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I recommend going to a dealer and checking out a Rapid Red vehicle. In flat light it's underwhelming.
 

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I recommend going to a dealer and checking out a Rapid Red vehicle. In flat light it's underwhelming.
I have had this vehicle 35 years. This photo was taken 18 years ago. It still looks this good and it is the original color. I am not advocating for 1960s colors...

Rather, if Mach-E is a game-changer, then it deserves game-changing effort across the entire effort, not something off the shelf that also goes on an Escort.

Ford needs to put forth some effort with regard to color. They never get a do-over on the First Edition and Grabber Blue (or something very similar) is on other vehicles.

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I recommend going to a dealer and checking out a Rapid Red vehicle. In flat light it's underwhelming.
I have. But that was to see Rapid Red vehicles on the lot sitting out in the sun. I'm generally happy with the look then, although I'd prefer a deeper, more metallic red even then. There's still a bit of a nail polish tint about it that I'm not 100% thrilled with.

I guess this is what we're reduced to when they announce a vehicle a year before we can actually get our hands on one... nitpicking the colors for 10 months. 🤓
 

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My point is, if Mach-E is a game-changer, then it deserves game-changing color, not something off the shelf that also goes on an Escort.
I'd actually be happy if they just gave us as good of a color selection as their other vehicles. Real colors, like the Escape for instance -- Velocity Blue... Dark Persian Green... Sedona Orange... Desert Gold... (it also has Rapid Red)

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Or the Saber color from the Ranger. That would look really cool on a Mach-e.

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Watching the red looking so different from one view to another is so frustrating. In the shot above, it looks really cool. I love the dark shadowing. And it looks like it has a bit more of a metallic depth to it.

But then there's other shots where it looks so flat. Or has a goofy pinkish nail polish tint to it that I don't like.

I watched this video earlier today, and I found myself not liking the look of the red as much. It looks more flat than metallic in this video...

That is flat winter lighting and the white balance on camera isn't right
 

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I'd actually be happy if they just gave us as good of a color selection as their other vehicles. Real colors, like the Escape for instance -- Velocity Blue... Dark Persian Green... Sedona Orange... Desert Gold... (it also has Rapid Red)

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I've seen the Dark Persian Green in person and it's a great color one that I would seriously consider getting.
 

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I've seen the Dark Persian Green in person and it's a great color one that I would seriously consider getting.
Concur.

Ford is really dropping the ball with respect to a lack of and underwhelming Mach-E color options.
 

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Where is that? California? Tried to zoom in on the plate, but can't tell.
 

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But the vehicle is obviously not in Michigan.
Yeah, palm trees and snow-capped peaks. That narrows it down. Probably somewhere in SoCal.

Resolution isn't good enough to quite make out that store name in the distance on the right (Lata's?). Or the licence plate from the truck.

Sure looks purdy tho!
 

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Yeah, palm trees and snow-capped peaks. That narrows it down. Probably somewhere in SoCal.

Resolution isn't good enough to quite make out that store name in the distance on the right (Lata's?). Or the licence plate from the truck.

Sure looks purdy tho!
Looks like it could be Coachella Valley. Snow on the peaks tells me it's probably a month or two old at a minimum.
 

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That's a Michigan manufacturer plate. Notice the "M" in the middle. But the vehicle is obviously not in Michigan.
Yes I agree. Michigan plates read “Pure Michigan” across the top with an “M” in the middle I believe. That is just what I remember seeing. I live in Northwest Indiana- about 1 hr from the Michigan state line
 
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