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      01-15-2018, 05:29 PM   #1
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Detroit 2018: BMW M5 First Edition

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Here is the F90 M5 BMW has brought out to the 2018 Detroit NAIAS - a First Edition special-edition model in Frozen Dark Red Metallic paint.

The First Edition F90 M5 is limited to 400 examples worldwide (50 for the U.S.) and features:
  • Individual high-gloss Shadow Line trim
  • Kidney grille, M gills and four tail pipes come in high-gloss black
  • M Sports Exhaust System
  • 20-inch seven-double-spoke light-alloy wheels in black
  • Piano Finish Black interior trims
  • Plaque on center console indicating the car's production number ("M5 First Edition 1/400")
  • Available with full-leather upholstery in Smoke White with red contrast stitching
BMW M5 First Edition at Detroit NAIAS




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      01-15-2018, 05:43 PM   #2
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Being Polish, I should say that white on red goes well together. Well, not this time, sadly. This color combination is difficult for my eyes. And the pitch black wheels give the car an even more "tough love" look.

With this body, a classic color combination would do. Like the azurite black with light brown leather, as in one of the earlier posts. And no black wheels, these are the worst.

Can't comment on the other merits of this car, as I haven't yet been blessed with the privilege to try. Can't imagine that any would be a flop, though.
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Of all the gorgeous reds BMW has used in the past, they chose this shade to release the fastest M ever. C'mon man!
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      01-15-2018, 06:48 PM   #5
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Being Polish, I should say that white on red goes well together. Well, not this time, sadly. This color combination is difficult for my eyes. And the pitch black wheels give the car an even more "tough love" look.

With this body, a classic color combination would do. Like the azurite black with light brown leather, as in one of the earlier posts. And no black wheels, these are the worst.

Can't comment on the other merits of this car, as I haven't yet been blessed with the privilege to try. Can't imagine that any would be a flop, though.
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That's powerfully ugly. White interiors have never worked in anything but maybe an old lady's Cadillac.
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Looks like tomato sauce.
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Love the car... I have the brakes I don't get the question mark on the shifter?
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I can appreciate it but certainly would never buy this color combo.
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I wonder if individual color can be ordered like this
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Can't wait to hear this beast!
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I think it’s beautiful. My wife has oyster leather, it’s just classier than a standard Black or brown. And the black trim pops perfectly.
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That white interior is so clean.
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That's powerfully ugly. White interiors have never worked in anything but maybe an old lady's Cadillac.
I love white interior. I really like light interiors. My Jag was on white interior and loved it!
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They should fire the colour designers for BMW...
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Hard on the eyes.
That is terrible. I really don't like color. But hey. It got us talking! So you can't blame them for that!

Once my wife saw a frozen color on an M4 and asked what happened to it.

Sometimes launch editions are just too weird.
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Nice car, but definitely not for me. I do, however appreciate the effort to push the envelope and do something unconventional with regards to a launch edition.
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Agree with the above comments, not the best combo for a first edition. Also the wheels in black are hideous. This car has some tough competition to the E63 S
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Make mine Tanzanite Blue with Opal white interior. I will worry about keeping the interior clean later (lol)

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Paint match reflectors would have to be the first mod.
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Love frozen paint jobs with black rims. Interesting color combo. But the shift lever must be smaller and more ergonomic!
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