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Just a thread to see what color people are shooting for, perhaps find the most common one and those that like to be unique can shoot for another?

I really like the red that they have shown but I'm also debating on a blue. You'll probably typically see these in white or black but I'm trying to deviate away from that

What are you leaning towards?
 

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That orange is something I'm going to want to see out in the daytime light as it can be a very tricky color. I've seen other vehicles that look amazing in the show lighting with that orange yellow-ish kind of look but when they get outside it's a different ball game altogether.
 

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Yellow of course, and it looks a lot better than some other yellow paints I've seen. Perhaps a matte protective wrap would make the yellow look even better and add an extra layer to keep the paint scratch free.
 

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I've never been fond of the whole matte sort of look. It just doesn't sit right with me but a lot of other people like it. I like the look of deep gloss and a liquid wet looking type of paint job.
 

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I've never been fond of the whole matte sort of look. It just doesn't sit right with me but a lot of other people like it. I like the look of deep gloss and a liquid wet looking type of paint job.
It just has be used right, on the right design and areas of the car. Seen some Panameras in Matte paint and they looked good enough to be an OEM option. But the lack of car makers choosing matte paints should say something very clear to us.
 

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BMW has something that I don't mind too much with the frozen line of colors they have. It's not a full on matte but it has a little level of gloss within it.

 

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I bet if you really look into it there are a lot of different tones of matte to choose from, much like with these two different examples:




In my case if a matte was too dull looking I guess putting on a thin layer of gloss might help, assuming we can find different levels of gloss.
 

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Gloss is gloss so putting a layer of gloss film will just turn the paint into a gloss. They do have a frosty type of film that'll give it a matte sheen though.

The Lotus you posted is just too matte for me, looks like an old chalkboard.
 

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I think anything can work, it just depends on the vehicles design and theme. Both of those examples I posted were done right to me, swapping the types of matte from the Lexus to Lotus it would look completely wrong. Same goes for that 3-Series you posted, looks like a matte Hamann would use.
 

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I completely understand that some vehicles look better in some colors and different types of paint and what not, but for me personally, I absolutely just don't like matte paint on anything. Haven't seen anything that I like matte paint on ever since it started becoming a trend. Don't even like matte black wheels lol.

But I do like it if it were used as an accenting color or something.

 

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Great look actually. Something similar can be done to the Stinger with how its design is like compared to that Porsche. I would like it if someone can pull some instantiation from a Kia race team since there are a handful of examples out there.
 
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