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Old 19 March 2013, 14:08   #1
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Can someone enlighten me as to the current 'craze' to paint the bonnets of cars / vans matt black?

Is it a 'yoof' thing?
Do they think it makes them invisible to radar?
Is it a 'go faster' thing?
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Old 19 March 2013, 14:11   #2
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Blame the fast and the furious!!!


Or maybe it's an aftermarket one they couldn't be bothered to paint!!!
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Are they matt black bonnet bras?

A cool thing on VW transporters etc to stop stone chips?
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One of the unfortunate side effects of the vinyl wrapping industry.....

Ive seen whole cars done in matt black or carbon fibre effect....IMHO it just looks "unfinished"..

I think BMW even offered an M6 in matt black??

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Old 19 March 2013, 14:22   #5
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Old 19 March 2013, 14:30   #6
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I think BMW even offered an M6 in matt black??
Its a cost option on Audi .. dunno how many BMW's but its a factory option

I think it looks crap .. saw an A6 in the showroom
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Old 19 March 2013, 14:53   #8
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I've seen a Matt black merc as well. Not sure if it was factory though.
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Thats a great looking landy mick
It's kens tony
Apparently Matt finished is a bitch to look after
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Saw a matt black bmw about a week ago, looked awful !!
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