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Nissan Develops Car That Dynamically Changes Exterior Paint Color

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So Nissan is developing another sports car, the 2009 GT-R. While it offers quite a lot in the line of horsepower and torque, the consumer must ask, what makes this car better than the others? Nissan is proud to say something along the lines of "why, the paramagnetic paint job, of course." For anyone who does not know what a paramagnetic paint job is, it's the best thing since LED rims for anyone who enjoys the exterior look of their car. At the flick of a switch, a driver can choose whether their car is red, blue, pink, black, silver, or any number of colors. There's no word as to how hard it is to make paramagnetic paint, or how much it'll cost.

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Someone should mention to the guy who made the first comment that all the next gen GT-Rs planned for production have already been ordered and/or paid for and there is something like a 20,000 premium on some.
I think the paint would be relatively simple but take a long time to apply it compared to a pearl and it will cost more then it's worth. Simple solution to this new ricer fad, just get it black.
 
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#3
first thing that came to my mind was how much more difficult this will make it for police to track criminals and the like since a big thing to go by is car color
 

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^^ yeah lol.. especially if this new car is not very well advertised.


BUT I LOVE IT! to bad I have no chance in affording one yet! lol
 

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Wow... heh, you'd get one of these babies and you'd never have to worry about the colour of your car again. :)
 

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lol piss someone off they call the cops change your cars colour.. Im not sure if this will be legal... what colour would your car be registered as lol
 

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Hmm whats next? A car that can blend itself into the environment and become somewhat invisible like in those James Bond movies? :p
 
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first thing that came to my mind was how much more difficult this will make it for police to track criminals and the like since a big thing to go by is car color
EXACTLY what I thought haha
 

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it wont be legal in the US well at least not in cali they hate everything new :roll:
 

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lol Nissans new GT-R range IS the next gen Skyline but Nissan decieded to kill off the name to make way for a fresher more younger one, THE GT-R, it is a Skyline chassis, suspension, Brakes, and modest looks (i.e. the boot and nose) but apart from that its a whole new car, The paint is ONLY avaliable on the new pre-ordered cars so we will not ever get one, the GT-R will ship its pre-ordered in late 2009 while the rest of us will have to wait till early to mid 2010
 

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Thats cool. me likes!
 

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"Give me a description of the car"
"uh... Its a Yellow Nissan GT- Wait...no... Pink...Wait. It just vanished!"

:laugh:
"did i also mention it was a blur!!"
 
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OMG the center console in this car look absolutely hidieous compared to previous versions.
The front is the same also.

No Skyline looked better than the aggressive R34 GT-R.
Scrapped Nissan Silvia/200SX/240SX series which have always been popular.

Get it together Nissan.
 
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OMG the center console in this car look absolutely hidieous compared to previous versions.
The front is the same also.

No Skyline looked better than the aggressive R34 GT-R.
Scrapped Nissan Silvia/200SX/240SX series which have always been popular.

Get it together Nissan.
Yeah... 200SX S15 silvia with black paint job looks super aggro.
 

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lol Nissans new GT-R range IS the next gen Skyline but Nissan decieded to kill off the name to make way for a fresher more younger one, THE GT-R, it is a Skyline chassis, suspension, Brakes, and modest looks (i.e. the boot and nose) but apart from that its a whole new car, The paint is ONLY avaliable on the new pre-ordered cars so we will not ever get one, the GT-R will ship its pre-ordered in late 2009 while the rest of us will have to wait till early to mid 2010
i always figured it was a 350z/skyline/G37 (or G37 whatever) chassis, but motortrend alleges that is somewhat handbuilt (not for less than $100k its not) and differs alot from the two cars. if its what nissan says it is, i cant see it being $70k even with a $20k mark-up in todays market. hell the AWD system alone should cost more than a Z06 engine and trans.
 

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i wonder if this is like the paint that actually "heals" itself when scratched. nissan was working on that too.
 

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i wonder if this is like the paint that actually "heals" itself when scratched. nissan was working on that too.
That would be cool!
 

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But with the S15 front end. Those headlights put the pop-ups to shame in brightness.
so put xenon bulbs in the pop ups, moron, lol!
my s13's lights are plenty frickin bright, i dont know what youre talking about...
 

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so put xenon bulbs in the pop ups, moron, lol!
my s13's lights are plenty frickin bright, i dont know what youre talking about...
I did the H4 conversion with xeons on mine. The s15 lights still put it to shame. It wasn't even a contest. Man, I miss that car. RIP.
 

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I did the H4 conversion with xeons on mine. The s15 lights still put it to shame. It wasn't even a contest. Man, I miss that car. RIP.
RIP indeed, great little cars.:rockout:
i have a 1via right now, think i'll convert it to the silvia after i drop my turbo in.
 

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RIP indeed, great little cars.:rockout:
i have a 1via right now, think i'll convert it to the silvia after i drop my turbo in.
Yeah, I was about $300 away from having an RB25 swap, then my fiancee fell asleep at the wheel and totaled it. It was my favorite car that I've ever owned. Even with the SOHC KA24, it was a blast to drive. I still tear up just thinking about it. Not even the turboed 7th Gen Celi GT-S that replaced it was as much fun.