One-Of-A-Kind: Laguna Seca Blue 2017 BMW 330i xDrive Sports Wagon

3-Series, Tuning | December 21st, 2016 by 0
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“I actually think Santa would use this,” says Chris Marino, of Century West BMW. “After all, Santa is a pragmatic guy. Why would he want …

“I actually think Santa would use this,” says Chris Marino, of Century West BMW. “After all, Santa is a pragmatic guy. Why would he want a sleigh-pack of Mercedes, getting about 2 miles per gallon, to deliver toys to children around the planet?”

Verisimilitude notwithstanding, Marino has borne-forth another BMW masterpiece, replete with the ever-rare Laguna Seca Blue individual paint scheme. As is normally the case, the design didn’t begin and end with the paint.

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Marino went to the BMW Performance Parts catalog and up came a set of 20” Style 405 M-Performance wheels to complete the external appearance from the factory. As ‘cake-topping’ this 330i xDrive sports Black Performance Grills, Rear Diffuser, Carbon Fiber Mirror Caps, Carbon Fiber Selector Lever and interior trim, M-Performance Rocker Decals, Performance Front Splitter, Rear Spoiler, M-Performance Illuminated Door Sills and LED door-projectors.

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As equipped, this 330xi wears the M Sport Package, Drivers Assistance Package, Premium Package, Technology Package, Apple Car Play, Wireless Handset Charging, and a host of other factory goodies.

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Under the hood, the 330i xDrive B46 turbocharged powerplant, is good for 248hp and 258 ft-lbs of torque. Coupled with all-wheel drive and a wagon’s low center of gravity, this special BMW won’t just look the part, it will deliver.

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“Of course there’s also the fact that this is the only one out there, like this,” Marino points out. True to form, Marino has designed a one-off to ensure that a client won’t (ever) see another one like their car.

Perhaps it isn’t too late for Mrs. Claus to give Santa what he’s always wanted!

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