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      10-08-2012, 06:04 AM   #1
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Chris Harris still rates 1M: "One Car To Rule Them All"

http://www.pistonheads.co.uk/news/de...?storyId=26480


Not sure about his taste in colours though . . . BSM?!!
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Not sure about his taste in colours though . . . black?!!
I also prefer bsm
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      10-08-2012, 04:09 PM   #3
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Nice find!

IMO - BSM looks the least aggressive or the 3 colours and hides the car's key features. AW is very pure & clean looking, VO is loud & aggressive, showing the car's lines very well. I'd be happy with AW or VO .... possibly even get AW if I had my choice over again, although the white fashion on sports cars may fade, or likewise for the VO.
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Agreed black can visually reduce the lines of a car. On the other hand with a spotless car and the right lighting/angles, nothing beats a black car. It's the high risk colour.
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      10-08-2012, 05:59 PM   #5
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obviously knows his stuff
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obviously knows his stuff
no bias there!

Pity the 1M didn't have a few other colour choices. Thinking Montego Blue, Space Grey, Dakar yellow would have been worthy inclusions.
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total fail

this chap calls himself a motoring writer and not once, yep not even once did he use the word 'beast'
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Nice find!

IMO - BSM looks the least aggressive or the 3 colours and hides the car's key features. AW is very pure & clean looking, VO is loud & aggressive, showing the car's lines very well. I'd be happy with AW or VO .... possibly even get AW if I had my choice over again, although the white fashion on sports cars may fade, or likewise for the VO.

Have to agree Ian AW is the best colour and after 7,000kms i still wouldnt trade it for another car.....
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Hmmmmm

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Hmmmmm
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