You could argue everything is a copy of something these days. It's like anything in the world of design, certain trends gain popularity and you see such cues across multiple brands.
'02 ///M5 Imola Red / Imola Red '09 335i Alpine White / Coral Red
'04 E55 AMG Brilliant Silver / Anthracite
'96 318i Alpine White / Black
'01 330Ci Titanium Silver / Coral Red
'96 328i Jet Black / Black