It's a lot better than black and certainly no worse than my previous dark blue car, so don't worry about it too much. Enjoy your smoky granite IS-F. It is one of my favorite colors on the F.thank you. i should have got the silver or white.
Actually, if you use a gritt guard, the right mitt, wash your mitt and the right techniques, swirls will be minimal at best and almost non-existent.swirls are inevitable