Originally Posted by aajami
It's not. It's the same dimpled aluminum that you see toward the center of the car in the foreground. It's not getting as much light from the flash, so the dimples don't seem as pronounced, and the aluminum doesn't seem as bright. These two effects combine to mimic the look and color of carbon fiber.
But it's not -- it's aluminum.
Sorry to necro this thread, but... can I get an "I told you so"?