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BMW Vantablack X6 Is the Blackest Car Ever

BMW Vantablack X6 Is the Blackest Car Ever
Do you like the non-reflective look of matte finish cars? Well, BMW has gone and given one car the ultimate matte finish paintjob – using an extremely light absorptive paint made by Surrey NanoSystems called Vantablack VBx2.
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Is 35 Coats of Clear Coat Too Much?

Is 35 Coats of Clear Coat Too Much?
Fresh from the factory, most cars come with at a shiny clear coating to give it a shine and to protect its painted finish. I’m not sure how many coats OEMs typically apply, but I can say with 100% certainty that they don’t use 35 coats.
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Go Inside Lamborghini’s New Paint Shop

Go Inside Lamborghini’s New Paint Shop
Lamborghini has long been known for their vibrant and unique colors, offering up exotic cars in brilliant shades of yellow, orange, green, and other hues. Recently, the Italian sports car (and sports SUV) maker completed the build of a shiny new paint shop, and is so proud of it that they shared footage from inside the facility.
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2019 Chevrolet SEMA Camaro Highlights New Shock Yellow Color

2019 Chevrolet SEMA Camaro Highlights New Shock Yellow Color
Chevrolet will bring a few Camaros to this year’s SEMA convention, showing off aftermarket accessories that can be added by their dealers. One of those show cars is decked out in a new bright yellow color called “Shock,” that will be offered to buyers of the 2019 Camaro.
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Renault Twingo Nail Polish Doubles as Touch-up Paint

Renault Twingo Nail Polish Doubles as Touch-up Paint
Renault has a little city car that it sells in Europe called the Twingo. The car reminds me a lot of the Fiat 500 in size and market position. Renault has something new to appeal to the ladies out there who drive a Twingo that will let them look good while keeping their cars scratch free.
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Lambo Gets a Tricky Captain America Treatment

Lambo Gets a Tricky Captain America Treatment
When last we checked in with German graffiti artist Rene Turrek, he was giving a customized paint job to a BMW SUV that when splashed with water revealed an amazing portrait of the The Incredible Hulk that was hidden under top coat.
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Hot Water Makes Bimmer Hulk Out

Hot Water Makes Bimmer Hulk Out
When most people apply hot water to a swanky ride like a new BMW they’re trying to get it sparkling clean at the local car wash so they can drive around and show it off. Showing off is definitely the aim of German graffiti artist Rene Turrek when he tosses hot aqua onto his BMW SUV, but removing dirt and grime are not the result he is looking for.
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Glow in the Dark Aston Martin Hits Gumball 3000

Glow in the Dark Aston Martin Hits Gumball 3000
We’ve seen our fair share of eye-searing automotive paintjobs that pretty much ruin a good thing, but this Aston Martin DBS in nuclear blue glow paint by Nevana Designs isn’t one of them. In fact, if you’re going to go with popping color, this is how you do it – all dolled up for the 2015 Gumball 3000 rally.
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BMW’s $10,000 Individual Pure Metal Silver Paint

BMW’s $10,000 Individual Pure Metal Silver Paint
BMW offers a large range of paints for new owners to choose from, but its most exclusive and expensive paint is Pure Metal Silver. The chrome-like finish is available only through the German automaker’s Individual Manufaktur program.
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Chameleon Plasti-Dipped Porsche 991 Turbo S

Chameleon Plasti-Dipped Porsche 991 Turbo S
There are times when I’m not crazy about vinyl skins and aftermarket finishes on cars, and times when I think they look great. I think it’s all in the execution and the particular finish – along with the car you do it on.
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Ferrari FF Art Car by Duaiv

Ferrari FF Art Car by Duaiv
A while back, we featured a Lamborghini Aventador embellished by French artist Duaiv. Now he’s back with another painted car, a Ferarri FF. This luscious FF has been wrapped then painted with abstract red, pink, purple and orange strokes which conjure images of a sunset.
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Color-Changing Plasti Dip Creates Chameleon Car

Color-Changing Plasti Dip Creates Chameleon Car
A recent trend in car finishing is to coat entire vehicles in spray-on Plasti Dip. The guys at DipYourCar specialize in application tools and color additives for the rubberized coating, and are now showing off an incredible finish that can actually change colors as you walk around the car.
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