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Old 11-24-2016, 12:06 PM   #1
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Mk7 green R

I tried posting on the mk7 forum with no luck. Does anyone know the official color of the green R from the Car and Driver review? Is this GTI the same color?

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Old 11-24-2016, 12:37 PM   #2
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Probably. IIRC this test car was from France, but I know that in countries like UAE you can get custom colors done from the factory, kinda like what audi is doing now
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Old 11-24-2016, 04:21 PM   #3
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Ooh very nice i like that color
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Old 11-24-2016, 04:24 PM   #4
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Possible the GTI is a wrap but I can't find anymore info. I did find a Verdant green on an Audi, apparently borrowed from Bentley.
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Old 11-24-2016, 04:49 PM   #5
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Mk7 green R

That is a gorgeous color. In the article they mention it is a color available only in Germany. An R in brown would look fantastic as well. An R with saddle leather seats has been spotted too on YouTube.



The Getawayer reviewed a burgundy R ( #34 below...).
He is Austrian. In the comments I asked him about it
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Old 11-24-2016, 05:59 PM   #6
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Agreed, that's a great color. I'm thinking I may go with an mk2 color...Montana green or capri green. Want to color change my CSG in the spring.
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Old 11-24-2016, 06:06 PM   #7
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Audi will mix up something similar on an S3.
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Old 11-24-2016, 10:12 PM   #9
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Got a name or a paint code??
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Old 11-30-2016, 04:27 PM   #10
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They are calling it racing green (grun) on the mk7 forum. I'm not convinced but have a couple codes to look at.
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Old 11-30-2016, 05:25 PM   #11
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Now I know what color to get on my 7R....

I've always loved British Racing Green
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maybe its the new color called bottle green
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Mk7 green R

See the chart I posted above. It's Racing Green.
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