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Andree
07-20-2013, 07:46 AM
"The new electric version of the Fiat, the 500e, comes in four colors, but the biggest seller is the wildest: orange.

Not black, white or two shades of silver. Nope, it's Electric Orange."

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2013/07/19/fiat-500e-orange/2567415/

tpoltron
07-20-2013, 12:22 PM
It's a fun color combo and despite being a little garish that's why I got. Gets lots of attention for being cute and hopefully helps those gas guzzlers see it.

danny_1
07-20-2013, 12:31 PM
My dealer in San Diego told me orange was, by far, their biggest seller. I also asked them what percentage of people are buying as opposed to leasing. They told me 85-90% are leasing. I was SO surprised to hear that. I would have assumed it would have been almost 100% were leasing. And the other interesting thing my dealer told me was that there are several people buying 2...and some companies are planning to buy numerous.

I was also nervous that the e-sport wasn't gonna happen but I saw grey one at the dealer yesterday with the sport package. Now, hopefully my white one shows up soon.

ReconTopher
07-20-2013, 05:43 PM
Orange wouldn't surprise me as that is the color that the car debuted with and is in the advertising push. Plus it is the only model that is available on.

Tweak
07-20-2013, 10:01 PM
I think this is great, a bright orange (or even a bright green) 500 seems like a nice electric car color choice, love the creamsicle look and how it really stands out from the other cars for many reasons to now include the color.

Andree
07-20-2013, 11:45 PM
Orange seems to be very California.

State Flower: California Poppy. State Nickname: Golden State. State Mineral: Gold
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=gov&group=00001-01000&file=420-429.8

Also the State Insect male has orange and yellow:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_dogface_butterfly

I didn't know there was a "State Fossil" (Saber-Toothed Cat)

Then there's the Golden Gate Bridge which is International Orange.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Gate_Bridge

The color of the car ranges from Vermilion: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vermilion
to that brilliant gold/yellow in the sun.

Has anyone put the Electric Orange next to the Rame yet? I'd like to see the two colors side by side in the same lighting.

msjulie33
07-21-2013, 12:15 AM
it's the color I would get :) it's happy!