[This is a 1975 press picture from Porsche showing off their then-highest performance model, the Turbo. Naturally they chose a sporty color.]
There's a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport for sale in Dubai (for best offer). The best part isn't the car's 1,200 horsepower of 267.8 mph top speed, but its choctastically, turdalicious brown paint job.
A few weeks ago, I asked you to show us the greatest brown cars of all time. We like brown because it's classy, understated and not terribly common. So now let's shift gears a bit and focus on a color that is a little more commonplace, but isn't often done right. How about the prettiest blue cars of all time?
The other day, I was out walking my dog when I noticed one of the newer Subaru Legacy sedans. Like most Subarus, it wasn't an especially good-looking car, but one thing about it really struck me: the color. It was brown. "Damn," I said to my dog. "That's an especially nice shade of brown."
If you take a gigantic brown '72 Lincoln Continental to an autocross course you'll knock down a cone or two, but you'll look so good doing it no one will notice. Update: there's now video!
The Thunderbird legend features prominently in the lore of many Native American cultures. At one point in time, Ford Thunderbirds also featured prominently on American highways. And now, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has one that's gone off the reservation.