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I've also just realized... they gave us a glossy upper grille and a matte lower grille on the S550s, now they've just reversed it! :facepalm:
The inside part of the upper grille IS glossy, it's just that the outer portions and the bags under the eyes are gray. It doesn't really make sense to me. They have gloss black grilles with a gloss black hood vent paired with dark gray outer grilles and mirror caps. I don't particularly understand, but whatever.

 

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The inside part of the upper grille IS glossy, it's just that the outer portions and the bags under the eyes are gray. It doesn't really make sense to me. They have gloss black grilles with a gloss black hood vent paired with dark gray outer grilles and mirror caps. I don't particularly understand, but whatever.
Yeah, that's what makes it MORE frustrating. The matte surround just bludgeons the front end.
 

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Here are just a few quick mock ups how the Dark Horse might look in different colors.

DarkHorse_Black.jpg


DarkHorse_Rear_Black.jpg


DarkHorse_DarkBlue.jpg


DarkHorse_Rear_DarkBlue.jpg


DarkHorse_Orange.jpg


DarkHorse_Rear_Orange.jpg


DarkHorse_Red.jpg


DarkHorse_Rear_Red.jpg


DarkHorse_Grabber.jpg


DarkHorse_Rear_Grabber.jpg


DarkHorse_Rear_Silver.jpg


DarkHorse_Silver.jpg


DarkHorse_Yellow.jpg


DarkHorse_Rear_Yellow.jpg
Excellent work. I know there's no greens (at this stage), how about showing how a Dark Horse would look in Dark Highland Green, Need For Green and Eruption Green.
 

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Ya, they should have just kept the bigger headlights instead of making them smaller and trying to fill in the gap with plastic
I believe Ford designers used 1992 Pontiac Grand Prix headlights as inspiration.
 


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Can you photoshop the fangs on the lower fascia into body color?
 

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Painting the area around the headlights looks SOOOOOO much better!
 

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Never mind...saw another post that answered my question.:D
 
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Thaaat's looking more like it. Honestly your original renders look better than the press photos, Ace—think all the black up front matching a bit better might have something to do with that.

Maybe with the front fascia piece painted a deep, glossy black to match the grille instead of the matte almost primer-looking coat it had on release, it'll look less... rough. Ah well. I'll be happy to cruise in a GT anyway. Unless it's some absurd left field steal of a price, will leave that to any prospective trackhounds. :like:

EDIT: Had a couple minutes to spare at the end of the day. Not derailing, just giving some credence to the above with what few (and poor) 'shopping skills I have. Could be done much, much better.
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Definitely. I guess if I end up with one, it will get a quick trip to the paint shop.
 

 
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