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I don't have access to that kind of data if you have suggestions on where / how I could get it I will investigate out if curiosity. I was kind of hoping that it was not a popular color because that make my car more unique.

The info on popularity came from a Ford representative not a dealer. But and to your point he may not know any more than you or me.
OK, I stand corrected Ford representative at an auto show.

I was at the auto show over the weekend. The ford representative told me paint colors are like everything in automobile manufacturing are all about economics. He went on to say that a certain percentage say 10 to 12% of any particular vehicle need to be a particular color to have it be cost effective. He essentially said ford was not getting enough orders in infinity blue to keep the color. his personal opinion was that the brochures don't do the color justice.
Do you really have any good evidence that Infinite Blue went from being the #1 choice at 27% of Mach E orders to less than 10-12% since December? If his information is correct, why did they drop the formerly most popular color rather than Iconic Silver at 4%, Shadow Black at 4% or Space White at 7%?
 

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Yes, the fact that it was discontinued. I also believe there is a logical reason. But I think drawing a conclusion with incomplete data is just as much of a swag.
How about the simple explanation that they had a shortage of Infinite Blue paint ingredients?
Maybe it wasn't so infinite after all.
 

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Why do you think they're doing this?
I've read (somewhere) that there was a fire at a paint factory that was making the pigments for IB and Carbonized Grey. I no Longer recall where I read that but paint factory fires are nasty things. As @generaltso said, a shortage. Nothing more, it's a very popular color.
 

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This Forbes article says of first editions 38% were carbonized grey, 37% grabber blue, 27% rapid red.
That adds up to 102%. A couple of them must have been second editions.
 

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38+35+27=100 🤷‍♀️
Yes, that is correct, not sure what I was thinking. AAR sales figures from ford paint a different picture of sales by color than was posted earlier in this thread
 
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