Carbon is probably mid way between monaco and sapphire and looks black some of the time but more blue in good light.
Bmw carbon black vs black sapphire.
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Carbon black is like the the black carbon paper used to write an invoice meaning in the daylight there is a blue hue and at night it is black.
Carbon black metallic vs.
Black sapphire metallic is also a great color have this on my 2011 335is convertible as in the daylight there is a metallic grey luster.
Carbon black vs black sapphire post by epbrown tue jan 27 2009 138 am carbon black does have a blue cast to it in bright light the same way ruby metallic looks black with a red cast.
Her car looked dark blue in most conditions.
Carbon black vs sapphire black.
My car looks metallic black in pretty much all conditions.
Theres definitely more variance in carbon black however having owned both in a short period of time id say the black sapphire is significantly more stealth like.
She would argue that despite bmw calling it black it was blue.
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Sapphire black is basically a black metallic whereas the best color ever made the carbon black is a metallic black with a certain percentage of midnight blue in it.
Well i can tell you that my m550 is sapphire black and my wifes 2017 x3 was carbon black.
Carbon black also has the very strong metallic in direct sunlight probably more than bsm however in shadeovercast light it looks like a muted blue colour.
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Looks like a black car at night but shows beautiful shades of blue in the daylight depending on weather.
The darkness and depth of that blue would change but it always looked blue to her.