no tachometer!
I couldn't believe my eyes...
When you say this, did it have a blackout panel like the 5 series? In that you could see the rings and the needles, but no numbers?

Also, did you look at much of the interior or was it covered? If so, did it look at all different from a standard F30?

Thanks! Must have been exciting!!!
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Due to the m3 and m4 difference and based on how slightly different e90 m3 and e92 m3 looked, i expect this year's M3 and M4 to definitely be a little bit more different in front and rear facia.
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Looks like guy was slacking off and visiting a friends house. Maybe bathroom break
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