Two-tone cars.

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  1. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    Do you like two-tone paint-jobs on cars? Personally I think they're great although they are limited to older cars as new cars don't have the lines. [​IMG] [​IMG] I don't think this Mercedes has an original paint-job though. The hubcaps don't match the roof. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


  2. zjpj83

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    Not on new cars, yes on old cars.
     


  3. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    Not on new cars, yes on old cars.
    I've seen some new roadster type cars with a two-tone look since the soft-top was another color. On new cars, you get something awful like this: [​IMG]
     


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    nothing says America like a 2-tone station wagon [​IMG]
     


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    damn, beat me too it [email protected] As soon as I saw the first post I thought to myself "I'm going to find a picture of a station wagon with wood panels on it to post in this thread." Haha. Kudos.
     


  6. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    nothing says America like a 2-tone station wagon

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    The famous "woodies"; the surfers made them immortal. I wonder if Danny Wilson owns one.

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    for your consideration:

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  8. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    I also like this:

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    The famous "woodies"; the surfers made them immortal. I wonder if Danny Wilson owns one.

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    he would, if that's The Dude's car, too.
     


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    I have no problem with the two-tone-ness of the Bugatti Veyron, it echoes many old Bugattis:

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    Its overall design is open to criticism, but no more or less than every new car.

    or maybe the Veyron is giving an aesthetic nod to that most formiddable of beasts, the '67 Morris Minor Pick-up:

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    They also of course did a half timber car, far more charming than the monstrous American Station-wagon.

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    As bad as that Bugatti is, the sad thing is that it's better looking than seventy-five percent of cars of a single color.
     


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    has anyone seen the two tones maybach
    cuz thats really really ugly too
    some guy around here drives it and it just looks shitty cuz of the two tone
    its green with like silver on it
     


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    The famous "woodies"; the surfers made them immortal. I wonder if Danny Wilson owns one.

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    Hey Label-

    Do you see a lot of these at the beach in California? Maybe I could live in the back since its so big [​IMG]


    -Danny Wilson
     


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    he would, if that's The Dude's car, too.


    Hey Acidic- [​IMG]
     


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    Not on new cars, yes on old cars.

    I had the exact same opinion until last day when I saw the small Lancia Y (it's a city-car) in a two-tone model, orange and an unpolished dark grey (I don't care very much for the more common white-strawberry combination). It was very stylish, almost sartorial. I guess it was a special order or whatever since I can't find any picture of it on the Internet.
     


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