Ametrine Metallic: BMW
The BMW Individual colour Ametrine Metallic debuted on the massive X7 SUV. But it wasn't until the all-new M8 Competition Gran Coupe adorned the purple-ish hue later in the year that people (read: we) began to take notice. The deep shade draped atop the sleek lines of the 625-bhp four-door do the M8 serious justice. Though if you really want it, it'll cost you £1,065. That's a lot when Marina Bay Blue is free...
Deep Blue: Toyota
The new Toyota GR Supra comes in a few good colours, including snazzy red and yellow paint jobs. But our favourite is Deep Blue. The bolder colours might get the love from fans, we like this more sophisticated option that just makes the car feel a tiny bit more grown up.
Frozen Blue: Porsche
Frozen Blue is an apt description of the new colour for the Porsche Taycan 4S. Especially considering our American colleagues drove this exact car in arctic temperatures. But in any climate, the subtle shade does Porsche's first electric vehicle justice and feels less shouty than some of the colours on this list.
Fux Orange: Rolls-Royce
Admittedly, Fux Orange is a one-off colour commissioned by known collector, Michael Fux. So, the company doesn't offer it through traditional buying channels. But who cares, the bright citrus hue looks brilliant on the opulent Cullinan SUV. And knowing Rolls-Royce, you can probably get this bespoke colour on your car, too... if you have the cash.
Hakone Green: Toyota
The only way to get a Toyota GT86 with Hakone Green is by moving to America and selecting the limited Hakone Edition package, which also comes with perfect 17-inch bronze wheels. That'll cost you $29,630 (or $30,350 with the six-speed automatic). But hurry, because only a few hundred examples of the Hakone Edition model will be made for the US. Over here, you'll have to make do with red or blue. Sorry about that.
If there's any colour as aptly named as Bentley's Ice, we haven't heard of it. Introduced this year, the subtle yet stylish hue looks superb on the new Flying Spur – especially when chosen alongside the 21-inch black Mulliner wheels and Blackline trim package.
Indy Yellow Pearl: Acura/Honda
Over in the good old US of A, posh Hondas are called Acuras (no, don't ask why), and this bold yellow is one of that company's creations. It looks great, on the NSX hybrid supercar but sadly you can't have it on this side of the Atlantic. Still, we do get the glorious Thermal Orange Pearl and Valencia Red Pearl. Lovely.
Performance Blue: Hyundai
According to our American colleagues, the Hyundai Veloster N is one of the best hot hatchbacks of the year. And, better still, it comes with one of the best paint jobs of the year. The signature Performance Blue paint job does look great, and British customers can have it on an i30 N instead.
Petra Gold: Rolls-Royce
Like Fux Orange, Rolls-Royce introduced its bespoke Petra Gold paint job on a one-off Cullinan at a dealership in Abu Dhabi. But the company should probably consider offering it as a standard option – it's stunning. Atop the posh SUV the rose gold-like hue shines, making the Cullinan look even more imposing.
Radium Green: Bentley
This year Bentley celebrated a Pikes Peak Hill Climb record the only way the company knows how: with a gorgeous, special edition Continental GT. Limited to just 15 examples, the custom Conti wears a brand-new Radium Green paint job and an optional "100" logo in the grille celebrating the brand's centenary year.
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