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How do you feel about get more color options for the seats on the 56? I would like to see like a red or at least a red/black combo to spice it up a little. Red seats would look awesome with some of the darker colors like the grey or even a cognac/tan or or..... also it would be nice if you could order the JCW Seats on the MC/MCS . Any thoughts on lighten up the interior colors a little? Sure you can go after market but why not have options direct from the factory that way I know it is done right.
 

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I think it would be great to have a variety of colours, I'm surprised there isn't considering how they like to say how customisable the car is! I really like some of the interiors that MINI Individual in the Netherlands have done, although I think something like that should be available from the factory - I've never been one to modify my car to that extent.
 
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I agree; if you look there are more options on the new Clubman and some are VERY very lovely! I wonder if they will filter down or if mini are trying to be a bit more premium with this model?
 
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I sure hope so. When you look at the R56 they had some pretty good color options. I am not a big fan on some of the packages but I would spend some $$$ for some nice seat color combos. Did you read this BMW? A tight German wants to open his wallet.:D:D
 

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In my opinion, the JCW sport seats should only be available in the JCW's. Probably in the minority on this, but we pay premium prices for the top model, so "some" exclusivity is warranted I believe.


That being said, I agree there should be more materials & colors to choose from. One classic look is a black car with red interior...that really pops! But, is it marketable?


Ever see a 1957 or 1959 Corvette in Black with Silver side coves & full Red interior?...absolutely gorgeous!


Manufacturers tend to go with the most broadly marketable options.
 

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02 I do agree with you some what.:D I would be nice if Mini would offer a seat that is an upgrade over the seats we have now for people that want something different in there Base or MCS they do not have to be exactly the same from the JCW.
 

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Totally agree o2 keep the jcw exclusive and yes red diamond stitched leather in a black jcw with red mirror caps and roof please mini!
 

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In my opinion, the JCW sport seats should only be available in the JCW's. Probably in the minority on this, but we pay premium prices for the top model, so "some" exclusivity is warranted I believe.


That being said, I agree there should be more materials & colors to choose from. One classic look is a black car with red interior...that really pops! But, is it marketable?


Ever see a 1957 or 1959 Corvette in Black with Silver side coves & full Red interior?...absolutely gorgeous!


Manufacturers tend to go with the most broadly marketable options.
Only the racing flag style cloth is available in non JCW. The seat design is different. Think about what BMW does with their own line. You can get an M sport package on most of their line. But you cannot get the power plant/full monte unless you get the M series. Agree to disagree;)
 

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Only the racing flag style cloth is available in non JCW. The seat design is different. Think about what BMW does with their own line. You can get an M sport package on most of their line. But you cannot get the power plant/full monte unless you get the M series. Agree to disagree;)
Yes, I thought of your old seats Peter.....like you said, the material was the same but not with JCW sport seat frames. The original/earlier "M Series" cars were exclusive...non M-cars only got M sport package treatment after the marketing boys started interjecting themselves. Times change for sure.

I think you are seeing BMW back off a little with the "package treatment" for non JCW's. The sport suspension is only available stock on the JCW now I believe. Does your new MCS had ss?
 

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We really struggled with colour choice if Im honest why BMW don't offer their own tailored Individual programme similar to M I'm not sure, But I suppose what people would want to pay for paint colour option aint going to draw the £3k BMW M charge I suppose , but would be great statement cars for mini for sure
 

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Yes, I thought of your old seats Peter.....like you said, the material was the same but not with JCW sport seat frames. The original/earlier "M Series" cars were exclusive...non M-cars only got M sport package treatment after the marketing boys started interjecting themselves. Times change for sure.

I think you are seeing BMW back off a little with the "package treatment" for non JCW's. The sport suspension is only available stock on the JCW now I believe. Does your new MCS had ss?
When I bought my E30 M3 , there wasn't an M part you could order for your standard 3 series. I think it's more geared towards BMWs balance sheet.
My 2016 has the dynamic suspension, it's interesting with the choice of suspension mods I have to date. ;)
 
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