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Offline benner

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Mk 7.5 GTI Colour
« on: 06 October 2021, 20:09 »
Could someone please tell me if the 7.5 ever came in a non-pearlescent black?

Or are all the black 7.5 GTI's Deep Black Pearl?

Info appreciated! Cheers!

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Re: Mk 7.5 GTI Colour
« Reply #1 on: 06 October 2021, 21:47 »
No, not in the UK anyway.

There was a non-pearlescent colour called Black Rubin, but it wasn't really black. It was more like a dark purple-ish browny colour.  :sick:
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Re: Mk 7.5 GTI Colour
« Reply #2 on: 07 October 2021, 10:20 »
Ha ha. Ok, thanks.

Looking at adverts, some say 'Black' some say 'Deep Black' and others say 'Deep Black Pearl' so was just trying to understand if they were different (i.e. non-metallic/solid).

Thanks for the reply.

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Re: Mk 7.5 GTI Colour
« Reply #3 on: 07 October 2021, 11:00 »
I think the last time VW offered a solid / ‘flat’ black on the Golf was on the mk6.

This is Black Rubin, that @Guzzle describes quite accurately as a dark purple-ish browny colour. I don’t think it was very popular, in spite of it being the ‘free’ colour; I wonder why?  :whistle: :grin:


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Re: Mk 7.5 GTI Colour
« Reply #4 on: 07 October 2021, 11:53 »
Oh wow. Agreed – not a fan of that!  :smiley:

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Re: Mk 7.5 GTI Colour
« Reply #5 on: 07 October 2021, 14:27 »
The mk7 was available in standard 'flat' black (not 100% sure the GTI was but GTD and lower trims definately were as we had a 2015 GTD & SE on lease in this no-cost option) paint code L041, similar to audi brilliant black.

mk7.5 only available in deep black perl or the rubin as above. :shocked:
« Last Edit: 07 October 2021, 14:31 by GTD1414 »

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Re: Mk 7.5 GTI Colour
« Reply #6 on: 07 October 2021, 15:42 »
My MK7 GTI is flat black, so yes they did. :)

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Re: Mk 7.5 GTI Colour
« Reply #7 on: 07 October 2021, 16:10 »
Thanks but only asking about the 7.5

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Re: Mk 7.5 GTI Colour
« Reply #8 on: 07 October 2021, 17:45 »
"black rubin"... Aka.. "purple nasty"  :sick:
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