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Laguna Seca Blue Formally Returns On The BMW M3

Laguna Seca Blue Formally Returns On The BMW M3


Rejoice! One of the crucial fascinating BMW colours has formally returned. Made well-known by the M3 E46, Laguna Seca Blue can now be ordered on the G80. You too can have it on the M3 Touring G81 in addition to on the M4 G82 Coupe and G83 Convertible. The beautiful shade of blue comes from a time when the corporate took inspiration from legendary hint tracks for the names of its colours.

Within the case of Laguna Seca Blue (codenamed 448), it takes after the long-lasting Laguna Seca circuit in California. Constructed again in 1957, the monitor beforehand had Mazda branding earlier than being renamed WeatherTech a couple of years in the past when the automotive equipment producer grew to become the first sponsor.

The M3 E46 wasn’t the one mannequin from that period to come back in Laguna Seca Blue for the reason that Z3 M Coupe had it as nicely. Different fashions we’ve lined up to now have included an F01 750Li,  an F30 3 Collection Sedan M Efficiency Version, and the M4 F82 Heritage Version. It has now returned on the M3 after an extended hiatus however put together to pony up $4,500 because it’s a special-order Particular person colour.

Members of the Bimmer Publish boards seen the return of Laguna Seca Blue, and a few of them have already positioned orders for M3s and M4s with this paint job. A few of you’ll recall there was a petition to carry again the colour in 2008, only some years after it went away. Quick ahead to 2024, the colour is on the market within the BMW Particular person configurator (see supply hyperlink beneath) from the place we took these screenshots of the G80.

BMW sells the M3 sedan with all types of blue shades as of late, together with matte choices equivalent to Frozen Tanzanite Blue and Frozen Marina Blue Bay. There are seven extra hues out there: Arctic Race Blue, Blue Bay Lagoon, Marina Blue Bay, Borusan Turkish Blue, Sonic Velocity Blue, Blue Hera Mica, Metropolitan Blue, and Centennial Blue.

The return of Laguna Seca Blue is a pleasant shock forward of an imminent small Life Cycle Impulse for the G80. This facelift is prone to carry the M4 LCI’s headlights, flat-bottomed steering wheel, and redesigned central air vents with an illuminated contour. As well as, the Competitors model with xDrive may get an additional 20 horsepower to match the all-wheel-drive 2025 M4.

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