Black is fastest

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  1. 1949chopper

    1949chopper NC STATE PRESIDENT Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member

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    Being that it's common knowledge and we all agree that black is the fastest color, what is the slowest ?
     
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    BULL ________173.7mph_______ ___2016 Colorado Mile___ Gold Supporting Member

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    I could give you a technical reason why darker colors are faster than lighter colors from an aerodynamic standpoint, but your eyes would likely glaze over and I would have wasted all of that typing. (And to be clear, the difference is academic, tiny and likely negated by something as small as a bug splat...)

    So yes, black is likely the fastest color and conversely white is therefor the slowest color....
     
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    Top Cat Gold Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member Fastest Cat/Record Holder HCC Charter Member

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    Yep, all us white cars are slooooooooooooooooooooow,:D
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    hellcat1 Gold Member

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    Isn't black the absent of color
     
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    Ya so it weighs less without all that "color". So its faster. Don't you guys know anything?
     
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    Halfshaft Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Mines Red, how does anyone argue against Blue, Richard Petty blue 200 Nascar wins, has to be a fast color
     
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    PlumTexasCrazy HELLCAT LIFE MEMBER Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member

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    PCP is Crazy Fast!!! Lol!
     
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    iya0yas Silver Member

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    Sunny day = Black car body hotter than white = greater thermal expansion of body panels = increased surface area (fractionally) = more aero drag = slower car....
     
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    1FSTCAT The Punisher

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    Everyone knows that black is slimming...takes pounds off the camera. SR71 is black because of the thermal expansion and re-tempering of the metal at speeds that only the Hellcat knows.
     
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    iya0yas Silver Member

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    Yes, thermal expansion of the panels was a specific design requirement to seal fuel cells at altitude... That's one fast bird!!!
     
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    <facepalm> this again?
     
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