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View Poll Results: Which color would you order for your .2 GT3?
Black
26
3.01%
White
75
8.67%
Guards Red
70
8.09%
Racing Yellow
26
3.01%
Carrara White Metallic
29
3.35%
Jet Black Metallic
13
1.50%
Graphite Blue Metallic
54
6.24%
Rhodium Silver
13
1.50%
Sapphire Blue Metallic
44
5.09%
Agate Grey Metallic
25
2.89%
GT Silver Metallic
97
11.21%
Carmine Red
49
5.66%
Chalk / Crayon
108
12.49%
Lava Orange
23
2.66%
Miami Blue
91
10.52%
PTS, or take this allocation and shove it!
122
14.10%
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.2 GT3 COLOR POLL

 
Old 03-13-2017, 12:32 AM
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Chalk will be a crap shoot on a $180K car but so was UV on RS.
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Old 03-13-2017, 05:59 AM
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Originally Posted by GT3 KSA View Post
This looks awesome! In videos though does not look like the sample you shared

Is the chalk / crayon on GT3 slightly darker than chalk / crayon on a Panamera?
The colour is a lot darker in the flesh than either the configurator or the youtube videos suggests. I think this simply has to do with the limitations of colour rendering and white balance in digital cameras, and the effect of sunshine/daylight on pictures. There is definitely no hint of beige in Chalk/Crayon when you see it with the naked eye - whereas the youtube videos all look decidedly beige. It's a bit the same with Agate Grey I guess - a lot of photos suggest the colour has a brownish hue, but in person it really doesn't.

Below is a quick rendering of what I believe Crayon/Chalk will actually look like on the GT3, based on the colour sample I saw with my own eyes. Apologies for the poor photoshop skills.


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Old 03-13-2017, 06:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Ernesto Schmitt View Post
The colour is a lot darker in the flesh than either the configurator or the youtube videos suggests. I think this simply has to do with the limitations of colour rendering and white balance in digital cameras, and the effect of sunshine/daylight on pictures. There is definitely no hint of beige in Chalk/Crayon when you see it with the naked eye - whereas the youtube videos all look decidedly beige. It's a bit the same with Agate Grey I guess - a lot of photos suggest the colour has a brownish hue, but in person it really doesn't.

Below is a quick rendering of what I believe Crayon/Chalk will actually look like on the GT3, based on the colour sample I saw with my own eyes. Apologies for the poor photoshop skills.

agate grey is very much with a brown hue in sunlight and no brown in the shade or dark
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Old 03-13-2017, 06:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Seranad View Post
agate grey is very much with a brown hue in sunlight and no brown in the shade or dark
In photos, 100%. To my naked eye, not so much.
But this is all pretty subtle, guys.
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Old 03-13-2017, 07:00 AM
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To my eye, Agate Grey most definitely does have brownish hue in person ! Which I like. But is that color special enough for a GT3 I wonder ?
ATM I'm on Guards Red, but afraid I will get tired of that color. Crayon intrigues me, but might be too light and too beige for me when I see pics and vids of Pana. Wish I could see that color in person !

I'm blessed with a gearhead wife that hates dull colors ! So we are really struggling to pick a color !
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:08 AM
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I like the shade of Ernesto's pic.
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Old 03-13-2017, 09:58 AM
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In Australia Carrara White Metallic is a no cost option (as are all the standard metallics). So White + Carrara White Metallic = 24/167, slightly ahead of Crayon/Chalk and GT Silver Metallic
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Old 03-13-2017, 11:52 AM
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I've seen chalk on a Panamera and it almost looked white to me (like the Youtube video posted in this thread). Definitely not as dark as the renders above.
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Old 03-13-2017, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Med Man View Post
I've seen chalk on a Panamera and it almost looked white to me (like the Youtube video posted in this thread). Definitely not as dark as the renders above.
Hmmm. Maybe it's a daylight/sunshine thing. I held the Crayon colour sample in my hand at the dealership, and the photo I've posted of it is exactly the shade it was indoors.
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Old 03-13-2017, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Med Man View Post
I've seen chalk on a Panamera and it almost looked white to me (like the Youtube video posted in this thread). Definitely not as dark as the renders above.
Here are some stills from the Porsche Pana turbo video. It's the exact same shade I rendered...









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Old 03-13-2017, 12:40 PM
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Yes weird. I dunno. Just would urge anyone thinking to order chalk/crayon to see it in person before finalizing. I did the same for GBM and changed my order to GT Silver because of that.
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Old 03-13-2017, 12:46 PM
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I'm surprised the amount of love for chalk. For me at this point, I would go with white or GT silver.
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Old 03-13-2017, 02:36 PM
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I just came back from the dealer and saw the chalk sample...I think the configurator does a good job showing the relative difference between chalk and white. If you go back and forth between white and chalk on the configurator, you'll see just how bright white the white is.

In person, chalk looks quite light on it's own or next to a dark color.

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Old 03-13-2017, 05:57 PM
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I think I may go with Rhodium Silver. It is bright in the sunlight
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:46 PM
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I'm surprised white is so strongly preferred over CWM. CWM has so much more pop. I know CWM comes at a price and isn't "motor sports", but are those the only reasons, or do those choosing white actually prefer it aesthetically to CWM?

I'm torn between PTS (it would be the choice, but don't want to kid myself), SBM, CWM, GT Silver, Miami, and GR. Lava isn't completely off the list but not in the top group at the moment.
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