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Why so much Chrome on a 'Sport' model? [View Article]    (Score: 1, Normal) 09-06-2012 17:16
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Don't understand why there's so much chrome on a sport model. Grill, trunk garnish, door handles, door/window trim.

Why wouldn't you do body color grill, door handles, & trunk trim, with simply black window/door trim. In BMW-speak, they call it 'shadowline' trim.

Would also go with darker colored wheels and different grill (probably honeycomb like the coupe). Don't get keeping the luxury bling on the Sport model.

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Re: Why so much Chrome on a 'Sport' model? [View Article]    (Score: 1, Normal) 09-07-2012 09:23
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typer_801 wrote:
Don't understand why there's so much chrome on a sport model. Grill, trunk garnish, door handles, door/window trim.

Why wouldn't you do body color grill, door handles, & trunk trim, with simply black window/door trim. In BMW-speak, they call it 'shadowline' trim.

Would also go with darker colored wheels and different grill (probably honeycomb like the coupe). Don't get keeping the luxury bling on the Sport model.



Because the car would look damn cheap. Shadowline trim is ad speak for save money and give the people less but make them think it is "premium". Lets set our sights higher as did this new Accord. Go buy a stripped down BMW pay top dollar thinking sport. One can also take a can of Krylon (black), some masking tape, and create their own DX model in the Accord.


 
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