So are you one of the lucky 30 owners of the ultra limited edition BMW M3 Frozen Gray Special Edition?

Needless to say, we envy you for scooping up such an awesome car. On the other hand, we just learned that maintenance for that sick paint job is a little more complicated than any of us expected.

According to Bimmerfile, owners of the limited run M3 will be required to sign a ‘paint agreement’ that explicitly states that the warranty for the Frozen Gray M3 does not cover the paint in the event that it’s damaged by extenuating circumstances like environmental damage, negligence, lack of maintenance or proper care, or improper repairs. BMW even went as far as bullet-pointing the number of ways that you can keep the exclusive paint job looking brand-spankin’ new.

Check out the maintenance specifications after the jump.

First of all, never polish or wax the frozen gray paint as it could lead to a glossy surface.

Second, if you’re washing your frozen gray M3 in an automatic car wash, choose a car wash that does not apply vehicle wax. Rinse the M3 with high-pressure water to remove dirt before sending it through the automatic car wash to avoid scratches from sand, dust, and other micro-particles.

Third, remove bugs, bird poo, tree sap, tar, fuel spills, or oil immediately using a soft sponge.

Fourth, avoid strong rubbing while cleaning the frozen paint. BMW sells suitable products for maintaining the frozen paint at your local dealer.

Lastly, repairs to the paint (scratches, dents, etching) must be completed by a BMW trained body shop. Most auto body shops will not be capable of repairing the frozen gray paint.

So yeah, enjoy your ride, fellas. That’s a lot of complicated things to follow and, if you’re up to it, you’re going to have a hell of a time trying to keep your prized ride in tip-top condition. We bet people out there who were able to purchase the frozen gray M3 wish they knew of these pointers ahead of time.

Source: Bimmer File

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  (221) posted on 09.13.2010

By the time they read about this, they have already experienced the warning most people who owned a frozen gray painted bmw would not ever want.

  (1333) posted on 08.31.2010

well i guess that’s what the BMW wanted to tell to the Frozen gray M3 owners.

  (647) posted on 07.20.2010

dang.. another bucks needed to spent just to wash this baby.

  (407) posted on 07.19.2010

Electronic Stability Control is standard equipment on the 5 series, together with a driver-set speed limitation device. A seatbelt reminder system is also standard equipment and covers all seating positions.

  (515) posted on 07.18.2010

wow...i would drive two towns over to pick up groceries just to be able to drive this more!

  (666) posted on 07.14.2010

what the heck. washing this baby is more complicated than I thought.. washing with wrong auto shampoo will get your M3 glossy.. so what if you want to wash your m3? do we need to send it back to the service center just to clean it up? well i hope it’s free hehe just kiddin...

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