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      11-03-2020, 09:13 AM   #23
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This is simply not true, and I even included a screen shot from the UK configurator for your benefit! You're getting confused with the 300 M Technology Package!

Instead of posting incorrect information and confusing people, I suggest you have a look at the UK online configurator. Below is a screen shot. If you spec an M340i, it even has the red calipers configured by default. You can then switch to blue calipers as a no-cost option.
The grabs I posted were from the UK configurator, 330e.

So please don't tell me that what I posted isn't true, and that I'm getting confused.

Here: https://configure.bmw.co.uk/en_GB/configid/b8w2c8i2
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      11-03-2020, 09:21 AM   #24
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The grabs I posted were from the UK configurator, 330e.

So please don't tell me that what I posted isn't true, and that I'm getting confused.

Here: https://configure.bmw.co.uk/en_GB/configid/b8w2c8i2
That's for a 330e. The OP is ordering an M340i and the discussion is for the M340i. It's literally in the thread title.
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      11-03-2020, 09:30 AM   #25
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Yep - so we've established that it's model dependent.

Great to know.

Thanks for being so friendly.
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      11-03-2020, 09:45 AM   #26
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Yep - so we've established that it's model dependent.

Great to know.

Thanks for being so friendly.
You started it by saying "like I said" and not listening to what people were saying. Seeing as the thread specifically mentions M340i, it would seem obvious what we were talking about. I even posted a screen shot of the UK configurator but you still wouldn't listen.

But anyway, I can see where the confusion lies if it varies by model.
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      11-03-2020, 12:47 PM   #28
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Red. Stunt on 2020 owners. ;-)
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Red. Stunt on 2020 owners. ;-)
Until the 2020 owners rev a little and the sweet sound of their exhaust bellows out
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      11-03-2020, 12:54 PM   #30
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Red. Stunt on 2020 owners. ;-)
Until the 2020 owners rev a little and the sweet sound of their exhaust bellows out
Oh I was waiting for this come back!
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      11-03-2020, 04:17 PM   #31
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Until the 2020 owners rev a little and the sweet sound of their exhaust bellows out
WOAH!!! 21s have a different exhaust? In the US or is this a UK thing? I missed the memo... gotta refile my TPS reports now
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WOAH!!! 21s have a different exhaust? In the US or is this a UK thing? I missed the memo... gotta refile my TPS reports now
Different tuning probably as a result of the 48v mild hybrid addition for 2021. No more pops and burbles lol
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      11-04-2020, 08:37 AM   #33
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Until the 2020 owners rev a little and the sweet sound of their exhaust bellows out
WOAH!!! 21s have a different exhaust? In the US or is this a UK thing? I missed the memo... gotta refile my TPS reports now
Everyone says it's software. Check the threads on the B58 forum.
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      11-08-2020, 07:16 PM   #34
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I orded my M340i with Red Calipers ( Portimao blue, Cognac Interior and 719M wheels with shadowline) - I can't wait to see how it looks in person since so far I've only seen the rendering on the website.
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      11-08-2020, 08:24 PM   #35
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I also just ordered portimao blue with red calipers, i think red with blue looks really good
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      04-19-2021, 05:46 AM   #36
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What is the part number for the new red callipers? I want to swap them for my blue ones.
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      04-21-2021, 01:19 PM   #37
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Everyone's here debating red vs blue and I'm over here like "I wish I could have opted for yellow..."

I have blue which is fine, matches the Tanzanite Blue or at least goes well with it, but I was strongly debating on having them repainted yellow once I do the first brake job.
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      04-22-2021, 05:20 PM   #38
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With Mineral Grey I would definitely go red. Yesterday I took delivery of my Oxide Grey 330e Touring, and I chose red.



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That oxide grey is stunning! You guys across the pond get all the good colors (or colours, if you prefer).

I agree with what most have said, red will pop more on Mineral Gray. I also just put in my order for MG with the shadowline package.
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      05-13-2021, 08:37 PM   #39
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Red FTW!!
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      05-15-2021, 07:12 AM   #40
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Red callipers with mineral white is great too and if you are able to spec red seats, they link up. I have a G22 in build with the Fiona Red / Black extended leather and am expecting (hoping) for an excellent look. Blue callipers would have been a clash. Pics will follow, hopefully next month.
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They're neither "higher spec" nor a "350 option in the UK", and I've no idea why you're saying they are. It's simply a choice whether you want blue or red.



With Mineral Grey I would definitely go red. Yesterday I took delivery of my Oxide Grey 330e Touring, and I chose red.



I love Oxide Grey - wondering whether I should have gone for it rather than my rather common Tanzanite!?
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      05-16-2021, 09:29 AM   #42
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My vote is red. It works with most colors best. Just my 2 cents
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When I had red calipers I wanted the blue. Now I have blue I want the red.
Lol!
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      10-14-2021, 03:45 AM   #44
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I've got blue on my oxide gray G21 330e.
Red is too standard for me on all cars and blue is a nice change, especially for bmw imho.
it also is a nice combo with the laser light being blue striped
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