Bimmerpost
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
2019+ BMW 3 AND 4-SERIES FORUMS (G2x Generation) Photos / Videos / Journals We got the Blues: Portimao Blue G20 vs San Marino, Yas Marina, Estoril Blue

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-17-2019, 04:56 AM   #1
BMWDavid
United_States
358
Rep
855
Posts

Drives: MSport F30
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: BMW Secret Test Facilities

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW M3 Sedan  [0.00]
2005(sold but not f ...  [5.00]
2006 X3  [0.00]
1984 633csi  [0.00]
We got the Blues: Portimao Blue G20 vs San Marino, Yas Marina, Estoril Blue

BIMMERPOST
     Featured on BIMMERPOST.com
There are quite a few great pictures of Portimau Blue in showrooms and on display at auto show booths. Here is a set of pictures and a video that give you a better visual representation of the color next to a few other BMW blues.

The online configurator shows a color that looks like it could be Estoril Blue. It's not. Portimau Blue is a slightly deeper and more vibrant blue. It appears to me that it may have a few flecks of San Marino Blue, but then again it was parked next to the CS

From left to right in the first picture:
San Marino Blue M3 CS Sedan
Portimao Blue 330i xDrive Sedan (G20)
Estoril Blue 440i Gran Coupe
Yas Marina Blue M3 Sedan with Competition Package

Enjoy!

BMW G20 3 Series in Portimao Blue vs other blues




__________________

Ask about the Sept M5 M4 CS and i8 deals
Don't spin your wheels, get the deal at BMWDavid.com
U.S. Marine Veteran supporting Bimmerpost since 2006
Appreciate 42
      02-17-2019, 11:41 AM   #2
WestCoast76
Private
Switzerland
23
Rep
97
Posts

Drives: F31 340i xdrive
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Switzerland

iTrader: (0)

Thanks a lot for sharing these pictures !

I love this new Portimao blue
Appreciate 0
      02-17-2019, 11:57 AM   #3
BMWDavid
United_States
358
Rep
855
Posts

Drives: MSport F30
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: BMW Secret Test Facilities

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW M3 Sedan  [0.00]
2005(sold but not f ...  [5.00]
2006 X3  [0.00]
1984 633csi  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by WestCoast76 View Post
Thanks a lot for sharing these pictures !

I love this new Portimao blue
You're welcome 🙂
__________________

Ask about the Sept M5 M4 CS and i8 deals
Don't spin your wheels, get the deal at BMWDavid.com
U.S. Marine Veteran supporting Bimmerpost since 2006

Last edited by BMWDavid; 02-17-2019 at 12:04 PM..
Appreciate 3
      02-17-2019, 05:50 PM   #4
Nantucket
Lieutenant Colonel
Nantucket's Avatar
Canada
1273
Rep
1,945
Posts

Drives: 2016 Alpine White M2
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Toronto

iTrader: (0)

Estoril is the best.Number one BMW Blue.
Appreciate 11
      02-18-2019, 07:18 AM   #5
JTO24
Got an 8:30 res at Dorsia
JTO24's Avatar
United_States
2189
Rep
4,179
Posts

Drives: 2018 AW M2 6MT
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: South Jersey

iTrader: (7)

Man that M3 CS looks great
__________________
CURRENT: 2018 F87 M2 6MT | Alpine White | Exec.
GONE: 2016 981 Cayman 6MT | Jet Black | X73 Sport Suspension
2015 F80 M3 DCT | Tanzanite Blue | Gold Brown | OEM+
2013 E92 M3 6MT | Mineral White | Fox Red/Black | OEM+
Appreciate 14
DeeKay346.00
BMWDavid358.00
DS_BMW488.00
Swappy143.00
dmboone254246.00
r0wr209.00
Jmpascual118.50
Vervain143.50
Simple1102.50
M00111647.50

      02-18-2019, 02:37 PM   #6
WallyE
e21e21e30e30e30e36Me46Me9 2Me92M
United_States
10
Rep
31
Posts

Drives: '11 e92M3 night blu/rust brwn
Join Date: May 2007
Location: central Virginia

iTrader: (0)

Hey David. Glad to see that you are still active with BMWs. You sold me a '11 e92 M3 , night blue over rust brown, while you were at Passport BMW.

Anyway I was wondering if you could do another side by side with the following blues: portimao, mediterranean, and tanzanite 2.

Thanks...
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 04:24 PM   #7
IND-Distribution
BMW obsessed
IND-Distribution's Avatar
United_States
3844
Rep
6,495
Posts

Drives: F90 M5
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Chicago

iTrader: (3)

Love BMW blues, thank you for posting these.
__________________


866-963-4520 FACEBOOK INSTAGRAM FLICKR
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 04:25 PM   #8
10"
Major
10"'s Avatar
1995
Rep
1,252
Posts

Drives: orange BMW 1M.
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Brooklyn

iTrader: (0)

Wow I never liked the F30 until now. It looks like a design tour de force compared to the frumpy and messy G20. What are BMW thinking?! The front grille is a disaster.
__________________
don't read this. too late...
      02-18-2019, 04:28 PM   #9
Mako
2000 M Roadster (sold), 2006 M Coupe (sold)
United_States
699
Rep
2,128
Posts

Drives: '16 M3 SO '19 Volvo XC90
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Chicago suburbs

iTrader: (0)

partial to estoril as I had a M Coupe in that and then 335i
also love san marino, this looks to be right in between tints.
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 04:33 PM   #10
DeeKay
Lieutenant
DeeKay's Avatar
Denmark
346
Rep
523
Posts

Drives: 2017 BMW 420d GranCoupe
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Denmark

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by JTO24 View Post
Man that M3 CS looks great
My eyes were glued to that as well. Amazing !
__________________
| 2017 BMW 420d GranCoupe |
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 04:34 PM   #11
am3r1ka
Private First Class
am3r1ka's Avatar
United_States
295
Rep
184
Posts

Drives: 2011 335d
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Atlanta

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 E90  [0.00]
Wow lci headlights are the best looking
__________________
Retired: 2011 328i
Appreciate 3
BMWDavid358.00
Swappy143.00

      02-18-2019, 04:34 PM   #12
psuibmw
Lieutenant Colonel
psuibmw's Avatar
United_States
1180
Rep
1,848
Posts

Drives: 2017 F15/2011 F10/2008 E90
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Baltimore, MD

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW F10 535  [4.00]
2008 BMW E90  [0.00]
David - can you leave these cars lined up like this until I come tomorrow and take a look might as well do a test drive
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 04:35 PM   #13
Jason340Msport
Captain
United_States
114
Rep
833
Posts

Drives: 2016 340i xDrive
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: BMW of Bel Air, MD

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by BMWDavid View Post
There are quite a few great pictures of Portimau Blue in showrooms and on display at auto show booths. Here is a set of pictures and a video that give you a better visual representation of the color next to a few other BMW blues.

The online configurator shows a color that looks like it could be Estoril Blue. It's not. Portimau Blue is a slightly deeper and more vibrant blue. It appears to me that it may have a few flecks of San Marino Blue, but then again it was parked next to the CS

From left to right in the first picture:
San Marino Blue M3 CS Sedan
Portimao Blue 330i xDrive Sedan (G20)
Estoril Blue 440i Gran Coupe
Yas Marina Blue M3 Sedan with Competition Package

Enjoy!
Completely agree that it has some San Marino in it. I said the same thing the first time I saw it. Can really see it when the sun hits it
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 04:36 PM   #14
vladberca
Major General
vladberca's Avatar
Romania
529
Rep
5,296
Posts

Drives: '17 jetta tdi 6mt
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Craiova

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by 10" View Post
Wow I never liked the F30 until now. It looks like a design tour de force compared to the frumpy and messy G20. What are BMW thinking?! The front grille is a disaster.
There is no F30 in these pics, but for sure you're a BMW Design Master 🙄
Appreciate 0
      02-18-2019, 04:49 PM   #15
ando
Lieutenant Colonel
ando's Avatar
United_States
882
Rep
1,645
Posts

Drives: 2015 M3
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Chicago

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2015 BMW M3  [0.00]
2018 BMW X3 30i  [0.00]
Appreciate you lining up these and taking pics. They all look great!
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 04:55 PM   #16
VMRWheels
General
VMRWheels's Avatar
1704
Rep
25,808
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Anaheim, CA

iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2013 BMW M3  [5.00]
2015 BMW M4  [0.00]
2013 BMW F30  [0.00]
2014 BMW F22  [0.00]
2013 BMW F06  [0.00]
Love me a San Marino Blue M3CS!
Appreciate 3
      02-18-2019, 04:59 PM   #17
uniqueMR
Colonel
uniqueMR's Avatar
United_States
1205
Rep
2,566
Posts

Drives: 2018 BMW M4 ZCP
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Chicago

iTrader: (0)

San Marino Blue
__________________
Currently: BMW M4 Competition & Honda Civic
Previous BMWs: 340i, M3, 740i, 745Li
Previous Others: Audi, Ducati, Honda, Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Volkswagen
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 05:25 PM   #18
Transfer
Brigadier General
Transfer's Avatar
United_States
2006
Rep
4,083
Posts

Drives: M340i, E92 M3, B9 SQ5
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Issaquah, WA

iTrader: (1)

Good job lining them up from best to worst blue.
Appreciate 4
GNALUZU487.50
Vervain143.50

      02-18-2019, 05:40 PM   #19
werdn
Private First Class
111
Rep
177
Posts

Drives: 07 X5 4.8i,11 ex E92 M3 ZCP
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Palos Verdes Peninsula (Los Angeles)

iTrader: (0)

San Marino and Interlagos Blue will always be my favorite
Appreciate 6
      02-18-2019, 05:57 PM   #20
F82PRETEND
Colonel
F82PRETEND's Avatar
916
Rep
2,683
Posts

Drives: Freya - 2018 MGM M4
Join Date: May 2006
Location: SoCal

iTrader: (5)

So the BMW paint department took San Marino and Estoril and mixed them 50/50...viola! All look good. I'll echo the Interlagos Blue comment, that was a good one!
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 06:06 PM   #21
Nomana
Major
Nomana's Avatar
1167
Rep
1,489
Posts

Drives: BMW
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: SN

iTrader: (0)

F32 is much better in front end design
Appreciate 1
BMWDavid358.00

      02-18-2019, 06:27 PM   #22
BMWDavid
United_States
358
Rep
855
Posts

Drives: MSport F30
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: BMW Secret Test Facilities

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW M3 Sedan  [0.00]
2005(sold but not f ...  [5.00]
2006 X3  [0.00]
1984 633csi  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by JTO24 View Post
Man that M3 CS looks great
It's going to a great customer in TX. I had the rare and fortunate opportunity to meet them. M enthusiasts and some of the most generous and cool people ever. It's definitely going to a good home.
__________________

Ask about the Sept M5 M4 CS and i8 deals
Don't spin your wheels, get the deal at BMWDavid.com
U.S. Marine Veteran supporting Bimmerpost since 2006
Appreciate 1
JTO242189.00

Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:44 PM.




g20
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST