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    View Poll Results: Which car color do you generally prefer?

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    • White

      44 17.67%
    • Black

      50 20.08%
    • Silver

      22 8.84%
    • Gray

      15 6.02%
    • Red

      23 9.24%
    • Blue

      52 20.88%
    • Brown/Beige

      4 1.61%
    • Yellow/Gold

      8 3.21%
    • Green

      17 6.83%
    • Other (explain)

      14 5.62%
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      03-08-2012 11:09 AM #26
      Blue and red are the most appealing to me initially, however white strikes a nice balance between sporty and easy to keep clean. On a weekend sports car that I can stick in the garage, it would have to be something bright and obnoxious.

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      03-08-2012 11:12 AM #27
      Rental car white.

      I voted blue though.
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      03-08-2012 11:16 AM #28
      I'd never seen that BMW Fiji green before, was that a USDM color?
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      03-08-2012 11:19 AM #29
      I like unusual colors. I am not interested in buying a black/white/red/silver car.

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      03-08-2012 11:24 AM #30
      I'm guessing that if I posted this poll in the mid-90s that most of you would have chosen green..
      Last edited by EKaru; 03-08-2012 at 08:20 PM.

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      03-08-2012 11:26 AM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by Wanganrunner View Post
      I'd never seen that BMW Fiji green before, was that a USDM color?
      It originally was a color for the Z3, but you can order a BMW in any of their colors if you fork over the $$
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      03-08-2012 11:28 AM #32
      Red, but it only works on certain cars. Incidentally, both my car and the wife's car are red.


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      03-08-2012 11:28 AM #33
      Blue all day. My rabbit is white though I wish it was sage green.

      Agree with the silver dislike. Pretty tough to see on grey cloudy days. And there are a lot of those up here.
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      03-08-2012 11:29 AM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by EKaru View Post
      I'm guessing that if I posed this poll in the mid-90s that most of you would have chosen green..
      My '97 Escort was green.

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      03-08-2012 11:30 AM #35
      I like white on a lot of cars. I think it makes the car look clean, and you can appreciate the design. I saw a white C-6 Vette (rare?) the other day, and I thought it looked really good.

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      03-08-2012 11:32 AM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by IJM View Post
      My '97 Escort was green.
      I think they were all Pacific Green. My Dad had a green wagon, and my Mom had a green sedan! (at different times.)

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      03-08-2012 11:32 AM #37
      Black for me. I know it's safe and it might be a bit boring but it makes a good looking car better looking and an ugly car a little less ugly. No other "colour" does that except for black.

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      03-08-2012 11:35 AM #38
      White, in the summer there is no question.

      I shot the temp with an infrared thermometer on a friend's identical car in blue. His was 90+ degrees hotter in the direct sun than mine in white. He was always complaining about how pathetic his AC was too.

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      03-08-2012 11:41 AM #39
      For those of you who love purplish cars....I once saw a gorgeous used Cayman S in Carmona Red Metallic, a deep maroonish color with a hint of red, with upgraded Natural colored leather (dark tan) for sale at a local dealer. Stunning combo, heavily optioned car, but they had to lower the price several times to find a buyer.
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      03-08-2012 11:52 AM #40
      don't have either anymore, but red is what i choose:

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      03-08-2012 11:52 AM #41
      Voted for blue since that is what I have, but I also like white, silver, and gunmetal. The other colors tend to work some times but not others, and I really like unique colors.
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      03-08-2012 11:58 AM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by EKaru View Post
      I'm guessing that if I posed this poll in the mid-90s that most of you would have chosen green..
      Being that my brain is perpetually stuck in the mid-90's, I did in fact choose green.


      I don't understand why cars aren't offered in more colors, especially stuff like M3's and R8's and whatnot. I can see making a lot of them special order only, but at least have them available in the configurators.

      A Fiji Green R8 would be excellent.
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      Top gear recommended it, so I bought it.

    18. 03-08-2012 01:54 PM #43
      Wanganrunner's Corvette post.

      I have a car painted in the bright aqua. I have owned black, white, orange, red, yellow, blue in varying shades, green, purple, dark grey, and tan. I cannot stand silver because it looks like cheapened metal. Raw metal (stainless steel) is OK, but not a copy of it.

      I keep thinking I want a dark-colored car for the next one. Maybe a rich chocolate brown? It depends on the day. Maybe that's why I have various colors.

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      03-08-2012 01:59 PM #44
      German beige for me. Looks good when it's dirty. Looks great when it's clean.

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      03-08-2012 02:00 PM #45
      White, Silver, Blue, Red, and Black are my top five in that order.
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      03-08-2012 02:02 PM #46
      The colors of all the cars I've ever owned, in order:

      Blue
      green
      green
      blue
      blue
      Island Gray
      Blue (special order from the factory, not yet received)

      I think it's pretty clear what I prefer.

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      03-08-2012 02:05 PM #47
      Oh that's a fun game, my colors in order:

      Black
      Dark green/forest green
      White
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      03-08-2012 02:25 PM #48
      Bright blues are my favorite. I love things like Aqua Blue on recent Porsches, Cobalt Blue on previous Porsches, Sky Blue, Celestial Blue, and Winning Blue on Mazdas, and Grabber Blue on the current Mustang.

      That said, if a car is unavailable in blue, or is only in a particularly dark blue, I do also like wine/subdued reds. My current car is "Sangria Red," which is metallic and not dark... somewhat in the middle of the dark/light progression.

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      03-08-2012 02:29 PM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by Mike! View Post
      Bright blues are my favorite. I love things like Aqua Blue on recent Porsches, Cobalt Blue on previous Porsches, Sky Blue, Celestial Blue, and Winning Blue on Mazdas, and Grabber Blue on the current Mustang.

      That said, if a car is unavailable in blue, or is only in a particularly dark blue, I do also like wine/subdued reds. My current car is "Sangria Red," which is metallic and not dark... somewhat in the middle of the dark/light progression.
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      03-08-2012 02:32 PM #50
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      Urban Green (without decals )

      a kid on campus has a z4 in urban green. i get a half chub every time i see it.
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