Bestest Ever Car Colours

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by directionalgyro, Jul 23, 2013.

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  1. A thread on another forum got me chuckling, there have been some fucking horrendous car colours over the years.

    I wonder if any of you miserable cunts can come up with something that'll make me smile. The point of the thread is to post a picture of a car, then "name" the colour, in your own ARRSE style.

    I'll give you three for starters, brought to you by Automotive Horror Stories of the 70s:

    A Triumph Dolomite in Dog Shit Brown:

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    an Allegro in Hearing Aid Beige:

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    and finally a Mk1 Escort in Spacker Chariot Blue:


    Make me laugh you cunts.
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  2. Don't forget the "Snot Green", as an added bonus, on a Princess with bodykit

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  3. I would actually call that one "Muppet Spunk Green", but a good call nonetheless.
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  4. Ital Van in piss yellow?


    I thought this was ex BT until I copped the reg
  5. Ravers

    Ravers LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    Jewish racing gold as favoured by large families in the Golders Green area of North London.


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  6. It's what I like to call "The BLMC body fluids" period - I'd have gone with "earwax beige" for the Allegro.

    Mine had a square steering wheel. Shite

    I also eventually found this for the younger readers

    Invacar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Google kept fucking me off when I searched for "3 wheeled spacker chariot"
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  7. Snail discharge yellow

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  8. My Granddad used to have this:

    I don't know what you'd call it apart from "orange" but it certainly was offensive.

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  9. Ravers

    Ravers LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    Hangover spew green was a popular Lancia colour back in the 70s.

    The design team at Bertone modelled it after a heavy night on the Aftershok shots in a Turin nightclub.


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  10. [​IMG]

    "Vindaloo ring sting Red"
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  11. My dad had a 1978 Chrysler Sunbeam in two tone Jewish Racing Gold over Dog Shit Brown. It had matching orange/brown/beige/gold checked seats with brown vinyl bolsters.

    Fuck me it must have took at least 6 square metres of skin off mine and my brothers legs (we were too poor to afford long trousers) in the couple of summers he owned it.

    I did look for images but got rather scared in a small child nostalgia fashion.
  12. I've no idea what colour this is but presumably the green wheels are a failed attempt at camouflaging it so you don't take the piss out of the driver.


    Here's another one, menstrual pink:

  13. It was said that you could tell what the next colour range from Longbridge would be by looking at the paint job on the workers' houses
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  14. I was subsequently the proud owner of a Rover P6 which was officially "Scarab Blue" . WTF was that about?
  15. Who at VW thought this was a good idea?

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