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#1 (permalink) Old 10-03-2005, 01:14 PM
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Colour Question - New 5

I have put my order in for a new 5 and have gone for the Black Gloss - I had an old Vectra some time ago and the Gloss black looked so much better when clean than the metalic one as you can see on the following web site page:-

http://www.staniford.fsnet.co.uk/Car%20Pics.htm

I cant seem to find any pictures of the gloss black as most people seem to go for the metalic version - Whats the view out there in the forum?
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i thought that the glossy black and the mettalic black are the same. they both have a glossy clear coat over the paint, but the metallic black has metal flakes embeded in the paint to make it sparkle.
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Yes thats right - I just have not seen any photos of the gloss version - I saw the metalic version in a show room the other day and it looked kind of blue coloured but it might have just been the lights
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