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Here's my Lusso. As of 9/12/16, she's got 200 miles on her.
 

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It is more noticeable on silver 124's that the sideskirts/bumpers/trim are painted separately from the body; which is annoying me, the car looks lovely in silver.

This is making me want a black car, and I hate taking care of black cars, they're about as needy as my Jeep...
 

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Hood and decklid seams don't annoy you, Sonny?

"Cutlines" are unavoidable. I tolerate them so long as they aren't too large (admittedly subjective) and are even/consistent.
 

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Hood and decklid seams don't annoy you, Sonny?

"Cutlines" are unavoidable. I tolerate them so long as they aren't too large (admittedly subjective) and are even/consistent.
They don't, since like you said they're unavoidable with current manufacturing practices, the paint thing however can be avoided. I don't want to detract too much from the owners thread, I just wish it was as noticeable on silver.
 

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It is more noticeable on silver 124's that the sideskirts/bumpers/trim are painted separately from the body; which is annoying me, the car looks lovely in silver.

This is making me want a black car, and I hate taking care of black cars, they're about as needy as my Jeep...
Are you saying the cut lines are more noticeable, or the panels appear to be a different shade of colour because it is painted on different materials?
 

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The panels don't match because they're painted separate from the cars, I understand even BMW (Probably everyone else too) does the same practice but its less noticeable on their cars. The white 124 I saw, it clearly looked like eggshell in some places it was really bad. If they really wanted to they could make it match better.

You can see how the Miata is made in the link.
http://www.automobilemag.com/news/see-how-the-2016-mazda-mx-5-miata-is-made/
 

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Just ome random grabs from day one in my new Abarth...
 

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I'm taking pics of my car all the time, so I could fill the thread with them. I'll keep it simple with some of my favorites.

Delilah, if you see me, wave! I'm sure I have the only other silver one locally for a while, and definitely the only silver Abarth for a while.
 

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Orion, looks fabulous. I haven't seen any 124 Spiders around town but will wave if I see you. (Delilah is a teddy bear and will wave if I let her ride in the car - LOL) My name is really Nancy. I am loving my Lusso and plan to take it to Atlanta next weekend for a good drive. It has been on the back roads to Arcadia and loves the curves.
I do know of a black Classica and a red one in Venice.
 

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I'm taking pics of my car all the time, so I could fill the thread with them. I'll keep it simple with some of my favorites.

Delilah, if you see me, wave! I'm sure I have the only other silver one locally for a while, and definitely the only silver Abarth for a while.
Always love seeing photos of your car. The Grigio Argento Aluminum color gives this car a completely different (sleeker) vibe. Less playful than the white/red, but accentuates the curves nicely.
 

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Orion, looks fabulous. I haven't seen any 124 Spiders around town but will wave if I see you. (Delilah is a teddy bear and will wave if I let her ride in the car - LOL) My name is really Nancy. I am loving my Lusso and plan to take it to Atlanta next weekend for a good drive. It has been on the back roads to Arcadia and loves the curves.
I do know of a black Classica and a red one in Venice.
I'm not in town as much since I live far out east, but I'm on and near the interstate all the time.

I have seen the black Classica in Venice once, but that was before I took delivery of mine. Havent seen the red one yet. There's a white one that was at St. Armand's a little while back, but so far, mostly devoid of these cars. I imagine by next year, they wont be too uncommon!

Always love seeing photos of your car. The Grigio Argento Aluminum color gives this car a completely different (sleeker) vibe. Less playful than the white/red, but accentuates the curves nicely.
Thank you! I ended up getting the exact car I wanted, even though its not what I ordered. I ordered red, but after seeing it at the Tampa auto show and here and there, it's just not a good red for the car. The silver looks very grown up and sophisticated, and I just love the LED headlights so much.
 

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I ordered red, but after seeing it at the Tampa auto show and here and there, it's just not a good red for the car.
That's my fear, but admittedly I haven't seen it in the flesh. In some photos, it looks very bright. In others, it looks too... dark.

I can totally understand the Lusso being a metallic red, but the Abarth should be a nice solid red (Rosso Corsa, Rosso Officina) in my humble opinion.
 

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The problem is that it's not as bright as it looks in the pictures. It's more of a maroon. Maybe a light shade of maroon, but it's noticeably darker than Mazda's Classic Red, which is what I was hoping for.

Here's a pic I took a few days ago of one I saw at a dealership I swung by (was across the street from where I was eating)

Even though it's in the shade in this angle, it does a better job of showing the real color, rather than the vibrant/bright red most pictures lead you to believe.

I have a picture with the sun on it, and it's just as misleading as any others
 

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