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Perversion in Matte.

Bentley Flying Spur a few days ago. It took my breath away. I want a matt black car now.










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fba
Sep. 16th, 2009 06:49 pm (UTC)
I've been looking at the pictures of the Mini Roadster from Frankfurt. I may be in love...
paterson_si
Sep. 16th, 2009 06:53 pm (UTC)
It's a fantastic concept. I could also live with the coupe version. :)
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blt4success66
Sep. 16th, 2009 06:53 pm (UTC)
looks like a car that Batman would drive...well, when he's not Batman...LOL
paterson_si
Sep. 16th, 2009 06:53 pm (UTC)
Oh I would too! :)
amznbert
Sep. 16th, 2009 07:00 pm (UTC)
i could never aford one but i would give a good oral just to ride in one.
paterson_si
Sep. 16th, 2009 08:52 pm (UTC)
Let's pretend I have it, ok? :)
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putzmeisterbear
Sep. 16th, 2009 07:13 pm (UTC)
Harley Davidson has been using matte black lately too. They call it Denim for some reason. I could be very happy with a matching Harley and Bentley. A man can dream can't he?
paterson_si
Sep. 16th, 2009 08:53 pm (UTC)
I think I could be very happy with that combination as well. :)
bygbrat
Sep. 16th, 2009 07:54 pm (UTC)
oooooooooh, pretty! :D
paterson_si
Sep. 16th, 2009 08:53 pm (UTC)
Totally! :)
dan4behr
Sep. 16th, 2009 07:54 pm (UTC)
Call me a traditionalist.
I still like it when they look all new and shiny.
paterson_si
Sep. 16th, 2009 08:54 pm (UTC)
I don't like shiny stuff. That's why I never wanted white shoes/clothes. They looked too new for too long. And this matt thing is almost arousing. :)
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paterson_si
Sep. 17th, 2009 08:07 am (UTC)
It's fantastic. My mouth was open. Drooling.

Late March/early April? Depends... can be drizzly and snowy and murky and rainy, but it can also be sunny and warm.
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paterson_si
Sep. 17th, 2009 08:09 am (UTC)
I don't get the primer notion. When you see the master work behind that paint, you are amazed. :) Keeping it clean? I don't think that owners of 315 km/h, 160000€ car really care how to keep it clean. The car just materialises in front of them every day. Clean. :)
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jccub1
Sep. 16th, 2009 11:32 pm (UTC)
Never seen a matte car before - but it's VERY impressive! Like it a lot.
paterson_si
Sep. 17th, 2009 08:10 am (UTC)
It's fantastic. I have seen such paint on some concept cars, but this was my first eye-to-eye experience. I am in love. :)
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paterson_si
Sep. 17th, 2009 08:12 am (UTC)
Ah.... you need some subtlety in your taste. :) It's not all about glitz and shine. This was a stealth car. :)

Parking... I took this picture in a small town Bled. They prepared the marathon around the lake that day and everything was packed with cars and people. So that car (from Austria) wasn't the only one that was parked where it really shouldn't be.
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paterson_si
Sep. 17th, 2009 08:12 am (UTC)
I have seen some (various) motorcycles here as well, also some Ducati's that looked like 1M$, especially with carbon parts instead of all other metal.
ubermunkey
Sep. 17th, 2009 02:11 am (UTC)
oh bubba that is hot.

paterson_si
Sep. 17th, 2009 08:13 am (UTC)
Red sizzling.... well black mattey, but really impressive.
herbe
Sep. 17th, 2009 03:46 pm (UTC)
i don't know why they stopped doing paint like that for many years here in America..i always thought that 40s look was great.
the glossy stuff just begs for fingerprints..much like most cel phones and Apple products these days.
terrible, terrible idea.

give me my matte, and give it now.

by the way, you're one of the only users on here that i know who uses LJ for their pic uploads, and that makes me happy:)


herb+
paterson_si
Sep. 17th, 2009 10:39 pm (UTC)
Matte is fantastic. I like the feeling of that paint. Yes, I know about glossy... my desk is full of glossy, dusty stuff. :)

Well... LJ and pics, it has the option and it's a fairly simple one, so, yes, I need no extra steps. :)
airporter
Sep. 17th, 2009 07:56 pm (UTC)
The matte grows on you, though it's certainly off of our normal paths. I'm not a fan of gloss black (dirt!), though I've enjoyed many a glossy car in Jewel-like shades of green, red, or blue, including wrascalism's lovely Gidget. Gloss paints suit that era of N.A. autos quite admirably I think, and the patina of old gloss paint well-cared-for is gorgeous.

Still, had I the 160K euros available...
paterson_si
Sep. 17th, 2009 10:40 pm (UTC)
Yes, we don't need normal, do we? :) Yes, give me that 160k and I am all matte :)
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