Matte paint makes your car faster?

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  1. Novalee

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    I dont have gts loaded on my ps4 so i cant test this , but this person is saying if you do what he does your car will go faster on track .

     
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    I have seen a league race that doesn’t allow matte paint, I wonder if this has something to do with it.
     
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  3. Novalee

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    I cant test as my ps4 is maxxed out for harddrive space but if you able test it out as in the video and see if it works .
     
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    I’m gonna see if I have the right paint colour, he said it only works with Matte P8, if I have it I’ll definitely do some testing to confirm.
     
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    Maybe that's why this Lamborghini GT3 was way faster on the straights than me(in an RC F) this morning.
     
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  6. Pigems

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    Was it Matte P8(Pink)?

    Edit: I have the colour, testing now.

    Edit 2: Test #1, McLaren GTR, SSRX, no change in top speed with body and wheels painted Matte P8.

    Edit 3: Test #2, Mini Cooper ‘S’ ‘65, SSRX, no change in top speed with body and wheels painted Matte P8.
     
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  7. MikeV27

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    I tried his test and my Toyota did 215 right away with default settings and livery so i’m not sure how he only hits 208. Didn’t have matte P8 to try out.
     
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    No.

    I'm doing something else right now for a GTP article, so I just happen to be testing car speeds at SSRX. I'm measuring two of the four straight sectors and the top speed. I was testing the Mustang Gr.4, on circuit BOP (not oval BOP), so when I was done I hopped out, painted it P8 Matte and went back to do the same test.

    Mustang Gr.4, standard paint:
    Top Speed - 171mph
    S1 - 1'06.926
    S2 - 1'05.925
    S4 - 1'06.220
    S5 - 1'06.218

    Mustang Gr.4, P8 Matte
    Top Speed - 171mph
    S1 - 1'06.928
    S2 - 1'05.924
    S4 - 1'06.220
    S5 - 1'06.219

    That's 0mph faster and 0.002s slower over 20km (each straight sector is 10km) for the P8 Matte car, equating to a 0.001mph difference at over 168mph, and thus of no statistical significance.

    Or "tripe".
     
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  9. MatskiMonk

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    Time to down vote yet more YouTube videos.
     
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  10. Racetee

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    The only way that the color would affect car physics was if a developer introduced it intentionally (like an easter egg), but I find that hardly believable since they want GTS to be considered a serious racing simulator.
     
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    Test #3, Same car as the video, Toyota TS050, SSRX, No change it top speed with car and wheels painted Matte P8.

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    I’m so friggen glad I don’t have to paint my cars Pink!! :lol:
     
  12. Keith2324

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    One of those videos was posted on April 1 and was an April Fools joke. A lot of people took the bait.

    Keith.
     
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    Can you test if a car painted half black, half white (on opposite sides) turns better on ovals? :D
     
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  14. GTV0819

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    This sounds like someone in GT5 saying that having your car washed in GT Auto will make it more faster than not having it washed at all. :lol:

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    At one point having your brakes on made your car faster in this game, so I guess anything is technically possible. :lol:
     
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  16. talhaONE

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    Yes matte pink makes your car faster. Also When you drive with low beam lights your car will be faster. Also Drive from bumper camera. It always gives you +5mph more top speed.
     
  17. GTV0819

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    Hence, the saying "power is nothing without control". :lol:
     
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  18. 05XR8

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    No. It was the standard livery. Think that's a matte green. :sly:
     
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  19. Crazy Taylor

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    Does this YouTuber also crap glitter? Must do going off of these claims. How much do matte racing stripes add to your speed?
     
  20. ShiftingGears

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    Can you test it with red paint? I hear its faster
     
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  21. gtpierre

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    the video is from the 1st of april....
     
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  22. Aceofsquares

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    Did you look at the date of the upload?
     
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  23. GTV0819

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    But why are there still some people confessing that it is really faster with a specific matte paint job?
     
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  24. Satomiblood

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    Guys, you're doing it all wrong. The secret is speed holes. Slap on some bullet hole decals and watch your cars move like the wind.
     
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    Alternatively, get some Monster Energy decals and add +50 HP and a free collectable Kyle with each one.
     
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  26. Keith2324

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    Better get some NoS decals also :lol:
     
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  27. Crazy Taylor

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  29. VBR

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    I thought it was stripes that make a car go faster.


    ;)
     
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  30. HERE4BEER3

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    Well that does it, I'm looking for some speed hole decals to put on the hood of my gr.3 tonight.