Help !!! - Sparkling Silver?? - Page 3 - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI Cooper S > Second Generation MINI Cooper S


Second Generation MINI Cooper S MINI Cooper S Late 2006 - Present

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fifteen 52 wheels 17x8 silver clubracer Australia 1 Sep 21st, 2013 12:17 PM
New Mini Cooper S '07 Dark Silver owner from Poland flaszynski Welcome New Members 1 Nov 4th, 2012 07:41 AM
Multiple warning lights on start up Sparkling Silver Second Generation Faults & Fixes 8 Oct 19th, 2012 02:48 PM
Silver box above drivers footwell liam89 General Discussion 5 Sep 30th, 2012 09:51 AM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #31 (permalink)  
Old Jan 18th, 2008, 02:14 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 3
Local Time: 12:59 AM
United States
United-States I think you made a good choice!


Hi, I just joined about 10 minutes ago. I was looking for pics of ss/cooper and saw your message about your dilema. I have never seen one in person myself, but from the computer pics the color is stunning! And from what people say, the color is even more beautiful in person. I ordered an 08 s with the ss color with black roof/mirrors with black bonnet stripes, and with checkered cloth seats. Mine should be in my hands by Feb. 10. I know I will be happy with the color. It looks pretty classy.
Good luck in your decision, did you say you were getting it in the black trim? Have you ever seen it with white trim? They say it looks nice, but I prefer it in black trim.



Quote: Originally Posted by Murphin Menace (original)
Hi folks, can anyone help??

I fell in love with the sparkling silver 'gold' colour in my mini dealer's showroom but I've seen photo's that shows it being quite dull and almost mushroom in colour.

Can anyone who has a Cooper S in SS/B please please post some photo's??

I ordered the SS/B for March delivery but I'm starting to panic now!!

Thanking you in advance !!

Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #32 (permalink)  
Old Jan 18th, 2008, 02:48 PM
jasonite's Avatar
B. Arthur's driver
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: West Chester, PA
Posts: 65
Local Time: 04:59 AM
United States Male
Another YES vote here, and this one from someone not too fond of "gold" cars. Regardless of any photos you've seen or how the color looks on the configurator, Sparkling Silver is amazing and I'm sure you'll love it!

I've had my heart set on Mellow Yellow for 4 years, and when I went to buy last month, a Sparkling Silver on the lot almost changed my mind. Gorgeous!
Reply With Quote
  #33 (permalink)  
Old Jan 18th, 2008, 08:47 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 14
Local Time: 08:59 AM
United Kingdom
And yet another Yes vote !

As has been said before it's a colour that seems to change depending on the prevailing lighting conditions and surrounding colours.

Mine has Black Roof and Door Mirrors as well as Black Bonnet stripes, and initially about the only thing I wasn't sure about were the bonnet stripes, I couldn't make my mine up whether it 'looked right' or not.

I have had the car for a couple of months now and having seen a few other Sparking Silver ones without the stripes, I'm really glad I didn't take up the dealers offer to remove them.
Reply With Quote
  #34 (permalink)  
Old Dec 11th, 2012, 12:56 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 1
Local Time: 08:59 AM
New input on an old subject -- My son just bought a '07 MC in sparkling silver. We were quite puzzled by the color at first. The car was listed in CarFax as "sparkling silver," but on the dealer's window card as "tan." Under the hood, there's a tag that says sparkling silver. During the signing ceremony I asked the finance guy what the deal was. He said something about the DMV not having a designation for sparkling silver so they call it tan. Hmmm. My son has had it for a few weeks and I can't say anyone would ever say it's a silver car. Champagne maybe, but not silver.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fifteen 52 wheels 17x8 silver clubracer Australia 1 Sep 21st, 2013 12:17 PM
New Mini Cooper S '07 Dark Silver owner from Poland flaszynski Welcome New Members 1 Nov 4th, 2012 07:41 AM
Multiple warning lights on start up Sparkling Silver Second Generation Faults & Fixes 8 Oct 19th, 2012 02:48 PM
Silver box above drivers footwell liam89 General Discussion 5 Sep 30th, 2012 09:51 AM

» Recent Threads
Central locking interior switch - fault or design?
Today 08:35 AM
Last post by ScreamMini
Today 08:35 AM
0 Replies, 12 Views
Storage behind rear lights
Today 08:12 AM
Last post by ScreamMini
Today 08:12 AM
0 Replies, 20 Views
Thought I fixed it but it's still broke down
Yesterday 09:31 PM
by Dolf
Last post by The Nun
Today 08:05 AM
1 Replies, 126 Views
jl audio CS112LG-TW3 will it fit?
Yesterday 06:38 PM
by erictye
Last post by k3fus
Today 07:23 AM
1 Replies, 151 Views
MPG Mini Cooper s
Jul 21st, 2014 01:50 AM
Last post by The Patagonian
Today 06:57 AM
4 Replies, 468 Views
How much do you pay in insurance?
Jul 24th, 2010 03:01 PM
Last post by snrsarg
Today 01:29 AM
82 Replies, 28,440 Views
2nd hand JCW Sytner Coventry
Jul 16th, 2014 06:38 PM
by LA3195
Last post by snrsarg
Today 01:10 AM
3 Replies, 572 Views
James Garner
Yesterday 11:20 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 11:20 PM
0 Replies, 110 Views
Brake shudder through steering wheel after new discs and pads.
Jul 19th, 2014 08:31 PM
Last post by Tomfromwales
Yesterday 10:09 PM
6 Replies, 453 Views
Cooper D reving faster than engine speed
Jul 23rd, 2014 09:37 PM
Last post by The Patagonian
Yesterday 08:36 PM
2 Replies, 306 Views
Question about hood replacement
Yesterday 08:25 PM
Last post by Ender232986
Yesterday 08:25 PM
0 Replies, 108 Views
Engine overheating problem when idle
Jul 21st, 2014 05:58 PM
Last post by stevemil
Yesterday 08:22 PM
3 Replies, 423 Views
Panoramic roof????
Jul 23rd, 2014 11:44 PM
Last post by davidscott
Yesterday 06:33 PM
2 Replies, 338 Views
Mini space saver wheel and fitting kit
Jul 15th, 2014 02:57 PM
by greggs
Last post by greggs
Yesterday 02:55 PM
1 Replies, 506 Views
Music Video Mini?
Yesterday 05:02 AM
by Teal
Last post by Teal
Yesterday 05:02 AM
0 Replies, 236 Views
GTI vs Cooper S True Cost to Own?
Jul 21st, 2014 03:39 AM
by hkyktms
Last post by hkyktms
Yesterday 04:33 AM
3 Replies, 641 Views
Cold start issue
Jul 23rd, 2014 11:20 PM
Last post by pokeyjoe
Yesterday 01:47 AM
1 Replies, 259 Views
phone function SMS question
Jul 23rd, 2014 08:49 PM
by nimpy
Last post by nimpy
Jul 23rd, 2014 08:49 PM
0 Replies, 254 Views
Fault code
Jul 23rd, 2014 08:06 PM
Last post by Caveman
Jul 23rd, 2014 08:19 PM
1 Replies, 200 Views
Blower controls
Jan 25th, 2014 01:36 PM
by andykb
Last post by Restyle
Jul 23rd, 2014 07:50 PM
5 Replies, 826 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:59 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2