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      04-18-2007, 05:19 AM   #1
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Clarification of Colour

Hi - i'm new to forum

Could someone clarify the colour of the M3 concept car shown at the Geneva motor show? Is it Space Grey?

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      04-18-2007, 07:57 AM   #2
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Hi - i'm new to forum

Could someone clarify the colour of the M3 concept car shown at the Geneva motor show? Is it Space Grey?

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The colour of the Geneva e92 is chrome shadow. It will not be a production colour as its too expensive and prone to chips etc.

I understand the 'y' spoke csl wheels are not available either.
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      04-18-2007, 08:12 AM   #3
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Hi and thanks for info - disappointing!

Would Space Grey be the nearest colour or if not, wot would be?

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S/ Grey would be the closest but still a long way from chrome shadow! Titanium silver would be the closest if it was offered but sadly not.
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I would say it kinda is since its a darker grey, but chrome shadow is designed to show all angles of the car no matter what lighting hits it so you can see the lines & curves whereas space grey kind of blends in the lines if the light isn't hitting it in the angle...
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So what would be the best colour to choose (including from BMW exclusive range) if I wanted it to look like the Geneva concept colour?

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toss up b/w space grey & M exclusive is silverstone II.....but neither are going to look like the geneva closest is again SG
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Sparkling Graphite seems closest to me. Just my opinion.
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Hi i am in the same boat , that chrome shadow is of da hook! :rocks: , n think space grey is the closest, its to difficult to judge on a LCD screen due to differing brightness levels and contrast ratios, but sparkling graphite seems like the gunmetal grey i had on my nissan 300zx TT, and cosmos grey on the the lexus is200, which in the sun light were amazing but on dull days looked dark & dull, i think sparkling graphite shares the pigmentation of space grey but sits in between grey and black in contrast, so i think it is space grey but darker?? just what it seems like to me, but they only way to be sure like someone already has said is to see all three colours in person, but i am gonna go with space grey as i think it will show all the details off and give a good contrast to the roof! interior am gonna go with palladium and carbon look leather for the trim, some may say boring but i think it all kinda contrasts well! cheerz!
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I think it'll look great, but I don't like palladium...but it'll probably not be as bad in person...
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I think it'll look great, but I don't like palladium...but it'll probably not be as bad in person...
Thanks, woz consedering fox red! but i think i may go off it, as this will be a DD, plus my wife does not like it that much, to loud is what she says! so i dont mind passing it up as she has nearly given green light for the car!! haha!
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