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BMW 335i with M Performance accessories at Paris show

BMW is showing off a 2012 BMW 335i (F30) sedan at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, kitted out with the full M Performance accessories. The accessories give the F30 flagship sedan a definite stealthy yet aggressive personality.

Showcasing a distinct black and white colour scheme, the BMW 335i with full M Performance options is one desirable package. The options aren’t limited to the obvious cosmetic enhancements either.

BMW M Performance offers a bespoke sports exhaust system, lowered M sports suspension, and a revised interior with an M steering wheel, M gear knob, special carpet and floor mats, and a set of bucket-style seats.

In terms of visual amplifiers though, M Performance offers a full carbon fibre bodykit including a sharp front lip spoiler with its own air intakes. At the back there’s a chunky diffuser and a neat lip spoiler on the boot lid. A set of black side skirts complete the picture.

Other highlights include a set of 20-inch ‘Style 405’ M lightweight alloy wheels with machined spokes and black rims. These hide huge 18-inch M Performance disc brakes.

Under the bonnet, the 3.0-litre TwinPower turbocharged inline six produces 225kW of power and 400Nm of torque. BMW hasn’t mentioned any specific power changes with the accessories.

M Performance options are simply awaiting the approval of the Australian Design Rules before they become available in Australia. Accessories are developed for other variants in the range too, including the 320d which is available with an ECU power boost (more details here).

We’re sure a lot of 3 Series customers would be only too eager to tick a few option boxes here.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.