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The mystery gray. The king is dead, long live the king?

 
Old 04-24-2018, 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by MarkP View Post
So you saw the build sheet for the ZR1 in LA and saw that the RPO code for the paint was not Watkins Glen Gray?
Right! It just doesn't seem logical that GM would debut the ZR1 in LA and not mention that they are also debuting a new color. That just doesn't pass the sniff test to me.
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Old 04-24-2018, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by jagamajajaran View Post
Because the ZR1 in LA wasn't WGG. As such, it's only a reasonable deduction that it's the new replacement gray.
yup. Jag is spot on. Two new colors to be OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED this week. One that may have been in LA
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Originally Posted by Jeff V. View Post
The mystery deepens. The VIN for the Los Angeles car was posted to a photo gallery on CorvetteBlogger.com.

I ran the VIN, and this thing was actually built with RPO GBA - primary exterior color, black Maybe that was just a placeholder and they manually sent it to the new paint shop before it was ready? It is a pre-production, non saleable car, so that's not unheard of. All I can say is the RPOs don't list any gray, let alone new or old.
So, the one at the LA show, was this one seen at Sebring back in March?

https://www.corvetteactioncenter.com...e-zr1-number-3

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Rick Conti talking about the color of the ZR1 at the LA Auto Show being WGG at 13:47 seconds


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Originally Posted by MarkP View Post
So, the one at the LA show, was this one seen at Sebring back in March?

https://www.corvetteactioncenter.com...e-zr1-number-3
Yep, same car. VIN 0003EX.
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If this was car at the LA Auto show then it was in fact Watkins Glen Gray


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Old 04-24-2018, 02:02 PM
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Like I always say, time will tell. Fortunately this one will be revealed very soon.
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Originally Posted by jagamajajaran View Post
Like I always say, time will tell. Fortunately this one will be revealed very soon.

Think I know the other color too but.....................................
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Don't think it will beat Wadkins! It is ONE sweet azz color! Glad I have one!
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Never seen a gray I didnít like. Just hope the new shade is discernibly different than the previous. Otherwise whatís the point?
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Confirmed: GM sent out the color sample books today to dealers. based on the info from corvette action center, the new color is code GJI which matches "Shadow Gray Metallic" in the book. Looks to have a blue tint, similar to Graphite metallic on the other models from 2018


Edit, looks like it is also replacing Graphite on the new Silverados

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Confirmed: GM sent out the color sample books today to dealers. based on the info from corvette action center, the new color is code GJI which matches "Shadow Gray Metallic" in the book. Looks to have a blue tint, similar to Graphite metallic on the other models from 2018


Edit, looks like it is also replacing Graphite on the new Silverados
How about the 2nd new color
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Originally Posted by DARTH VETTER View Post
Bring back Cyber Gray Metallic and Night Race Blue.
I agree
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Originally Posted by DebRedZR1 View Post
How about the 2nd new color


There's a lot of new Blues in the book but nothing that matches GS7, the paint code that was in the order guide.


Supposed to be announced pretty soon though.
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Originally Posted by OutlawMotorsports View Post
There's a lot of new Blues in the book but nothing that matches GS7, the paint code that was in the order guide.


Supposed to be announced pretty soon though.
Thanks, I saw the color so hope it's announced soon 👍
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Originally Posted by D'ZR1 Messiah View Post
Rick Conti talking about the color of the ZR1 at the LA Auto Show being WGG at 13:47 seconds

https://youtu.be/fdihGaXiaII?t=13m47s
I donít have any knowledge of the color changes... but I do know that Conti doesnít know half as much as he thinks he knows!

I have a pretty good hunch that the answer has been discreetly provided by a couple members who do have knowledge of such things but probably donít care to explain why or how they have that info or if any one cares to believe it or not
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2 new colors are...
...to be revealed at the Bash, going on right now through the weekend.

FRIDAY APRIL 27
8:30am – 10:30am
"S8: 2019 Presentation including ZR1 & Walk Around Learn what’s new in design, interior, colors, etc. on the new model year 2019"


PLEASE tell me someone from this forum will be there to share with us!
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I'll have a report in the morning.
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As promised the new Blue and Gray
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