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      04-16-2012, 06:17 AM   #1
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Sneak peek at my M-Sport 120d

I get my 120d on May 3. The car has already has arrived, so I took a sneak peek in the dealers back yard the other day. The car is fresh from transport, and not washed or prepared. One of the things they will do is putting on the M-Performance twin pipe exhaust tip.
I must say the car looks really good, so I can't wait getting the key

I'll post better pictures as soon as I can lay my hand on the car
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      04-16-2012, 06:36 AM   #2
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nice car - congrats!! (I got my 118d last friday - have been smiling ever since)
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I get my 120d on May 3. The car has already has arrived, so I took a sneak peek in the dealers back yard the other day. The car is fresh from transport, and not washed or prepared. One of the things they will do is putting on the M-Performance twin pipe exhaust tip.
I must say the car looks really good, so I can't wait getting the key

I'll post better pictures as soon as I can lay my hand on the car
Do any mods need to be done to the rear diffuser in order to fit the M Performance twin exhaust tip?
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      04-16-2012, 08:52 AM   #4
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Do any mods need to be done to the rear diffuser in order to fit the M Performance twin exhaust tip?
As far as I know they have to cut out the relevant space in the diffusor. I've been assured that it is professionally done
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Do any mods need to be done to the rear diffuser in order to fit the M Performance twin exhaust tip?
As far as I know they have to cut out the relevant space in the diffusor. I've been assured that it is professionally done
Are BMW providing the exhaust tip and doing the work on the diffuser? I am taking delivery of a 118d MSport in May and want to do the same thing. How much is it costing?
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At last! I know you've been waiting quite a while, so it's good to finally see some light on the horizon...
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      04-16-2012, 10:37 AM   #7
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Are BMW providing the exhaust tip and doing the work on the diffuser? I am taking delivery of a 118d MSport in May and want to do the same thing. How much is it costing?
It is a BMW M Performance part that the dealer can retrofit before delivery. Here in Norway the price is app. NOK 6000, around GBP 600. The larger part of it is labour cost (which is ridiculous, but I am sure you get it cheaper in Britain).

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At last! I know you've been waiting quite a while, so it's good to finally see some light on the horizon...
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Are BMW providing the exhaust tip and doing the work on the diffuser? I am taking delivery of a 118d MSport in May and want to do the same thing. How much is it costing?
It is a BMW M Performance part that the dealer can retrofit before delivery. Here in Norway the price is app. NOK 6000, around GBP 600. The larger part of it is labour cost (which is ridiculous, but I am sure you get it cheaper in Britain).

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At last! I know you've been waiting quite a while, so it's good to finally see some light on the horizon...
Thanx
You'd think, but at £100 per hour, it won't be much different.

Sweet ride, cannot wait to see the finished product!
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wow, congrats superspeed!
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      04-16-2012, 05:50 PM   #10
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Congrats! The twin pipe exhaust will give a more aggressive look!
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very nice, love the inside
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      04-18-2012, 05:35 AM   #12
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nice ride ... can't wait to get my 118i
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      04-18-2012, 07:52 AM   #13
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Nice ride, great choice.
My 120d M Sport is a joy to ride and in Estoril blue a real head turner (I like to believe at least)

15 sleeps to go..!
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      04-18-2012, 09:08 AM   #14
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Thank you guys. I've downloaded the drivers manual and already read it from A - Z. Surprisingly much of it is well known from the F12, so it was a piece of cake
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Nice ride, great choice.
My 120d M Sport is a joy to ride and in Estoril blue a real head turner (I like to believe at least)

15 sleeps to go..!
I am very existed about the driving, since I only tested a 120d very short before buying. I almost regret not taking the Estoril colour, but I also love black!
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That is one hot 120d!

Nice choice!
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why does it sit at the dealer for 3 wks before u get it ?
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why does it sit at the dealer for 3 wks before u get it ?
I ordered in the beginning of February. The dealer offered delivery within 2 weeks after starting producing the M-sport option. Which would have been beginning of April.
But I settled the delivery date myself, since May 3. suits my own financial planning
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I ordered in the beginning of February. The dealer offered delivery within 2 weeks after starting producing the M-sport option. Which would have been beginning of April.
But I sat the delivery date myself, since May 3. suits my own financial planning
If it's feasible, I would consider adding on the M performance brakes since they're going to do some exhaust work also...
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why does it sit at the dealer for 3 wks before u get it ?
It takes 3 weeks for delivery from Germany + dealer prep.
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Tooo nice......makes me even more impatient for mine.
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Hi,

Im Lucas from Spain.

I have just ordered a new F20 118i M Sport metallic black and I want to know which interior look the best in your opinion: Aluminium Hexagon with estoril blue interior trim finisher, or grinding aluminum with shiny black line? I have to decide it this week...

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