Colours that suit

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John007
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Colours that suit

Post by John007 » Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:10 pm

Looking at some of the colours that people decide for their cars got me thinking recently. I love my Firesand Orange but maybe next spring I might change it. Either upgrade to a full size engine (!) and different colour or perhaps just wrap it.
So I had a bit of fun on the old pc and it's surprising how some colours suit the car whilst others are definitely dodgy ;)
First pic is the original enjoying some sun in the Lake District and the others are open to debate!

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2014 Firesand Orange
380PS Coupe S
Panoramic roof, switchable exhaust, red calipers, heated steering wheel, heated front windscreen, 19" Centrifuge black wheels

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Dan_Veluwe
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Re: Colours that suit

Post by Dan_Veluwe » Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:19 pm

I like the 'pale yellow' and the 'olive green' versions !

Your blue version is available from JLR : Velocity Blue or Ultra Blue..

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This I dabbled some time ago.. [ verbier and black..].

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..and.. [ white_black ]..

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An image from the web..

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FT jag ______ P300___UniAir ___4-cyl__ _300hp 400nm____ 8-) Ultra Bleu_[ 27 k]
FP jag ______25T____UniAir____4-cyl____250hp 365nm____ :P Loire Blue_[ 1.4 k]
AT BMW ___216i______________3-cyl____102hp 180nm____ :? Blue_2_____[ 36 k ]

Timbo
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Re: Colours that suit

Post by Timbo » Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:21 am

John007 the first thing you need to do is get rid of the chrome, it doesnt suit firesand imo
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Tel
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Re: Colours that suit

Post by Tel » Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:18 am

Chrome is a bit 'Sweeny' era!

With most motors, Silver shows off the lines, Black (especially matte) tends to dull them.
Greens, Yellow and golds are always a bit 'iffy' and also seem difficult to sell on unless you happen to like that colour.

I'm yet to see one colour that really pops above any other...although the SVR that I posted in Bespoke SVO gloss Grey with Yellow accents caught my eye.

Basic palette of Black, White, Red, Blue, Silver seem to be the best - With Red being the fastest of course ;-)
Black pack option with every colour too.

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John007
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Re: Colours that suit

Post by John007 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:20 am

Timbo wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:21 am
John007 the first thing you need to do is get rid of the chrome, it doesnt suit firesand imo
I definitely agree with that. I didn't post a Firesand with black pack because there are so many pics available on the net and I wanted to show something different. The first two pics of the different colours are de-chromed and I think the primrose with black is a nice combo. I would change the wheels to black also.
2014 Firesand Orange
380PS Coupe S
Panoramic roof, switchable exhaust, red calipers, heated steering wheel, heated front windscreen, 19" Centrifuge black wheels

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GusA
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Re: Colours that suit

Post by GusA » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:35 am

John007 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:10 pm
Looking at some of the colours that people decide for their cars got me thinking recently. I love my Firesand Orange but maybe next spring I might change it. Either upgrade to a full size engine (!) and different colour or perhaps just wrap it.
So I had a bit of fun on the old pc and it's surprising how some colours suit the car whilst others are definitely dodgy ;)
First pic is the original enjoying some sun in the Lake District and the others are open to debate
Lots of people say F Types look great in any colour, seeing some of these I’m not so sure!

What software are you using to do this?
Ultra Blue P380 R Dynamic Convertible
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John007
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Re: Colours that suit

Post by John007 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:39 pm

GusA wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:35 am
John007 wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:10 pm
Looking at some of the colours that people decide for their cars got me thinking recently. I love my Firesand Orange but maybe next spring I might change it. Either upgrade to a full size engine (!) and different colour or perhaps just wrap it.
So I had a bit of fun on the old pc and it's surprising how some colours suit the car whilst others are definitely dodgy ;)
First pic is the original enjoying some sun in the Lake District and the others are open to debate
Lots of people say F Types look great in any colour, seeing some of these I’m not so sure!

What software are you using to do this?
It's Lightroom 5. Fairly easy to use, even for a technophobe like me :roll:
2014 Firesand Orange
380PS Coupe S
Panoramic roof, switchable exhaust, red calipers, heated steering wheel, heated front windscreen, 19" Centrifuge black wheels

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GusA
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Re: Colours that suit

Post by GusA » Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:59 pm

John007 wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:39 pm

It's Lightroom 5. Fairly easy to use, even for a technophobe like me :roll:
Thanks, I’ll have a look
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chicb
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Re: Colours that suit

Post by chicb » Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:15 pm

I must be easily pleased or colour blind as I liked them all :o . If I had to pick it would be the third one baby blue :oops:
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Re: Colours that suit

Post by DaddyDarren » Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:55 pm

Some great colours there 👍

Prefer 2,4,5 & 6...

Think all need black pack & possibly black wheels too 🤔
White 2014 V6 Coupe
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Active Switchable Exhaust
OEM Project 7 Grill
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