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Got one yes yes yes!!!

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maxest

244 posts

142 months

Sunday 17th September
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Very nice looks like the orange they did in the pics.. which coincidently I saw last night and that looked superb

downthepub

1,009 posts

130 months

Sunday 17th September
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If it's a 17-plate, it'll be Race Red. Masquerading as Competition Orange thanks to the cellphone snap.

mac96

879 posts

67 months

Sunday 17th September
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Whatever it's called, it looks like a good colour- enjoy it!

downthepub

1,009 posts

130 months

Monday 18th September
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Agreed, I like 'em in the brighter colours!
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Merc 450

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475 posts

23 months

Monday 18th September
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downthepub said:
If it's a 17-plate, it'll be Race Red. Masquerading as Competition Orange thanks to the cellphone snap.
Yes, race red, strong sunlight behind me coming over the stand of the Bradford city football ground must have blinded my camera phone

Merc 450

Original Poster:

475 posts

23 months

Monday 18th September
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mac96 said:
Whatever it's called, it looks like a good colour- enjoy it!
Thankyou, will do there's 2 yellow one's there too and the Red is brighter than bothbiggrin

Merc 450

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475 posts

23 months

Monday 18th September
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Still a bit orange looking and thats Fords own photographer

Merc 450

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475 posts

23 months

Monday 18th September
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Got all the options apart from alloys which is good as i prefer the black ones.
It's on a 17 plate because it's been a showroom static demo for 3 months so has no mileage

mac96

879 posts

67 months

Monday 18th September
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If you look up that colour on the configurator there is definitely a hint of orange.

https://www.ford.co.uk/shop/price-and-locate/build...

Great colour; I took the coward's route and went for Magnetic grey so it would attract less unwelcome attention whilst parked on the street (ie, all the time).

Merc 450

Original Poster:

475 posts

23 months

Tuesday 19th September
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mac96 said:
If you look up that colour on the configurator there is definitely a hint of orange.

https://www.ford.co.uk/shop/price-and-locate/build...

Great colour; I took the coward's route and went for Magnetic grey so it would attract less unwelcome attention whilst parked on the street (ie, all the time).
Does look a very bright red bordering on orange, very bright to look at when i was trying to check it outbiggrin

IronPaul

27 posts

55 months

Tuesday 26th September
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Whilst the wrong car ... in that colour its crying out for a Confederate flag on the roof !

Merc 450

Original Poster:

475 posts

23 months

Tuesday 26th September
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IronPaul said:
Whilst the wrong car ... in that colour its crying out for a Confederate flag on the roof !
it's a lot redder than that in the flesh

swooshiain

223 posts

21 months

Monday 9th October
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I originally ordered mine in ruby red, but due to a long and boring story, ended up with race red instead. I still love the ruby, but the race red is beautiful in the metal, and I wouldn't swap it now.

Merc 450

Original Poster:

475 posts

23 months

Tuesday 10th October
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swooshiain said:
I originally ordered mine in ruby red, but due to a long and boring story, ended up with race red instead. I still love the ruby, but the race red is beautiful in the metal, and I wouldn't swap it now.
Same here I originally wanted triple yellow but saw mine parked between two triple yellow ones, one with stripes and one without and mine was the louder shinier shoutier car by far . You will no what I mean sun on race red is awesome. Still getting used to people taking pics of it and calling it car porn biggrin

swooshiain

223 posts

21 months

Wednesday 11th October
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Merc 450 said:
Same here I originally wanted triple yellow but saw mine parked between two triple yellow ones, one with stripes and one without and mine was the louder shinier shoutier car by far . You will no what I mean sun on race red is awesome. Still getting used to people taking pics of it and calling it car porn biggrin
A lovely guy in a Maserati(!) followed me for about a mile to my house a few weeks ago, because he wanted a look around the car. I've never had such an attention-grabbing car, it's kind of weird!

croyde

13,964 posts

154 months

Thursday 19th October
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Mines Competition Orange but in photos it looks Race Red biggrin

Merc 450

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475 posts

23 months

Thursday 19th October
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croyde said:
Mines Competition Orange but in photos it looks Race Red biggrin
Mine looks red in the shade then very bright red in the sunlight, which looks orange on photosbiggrin

Logbert

2,442 posts

68 months

Saturday 21st October
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Merc 450 said:

Got all the options apart from alloys which is good as i prefer the black ones.
It's on a 17 plate because it's been a showroom static demo for 3 months so has no mileage
You sure it was a static demo?



cdrick4

9 posts

40 months

Wednesday 8th November
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Congrats! I dig the color. Any future modification plans for it?