What Your Car's Colour Reveals
Octagon Newsletter … August 1992
Race-Car-Red, Neon-Yellow, Wintery-White, Brentwood-Brown … your choice of car colour
might be influenced by where you live, the work you do, the car you drive, and the 'real' you, psychologically speaking.
Red … A fire colour, red is hard to ignore, People who drive red cars usually crave attention and are aggressive and impulsive.
White … The frequent choice of the compulsively neat, critical, detail-minded motorist who's cautious and likes white's highly visible, therefore safer, factor.
Green … Long favoured by sophisticated Europeans, green is enjoying a resurgence of popularity in North America. It's the color of the socially conscious, the highly intelligent and the ever hopeful romantic.
Neutrals … Taupes, Beiges and grays are colours of non-commitment, for folks who dislike standing out or taking a stand.
Metallics … Silver and the metal-flake colours transform cars into 4-wheeled jewellery, the choices of confident, understated extroverts.
Brown … Often the choice of a cautious, conservative, analytical person who probably drives a good bargain when buying a car.
Blue … The hue for those who yearn for consistency. The likely choice of an introvert, or maybe an extrovert who lies to be able to count on certain things.
Teal … This high fashion hybrid of blue and green is one of the hottest shades on the market, appealing to the trend-setter.
Black … The ultimate power colour, black is back for the self-confident sophisticates and those who wish to be taken seriously.
Yellow … The color for the active, the artistic and those willing to try something new. Easily seen, yellow also is favoured by safety-conscious drivers.
Orange … Along with all the wild new neon shades, orange is the color of fun, youth, and excitement.
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