Originally Posted by darkalley
matt colors are the most retarded option in the world. I am assuming you have never seen a matt color outside an autoshow? Bugs, roadgrim and finger prints just jump off matt colors. You can see the imperfections from 20 feet. And how about longterm reliability? i have seen a lamborghini with a matt finish with a thousand miles on it and it looked 5 years old. neat showcar option but nothing more.
I wouldn't doubt this to be true but it still looks awesome.
The only OEM matte finish I've had any experience with is on a honda 919. The tank came in a matte black and IIRC a matte gray. I do know on that particular bike honda had a warning to not wax it.