Behr Speedboat

Behr Speedboat M490-3 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Speedboat paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful M490-3. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:M490-3
Color name:Speedboat

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What are Behr Speedboat undertones?

Blue is Behr Speedboat undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

144, 191, 212

Is Behr Speedboat M490-3 cool or warm?

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cool colors

With a hue of 199° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M490-3 Speedboat HSL code: 199, 44%, 70%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

Speedboat M490-3 vs Cosmic Blue MQ6-32

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Speedboat M490-3 vs Toile Blue P520-3

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Color codes

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HEX#90bfd4copy color code
RGB Decimal144, 191, 212copy color code
RGB Percent56.47%, 74.90%, 83.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 199° Saturation: 32.08% Value: 83.14%copy color code
HSLhsl(199, 44, 70)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 32.08 Magenta: 9.91 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 16.86copy color code
YIQY: 179.341 I: -34.756 Q: -3.407copy color code
XYZX: 42.011 Y: 47.942 Z: 69.31copy color code
CIE LabL:74.788 a:-10.457 b:-15.513copy color code
CIE LuvL:74.788 u:-23.753 v:-22.446copy color code
Decimal9486292copy color code
Hunter lab69.24, -12.866, -10.881copy color code
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