They should probably go back to the black screws:
Or at least keep them all the same one way or the other.
The paint looks improved, it's hard to tell much from the pics though, a lot of JPG compression.
They made a huge improvement with the VS-18.1 by flush mounting the driver. I'm surprised they didn't do that here with the 3rd (or 4th?) revision of these. It would take the look to the next level and compete better with the new eD line: