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    Official: Mini officially reveals Frozen Black Countryman and Paceman
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    BMW has been offering Frozen editions of its cars for several years now highlighted by matte paint and very limited production, and now Mini is getting in on the game with Frozen Black versions of the Paceman and Countryman. Unlike our report from earlier in the week, these models will not wear ...

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    Official: BMW launching M Performance Editions in the UK with three new Frozen matte colors
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    If you're tired of the usual shiny paint job that appears on 99-percent of the cars on the road, a matte finish could be just what the proverbial doctor ordered. But while matte black is the common choice among the anti-gloss set, to our eyes, it can often look like someone simply forgot to apply ...

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    Detroit: Mercedes-Benz brings the matte in from the cold
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    Some things are at the fringe because they belong there. The tastes are too peculiar, the style too strange for the masses. But once in a while something emerges from the fringe into the mainstream because it deserves to be, because people learn to like it. Like matte paint finishes. Long the ...

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    BMW cuts the glare with M3 Matte Edition for China
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    Automakers have all sorts of different ways of celebrating milestone anniversaries. In the case of the M3, which turns 25 years old this year, BMW opted to roll out a series of special editions for individual markets. Japan, for example, got the Competition Fire Orange Edition. Here in the ...

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    BMW Frozen Gray M3 paint a pain, owners must sign agreement about its care?
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    2011 BMW M3 Frozen Gray Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you were one of the 30 Bimmerphiles to snag a 2011 Frozen Gray M3 Coupe last month, expect to fill out another round of paperwork before you take delivery of your new matte gray baby. BMW is apparently requiring all ...

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    Mazda MX-5 Matte and Black Special Edition is darkened hotness
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    Mazda MX-5 Matte and Black Special Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We make no effort to hide the fact that we love the Mazda Miata just the way it is. In fact, it's always been just about perfect in our eyes, as evidenced by our most recent road test of the sporty little ...

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    Mercedes-Benz SLS goes from zero to gold in seconds for Dubai show
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    2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG "desert gold" edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Over the past several years, we've seen no end of photos of high-end cars with bright chrome and gold finishes coming out of the Middle East and Russia. Until now, none of those have come that way ...

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    Swiss Army Porsche? Matte olive-green 911 (video)
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    Looking at this custom Porsche, you'd be forgiven for thinking that the Swiss army had ordered up a fleet of military-spec 911s. Then you'd quickly realize that while it may be a versatile sports car, the 911 would not be the Porsche most utile for military applications, compared with, say, the ...

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    Paris Motor Show: Lamborghini Gallardo Nera
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    Lamborghini took the black wraps off the Gallardo Nera, a special edition of their "entry level" V10 supercar. What differentiates this Gallardo from all others is primarily its color scheme. Painted in Nero Noctis (Nero Serapis in Europe), with side mirrors housings, rear spoiler, select body ...

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