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Black 32 36.78%
White 3 3.45%
Red 32 36.78%
Blue [ As in a Scoobie ] 4 4.60%
Green 3 3.45%
Other 13 14.94%
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Doesn't have to be an Alfa Romeo can be any marque. To me it has to be a *solid* colour. Grey, Silver, light shades of green or blue yuck.

My favourite colour is Black
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gotta be black. so mean so elegant.
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Rosso Rosso Rosso every time (or maybe black ).
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Re: Best colour for a car?

Well it depends on the car - some cars suit some colours.
I used to love the mk 1 Vectra in that lovely dark metallic red - so I bought one



While I thought the Golf GTi looked great in white - so I bought one as well.



I always wanted a red TR6 - yep you guessed it.



But I thought (after long hours of deliberating - I know its hard but someone has to do it ) that the GT looked best in Lipari grey.



Most boring bland colour of all is metallic silver - makes every car look ugly and its owner uninteresting
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Well it depends on the car - some cars suit some colours.
I used to love the mk 1 Vectra in that lovely dark metallic red - so I bought one



While I thought the Golf GTi looked great in white - so I bought one as well.



I always wanted a red TR6 - yep you guessed it.



But I thought (after long hours of deliberating - I know its hard but someone has to do it ) that the GT looked best in Lipari grey.



Most boring bland colour of all is metallic silver - makes every car look ugly and its owner uninteresting
thats the colour of my car! i had no choice as i bought it from a car-hypermarket. on the day i said to myself i had to buy one so i bought the silver one on display.
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got to be green for me like
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Re: Best colour for a car?

Well It depends on the car.
Grey suits some, Red others, BRG others etc

I buy red Alfa Romeos but only models that look good in red
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Some funny reason it has to be red ... there is no other option for a car Have always liked red, it shows the forms of the car better than other colours
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For me, it must be black, grey, white or red.

I love black, but it is the most dificult to keep it clean. Dark grey metallic seems nice on most cars. White doesnt suite many cars, most of them look cheap, or like company cars, but GTA in white with red leather, or the new VW Golf GTI in white with red grill Red is great too, but only catch for me is that rear lights doesnt stand out. With any other colour they look like embeded diamods - any actual alfa model.
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No surprise - it has to be green for me!!!


I'm on my third consecutive green car
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Re: Best colour for a car?

Of cars I have had

1 blue
3 black
3 green
3 red
1 white
1 dark grey

Never chose a red car.........
Gone off green
So it looks like black is my favourite.
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Re: Best colour for a car?

Colour is purely a matter of taste so there is no best colour for any car. There are however some for the basic (non-metallic) colours on specific cars. Imho some examples are:
Red is a for a VW Golf or a BMW 7 series
Black is a for a Renault Twingo or a Nissan Micra
White is a for a Mercedes S-Class or a Ferrari
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Rosso red always
 
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Even though its a bugger to keep clean, black is a good colour. My brother just got an Audi A4 in black and it looks pretty cool, kinda sinister. And of course my own 146 is black.
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Red Red Red - Specially if the car is a "little" sporty - like my two old mazda 323F with the headlights going up and down
ARs have to be red
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Alfa Rosso Red! The champagne one is also very nice
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White obviously
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It depends..but in Alfa Romeo is RED!
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Re: Best colour for a car?

Alfa red I think (or Alfa Pink as it's known ), but if you can keep it constantly clean then black (with red leather.... )

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I like black, but what a b*tch to keep clean. My white 75 was probably the easiest colour to keep looking clean. As it got dirty it just looked a less brilliant white and you could clean it without it looking smeary, so for ease of use and laziness, White. For looking mean as hell black! And for an Alfa it has to really be red
 
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The Bundymobile colour tally:

1 Silver (the cheapest car I have ever bought)
1 Grey
1 White
2 Blue
3 Red
6 Black

Guess what I voted for?

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Doesn't have to be an Alfa Romeo can be any marque. To me it has to be a *solid* colour. Grey, Silver, light shades of green or blue yuck.

My favourite colour is Black
Black or red for me (Lipari Grey counts as black, no?).

Alfas mostly need to be red but for some reason the GT imo just doesn't suit it. Lipari Grey with red hide mmmmmmmmmm!
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Re: Best colour for a car?

Dark metallic grey, Africa or the new Lipari, looks fantastic.
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Platinum Grey(grigo platino) on a 156 or a 147.Thats the colour of my 147,and there doesnt seem to be to many Alfas of that colour over here in Ireland.
I chose that colour when buying the car because I think it looks great and depending on what way the sun hits the car it gives off a different colour at different angles.Its an unusual but nice colour.The bulk of Alfas are red or silver(especially in Dublin).

Heres a pic of my car gleaming in the sunlight after a full coat of Meguires tech polish and wax.
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amazon green metalliic is the best colour ever

ask green Cloverleaf if you dont believe me
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