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how close is the color to the mini cooper light blue? is it a tad darker? It looks darker in some pics and light in other...I would love to see some good pics!
Thanks in advance, Mike
 

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Can't wait to see in person, I was told it is a bit darker than the mini-cooper laser blue, but as mentioned changes quite a bit due to lighting...I am going with Laser Blue fo' sho'
 

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the lotus color is darker than the mini color i've seen both in person,though not at the same time :cool:
 

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having seen it twice for a long period of time I can tell you it is in no way near Mini's light blue. LB isn't really even light in color. It does change with lighting and so forth. When it's overcast it's pretty dark. It also has this odd "aura" or "glow" about it. I guess it's from the metallic flake in the clearcoat as well. I was surprised how dark it was as to what I was expecting. I was so impressed with the color that I'm ordering it. It really does look pretty damn good with all the black trim pieces. With black rims/diffuser it will look killer. I have some pics you guys here may not have seen that shows the color reasonably well.
 

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this one is pretty close. My favorite #!!
 

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this was taken by a fellow Elisetalker. This is pretty close too.
 

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Phillyfreak,

PM me and you can come by and see my car (LB w/ black leather). I'm in the n.e. philly area. You could also join club111 and see my car at one of the events:D
 

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Any pics of MB and LB next to each other? I saw a LB this weekend and thought it was a few shades too light for me although very impressive as well. shay is right about the 'aura'. I guess I'll find out soon enough since my car is already on it's way to Japan. Waiting for customs clearance in New York now! Will be on the boat soon.
 

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That'll do. Thanks.
 

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shay2nak said:
this is the best one I have.

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Clarification ARA or anyone, but isn't that elise behind the Laser Blue a Nightfall Blue and not a Magnetic Blue?
From seeing MattG's MB In full sun, the MB trends lighter than this while the NB tends, as in this photo, to lose much of its black overtones.

Come to think of it, why are these three colors never in one photo? :)

I wanna see one with all three togther in the same light already!!!:clap:
 

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AW's right. In that photo, the S1 in the shadows above the LB is closer to MB. However, being in the shadows, it makes for a difficult comparison to the LB.
 

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Ancient Wedgie said:
Clarification ARA or anyone, but isn't that elise behind the Laser Blue a Nightfall Blue and not a Magnetic Blue?
From seeing MattG's MB In full sun, the MB trends lighter than this while the NB tends, as in this photo, to lose much of its black overtones.

Come to think of it, why are these three colors never in one photo? :)

I wanna see one with all three togther in the same light already!!!:clap:
yeah, the car behind the Laser Blue one is more NFB. I tend to have a habit of translating MB as Midnight Blue instead of Magnetic Blue. I don't know of these three colors being in one city at the same time for owners to meet. There are people in LA with LB, MB but I don't know about NFB.
 

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I know it's NFB but I can guage the difference and put MB where I think it goes. If that makes sense...

I don't think the S1 is MB. I saw one last weekend from a distance and thought it was MB but when I got closer, it was a little different.
 

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I know it's NFB but I can guage the difference and put MB where I think it goes. If that makes sense...

I don't think the S1 is MB. I saw one last weekend from a distance and thought it was MB but when I got closer, it was a little different.
I think the color is either Azure Blue or Cobalt Blue. I think both of these are a bit lighter than Magnetic Blue. I don't remember which one, but either of these would have been my first choice if Lotus had offered it.
 

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the car in the upper left of the picture is MB :)
 

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thanks for the offer wall...I think...no i know after seeing these pics this is the color I will choose if its available..I think it will look sick with black wheels/diffuser...and maybe some white stripes!!!
 
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