SRAM Red Cranks: Color & Price differences?

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by cbrshadow

I'm looking to buy SRAM Red 22 Cranks, but I noticed some weird differences.
There seem to be (2) types:
Black+Silver = $250
Black+Black = $450.

Attached is a screenshot showing what I mean.

Anyone know the differences? Is the black/silver older? I prefer the all black colors, but for twice the price I'd like to know if it's just the color change.

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by Jacksoneaker

The black one was an updated color way released along with eTap. IIRC, there shouldn’t be a weight difference between the two, but I may be totally wrong.

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by xDOMx

The black and silver appears to be the ‘older’ type, but no appreciable differences (aside from colour) as far as I’m aware

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by sfo423

Lots of eTAP builds on offer for big discount but they use the old gpx crank. Make sure you verify crank before purchase.

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by wheelbuilder

As mentioned above, the black version was released with etap as the etap colorway. I prefer the classic black/silver version and have those, even though I have etap. The ramping/lift pins are the same on both rings......
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