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Old 08-21-2016, 03:21 PM   #1
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Have You Ever Seen This Color On A Boxster?

This Boxster was at the Pacific Grove Concours and Rally 8/21/16. The owner said the color is Viola Metallic and was a color offered by Porsche for the Boxster. It is a color that changes hue depending on how the light is reflected. At some angles it appears blue, black or purple and all three.
I've never seen this color before on a Boxster or in the Porsche Boxster color charts for any model year. Anyone else confirm this?
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http://986forum.com/forums/show-tell-gallery/49965-official-viola-metallic-thread.html

Not very common, but still an official color.
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Yes, Viola Metallic was an optional color
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Old 08-21-2016, 06:35 PM   #4
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I've seen it on one Boxster - beautiful!
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Old 08-22-2016, 11:10 AM   #5
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There were different kinds of viola metallic available.

Color codes: 39G, 3AE, W8 - which isn't a changing color and was used from 1994-1998.

And (viola) violett-chrom-flair-metallic

Color codes: 3C4, 3C5 - which was only available in 2000.

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Old 08-29-2016, 04:52 PM   #6
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I just picked up my 01 S in Viola metallic. I'm told it was 1 of 12 in that color. It was like $3K option. See the post on purple boxsters on this forum.
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Con't - My base 97 does the exact same - The title states multi-color.

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Multi-Color

My 1997 Base model has the same "hyper-colorish" paint job.
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Old 08-21-2017, 09:35 PM   #9
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This Boxster was at the Pacific Grove Concours and Rally 8/21/16. The owner said the color is Viola Metallic and was a color offered by Porsche for the Boxster. It is a color that changes hue depending on how the light is reflected. At some angles it appears blue, black or purple and all three.
I've never seen this color before on a Boxster or in the Porsche Boxster color charts for any model year. Anyone else confirm this?
There is an options code sticker on the inside of the front trunk lid. If the code is L3AE, it is an official, original, Viola Metallic finish. It was (so I have been told) available only on the 2000 Boxster S by special factory order, only.
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