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      03-26-2021, 06:59 AM   #111
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Woah the color palette is showing skyscraper grey as a regular (albeit limited) color?? Any idea why we don't have this in the US?

**or at least on the US configurator...maybe we can order it?
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      03-26-2021, 08:00 AM   #112
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Comparison to oxide grey unedited and another edited shot of rear.
Nice. Looks very close to Donington Grey to me.
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Woah the color palette is showing skyscraper grey as a regular (albeit limited) color?? Any idea why we don't have this in the US?

**or at least on the US configurator...maybe we can order it?
Supposedly it was going to be available sometime in March but I wonder if it will just be a 2022 color at this point. And yes, it's supposed to be a standard $550 option.
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Supposedly it was going to be available sometime in March but I wonder if it will just be a 2022 color at this point. And yes, it's supposed to be a standard $550 option.
Random thought: but what if they reserve it for the AWD launch color?
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      03-26-2021, 10:55 AM   #115
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Here is a color edited photo of Oxide Grey from Instagram. I think this is very likely what skyscraper grey might look like. If you reference the color swatches from the first post, skyscraper is basically a white metallic flake to oxide's gold flake. This looks pretty amazing IMO. I literally cannot wait to see this color for reals.
If this is what skyscraper gray looks like then maybe the pictures of skyscraper grey that i posted previously from Mobile.de are right after all. At the time of my posting i mentioned that i thought that the vendor had put the color mistakenly but maybe it was skyscraper after all.
these are the pictures from Skyscraper from a Mobile.de advertisement :


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Here a youtube video showing yet another Grey : Brands Hatch Grey
It also shows a M3 in Oxide Grey, but the M4 is supposed to be Brands Hatch Grey.
Unfortunately somehow the color levels in this video seem to be tuned way down, so that i am not sure how realistic the colors look in the video. Anyway here it is :
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Here a youtube video showing yet another Grey : Brands Hatch Grey
It also shows a M3 in Oxide Grey, but the M4 is supposed to be Brands Hatch Grey.
Unfortunately somehow the color levels in this video seem to be tuned way down, so that i am not sure how realistic the colors look in the video. Anyway here it is :
The M3 is surely Oxide and the M4 Brooklyn. Weird desaturation on that vid.
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      03-26-2021, 12:21 PM   #118
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The M3 is surely Oxide and the M4 Brooklyn. Weird desaturation on that vid.
No the M4 should be Brands Hatch Grey. At least that is what the BMW salesman says (in German) in the video.
I assume he will not make a mistake about the color.
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No the M4 should be Brands Hatch Grey. At least that is what the BMW salesman says (in German) in the video.
I assume he will not make a mistake about the color.
No, Brands Hatch gray is much darker... see M5:


And this is Skyscraper, according to BMW in the Q&A for this clip:
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No the M4 should be Brands Hatch Grey. At least that is what the BMW salesman says (in German) in the video.
I assume he will not make a mistake about the color.
He literally says "relativ neuer Farbe, Oxidgrau" at 0:45.
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He literally says "relativ neuer Farbe, Oxidgrau" at 0:45.
Yes he does indeed say that at 0:45.
But at 0:30 he says 'die wunderbar neue Farbe Brands Hatch Grey' about the color of the M4.....
So that is why i am assuming that the M4 is indeed Brands Hatch Grey...
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No, Brands Hatch gray is much darker... see M5:


And this is Skyscraper, according to BMW in the Q&A for this clip:
I do think that you and also Scorpion in the other answer are likely right about the colors.

But it really becomes confusing when BMW sales representatives point to completely other colors as Skyscraper Grey and Brands Hatch Grey.
Normally i would tend to believe the professionals but i actually think that a lot of people in this forum will actually know more about these cars and colors then the people who have to sell it......
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Yes he does indeed say that at 0:45.
But at 0:30 he says 'die wunderbar neue Farbe Brands Hatch Grey' about the color of the M4.....
So that is why i am assuming that the M4 is indeed Brands Hatch Grey...
true didn't hear that.

Well he gets it wrong, he says the beautiful new colour brands hatch grey.
brands hatch is not new, I think he just got it wrong as its a gray starting with B and he wanted to say Brooklyn Grey.
Because the M4 is clearly Brooklyn Grey.
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Transfer - Although I like the Dravit Gray I really can't wait to see what the SkyScraper Gray looks like in natural sunlight.
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Definitely want the G80 in a dark grey so my current favorite is Dravit but dislike the gold flake so thinking of going with an individual color. I like the graphite from the X3M, anyone have experience with this color or recommend another dark grey individual color?
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Definitely want the G80 in a dark grey so my current favorite is Dravit but dislike the gold flake so thinking of going with an individual color. I like the graphite from the X3M, anyone have experience with this color or recommend another dark grey individual color?
Sophisto Grey (Dark Graphite) is what I have on X3M and it is one of my favorite colors I've ever owned. It's very dark but still clearly a gray and has a nice sparkle to it. I'm not sure it's worth doing expensive individual paint as it's a very widely used color on multiple models but it is quite nice.

For individual colors Lava or Gunmetal II grey are probably closest.
https://visualizer.bmw-individual.co...=1&lang=EN#top
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Dravit is a 2k option so assume BMW individual is an additional 3k? Is this accurate for people who have done it?
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Dravit is a 2k option so assume BMW individual is an additional 3k? Is this accurate for people who have done it?
Yes it sounds like individual color is $4500-5000.
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I was leaning towards Brooklyn grey, but after seeing Dravit in person and in the sun i was hooked. lol. The metallic flake in the sun is amazing. I have a Dravit G80 on order.
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Got the chance to see one today and it was sitting next to an Audi RS6 nardo grey. The Brooklyn grey looked way more lighter than the Audi. The carbon fiber trims pop out beautifully.
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I was leaning towards Brooklyn grey, but after seeing Dravit in person and in the sun i was hooked. lol. The metallic flake in the sun is amazing. I have a Dravit G80 on order.
I ordered one in dravit grey although iv never seen it before !
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Put this together for you guys to use as a reference:



Like many of you here, I very curious to see what Skyscraper grey will look like. After looking at the swatch, as well as paint samples from touch up paint I found a few things.

Using Brooklyn as a baseline, Skyscraper is slightly warmer (more of a neutral grey). It has brighter highlights, and much deeper shadowing. This will translate to contrast, bringing out the body lines of the G80 more.
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