Favourite colours for cars

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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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Is the sickly green colour caused by the fact that the car is a Japanese imposter? :-D
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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 02 Nov 2020, 13:24 A small exercise in overlooking natural bias.
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They did make a nice splash of colour next to each other which gets a thumbs up from me.
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Yellow, and no bias, the other one is revolting in every possible way :twisted: It would still look awful even in bright yellow!

And that's saying something as most cars are improved immeasurably when painted bright yellow ;)
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I love this colour (I used to have a Micra btw!)

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CitroJim wrote: 02 Nov 2020, 14:10 And that's saying something as most cars are improved immeasurably when painted bright yellow ;)
Can't disagree with that, I've had two vehicles painted bright yellow and both would have been laughable in grey or silver etc:
The Messerschmidt KR200 and a Suzuki Carry Van
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Here's one I did earlier, :)
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Only had one yellow car. A primrose yellow Imp. It was monkeyshít brown and I coloured it in with Tekaloid.

Rarely concern myself with the colour. Had an Accord that was a nice green, Almost BRG.

There was a very nice metallic purple CX shown on the forum a while back that was the nicest colour that I have seen.
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Love that yellow Messerschmidt Mick :D

Of all the cars I've owned and despite it being my favourite car colour, I've never owned a yellow one :( The nearest was when I was 16 and had, for a while, a yellow Jawa moped!

I was very close to having my old Activa resprayed in Saxo yellow when the lacquer peel became a problem...

I still think a Xantia in that shade of yellow could look gorgeous... It would need metallic very dark grey, almost black, bumpers, wheels and rubbing strips to finish it off perfectly :D
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NewcastleFalcon wrote: 02 Nov 2020, 18:13 Yellow Xantia estate

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Lovely :D

I'd call that colour 'AA Box Yellow' ;)
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Yes you dont get the full yellow experience with all the additional gubbins on it, but probably the only "real" yellow Xantia on the internet unless someone can find another. There is a one on GTA5 but it aint "real".

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Is this one real? :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote: 02 Nov 2020, 18:36 Is this one real? :-D

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It looks like a stylist's sketch to me Mick but it is a perfect illustration of just how beautiful a yellow Xantia could be :D
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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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How about this one?
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