Women Find Men With Expensive Cars More Attractive

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We put all other news on hold to bring you this groundbreaking report: Apparently, having an expensive car makes men more attractive to women.

In other automotive news, hurling a bowling ball at your windshield could result in damage.

Seriously, the British Journal of Psychology took the time to conduct a study of what every guy who has ever picked up a date in a Toyota Corolla already knows: Women will find you more attractive with a pricey car.

The study “manipulated status” by showing the same model with identical facial expressions in either a “high status” car (such as a Bentley Continental GT) or a “neutral status” car (such as a Ford Fiesta). Participants then gave each model a rating on a scale of 1 to 10, and female participants rated models in the high-status vehicles as significantly more attractive.

Men, on the other hand, are apparently as shallow as everyone says they are and concerned strictly with physical appearance. The status of the vehicle that the female models were in made absolutely no difference to that woman’s attractiveness rating. When it came to status symbol cars, “Males,” the study said, “unlike females, remain oblivious to such cues.”

Effect of Manipulated Prestige-Car Ownership on Both Sex Attractiveness Ratings (PubMed.gov)

By Stephen Markley | March 22, 2010 | Comments (21)
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DL

The photo exemplifies my experience: nice cars are usually surrounded by guys. Girls usually go, "Looks nice... what is that? A Corvette?"

JR

My wife would always say she likes the car because it is shiny. I on the other hand likes a car because it has more power. This clearly shows how different males and females are when it comes to choosing vehicles.

Greg

I polled a few women in work about this article and the overwhelming majority said they probably wouldn't date a guy who drives a Buick or a Hyundai. When I asked why the majority said either it's 'an old man's car' or because it's a 'cheap' car.

f

My wife told me she wanted something new and shiny that went from "0" to "200" in three seconds. So I bought her a bathroom scale.

This took research? This doesnt surprise me one bit, however, I would add that you see corollas every day. You dont see a bentley every day. Girls like the bentley because they know it's a status vehicle. Guy rolls down the window of a bentley and says hello, and the intrigue sets in.
Guy in corolla rolls down the window and says hello, and the question of why this guy is interrupting her day throws her agitates her. Classic game of cat and mouse, lol.

Happymantis

f,
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I guess it will be better to talk to them & see what they can do in case of an emergency because if it is an emergency don't take me wrong they will not have time to read instructuions, believe me they will learn more of you explain to them several times & once in a while asked them what to do in a different situation.


Honda & Toyota are much more popular cars than VW & BMW. Parts are more readily available, they are more produced, therefore cost of production is spread out among much more parts, making each individual part cheaper.

It will probably preserve the price difference for a long time, so, even if its economic, having a diesel engine in your car, it will cost u about the same with having a petrol engine.
On long term.

It's not exactly the cars that women find attractive, it's the lifestyle and knowing that this man can support them.

Honda & Toyota are much more popular cars than VW & BMW. Parts are more readily available, they are more produced, therefore cost of production is spread out among much more parts, making each individual part cheaper.

You should have told where do you live then it would have been more easier to answer you. But you can try to be on a beach, go to the Zoo and local museums or just arrange some camping.

sorry but you are the guilty one.you deserved that ticket are you disabled?if not guilty .

Honda & Toyota are much more popular cars than VW & BMW. Parts are more readily available, they are more produced, therefore cost of production is spread out among much more parts, making each individual part cheaper.

Interesting topic at hand here. I guess its the lifestyle that comes with the fast cars that girls like.

Mike

I wonder what women think if they see you in a Chevy Lumina?

This is like my fourth time stopping over your Blog. Normally, I do not make comments on website, but I have to mention that this post really pushed me to do so. Really great post .

Well, now a days it has become more common among women to get attracted by those men having expensive cars.I think it time to get such expensive cars for me.

M

What if you drive a Lumina but have a great personality?

Only experienced a hellish torture, only to conquer the power of heaven. Only blood flow through the fingers to pop-up world of swan song . I'm also an expert in this subject so I can understand your hard work.

Your articles always have insights, very good,this is so ought to be an embarrassment to white liberals who are die. Thanks for sharing informative post. beautiful !!!

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