I’m not sure how much money you have to make to care about perfect, numbers-matching parts and paint on your car, but it seems to be a lot and it seems to prove that money cannot buy you happiness because the people who care about these things always strike me as deeply unhappy.
Imagine your dream 1970s Soviet vacation to the beach, and this would be your color palate: leaving your grey apartment block outside Bucharest for your orange swim suit against the glittering blue water. You’d find the same hues in Audi’s fastest cars at the LA Auto Show.
Ferraris are red, Lamborghinis are ugly, and diesel, manual wagons are brown. The color of a car can say a lot about its owner - what does the color of your car say about you?
This is, I think, one of the most important questions in the automotive world.
It's St. Patrick's Day, where we all celebrate things that are green!
RBR ran dazzle paint camo for testing this year, but now that testing is over, the team can show off its race colors. Turns out, they're significantly purple.
Remember your old roommate's 2008 Hyundai Accent? The one in that apple/lime green? Bentley does too.
Look around on any street and you'll see no shortage of black, silver, grey, and white cars. You won't see many in these ten colors and that's something that needs to be rectified.
Black is a tricky color for a car. Done wrong it makes a car look cheap. Done right it makes them look sleeker, more elegant and more aggressive all at the same time. These ten cars wear the darkness spectacularly.
A good paint job can improve the aesthetic of a car. Some say the correct shade of red adds at least five horsepower. All I know is these are the best colors you can order today.
Yesterday, BMW Designworks' lead designer in color, materials and finish Sandy McGill told Motoramic that Apple is responsible for making white the most popular car color.
Silver is still the most popular car color. At least it's not beige. It's just close to it. [CNBC]
When you see a mode of customization show up on Lindsay Lohan’s Rolls–Royce, you know it’s time to move on. Or is it?
It's never enough to sell a car with a unique color. Automakers also have to give the colors a matching unique name. From an "Assuan"-colored van to a "Wicked Merlot" convertible, here's ten cars with seriously bizarre color names.
Last week we asked you to imagine the worst car color combination. You came up with so many amazing responses of production cars with catastrophic color choices, we've used them to compile a top ten list of the best of the worst. Hit the jump to for the ten worst production car color combinations and see how far…
North Americans are more likely to buy cars that aren't silver/gray/white/black than their counterparts in Europe and Japan, though the Japanese are more likely to own a car in the "other" color category, which we assume includes a lot of metallic atomic pink. In Europe, where the history comes from, the most popular…