By Jim Hanna
Our pals over at Cars.com recently posted this story about a new, magenta-colore d Chevrolet Sonic . As they point out, though, Chevy isn't the worst offender these days, either, and they've got the pictures to prove it, too.
Diplomatically impaired compared to our friends in Chicago, we here at Car Talk Plaza went ahead and decided to ask you to pick a winner.
Vote for your least favorite car color right here.
Now, I have to confess, I have a touch of color-blindness. I saw Blue Man Group in Las Vegas and the show could just as well have been called 8 Bald Guys. Therefore, a sincere thanks to whoever makes the color decisions at the car companies. Even my deadbeat pigment detector has to acknowledge a kick to the vision ribs that is a Chevy Spark in Hot Pink. And when it comes to the bar game Stripper Name-Or-Car Paint?, "Magenta Sonic" lands me a free Guinness every time. The insane Mopars of the '70s came in colors like Plum Crazy, Go Mango, and Hey-Look-I'm-A-Moron-With-Money-Green, and I loved them, so I'm all for a Ford Fiesta that looks like a rolling margarita, I just wish you could salt the rim with a 426 Hemi.