Black Cherry Prius?

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  1. Sno-Viking

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    So whilst camping down in VA I ran across a Prius in a color I've never seen. The color is what I'd call "Black Cherry". I looked online and I didn't see anything remotely similar. Think it's a custom paint job? It looks fantastic in person!
     

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    It's a 2013 Persona.

    And yeah, the color is black cherry.

    That color was only available that year I believe and only on the persona edition.
     
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    Yes one year production
     
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    an unique car finish.................
     
  5. TonyPSchaefer

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    Yep. I was inches from purchasing a Black Cherry Pearl Persona. Decided to wait for the Gen4.
    If I'm not mistaken, the color is borrowed from Lexus.
     
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    Sweet color
     
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    Originally from 2001 in the US on the GS and LS then onto the Scion xB (and I think xA) in 2003 and finally to the FJ Cruiser in 2007.


    I actually didn't know it was from Lexus. I only remembered them from the Scions. I had to look it up. Good memory Tony!
     
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    It's kinda fun having a unique Prius color. People ask me "Is this a stock color?" or I get thumbs up from nearby Prius drivers on the road. The other day I pulled up next to another black cherry at a stop light and gave the driver a peace sign and it took him a moment to realize why and then we both laughed.

    I wonder if there is a way to find out what the production run was.
     
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    "Yep. I was inches from purchasing a Black Cherry Pearl Persona. Decided to wait for the Gen4.
    If I'm not mistaken, the color is borrowed from Lexus."


    Which means Toyota borrowed the color from themselves lol :)
     
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    Nice color,recently purchased a use one,I drove 500 mile round trip to pick up one with 92000 miles on it,love the car the color is awsome.this is my first toyota.
     
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    I loved this color, too, but the road noise was so loud and ride so harsh on the OEM 17's, I ended up trading for my current Gen 4, Three Touring. Toyota made huge improvement in road noise and ride comfort in the Gen 4 Touring 17's happy to say.
     
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    I still get people coming up to me asking me how I got this color and complimenting me on it, which is nice considering this thing is 4 years old now. The interior is even nicer.. I love it!
     
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    Good to know toyota made a huge improvement in road noise,and comfort,but l love the way mine rides and the comfort I feel when sitting behind the wheel.just love this color,always been a Chevy man.but needed better gas mileage,and a way to get my gran kids to school.
     
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    Very nice color. I just saw one a few weeks ago in person
     
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    Old thread, but I just saw someone at a garage sale with this car. We chatted for a bit and I commented how I loved the color of her car.

    I have a prius prime in blue magnetism (a color only available to primes), and the black cherry color looks like it would be a great color for the prime lineup. I'd consider it if they had it as an option.
     
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