In 1948, the first ever Land Rover was produced, the Series 1, which ran for an impressive 10 years on the production line. Since its birth, Land Rover was determined to make the ultimate off-road 4×4 and SUV to be used across all farms, mountains and any demanding terrain all across the world, being inspired… Continue reading A Brief History Of Land Rover
Elegant, beautiful, iconic and inspired by Jaguar’s Le Mans three peat of victories in the 1950’s . A car that defined an era of style and continues its legacy as an untouchable classic in the modern day, is there really a more iconic British car than the E-Type? At the time of release in the… Continue reading Why is the Jaguar E-Type so Iconic?
When planning a wedding day, many people’s first things to do is to book the wedding car. It is something many grooms and brides have thought of their whole life and having that dream car makes the day that extra special. This can range from a Jaguar E-Type to a Rolls Royce Phantom but… Continue reading Why have a wedding car if you are getting married at the same venue as the reception?
The Daimler was possibly one of the hardest and most challenging rebuilds of any car in Chris’ whole career; it was described as a journey yet was also so satisfying giving this iconic automobile life again. The rebuild required diligent thinking, and was very educational being a fantastic experience to gain knowledge from. This… Continue reading The rebuild of the 1934 model saloon Daimler 15 by Chris Bentley
White is currently the most popular colour to have on your car taking over from silver, making up around 20% of the car market. White can really show off the beautiful shape of a car as manufactures usually use this colour in show rooms, to show off a recent model. As cars are ever evolving, new shapes and designs are flooding the market and to showcase this, white is often used. The colour can suit any model of car as it is seen as a ‘standard’ colour along with the like of black and grey. Having a white finish can suit any vehicle as statistics show that white is the world’s favourite colour to have on a car.
I personally think a Rolls Royce Phantom in white looks absolutely stunning and will turn some heads to say the least, the white helps it stand out and can create an aura of astonishment when cruising down the street. I believe the white can help add that sense of legacy for the Rolls Royce, showing it to be one of the world’s most respected manufacturers with this classic paint job.
With companies like apple paving the way for white to be the colour of products in modern society, BMW have produced cars in white more as well. Sandy McGill who is BMW’s lead colour designer has stated that BMW have taken inspiration from the trend Steve Jobs started and look to use his ideology in the future with exciting up and coming models such as the M9, which shows how well white can outline the stunning shape of a car. White cars have the ability to hold their value throughout the years out of any other colour, as it makes a car look prestige and can help it withstand the test of time, making any car brand new with a lovely, glistened white paint job.
Although it may be very fashionable it is not very practical. Dirt will easily leave a mark on the bottom of the car instantly making it seem less appealing; to have a nice shine to your car it must be regularly washed, as when it picks up miles on the road the car will eventually look tired and start to look rugged if your car is in a factory white.
But overall I believe white will be the world’s favourite colour for years to come due to it having the ability to show off the incredible bodywork of new cars. It is a very safe option to go for, if you are buying a car for the first time as it will fit it on the roads and give your car a strong sense of respectability and have it glide along the road so majestically.