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It’s red

Discussion in 'Bodywork & Interior' started by joe, Jan 27, 2018.

  1. joe

    joe New Member

    Hi all I’m new so go easy please , just wanted to ask as soon il have another p6 in my life but it’s red . Not a colour I would choose really but she’s a 3500s and I couldn’t say no, I think maybe it should stay as so if I find out that was the original colour? I suppose I’m asking is red generally seen as a bad colour on a p6 because I’m not sure on it ?
  2. harveyp6

    harveyp6 Well-Known Member

    I like Monza Red personally.
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  3. quattro

    quattro Well-Known Member

    Me too, awesome colour
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  4. joe

    joe New Member

    I would have been more a fan of brown or green but I think I’m coming round , haven’t seen many red p6s personally , thanks for the opinion
  5. ButterFingers

    ButterFingers Active Member

    one of mine is Monza red, better that Ferrari red! but not as fast , but cheaper to run and insure, win win ...:rolleyes:
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  6. joe

    joe New Member

    It’s a long way yet from a coat of paint but red made me step back and if it wasn’t a 3500s my search would still be on . As a kid I must have mainly seen Brasilia and Mexico browns / almonds / Cameron greens and a very rare scarab blue or avacado , but the more I look at the Monza red it gives the p6 a bit of attitude maybe suits the 3500s personality more , think I’ve come around and can move on , maybe
  7. TyroleanRover

    TyroleanRover Active Member

    I like the colorful variants too.
    They look more fresh, a taste more sporty.
    Mine was Richelieu Red, a colour i wouldn't choose.
    Now its paprika.
    Monza Red is also beautiful. Personally i like the style Damian created to his monza red 3500S
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  8. joe

    joe New Member

    Thanks I must have a look at that when I find my way around a bit better to be honest though I’m hoping the paperwork says Cameron green or Brasilia , I suppose whatever it is il stick with it , might keep the red if it’s another almond one though !
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2018
  9. ghce

    ghce Well-Known Member

    Red is the best colour, though there are a couple in the P6 colour play list that tickle my fancy such as Lunar Grey, Avocado and Paprika but the colour that sells is always Red.
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  10. ReinhardP

    ReinhardP Member

    Would I have a choice I would prefer a Color like April yellow. I find it ist the most underestimated colour ever!

    http://www.ruediger-wicke.de/p6 production colours.html.
    Thoroughly Modern Auntie – 1968 Rover P6 2000TC

    My car was (and is) Arden green and when the car was repainted I was too much on the traditional trip as to met an decision for an alternate colour. Meanwhile I refurbished the interior (sandalwood) too so there is no way to change the colour of the car, because in case of "April yellow" green for the interior is a must-have. In my eyes (perhaps only)...
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  11. joe

    joe New Member

    Hi Reinhard well I have to admit I wouldn’t be overly mad on April yellow but I suppose we’re all different , I’m not even mad on Monza red and it seems very popular , sure do like the idea of a green interior though , a lot, could you not dye seats to suit ? I actually think I would have Cameron green with green carpets and black seats or even green carpet and green seats same with Brasilia or Mexico brown and brown interior but I’ve bad taste
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2018
  12. TyroleanRover

    TyroleanRover Active Member

    Look at that beauty!
    It's not monza, isn't it?

  13. Demetris

    Demetris Well-Known Member

    It is brigade red and it is indeed a beauty!

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