As the driver of a silver vehicle, we feel like we're Q-shippin' it. Or we would be if our truck weren't so durned slow. Anybody got a spare supercharger for a 318 Magnum lying around? In any event, research by DuPont shows that while silver's reign as the color of choice for the last six years is starting to wane, there's still life in the old girl yet, as paint manufactures infuse it with other tints. Meanwhile, black remains strong updated with new metallic treatments and eye-poppers like orange and yellow are a growth area. Is it only a matter of time until matte red oxide becomes an OEM color choice? That's when we'll know the rat rod thing is really dead.
Car Buyers' 'Appetite for Color' Eats Into Silver's Long Reign [Yahoo! Fianance (Press Release)]
With Mighty Paint Technology, the Krauts are Never Second-Best [Internal]