Yeah the SOP looks rediculously red in almost all of its pics. Actually I have yet to find a pic that I think acurately depicts the wonderful color I am ordering. I saw one in person and it looked more burnt orange, granted it was in the garage at the dealer, but it definately didn't look anything like the color in the brochure. :?
I have even looked at several pictures online and in magazines and all of them look red. I just don't understand this extreme, and I am even a photographer. :? When I get my SOP, prob in April, I will definately get some good pics that acurately depict this color.
Two sites I've found to have a decent (not great) representation of the color are HandA's exterior accessories page (like the roof rack pictures) and one from the group's gallery site (long, but it's the Wieck Media link at bottom of that page):
Just bought mine yesterday. Originally wanted one of the more "normal" colors like silver, but one look at the orange and I was hooked. One of the best car colors I've seen in a long while. Almost too bright, but a great contrast with the dark grey of the panels.
I know I haven't gotten any better looking, so it must be my orange E everyone's staring at. I've alredy received more compliments on my E than my five previous cars combined.