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BMW ///M logo colors explained

Discussion in 'General Car Stuff or non-Zed Specific Stuff' started by GazHyde, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. GazHyde

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    Just read this, not sure how true it is but thought it was interesting...

    "The first Red stripe represented Texaco, the famous American oil retail brand, who had partnered with BMW during the early days of M racing. Blue represented BMW and Bavarian region. The purple was used to represent the partnership and to allow for a nice transition between the two colors, blending as some may call it.

    Once the BMW/Texaco partnership ended, BMW had to buyout Texaco for the rights to the red."
     
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    History: BMW ///M logo colors explained

    This also includes the RGB codes for the 3 colours - useful if you are trying to replicate or design something in Photoshop

    One alternative I read was that the colours are Imola Red, Estoril
    Blue and Laguna Seca, which are 3 M colours but I don't think it is?

     
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    Off topic posts moved to NSFW area.
     
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    Gaz, i give up, m badge for m car
     
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    It's a discussion about the origin of the M badge so the other posts were off topic. Moved them rather than deleting.
     
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    #7 t-tony, Dec 10, 2014
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    Did someone mention BMW logos?

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