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bandit38 04-15-2018 12:59 PM

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Originally Posted by keon718nyc (Post 10149354)
Relax buddy! If you don't like a thread or think it doesn't make sense why be a dick and post sarcastic shit? It makes sense as some of the 19' colors are obviously new selections....:noidea: Possible only thing would be is to update the thread title to 2019. I rather find a thread like this then look all over the forums for each new color.


Good idea on adding 2019 to the title, that makes good sense to add the year. :biggrin:

I was just trying to fall in line with the other color threads.

Ottawaguy2018 04-16-2018 02:03 PM

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Originally Posted by thefirstcause (Post 10149036)
My god I couldn't believe my reaction to see this picture. I was thinking in my head 'what the hell... I'm actually liking this first image...'

That said the other angles are still messing with me. But I really do like grey cars. And that middle section MUST be painted.

I really like the rear end. The lights look awesome off and on. The ridge/crease thing above the diffuser is a so so thing for me right now. Getting a better look at it here I like the ridge directly above the diffuser... but the little pinch/crease is something I need to see more of.

Here are some photoshops I just did. I removed the crease on the rear. I'd probably just fill that thing in with bondo and paint over it. If Chevy swallows a little pride and paints that middle bumper they could really save this refresh. =)

This looks so much better. I actually like the new tail lights. I wish this colour was a tad bit darker though.

mmadden2 04-17-2018 07:15 AM

The new pics and video make the car look pretty darn great in the new gray... so you know it'll look even better in black when all that bumper craziness fades together :)

I was hoping for Carbon Black as this year's metallic black option but I guess Mosaic will have to do!

KMPrenger 04-17-2018 08:07 AM

Not trying to dash any hopes or whatever, but those pictures in the first post most certainly have some kind of filter or HDR affect being applied to them which makes the color really pop.

That said, I do like the Satin Steel. We wanted the same color on our 2018 GMC Terrain, but ended up with the darker metallic grey instead.

bandit38 04-17-2018 12:13 PM

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Originally Posted by KMPrenger (Post 10151480)
Not trying to dash any hopes or whatever, but those pictures in the first post most certainly have some kind of filter or HDR affect being applied to them which makes the color really pop.

That said, I do like the Satin Steel. We wanted the same color on our 2018 GMC Terrain, but ended up with the darker metallic grey instead.



I was wondering about that myself since a few of the pictures look a little *too shiny*, but after watching the video I think it's just more shine and not changing the color.

Not real sure what he did with the pictures on the Flickr page for it it doesn't show anything special other than a real nice camera. Nikon D750 (about $1,800)....Only thing I see in the picture specs that could have effected it is (Sharpness - Hard).

http://www.flickr.com/photos/scott59...in/dateposted/


Like you I really like the color and was already considering it on a ZR2.

Reminds me of the Shark Gray on the Corvette a few years ago, it could look dark and light depending on the lighting too.

Satin Steel Gray is a tad lighter, but still reminds me of it a lot.


http://c1.staticflickr.com/1/932/406...d629e42c_c.jpg

http://c1.staticflickr.com/1/931/406...5a626419_c.jpg

http://c1.staticflickr.com/1/914/406...3b729457_c.jpg

http://c1.staticflickr.com/1/909/406...231b5552_c.jpg

http://c1.staticflickr.com/1/875/415...cec23177_b.jpg

GearheadSS 04-17-2018 02:15 PM

Sometimes Satin Steel has a tinge of blue in it. Other times, it's more gray. It's a cool color for sure.

https://www.harechevy.com/assets/inv...19641/ip/4.jpg
https://6599dee34eaa4ebc48ef-a310ffc...0e58e55cf8.jpg

bandit38 04-17-2018 03:27 PM

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Originally Posted by GearheadSS (Post 10151945)
Sometimes Satin Steel has a tinge of blue in it. Other times, it's more gray. It's a cool color for sure.


I bet the lines and curves of the Camaro make it look better than ever !

MackSteelPrivateEye 04-17-2018 03:34 PM

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Originally Posted by thefirstcause (Post 10149036)
My god I couldn't believe my reaction to see this picture. I was thinking in my head 'what the hell... I'm actually liking this first image...'

That said the other angles are still messing with me. But I really do like grey cars. And that middle section MUST be painted.

I really like the rear end. The lights look awesome off and on. The ridge/crease thing above the diffuser is a so so thing for me right now. Getting a better look at it here I like the ridge directly above the diffuser... but the little pinch/crease is something I need to see more of.

Here are some photoshops I just did. I removed the crease on the rear. I'd probably just fill that thing in with bondo and paint over it. If Chevy swallows a little pride and paints that middle bumper they could really save this refresh. =)


The hood vent is starting to suck because the shape shortens the hood instead of lengthening. Now definatly need hood stripe to relengthen. Also the rims just don't look agressive, need them in black or a different design.

bandit38 04-17-2018 03:36 PM

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Originally Posted by MackSteelPrivateEye (Post 10152048)
The hood vent is starting to suck because the shape shortens the hood instead of lengthening. Now definatly need hood stripe to relengthen. Also the rims just don't look agressive, need them in black or a different design.

Did you notice how similar the hood vent on the '19 is to those Corvette pictures above ?.....I was surprised how similar they are.

Dolby109 04-17-2018 08:56 PM

So here are some of the pictures I took of the 2019 (just to get some new angles).
https://i.imgur.com/r9fsYJk.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/RNJrvLW.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/QhFFkSY.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/a7UgAQT.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/rwvEG8L.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/nyOndoA.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ERENWH1.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/3hLVZiH.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/lcfFRkW.jpg

indyz 04-17-2018 10:59 PM

Thanks, looks gorgeous, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder lol.

That with the A10.....tempted to just wait till end of october or even the year

bandit38 04-17-2018 10:59 PM

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Originally Posted by Dolby109 (Post 10152491)
So here are some of the pictures I took of the 2019 (just to get some new angles).

Thanks for posting those, I had been searching for more of it.

I am going to order one just like it with red leather so I'm stockpiling pictures until I get mine ! :happyanim:

Dolby109 04-18-2018 12:08 PM

Glad to help.
The engineer was talking about how fast the A10 shifts. It's possible this Camaro will have improved fuel economy with that transmission.
I am actually a bit shocked the Corvette hasn't gotten the A10 yet, as I've not really heard good stories about the A8. I'm a manual only guy myself so it's not a big issue to me either way though.

Quinten_33 04-18-2018 12:15 PM

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Originally Posted by Dolby109 (Post 10153247)
Glad to help.
The engineer was talking about how fast the A10 shifts. It's possible this Camaro will have improved fuel economy with that transmission.
I am actually a bit shocked the Corvette hasn't gotten the A10 yet, as I've not really heard good stories about the A8. I'm a manual only guy myself so it's not a big issue to me either way though.

The C7 floorpan does not work with the A10. The C8(mid-engine Corvette) is going to have a Tremec 8 or 7 speed DCT, though. However, no manual will be offered for the first year or two.


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