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      03-29-2013, 08:05 PM   #1
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I picked up my 2013 X1 today. It is bronze with tan interior. I drove it home, put it in the garage, and went for a mountain bike ride. I should get to drive it tomorrow.

I wanted the black interior but couldn't find a bronze one with black and didn't want to order it.

This is my first BMW and replaces my 2003 Saab 9-3 which I bought new and put 196,000 miles on it. I had planned to keep it until 200k but it was having some mechanical issues and I didn't want to fix it. Hopefully this will last 200k miles which is what I have put on my last two cars, and my wife put 220k on her last car.

I plan to put metal pedals on it, a trailer hitch, roof rack, tint, and hope to change the wheels out. Other than that, it will probably stay stock.

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      03-29-2013, 09:11 PM   #2
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Please post pictures as I've not seen that color. Thanks
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      03-29-2013, 10:26 PM   #3
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I was leaning Bronze before I found out you couldn't get it with M Sport.

Plenty of pics over in X1 Photos / Videos / Media

Official SPARKLING BRONZE X1 Photos Thread

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      03-30-2013, 10:17 AM   #4
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I was leaning Bronze before I found out you couldn't get it with M Sport.

Plenty of pics over in X1 Photos / Videos / Media

Official SPARKLING BRONZE X1 Photos Thread
You've linked the wrong threads. I've seen the color threads but only a few in this color and half are processed. Thanks anyway.
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      03-30-2013, 12:05 PM   #5
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You've linked the wrong threads. I've seen the color threads but only a few in this color and half are processed. Thanks anyway.
Sorry: Official SPARKLING BRONZE X1 Photos Thread
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      03-30-2013, 07:05 PM   #6
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196,000 miles in one year? That's quite amazing.
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      03-30-2013, 07:13 PM   #7
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196,000 miles in one year? That's quite amazing.
Must have been strapped to the Mars Orbiter!
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      03-30-2013, 07:44 PM   #8
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I am a traveling salesman and drive a lot. Or I entered 2013 instead of 2003 which is what the car title says.
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      03-30-2013, 11:52 PM   #9
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Post some pics, please. Preferably before you install the trailer hitch.
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