2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

  1. Welcome to GM Inside News Forum – General discussion forum for GM

    Welcome to GM Inside News Forum - a website dedicated to all things GM.

    You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, Join GM Inside News Forum today!
     
+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 19

Thread: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

  1. #1
    Firebird Concept (the turbine one) F14CRAZY's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Dimondale, MI
    Posts
    11,086
    Thanks
    141
    Thanked 371 Times in 241 Posts

    2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    While speculation, and finding that this isn't published as an available color, my girlfriend and I stopped and took photos of this 2014 CTS in a holding lot by Lansing Grand River, which I can only suspect as being a rare Mary Kay sales award car



    It's a subtle pink and doesn't look that bad actually. There were quite a number of pink CTS' in this lot
    Last edited by F14CRAZY; 11-16-2013 at 04:12 PM.
    '07 Subaru Forester 2.5X 5MT. Bought new. 164k miles. '05 Dodge Durango Limited Hemi AWD. Mom bought new. 90k miles. '74 Buick LeSabre Luxus convertible. 455/7.5L, Quadrajet, dual exhaust. '89 Buick Reatta. 3800 SII L67/F40 six speed swap to be completed someday.

    '87 BMW K75. Pichler V1 fairing. '87 Kawasaki 650SX. '85 Bayliner Capri 1952. 3.0L OMC. Restored. '71 Chris Craft Coho 33'. Twin 327QA's. Basketcase but restoration in progress. '70? Amphicat 6x6 AATV. 13 hp Honda swap.

  2. Remove Advertisements
    GM Inside News
    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    Firebird Concept (the turbine one) bballr4567's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Evansville, IN
    Posts
    12,983
    Thanks
    785
    Thanked 912 Times in 739 Posts
    My Ride
    06 Pontiac GTO M6
    Looks quite awesome actually.

    On my phone.

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to bballr4567 For This Useful Post:

    jzchev28 (11-16-2013)

  5. #3
    5.3 Liter Vortec V8 patrickbec's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Location
    Houston & Johannesburg, South Africa
    Posts
    1,406
    Thanks
    935
    Thanked 500 Times in 329 Posts
    My Ride
    RHD:09 CTS,07 SRX/ LHD:13 ATS

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    There was an ATS for sale in Dallas with the exact same color scheme. It's quite horiffic!

  6. #4
    5.3 Liter Vortec V8 patrickbec's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Location
    Houston & Johannesburg, South Africa
    Posts
    1,406
    Thanks
    935
    Thanked 500 Times in 329 Posts
    My Ride
    RHD:09 CTS,07 SRX/ LHD:13 ATS

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink


  7. #5
    5.3 Liter Vortec V8
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    1,407
    Thanks
    987
    Thanked 271 Times in 216 Posts
    My Ride
    2008 Honda Accord EX-L

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    Mary Kay cars from what I understand are always base model leased cars that are sent back to GM for a full repaint when the lease is up. I think the color looks quite good though.
    2008 Honda Accord EX-L w/ Navi | Alabaster Silver

  8. #6
    Firebird Concept (the turbine one) F14CRAZY's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Dimondale, MI
    Posts
    11,086
    Thanks
    141
    Thanked 371 Times in 241 Posts

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    Quote Originally Posted by ryannel2003 View Post
    Mary Kay cars from what I understand are always base model leased cars that are sent back to GM for a full repaint when the lease is up. I think the color looks quite good though.
    but, as I understand it, the vehicle can be bought at the end of the lease, which is why they sometimes show up on ebay or craigs
    '07 Subaru Forester 2.5X 5MT. Bought new. 164k miles. '05 Dodge Durango Limited Hemi AWD. Mom bought new. 90k miles. '74 Buick LeSabre Luxus convertible. 455/7.5L, Quadrajet, dual exhaust. '89 Buick Reatta. 3800 SII L67/F40 six speed swap to be completed someday.

    '87 BMW K75. Pichler V1 fairing. '87 Kawasaki 650SX. '85 Bayliner Capri 1952. 3.0L OMC. Restored. '71 Chris Craft Coho 33'. Twin 327QA's. Basketcase but restoration in progress. '70? Amphicat 6x6 AATV. 13 hp Honda swap.

  9. #7
    5.3 Liter Vortec V8
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    1,407
    Thanks
    987
    Thanked 271 Times in 216 Posts
    My Ride
    2008 Honda Accord EX-L

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    Quote Originally Posted by F14CRAZY View Post
    but, as I understand it, the vehicle can be bought at the end of the lease, which is why they sometimes show up on ebay or craigs
    I thought that no matter what the cars had to be sent back to GM and be painted a shade of white before being resold. I think a few do slip out from time to time but I don't think they are supposed to.
    2008 Honda Accord EX-L w/ Navi | Alabaster Silver

  10. #8
    2.4 Liter SIDI ECOTEC
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Northern Idaho/AB canada
    Posts
    359
    Thanks
    20
    Thanked 97 Times in 49 Posts

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    Quote Originally Posted by patrickbec View Post

    That car is NOT Mary Kay pink! That sucker is Mrs piggy Pink.

  11. #9
    R2-D2 Astromech Droid Smaart Aas Saabr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    Montréal, Québec
    Posts
    18,206
    Thanks
    164
    Thanked 200 Times in 151 Posts

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    I love markets so much and consider always to be a strong supporter of them, but damn, I hate MLM schemes

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to Smaart Aas Saabr For This Useful Post:

    cad1cts (11-17-2013)

  13. #10
    2.4 Liter SIDI ECOTEC lol internet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Little Rock, AR
    Posts
    226
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    My Ride
    2004 GTO

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    I always thought the Mary Kay pink color reminded me of cherry blossoms. Lovely color, just maybe not on a car.
    /o/

    "Who speaks of Victory? To Endure is all.''

  14. #11
    5.3 Liter Vortec V8 Andrew L's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    St. Petersburg, FL
    Posts
    1,368
    Thanks
    112
    Thanked 198 Times in 112 Posts
    My Ride
    2013 MKZ Hybrid

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    Nothing wrong with a Pink Cadillac

    Current Car: 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve Ice Storm 2.0h CVT
    Previous Cars
    2008 Ford Focus SE Sedan White 2.0L Duratec I4 4 Speed Automatic
    2004 Lincoln LS V6 Luxury Cashmere Tri-Coat 3.0L Duratec V6 5 Speed Automatic with SST
    1999 Mercury Sable LS Premium Toreador Red Clear Coat Metalic 3.0L Duratec V6 4 Speed Automatic

  15. #12
    Banned MCGARRETT's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2003
    Posts
    7,943
    Thanks
    32
    Thanked 288 Times in 117 Posts

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    Mary Kay cars from what I understand are always base model leased cars that are sent back to GM for a full repaint when the lease is up. I think the color looks quite good though.
    Actually, they just need to be sanded an re-cleared, for the last couple of years, the MK pink has all been in the clearcoat from what I understand, its a pearl base with a tinted pink clearcoat, similar to the millennium yellow on the Corvette.

  16. #13
    5.3 Liter Vortec V8
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    1,407
    Thanks
    987
    Thanked 271 Times in 216 Posts
    My Ride
    2008 Honda Accord EX-L

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    Quote Originally Posted by MCGARRETT View Post
    Actually, they just need to be sanded an re-cleared, for the last couple of years, the MK pink has all been in the clearcoat from what I understand, its a pearl base with a tinted pink clearcoat, similar to the millennium yellow on the Corvette.
    This makes sense. From what I was originally told you could not buy a MK car because they licensed the color to Cadillac and they require all the cars to be white once they are turned back in. However I also read a few cars slip by and can be bought in pink.
    2008 Honda Accord EX-L w/ Navi | Alabaster Silver

  17. #14
    News Contributor Premium Member V8GMT360 Guy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Lansing, MI
    Posts
    3,209
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 132 Times in 70 Posts
    My Ride
    08 Sierra A/T, 09 Envoy Denali

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    Quote Originally Posted by patrickbec View Post
    That appears to be a vinyl wrap; the door jambs don't match the exterior from what I can see in those pics.
    Proud owner of two elegant/classy GMCs:

    2008 GMC Sierra "All Terrain" Crew Cab 5.3L/FFV - Stealth Gray Metallic/Ebony
    2009 GMC Envoy Denali 5.3L - Switchblade Silver/Ebony

    Future owner of another classy GMC Sierra "All Terrain"

  18. #15
    6.0 Liter L76 V8 70AARCUDA's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    2,342
    Thanks
    12
    Thanked 82 Times in 60 Posts

    Re: 2014 CTS in Mary Kay pink

    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew L View Post
    Nothing wrong with a Pink Cadillac

    Maybe, but I doubt Johnny Cash would "...pick one up, a piece-at-a-time..." in that colour (wink,wink)!
    2011 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ 1.4LT 6A
    2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L/SFI 4A
    2004 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L/MFI 4A

    1971 Dodge Charger 318 3A
    1970½ Plymouth AAR 'Cuda 340/6BBL 4M
    1968 Dodge Charger 383 3A
    1967 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S 383 4M
    1965 Plymouth Barracuda Formula S 273 4M

  19. Remove Advertisements
    GM Inside News
    Advertisements
     

Quick Reply Quick Reply

Register Now

*Required, this field is not shown to others. Enter the last two characters of the word "GMInsideNews"

*Required, this field is not shown to others. While balancing on a piece of wood, two inches by four inches known as a 2x4, john and his friend sally both spotted a dalmatian inside a truck with sirens, headed to put out a fire. State what the 2x4 is made of.

Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.1.2