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My AMG GT R is Now Very, Very Yellow! | GARAGE

It was a long time coming, but my AMG GT R has now been to Dub Customs to be wrapped yellow! We've nicknamed the colour Solar Dub, and it's almost a spot on match for AMG Solarbeam - one that cost £10,600 as a factory option, and the reason I ordered the car in black to begin with. A thanks goes to Autodoc who supported today's video too. So, what do you think of the new look?

Peculiarly, due to the LED lighting, being at night, and with the yellow on a black car, the camera is initially seeing the colour with green tints - which is very odd because the human eye sees it entirely as yellow and not that at all! The mysteries of science when it comes to paint colours never cease to amaze me as this is similar to how one sees Lantana Purple on a McLaren too. You'll have to believe me when I tell you that if you see the car, none of those green tints are there at all and it looks completely pearlescent yellow.

Autodoc, an expert in parts supply, supported today's video and you can find out more about them and their offerings here:

The process to wrap the car has been interesting, because as you are no doubt aware it is covered with a full body Topaz PPF to protect the black paintwork. As such extra care has to be taken on the vinyl but it adds a second layer of protection and doesn't come with any particular downsides. During the installation, when it came to the bumper we decided to show you more of the process as to how it works to do a vinyl wrap.

With the final touches of the process taking us right through the night until almost 5am, the clips you see are of course in morning blue lighting, but wait until you see more photos in daylight or check my social media pages below!

Both myself, and the GT R will be at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, including meetups on the DriveTribe stand on Fri/Sat/Sun at 14:00 - do come along if you're there!

Thanks for watching, Tim


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added on 11 Jul. 2018


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