Favourite colours for cars

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Re: Favourite colours for cars

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That looks like a Vert Amandier Metallic ERH (Onyx) to me...

or, Gris Gabion ERZ (Silver Moss) depending on the light.

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..and in dull, out of date news in 2018 the UK in general plumped for grey as their number 1 choice when buying a new car. It wouldnt have been acceptable in the 1970's although Tom Robinson did wish he had a grey cortina, whiplash aerial, racing trim.....

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46906254



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Just seen a lime-green Scirocco with black roof and other bits, enhanced with copper flashes and huge copper coloured wheels.
No camera at the time, unfortunately as words cannot describe it's puke-making ugliness.

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Sorry SILVER ALWAYS,
Doesn't show the Muck,And can be seen at night,Both my cars are silver.
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I turned down a photo opportunity today of quite a striking coloured car in a supermarket carpark, parked well away from others......Now who would have the confidence to go into a showroom and order one of these.....
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On the bright side it was a coupe....it could have been an SUV and the ultimate in bad taste :-D
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I always liked the dark metallic red - and now I've got one. :-D 8-)

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Peter.N. wrote:
13 Aug 2019, 22:26
I always liked the dark metallic red - and now I've got one. :-D 8-)

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Is it the nicely named shade Rouge Lucifer loosely translated as Wicked Red!

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Lady Penelope Pink :)

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Ah well, its a nice colour anyway.

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My Xantia was Wicked Red, Peter. A great colour!

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The odd smattering of orange around at Mathewsons sale this weekend
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Not worth a whatsthinthen?, but do you know what is the car in the the bottom pic before looking the reg up?

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A not very original Triumph Spitfire.

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Gibbo2286 wrote:
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A not very original Triumph Spitfire.
You are about 25 miles out Gibbo :-D (in a North Westerley Direction) from the home of the Spitfire

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Is it a Jensen Healey? :?:

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I like the Morris Oxford, I had several of those including the wooden estates.

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