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Old 20-04-2019, 05:57 PM   #11
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I had a yellow car in 2010 and it was great, looked lovely each time it was cleaned and finished. Only problem I had was when I came to sell it, nobody wanted a yellow car!
I do believe yellow are more fashionable right now but I'd always be shy of buying another.

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Old 20-04-2019, 06:37 PM   #12
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Im tempted by getting a white car next, not too worried about looks just something that will keep clean, have vw black and its a pita to keep decent, loved my st250 in tangerine scream was by far the best car/colour I have owned so far
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Old 21-04-2019, 06:27 AM   #13
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I have a white car currently and very happy with it. The depth is poor after detailing but you can still get some good reflection but it is certainly less rewarding than darker colours to detail.

One other problem is when applying products, especially waxes in brighter light, is that you can get a little snow-blind after a while and cannot see where you have applied the wax. This is easily avoided by mentally dividing your panels in advance but is obviously not an issue on darker colours.

I won't be going for white again because of our last 5 cars 3 were white. I am a big fan of the metallic blues and the darker greys. Both look fantastic when detailed properly despite the challenge of minimising swirls.
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Old 21-04-2019, 11:49 AM   #14
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I recently bought a black van T6, I now remember why I have never owned a dark coloured car.. Everything shows on it!
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Old 22-04-2019, 07:40 PM   #15
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Some good feed back thanks guys, not bother about getting and easy car to maintain as only do low miles so easy to keep on top of.

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Old 23-04-2019, 08:21 PM   #16
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Have a metallic Pearl white Kuga now after years of dark cars.
The white does look really glossy, the pearl shimmering in the sun.
Close up in the sun the Mettalic flake really pops
Enjoying looking after it
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Old 23-04-2019, 08:37 PM   #17
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Buy what colour you desire and you'll make the best of what it is.

Yellow is a hard colour to sell. If you buy one you have the scope to haggle hard.
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Old 24-04-2019, 04:48 PM   #18
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Wife has a 2009 red Ibiza and has had since it was 5/6 months old, kept outside since we've had it, its mainly worn Sonax products and its showing no signs of fade, same red as the mk.2 Leon.

I do however remember the older cars with single stage paint fading and needing attention in summer months every other week..
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Old 26-04-2019, 04:00 PM   #19
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I also have a white car and agree it can be forgiving in terms of hiding swirls etc. It also makes any black trim / sporty bits stand out which I like. It doesn’t look too bad when a bit dirty but when it’s very dirty it really shows. There’s no missing bits when you wash a dirty white car! I could not deal with a black car. I’ve started to think grey or silver would be a good option as a next-car colour.

The only think I don’t like it the diamond cut wheels. They look amazing clean but that doesn’t last long and they takes ages to clean and dry.
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