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Apr 10, 2007 (5:11 pm)
No. Both white and black are absent of color. Think of matter and anti-matter.
Sorry while black is the absence of color white is a combination of all colors. Shine a white light through a prism and it will break up into individual colors.
That being said my very first car back in the late 70's was white. It was a 69 Boss Mustang, now someone try to tell me that wasn't a manly car.
#25 of 52 Re: I've always thought... [john_324]
Apr 10, 2007 (5:42 pm)
Older cars generally looked better in white, as there was a lot of chrome trim, bumpers, rubber, etc. to break up the field of white.
That applies to dark colored cars as well, particularly black ones. I've built a lot of scale models of sports cars and noticed that without a little chrome to frame the design they lose something.
Allow me to illustrate:
1969 Porsche 911S:
1990s Porsche 911:
#26 of 52 strange question...
Apr 10, 2007 (7:21 pm)
...I guess it depends on what kind of 'man' you'd like to be. I'm not generally a big fan of white cars, but I do think it looks good on a few, and on larger, more utilitarian vehicles (minivans, maybe). That said, I think it depends on where you live, too. I live in Chicago, we have tons of black cars and very few white; they're both a pain to keep clean, but white in particular looks like crap when it's covered with salt or slush, not to mention rust. I wouldn't want a black car in Texas, Arizona or Florida, but there are tons of white cars out there.
#27 of 52 Re: strange question... [ghulet]
Apr 11, 2007 (2:08 am)
I don't see white as either male or female color. Pearl white is a different story though. I get so sick of the stereotypes. I am looking to sell my f150 lariat and go to a smaller SUV or larger sedan. However, seems like all the midsize SUV's are perceived to be womens cars. Had an expedition before, and dont want to go that big. From what I read around here, it seems as though I must go with a black Hummer
#28 of 52 Is "White" a manly color?
Apr 11, 2007 (5:48 am)
This is the first time I ever submitted a forum question. I was overwhelmed by the number of responses. Thanks so much for all your help. Like one of you suggested, I am a very self confident person. I will drive what I want to drive, so white it is. Thanks again everyone!
#29 of 52 Re: Is "White" a manly color? [tangofoxtrot]
Apr 11, 2007 (7:39 am)
Just don't let it be a pink VW New Beetle , that would be very feminine.
#30 of 52 Re: strange question... [cotterm]
Apr 11, 2007 (8:41 am)
I think buying a Hummer of any sort says a lot about one's masculinity. But not in the way that their buyers believe.
#31 of 52 Like Bo Jackson, use to say !!!!!
Apr 11, 2007 (8:42 am)
"Real Men, Wear Black"
I think the same can be said on cars in most cases unless that color is Cadillac
"Pearl White Diamond"
#32 of 52 Re: Like Bo Jackson, use to say !!!!! [rockylee]
Apr 11, 2007 (10:36 am)
My Cadillac Seville STS is White Diamond and everybody loves the color. One of the best things about white is that it hides scratches better than many colors. I also love red, but it attracts scratches and cops.