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Old 01-31-2012, 09:42 AM   #1
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post your sonic blue!

noticed sonic blue is not included in the "Official 2012+ Colors thread" so please post them if you got them!


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Old 01-31-2012, 09:45 AM   #2
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Is sonic blue a predecesor to the Kona blue, or visa versa?
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Old 01-31-2012, 09:48 AM   #3
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Is sonic blue a predecesor to the Kona blue, or visa versa?
Kona Blue was discontinued after the Japan earthquake, so Sonic took it's place.
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Old 01-31-2012, 09:50 AM   #4
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Vice versa. I ordered in June and wanted Kona but it was no longer available (Japan earthquake and tsunami affected availability according to my salesperson) and replaced with Sonic.
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Gotcha...my salesman mentioned something about paint availability...Lets see the sonic blues!

MODS, can we add this thread as a link in the "official colors" sticky?
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:23 AM   #6
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Interesting, is it the same as the original sonic blue?
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Interesting, is it the same as the original sonic blue?
Very similar. A bit more metallic than the original in my opinion, but basically the same tone of blue.
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That's odd, Kona blue is available on other models.
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Here is my Sonic SE, shortly after delivery 8/26/2011.

This car was ordered right at the time of the Kona Blue changeover to Sonic.
In all honesty it took a while to acclimate to the color. Sonic Blue seems to give off different hues depending on the lighting, but overall I like it
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Here is my Sonic SE, shortly after delivery 8/26/2011.

This car was ordered right at the time of the Kona Blue changeover to Sonic.
In all honesty it took a while to acclimate to the color. Sonic Blue seems to give off different hues depending on the lighting, but overall I like it
So did the Kona blue. It looked too much in the purple range for me, I like the sonic though, more toward the green spectrum...
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