At most points of the year the classic colours remain the most popular, Black, Silver, Blue. However at certain times of the year or where (as at the present) people just want to break out, the more wild and loud colours come to the fore, although it does tend to be model specific.
For instance Cabriolets/convertibles/drop tops/ccs etc. Most of these cars, from each manufacturer will contain an individual or exclusive colour choice which, along with bright green, yellow, electric blue, beige or even white, will be the colours to be seen in. You will at this time pay a premium for this ‘now’ colour but remember the classics will always live on while the quirky may fade away.
Let me tell you this though nearly every customer and salesperson will tell you "I can’t stand red", "I will never drive a red car", do me a favour and stand on any street for 15mins and count the number of cars that go past, you may be surprised to see that a good 30% will be red, as we say in the trade
“‘Why are you worried about the colour? You won’t see it when you’re driving it!!”
You will be surprised how often that tactic has got a customer to buy a car, maybe not so much these days but then I still occasionally hear, when a salesman is trying to close someone ‘oh you need to discuss it with your wife, she makes the decisions does she?’ yes it still goes on!
So choose the colour you like, don’t get caught up in trends and always think "will someone else want it when I sell it"?