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      09-20-2007, 08:33 AM   #1
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Tahiti Green: Any chance this is it?

I don't plan on buying it, but I am intrigued by what Tahiti Green will actually look like. Here's the color chip from the 1er brochure...



Alpina recently showed a bunch of new cars, one of them in a color that looks awfully close to Tahiti Green. Any chance this is actually Tahiti Green?

I still won't buy it, but I must admit it looks sharp with Lemon Leather.

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      09-20-2007, 08:44 AM   #2
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If that's Tahiti Green it looks better than the color chip - I was suspecting that Tahiti Green would be more of a sea-green (green/blue).
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That actually looks fairly close to the paint chip, not bad.
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      09-20-2007, 09:16 AM   #4
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Doubtful. Alpina does their own paint if I'm not mistaken...? Stunning color though.
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      09-20-2007, 09:17 AM   #5
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You would certainly have a very rare 1er if you went with Tahiti Green. It's not the most masculine color in the world, even on a body-kitted Alpina, but it has enough blue (assuming this is Tahiti Green) to keep it from looking totally fruity. It's growing on me.

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Doubtful. Alpina does their own paint if I'm not mistaken...?
I'm pretty sure you're right, but this would be a clever way to preview the color.
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      09-20-2007, 12:36 PM   #6
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Tahiti Green is probably my first choice. The first car I ever owned was a blue-green '91 Saturn. I loved that color, and I'd like to return to something like that.
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If that is not it, it looks pretty damn close.
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Its one of those colors that you would def have to see in person before you buy IMO.
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      09-21-2007, 10:37 PM   #9
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Doubtful. Alpina does their own paint if I'm not mistaken...? Stunning color though.
that's what I thought also. Their colors are unique from what I know.
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