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      06-23-2018, 09:52 PM   #1
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Well, after an incredibly long wait (6 months), my car is finally here. Now that I've finished most of the things I want to do, its time to present it.

I had no idea what this color would truly look like in real life, and I also had never seen Cohiba Brown in person either. You could say this whole order was done totally blind, but I wanted to be unique, and unique is definitely what I got.

I can all but confirm that this car is 1 of 2 in the USA in it's color, unless there is someone else hiding with one.

The Specs
Blue Hera Mica Metallic
Cohiba Brown Leather
Executive Package
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Status Gruppe Rear Diffuser
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SunTek Carbon Tint, 40%

and without further ado, the pictures! These have no editing for color correction, and were shot on a Nikon D810 in RAW. I believe they are very color accurate, unlike a lot of the other photos I've seen of this color.



















and a little look at the color in the shade/rain...






and thats it for now! Hopefully I'll be doing some more shoots with the car in the coming months as well as installing some new mods like a front lip.

If you'd like to see more frequent updates I'm on Instagram at @heramicaf80

7/16 Update, Heres a new rolling shot one of my friends took last weekend:


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      06-23-2018, 10:42 PM   #2
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Looks awesome! Love the color choice!
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      06-24-2018, 07:35 AM   #3
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Looks awesome! Love the color choice!
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Nice combo, looking good.
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      06-24-2018, 08:41 AM   #5
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Finally! Looks great!
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Great choice on the color! Can't wait to see more pictures!
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Great choice on the color! Can't wait to see more pictures!
Thanks! Hopefully I'll be able to go out and shoot with some friends once we have a weekend on LI with some nice weather...
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Beautiful congrats
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Great color....congrats!
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Awesome color combo and STICK!!! Good Jorb.
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Awesome spec! Congrats
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Nicely mod love the color combo and 6MT.
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Perfection! Love the combo!
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My SA was trying to get me to order this color back in February. Ended up going with San Marino instead, would love to see these two colors side by side.

Great build though, interior looks awesome!
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Scott, this is looking amazing - Welcome to the Hera Mica club!

What a fantastic colour - 'almost' unique

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Oooooooo Oooooooo this color is hawt
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My SA was trying to get me to order this color back in February. Ended up going with San Marino instead, would love to see these two colors side by side.

Great build though, interior looks awesome!
Here you go...

Hera Mica changes in every light - very difficult to photograph.

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Great job picking the light color wheels. Looks good with the blue.
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