Look, “great things take time” and all. That’s what all of the people who take a long time to do things say, at least. So, in the time it would take some people to pay off a mortgage, Lexus made some paint. The company calls the paint “much more than simply a new choice on a colour chart.” Rock on, then, Lexus.
My beloved daily driver was hit while parked on my street, so I’ve spent the past three weeks with a Buick Envision rental car instead. It had all the bells and whistles, only it was silver, and I kept losing it among all the other silver crossovers out there. What happened to painting your car a real color?
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Look, I have a thing for Plasti Dip. Something about watching the colors get mixed, thinking about that rubberization, oh yeah, I want to lick this chameleon-coloring right off the haunches of this Audi RS7. But seriously, get a load of the color-shift people are pulling off with peelable paint now!
You probably know (or could have guessed) that white, black and silver/gray are perennially the most popular colors for cars. But do tastes change when you go from one vehicle to another? What does your history of car ownership look like in colors?
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
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.
The world has changed dramatically in the past 50 years and the favored color choices of Ford Mustang drivers have shifted as well. As television transitioned from black-and-white to color, Mustang reflected the incoming fashion trends with a palate of vibrant colors.