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

 
Old 04-27-2018, 12:25 PM
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Was hoping it was nightfall gray
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Old 04-27-2018, 12:34 PM
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I do like that blue
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As promised the new Blue and Gray


Oh damn.. I'm ordering myself one of those blue ones ASAP.


It's even named after my home track
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Originally Posted by OutlawMotorsports View Post
Oh damn.. I'm ordering myself one of those blue ones ASAP.


It's even named after my home track
I'd like too but it's not avail until October
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Originally Posted by DebRedZR1 View Post
I'd like too but it's not avail until October


That's annoying..
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Old 04-27-2018, 03:00 PM
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That's annoying..
by the time I get my allocation it may be fall
Close up pic from a friend. It's metallic
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Originally Posted by DebRedZR1 View Post
I'd like too but it's not avail until October
-Which color? and what do you know? Share with the class...
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Photos from the presentation...inside lighting.










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-Which color? and what do you know? Share with the class...
See Jag's post below 🏁
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I thought the Shadow Gray actually looked deeper that Watkins Glen Gray. It's a very classy new color.
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As to answer to the first of the two questions in this thread, was the ZR1 coupe revealed in LA, and shown in many places since, Watkins Glen Gray Metallic?

NO!

As to answer to the second of the two questions in this thread, was/is the ZR1 coupe revealed in LA, the new gray — which we today learned is officially called Shadow Gray Metallic?

NO!

I talked with Harlan 1 to 1 today and when I asked him these two questions, he smiled, and said, “NEITHER. He said “that the ZR1 coupe revealed in LA and shown in many places since was/is not Watkins Glen Gray Metallic, nor was/is it Shadow Gray.”

He went on to add that it was supposed to be Shadow Gray, but it ended up being a tweener color.

So bottom line, every one of us who made a guess it was WGGM or a guessed it was/is the new/today announced gray, well we were all 100% wrong — both in this thread and in the earlier one on this same question.

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One of my earlier comments was that the LA ZR1 wasn't WGG. I got that part right. My "reasonable deduction" that it was the new gray was both incorrect and correct at the same time. Yes, it was a new gray in the sense that is wasn't WGG, so it must be a new one. No, it wasn't the new gray in the sense that it wasn't the exact gray revealed at the Bash today. Fun times, my friends!

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For those interested I did some pshop work prior to GM finally updating it's BYO website with Shadow Gray. Time will tell if mine or theirs is more accurate. I do know their other color illustrations are ****-poor compared to the real colors. I used the published pics of the Shadow Gray pucks next to WGG ones at The Bash.



GM's, from their website:

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Palantirion, is that first image the Shadow Gray and the second the WGG? OMG that first image is SUCH a beautiful gray-blue. I love my WGG GS, but dang dude. From someone that was hooked on, first Electron Blue (C5) and then Le Mans Blue (C6), I "settled" for WGG in 2017 because it was too hard to find the Admiral Blue when I bought the car. Now I wish I waited for that Shadow Gray.
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Old 07-17-2018, 08:26 PM
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Palantirion, is that first image the Shadow Gray and the second the WGG? OMG that first image is SUCH a beautiful gray-blue. I love my WGG GS, but dang dude. From someone that was hooked on, first Electron Blue (C5) and then Le Mans Blue (C6), I "settled" for WGG in 2017 because it was too hard to find the Admiral Blue when I bought the car. Now I wish I waited for that Shadow Gray.
They should have just added the shadow gray if they felt the need for blue gray and not cut the best gray they have put out to date.
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Old 07-17-2018, 08:29 PM
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Originally Posted by IAIA View Post
Palantirion, is that first image the Shadow Gray and the second the WGG? OMG that first image is SUCH a beautiful gray-blue. I love my WGG GS, but dang dude. From someone that was hooked on, first Electron Blue (C5) and then Le Mans Blue (C6), I "settled" for WGG in 2017 because it was too hard to find the Admiral Blue when I bought the car. Now I wish I waited for that Shadow Gray.
- If you are referring to the samples from The Bash, the more blue one is Shadow Gray. Notice that it turns more cyan in direct light and more blue in shadow.
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Old 07-18-2018, 11:28 AM
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They should have just added the shadow gray if they felt the need for blue gray and not cut the best gray they have put out to date.
color is subjective lol.. that statement above is hysterical.

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No shadow gray cars on the street yet? Is this color shared with any other GM cars under a different color name?
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Originally Posted by 16/C7Z View Post
color is subjective lol.. that statement above is hysterical.
After having plenty of grays. The WGG is easy the best I have seen and many others feel the same way. Look at the sales numbers #1 seller on the Z06 in 2017. SO it is a true statement not a hysterical one.
They replaced with a blue-gray that is rather bland. Hide and watch it will never match the sales of the WGG.

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Originally Posted by elegant View Post
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I talked with Harlan 1 to 1 today and when I asked him these two questions, he smiled, and said, “NEITHER. He said “that the ZR1 coupe revealed in LA and shown in many places since was/is not Watkins Glen Gray Metallic, nor was/is it Shadow Gray.”

He went on to add that it was supposed to be Shadow Gray, but it ended up being a tweener color.

So bottom line, every one of us who made a guess it was WGGM or a guessed it was/is the new/today announced gray, well we were all 100% wrong — both in this thread and in the earlier one on this same question.
Boy, I am getting a little worried after seeing photos of GJI on the Cadillac. I sure hope the colors at the bash were not "tweener" colors.
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