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Ranking the 2022 Porsche 911 Paint Colors

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Jalopnik put together a list where they rank all the colors available on the 2022 911.

Here's the list. What do you think of the order?
  1. Python Green
  2. Racing Yellow
  3. Guards Red
  4. Shark Blue
  5. Carmine Red
  6. Gentian Blue
  7. Crayon
  8. Ruby Star Nero
  9. Aventurine Green
  10. Ice Grey
  11. Carrara White
  12. Arctic Grey
  13. Agate Grey
  14. GT Silver
  15. Jet Black
  16. White
  17. Black
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Jalopnik put together a list where they rank all the colors available on the 2022 911.

Here's the list. What do you think of the order?
  1. Python Green
  2. Racing Yellow
  3. Guards Red
  4. Shark Blue
  5. Carmine Red
  6. Gentian Blue
  7. Crayon
  8. Ruby Star Nero
  9. Aventurine Green
  10. Ice Grey
  11. Carrara White
  12. Arctic Grey
  13. Agate Grey
  14. GT Silver
  15. Jet Black
  16. White
  17. Black
It's interesting but it's the author's personal taste. That said, if she likes Gentian Blue, she must be right! LOL! 馃槢

It鈥檚 completely ridiculous. Colors are a personal taste choice. If they were to rank colors by number of cars sold that might be just an exact figure. It鈥檚 my opinion that black and white are the most popular colors. I believe white is the number one color choice of all cars. Python Green may be someone鈥檚 favorite color but by no means should that be the official criteria for ranking a color.

Of all the colors black, white, and guards red are timeless flat colors. GT Silver is the only metallic color that is not replaced .
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Oh my. Mine (black) came last鈥..馃槤.
I knew this post would get Larry all worked up. LOL! :LOL: But it's only one person's opinion. Not a poll or even stats about the most popular sales. Just Elisabeth Blackstock's personal opinion. I will try to find the article I read about the most popular requested colors for the 992. Definetely NOT Green or Yellow! ;)
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It鈥檚 completely ridiculous. Colors are a personal taste choice. If they were to rank colors by number of cars sold that might be just an exact figure. It鈥檚 my opinion that black and white are the most popular colors. I believe white is the number one color choice of all cars. Python Green may be someone鈥檚 favorite color but by no means should that be the official criteria for ranking a color.

Of all the colors black, white, and guards red are timeless flat colors. GT Silver is the only metallic color that is not replaced .
Exactly Pontiff, tastes change and the colors are trendy but I would consider red or blue down the road but digging my GT Silver for now.
I knew this post would get Larry all worked up. LOL! :LOL: But it's only one person's opinion. Not a poll or even stats about the most popular sales. Just Elisabeth Blackstock's personal opinion. I will try to find the article I read about the most popular requested colors for the 992. Definetely NOT Green or Yellow! ;)
Last time we looked up an auto journalist's personal car when he criticized the Macan it turned out to be an Acura . She doesn't even list her own car or color . Just sayin....
Last time we looked up an auto journalist's personal car when he criticized the Macan it turned out to be an Acura . She doesn't even list her own car or color . Just sayin....
Plus the primary colors will always be the staple of the brand or any car brand.
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View Poll Results: Best Paint Color option for 2020 992
Carrara White
17
2.67%
GT Silver
90
14.13%
Dolomite Silver
31
4.87%
Jet Black
29
4.55%
Gentian Blue
81
12.72%
Night Blue
32
5.02%
Agate Grey
19
2.98%
Aventurine Green
114
17.90%
Racing Yellow (Non Metallic)
14
2.20%
Guards Red (Non Metallic)
26
4.08%
Carmine Red
40
6.28%
Chalk / Crayon
55
8.63%
Lava Orange
7
1.10%
Miami Blue
24
3.77%
Lizard Green
24
3.77%
Black (Non Metallic)
18
2.83%
White (Non Metallic)
16
2.51%
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Even on RL black sucks! Wow what have I done鈥..

this was my initial color choice but Stuttgart said no.

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Even on RL black sucks! Wow what have I done鈥..

this was my initial color choice but Stuttgart said no.

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LK - Flat black rocks!

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Everyone relax or do I need to come down there and kick some ass! :)
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Everyone relax or do I need to come down there and kick some ass! :)
@Ricky_Bobby started it! 馃お
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Even on RL black sucks! Wow what have I done鈥..

this was my initial color choice but Stuttgart said no.

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People who live in places like California and Arizona have a lot of dust and dry heat. Black for them is a complete nightmare. Also if you Google California banning black cars you鈥檒l see that they tried to do so 15 years ago. They are revisiting it recently. They are saying it鈥檚 environmental issues but the truth is culturally black is a total negative in those regions. In Miami where is a lot of humidity black doesn鈥檛 seem to collect that much dust. It鈥檚 hot but after a lot of black cars I鈥檓 kind of used to it.
People who live in places like California and Arizona have a lot of dust and dry heat. Black for them is a complete nightmare. Also if you Google California banning black cars you鈥檒l see that they tried to do so 15 years ago. They are revisiting it recently. They are saying it鈥檚 environmental issues but the truth is culturally black is a total negative in those regions. In Miami where is a lot of humidity black doesn鈥檛 seem to collect that much dust. It鈥檚 hot but after a lot of black cars I鈥檓 kind of used to it.
I only had 2 black cars but they were a nightmare to keep clean鈥..never again!
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I only had 2 black cars but they were a nightmare to keep clean鈥..never again!
It鈥檚 really not bad for me. I think the regular black swirls quite easily but with ceramic that has been addressed. The metallic is easier to maintain. I don鈥檛 find difficulty with either but I do find it as I鈥檝e gotten older the hot Florida sun is felt a lot harder on my body. It was one day I was driving back from a dental surgery in the heat with my face in extreme pain as the sun pounded down and I wish I had taken one of my lighter color cars.
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One of my cars is black, and it looks amazing when it's clean, but keeping it clean could be a full-time job. Never again. The bad part is I knew better when I bought it. The only other choice at the time was a dark gray, and to me, it's just a boring color. So, black it was. Ah well....
One of my cars is black, and it looks amazing when it's clean, but keeping it clean could be a full-time job. Never again. The bad part is I knew better when I bought it. The only other choice at the time was a dark gray, and to me, it's just a boring color. So, black it was. Ah well....
It is a full time for sure鈥o more black for me either!
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One can argue flipping that list is a more realistic order!
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