Very interesting thread here and I'll be following your approach. Let it warm up and then load it up (both ways)! Looking forward to it!
I'll have a nice 300km drive home so that will be my run in period I guess!
I've seen a similar pic before comparing the blues on various models. In my opinion different colours suit different models, variants due to design cues and even things like the chrome grill/mirrors.
As for the S3, I really didn't like Estoril Blue on the S3 (it still looked nice but...