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How Far Can you Extend your Vehicle’s Exterior Styling?

Since the birth of cars have evolve from classy retro into high-class hybrid project, car enthusiasts are still craving for a sleek, elegant and premium designs that no other drivers can impersonate. Automobile styling is one of the fundamental features that describe the concept of the whole vehicle. It is also depicts that each exterior part plays an important role in giving the automobile a public figure. Car aerials, grilles, rear spoilers, caliper paint and body styling are major aspects of exterior while graphical logos, mud flaps and bumpers are optional components.

In general, car exterior styling differs in various car models. However, they each have their own fashion.  For instance, BMW has spectacular grilles that give that tough frontal look. In Chevrolet’s styling, it is too obvious to compare to other vehicles because of its chunky rear flanks. Notice how the cross logo divides the front grille as seen in SUV versions or Camaro perhaps. Amazingly, Ford design favored for its mustang attitude towards bonnet exterior that always put attention to its accent.

Styling your customized car exterior is something that you opt for an exclusive and distinctive look. Your perception of giving a jive to your pet garage has to be the best from the rest and the finest among other car models. If you are wondering why a simple motif can change the whole concept of the original blueprint, then it must be the selection that affects the overall characteristic. Thus, with the right exterior styling, you can impress many car fanatics and boost a new generation in the industry of automotive design. 

Due to the fast growing of exporting parts from different distributors and ingenious automobile mechanics and engineers to style up different approaches, here are a few highlights that work its way up the rank into the world of futuristic aesthetic styling:

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid

The Toyota Camry for 2012 exteriors gave a blast through chromic highlights among the XLE and LE models. Its body style accentuates the color of Black Metal or Clear Blue that waves a welcoming trend to Toyota’s shade.  A practical way of tuning in into a dynamic figure is the front headlights which curve its way from the primary-beam unit to the bumper. The SE types feature a fine-mesh upper grille section on the front while the spoiler is attached at the trunk part. No wonder this vehicle is one of Toyota’s featured exterior designs.

The latest of Audi A3’s art is something to die for. The irresistible chic comprises of bi-xenon headlights equipped with LED daytime lamps and a dual exhaust outlets at its taillights. The expensive 17-inch alloy wheels will never displease you to drive the vehicle along the tracks. There are two new wheel designs that you can choose from. Impressed with the front view? Check out its tapered grille which gives a complete high profile appearance. If you opt for driving Audi, don’t hesitate to buy this one.

Exterior Styling

The latest surveys made on which among the biggest car manufacturers produce vehicles with the finest exterior styling revealed some surprising facts. The United States biggest vehicle valuation company Kelly Blue Book came up with the latest automotive research study results categorized on exterior styling.  
Japanese car manufacturing giant Nissan came out as the runaway leader on exceptional exterior styling with its sedans outclassing other Asian import bigwigs like Toyota and sales leader Honda. Honda, not totally ending as a loser, finished second while Toyota bagged the third spot. Despite its much publicized challenges, Ford Motor Company has been deemed as producing trucks with the best exterior craftsmanship. In fact, all top four brands in the best truck exterior styling category are home-grown brands with GMC running second, Chevy on the third spot, and Dodge placing fourth. The import Toyota dropped on the fifth place while Nissan ranked eighth and Honda after the tenth spot in the same grouping.
Imports made it on the top of exterior styling in four out of seven fields. For luxury sedans and SUVs, BMW ranked number one. More people voted for Mercedes Benz as having the most exquisite exterior design in the convertibles and sports car category. Lexus, Infiniti, and Porsche all ranked top spots as well.
According to Kelly Blue Book, the way a vehicle looks is one of the top deciding factors in the way the vehicle will fare in terms of sales and consumer perception. Exterior styling has always been a driving force in enticing people to choose the brand and make of the vehicle they would want to drive.  
In response to the public clamor on better exterior styling, Jaguar has come up with the XK Exterior Styling Pack. This additional Jaguar appearance enhancer has been available since 2007. Jaguar Design Director Ian Callum said that the enhancement package was released in order to “visually emphasize the stance and presence of the XK”. The styling pack includes new exhaust tailpipe finishers, upper and lower mesh grilles that are available in black or bright finishes, and rear and front valances. The Exterior Styling pack is designed to match all types of Jaguar colors.
As more and more augmentations and enrichments are being done by most car manufacturers to up their exterior designs, the battle for the best external look in cars has reached an all time high. Others have to watch out for the incoming new Hyundai exterior look which is far from the usual Korean design that we all know.