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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Body Color

 

in painting, the term for the application of oil pigment, tempera, and other paints in a thick (seeIMPASTO) opaque layer—as distinguished from transparent or glaze effects.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Along with all this, you also get ambient lighting, a leather steering wheel with aluminium trim, body colour door and tailgate handles, front fog lights and a chrome front grille surround, beltline and fog light surround.
The Fiesta Zetec Climate has been significantly enhanced to improve its appearance inside and out with the addition as standard of body-coloured, powered and heated door mirrors, body colour side mouldings, door and tailgate handles, a silver dashboard bezel, leather steering wheel with aluminium trim and a chrome front grille.
The Fiesta Zetec Climate has been significantly enhanced to improve its appearance inside and out with the addition as standard of body-coloured powered and heated door mirrors, body colour side mouldings, door and tailgate handles, a silver dashboard bezel, leather steering wheel with aluminium trim and a chrome front grille.
Easy trim versions add remote central locking, air con, roof rails and a higher grade audio system, while Lounge gets heated electric mirrors, 15-inch alloy wheels, front fog lamps, body coloured mirrors and door handles, and side mouldings.
Inside, the seats are clad with lightweight microfibre comfort pads which leave the body coloured seat shell partly exposed.
The newcomer is offered in three body colour options - raven black, nightfire red and starlight silver.
According to the exterior body colour, DS3 Red models come with white or black 16-inch 'Ashera' alloy wheels on DStyle Red models and white or black 17-inch 'Bellone' alloys on DSport Red versions.
Both feature sporty Gordini styling cues including twin white stripes across the bonnet, roof and tailgate, white electric folding door mirrors and front bumper strip, Gordini badges, 16" alloy wheels, body colour rear spoiler and twin tailpipe exhausts.
Features additional to the Studio include body-colour door mirror housings with power-operated and heated mirrors, manual air-conditioning, body colour door handles and tailgate handle, electrically-operated front windows, one-shot-up/down driver's window, remote central locking with retractable key, easy entry tipping driver's seat with manual height adjustment, front passenger's underseat stowage with flip-up cushion, driver and front passenger seatback map pockets, 50:50 split / folding rear seat backs and rear seat head restraints.
Completing the car's sportier style are a spoiler and 17-inch alloy wheels in either white or black depending on the body colour.
Choose your favourite varieties from those with white centres (known as "paste") and a colourful edge, usually white, green or grey, that contrasts with the main body colour of the flower.
The 16-valve Zetec model, with metallic paint, alloy wheels, fog lights and body colour co-ordinated interior trim is offered with 12 months' interest free credit, at pounds 8795, saving more than pounds 1200.