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Old 11-04-2018, 02:36 PM
 
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They show some really interesting colors on the Chicago car show. I also heard that two colors might become trendy soon. Personly I like cars that have character. A color is the first thing that makes us
like (or dislike) a car. Not many people keep them for long enough to be worry that the colors get outdated. Custom paint and wraps could be awesome and not ghetto. I also would love to see more chrome.
I saw a pic with of a guy who polished a F150.
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Old 11-04-2018, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Lee County, NC
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I remember forest green being so popular in the 90ís in GM products.
I had a '97 Chevy K-1500 in Emerald Green with the deluxe silver two-tone stripe as my first truck. I've been looking for one in the same color to add to my collection. I've been unsuccessful so far.
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Old 11-04-2018, 03:50 PM
 
Location: Metro Detroit Michigan
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I saw a pic with of a guy who polished a F150.
When Japan had that tsunami certain colors were not available.

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Old 11-04-2018, 05:00 PM
 
Location: Northern Virginia
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If I look around dealer inventories it seems the white cars are often the cheapest along with the oddball colors (like olive green or orange) while black seems to come at a premium. I personally don't care too much about the color as long as it's not something outlandish and hideous, but I actually would hesitate to buy a white car. White cars always seem to look dirty if you live in any sort of a wet climate.
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Old 11-04-2018, 07:53 PM
 
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Most people are moles and want to 'blend in'.
Yep. They dont wan to stand out, and as a result, these are most of the colors that the manufacturers make without custom orders. Black white and grey.
I also do the road test of watching the car colors and it saddens me to see the majority of the cars the same colors. The percentage I dont know is how many cars were bought used, and if the people chose those used colors or not.
I bought my last 3 out of 4 cars in haste, 3 out of 4 of them were new but I didnt want to wait 8 weeks for the color I wanted. I guess thats what happens with many people. And I went right around the boring loop of colors. White Civic, black charger, silver charger, white charger.
Had a shot to get a brand new Hemi Orange charger at the same price as the car I bought used, but I cant stand hemi orange.

This will be my next car. There is B5 blue and F8 Green, but Octane red will be the one Im shopping for.
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Old 11-04-2018, 07:58 PM
 
Location: USA
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My current car is sapphire blue. My next car will likely be....sapphire blue. Most of the ones prior were white with the exception of a yellow Mini Cooper. We live in AZ so at least I have a good excuse for all the white ones. Lol

Not bad for a 3.5 year old car with almost 50,000 miles.


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Old 11-04-2018, 08:08 PM
 
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Our next car.
If itís not the color thatís boring, itís the car.
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Old 11-04-2018, 08:30 PM
 
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I canít say that Iíve ever liked a beige or coppery brown car before. Porsche makes an anthracite brown which can be very attractive in the right lighting.

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I finally remembered to Google this. I agree. Nice color!

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Old 11-04-2018, 08:32 PM
 
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If itís not the color thatís boring, itís the car.
LOL! You are never agreeable are you?
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Old 11-04-2018, 08:57 PM
 
Location: too far from the sea
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1957 Chevy sierra gold
Normally I don't care much about cars but the 1957 Chevy was beautiful. My parents had a 1957 Chevy station wagon in "coral"--much like that color but lighter.

Living in the New England climate and with hills to climb, I have a 2004 Subaru Outback. It's a little bit too big but it's good on the ice and snow and the seats are extremely comfortable. Color is a pretty metallic blue. I've always said I want a car that's a color. Not black. Not white. A color.
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