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 |  Dec 14 2010, 5:05 PM

The Bugatti Veyron may not be the best car of 2010, but it certainly wins inaugural award for “most unfortunate color descriptor” with the available “Rape Yellow” paint scheme.

Before angry feminist groups start marching on Molsheim, it should be known that “rape” in this context refers to the flower from which canola oil is made, often known as “rapeseed”. Despite this, it’s still a poor exercise in judgement for Bugatti, as someone had to know that this translates poorly into English. Or they’re simply rich enough not to care. Perhaps it comes in a contrasting interior color called “Consent Black”?

[Hat tip to Autoblog]