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Old 10th March 2011, 15:14   #106
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Henry Ford had said a long time ago, "You can have the car in any color as long as the color is Black", or something like that.
Truely believe in every word thats said here.

The only car that does not look nice in black, IMHO is the Ferrari. Only a red or yellow do justice to this mean machine.
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Henry Ford had said a long time ago, "You can have the car in any color as long as the color is Black", or something like that.
Truely believe in every word thats said here.

The only car that does not look nice in black, IMHO is the Ferrari. Only a red or yellow do justice to this mean machine.
Agree about Ferrari but I think black and white are colours that will just not go with some cars.

Eg. white just doesn't go on an Alto (not at all on the previous ones; maybe a bit on the K10 engine ones); and white wouldn't go with say 800, Indica, City etc. What say? But the cars they go with, they look fabulous.

Silver is universal!
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If we can talk about foreign cars, nothing says black better than on the Escalade. Personal Favourite.
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Agree about Ferrari but I think black and white are colours that will just not go with some cars.

Eg. white just doesn't go on an Alto (not at all on the previous ones; maybe a bit on the K10 engine ones); and white wouldn't go with say 800, Indica, City etc. What say? But the cars they go with, they look fabulous.

Silver is universal!

To an extent, i agree with you. Alto, Indica do not look good in White (especially not the Indica). However I personally do like the City in white or even black. Looks elegent IMO.
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To an extent, i agree with you. Alto, Indica do not look good in White (especially not the Indica). However I personally do like the City in white or even black. Looks elegent IMO.
The ANHC looks regal in white; but the earlier ones would look terrible! The same with black.

I don't how or why a particular colour appeals on a car and another doesn't.
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The only car that does not look nice in black, IMHO is the Ferrari. Only a red or yellow do justice to this mean machine.
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Agree about Ferrari
Longtime back, when I was a kid, saw a Ferrari 288GTO in black. The way the thing looked, especially from the rear made me a fan of black for ever.

I have even seen a Testarossa upclose in black. It was truely a connoissuer's Ferrari.
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Definitely white. All our cars have been white so far..except for one (which is sand colour..called "desert sand").
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White & Black also dont suit for cars like Getz, Ikon to some extent, M800 never seen in black, Zen estilo, etc. Mostly all costly & sedan cars look classy in white & black due to there shape, finish & looks in IMO

Slightly off topic but cant resist myself saying this. Some car manufacturer do really make some weird / ugly colors for cars. E.g. Zen estilo in Pink, Figo green also i dont like at all, Tata has some very funny shades for Indica & Indigo. Any nominations for this?
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Love these cars when they are clothed in -

Nano - new Orange
Punto - Bright Red
Getz - Chocolate Brown
New Swift - Dark Blue
XUV500 - Deep purple

These are some of the top picks IMO (pardon the non official colour names)
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Black is my favourite colour for cars. I love executive and luxury sedans and coupes when they come in black, with chrome accents. The Mercs, Beemers et al look stately and exude elegance in black.
Also most SUVs. With black tints, they ooze attitude.
But most hatches, and midget sedans look best in white, silver, or some similar shade.
Red and yellow are meant for sports cars, or cars that at least look sporty.
Its for good reason that Fiat call their red "Ferrari Red"!
(And I also think pink, green, etc don't look good on any car)
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While selecting a car color is an individualistic decision, it would be interesting to understand the public opinion.

Please take out a few minutes just to mention your color against the vehicles detailed here. I will compile and keep updating the results every week on the most popular color.
Apologies if your vehicle is not listed here. Please add the same in the relevant section.

This is just an effort to help those in doubt.

Thank you for your time.
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Hatches
Nano--Yellow
Spark--Red
Alto--Silver
Micra--Orange (Nissan Spl?)
Beat--Fl. Green
Ritz--Metallic Grey
Wagon R--Metallic Grey
I-10--Metallic Grey
I-20--White / Golden Beige
Santro--Silver
Zen--Black
Renault Pulse--White
Swift--Red / Silver



Sedans
Accord--Silver
Civic--Maroon
Sonata--Black
Elantra--Black
Superb--Chocolate Brown
Vento--Midnight Blue
Verna--White
City--C. Red
Dzire--Silver
Rapid--Silver
Cruze--Golden Beige
Esteem--Black



SUVs/MUVs
Innova--Metallic Blue / Maroon
Fortuner--White
Endeavor--Black
XUV-500--Maroon / Silver
Safari--Grey
Scorpio--White
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Please take out a few minutes just to mention your color against the vehicles detailed here. I will compile and keep updating the results every week on the most popular color.
Thanks 00nuts001. Wasn't sure if calling you just 'nuts' was appropriate, so using the full handle ().....just kidding partner!

Great initiative, if you can consolidate and collate this list weekly.

Added a few off the top of my head, so by no means exhaustive. Here goes mine:


Hatches
Nano: No opinion
Spark: Black
Alto: Silver
Micra: Blue
Beat: White
Ritz: Chocolate Brown (or whatever its called)
Wagon R: No opinion
FL i10: Red
i-Gen i20: White
Santro Xing: No opinion
Zen Estilo: Black
Renault Pulse: Red
Swift: Red
Fabia: Black
Brio: Blue
Jazz: Red
Polo: Black
Etios Liva: Blue
Grande Punto: Red/Blue


Sedans
Accord: Black
Civic: White
Fluidic Sonata: Black/White
Fluidic Elantra: Twilight Blue (actually saw it on display, looks stunning on the car)
Superb: Rosso Brunello/White
Vento: Midnight Blue
Fluidic Verna: Purple
ANH City: Urban Titanium (resembles copper)
DZire: No opinion
Rapid: Red/Cappuccino Beige
Cruze: Blue/Grey/Black (this car is a real looker and trust me, every color looks good on her)
FL Laura: Rosso Brunello/Black/Brilliant Silver
Laura vRS: Race Blue/Black
New Jetta: Toffee Brown/White/Moon Rock Silver
Corolla Altis: Blue Metallic
All-new 2013 Camry: White
F30 BMW 3-series: Alpine White/Red (they look absolutely wicked!!)
BMW 5-series: Navy Blue (it has a really fancy name too!)
Volvo S60: Copper
Audi A4: White
Mercedes Benz E-Class: Brown/Navy Blue
Passat: Light Brown
Linea: Ocean Blue/Tuscan Wine
Fiesta: Blue
SX4: No opinion
Etios: No opinion
Optra Magnum: Diamond White


SUVs/MUVs
Innova: No opinion
2012 Fortuner: Blue Metallic/White
Endeavor: No opinion
XUV500: Silver
Safari: White
Scorpio: White
Xylo: No opinion
Duster: Brown
Aria: White
Yeti: Brown/Silver
Koleos: White
X1/X3: White
Q3/Q5: Black

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White & Black also dont suit for cars like Getz, Ikon to some extent, M800 never seen in black, Zen estilo, etc. Mostly all costly & sedan cars look classy in white & black due to there shape, finish & looks in IMO

Slightly off topic but cant resist myself saying this. Some car manufacturer do really make some weird / ugly colors for cars. E.g. Zen estilo in Pink, Figo green also i dont like at all, Tata has some very funny shades for Indica & Indigo. Any nominations for this?
I think white colour looks good on most of the cars.
But, but, if asked to buy, i'll hesitate if its for smaller segment cars . Only reason :- taxi image. Now if we see , most of the cars which are used in taxi will be white, say indica, logan, etios. dezire etc. Most of these cars, they'll be having yellow board. People dont even go for green logans as they are used by Meru.

So, given a choice for actually buying, i would not go for white. Any other colour like sky blue, grey suits me depending on the car.
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I would love to see any Mercedes car in black and specially, E & M Class. Santa Fe looks good in black from rear side with twin exhausts and red lights, in low light. Monaco blue of BMW( somewhat close to Corolla/ Camry blue) is my all time favourite. 'White' is one of the most practical color in Indian coditions and looks good in almost all cars, but an Audi A4 or A6 looks stately to me, in white.
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I used to like red a lot, but have since of late developed an aversion to it, reason being, the tail lights don't stand out in a red car, and tail lights nowadays are such design statements. White I feel is boring on most cars and black is extremely difficult to maintain. That leaves me with no colour choice since I hate blue and green cars. What I do as a rule of thumb nowadays is go by the Company advertisement campaigns, for example, if it's a DUSTER then it's got to be Chocolate Brown, why break our heads deciding on the colour since the Company has intelligent fat salaried People thinking for us already. But I'm glad that not many People think like me, imagine seeing only Chocolate Brown DUSTERS all around
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