On the road it’s just a “normal blue,” especially at night. I think this is a very special looking car and it’s unfortunate (to me) that they only gave us two blue choices for this generation, both of which are on the darker side.
Based on the M4 i’ve seen in PB and various 3-series in PB i wouldn’t say it’s a “normal” blue. It has a very special shining especially in the sun, seems to have a little purple in it.
At night I actually love this color!
But I know what you mean, you love Yas Marina and Portimao is far from that.
I think they just decided to bring in Green (which also looks very good) instead of bright blue, just to make something different I guess.