Dream Car Station and Vibrance Collection finishes by PPG piqued attendees’
interest in new, expressive color trends for automobiles during the 8th China
International Auto Customization Expo, Feb. 20-23 at Beijing National Agriculture
Exhibition Center. The colorful display included nearly 50 dazzling colors and
More than 1,000 exhibitors displayed more than 50,000 auto parts and accessories
during the exhibition. The Dream Car Station display included PPG’s new
color deck including Radiance II tri-stage finishes created from toners and
dyes to achieve a deep rich "candy" appearance; Crystal Pearls finishes
designed to create a three-dimensional, glimmering effect; DX78 Prizmatique
flakes, which create finishes that glitter and sparkle with many different colors;
Harlequin color-shifting finishes that create exotic, wild color effects; and
Ditzler Big Flake pigments, available in silver, gold and four color-shifting
versions to create a range of basecoat and tri-coat custom color formulations.
One car enthusiast visiting the PPG booth said, “I like the deep, rich,
so-called ‘candy’ appearance and water droplet effect of the Radiance
II [finishes] – I would love to have the chance to use it to modify my
PPG designed The Dream Car Station to provide a series of individual color
solutions that can help car owners to create unique vehicle colors as well as
helping auto-modification shops to increase profits.
As the leading global transportation coatings supplier, PPG offers the latest
hot colors in the Vibrance Collection of finishes, including Harlequin color-shifting
special finishes, Radiance II “candy” dyes, Crystal Pearls finishes,
Prizmatique flakes, Liquid Crystal effects and a specially formulated orange
aluminum called Starfire. Their outstanding color expression and superior durability
have led Vibrance Collection finishes to become the first choice for custom
In China, PPG Industries supplies many well-known automotive OEMs with Vibrance
Collection finishes. The flashy palette has decorated the official shuttle bus
of the Beijing Olympics as well as high-end coaches and motor show concept cars.
The accessibility of Vibrance Collection finishes and the other PPG Dream Car
Station color solutions by PPG are enabling a surge in the in China’s
vehicle modification market.