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Help this Nokia Ambassador paint his 1965 Rambler Ambassador with some Lumia color


Way back in November we told you guys about DVLUP, a Nokia sponsored rewards program for Windows Phone developers. It’s a cool community for developers and worth checking out if you’re in the scene. The program is ran by a bunch of Nokia Ambassadors, who are always doing crazy cool things. Lance McCarthy recently ran a hackathon that produced some cool apps. Now George Salcedo is doing something wild with another ambassador, a 1965 Rambler Ambassador to be accurate.

If your job title is ‘ambassador’ it makes sense to drive one right? George recently bought the 1965 machine and plans on fixing it up. He hopes to have that done in time to make the drive from San Diego to San Francisco when he attends the /BUILD conference on June 26. The license plate will obviously be 'DVLUP'.

George and his 1965 Rambler

Right now the car is white, but he’s planning on giving it a fresh coat of paint. But what’s the point of being a Nokia Ambassador driving around an Ambassador if it doesn’t look like the phones you rep? So we’re going to help George pick a color for the car. On the Facebook post he's listed either cyan, yellow, red, black, or white. But we've included all the Lumia colors we could remember below in a poll. Pick the color you'd like to see on this Rambler Ambassador.

Personally, I''m feeling cyan.

We’ll be sure to snag some pictures of the classic when we see it patrolling the streets of San Francisco at /BUILD. Have any other Windows Phone inspired suggestions for the car? Sound off below!

And if you're in the San Diego area, check out an upcoming hackathon on May 11 - details here

Source: DVLUP Facebook



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I'm a WPCentral ambassador, do I get some love? Lol.

Yes you do! ♡**♡**♡**♡**♡*

Natebird says:

Not sure why you would want white when it is already white LOL

Sam Sabri says:

A new coat foolio! :)

smontoya2 says:

Haha! Good one. I haven't heard that in awhile.

Yeah, where's MY ambassador, lol! Cyan with magenta pinstriping, please...

Do you think Nokia will ever mix cyan and magenta together to make a nice berry (purple)...It'll go well with my username! ;)

rreszler says:

Definitely Cyan!

sholokov says:

+1 Cyan is a very Lumia color. You can find cars with other colors but cyan is not a common car color.

PolishHitta says:

Seriously! Cyan is best choice. Mint would be second choice

benners76 says:

I'm going w/yellow! How about we all gather in San Diego and escort him to S.F. :-)

Quin 2013 says:

Then in that case, he should go with SF Giants colours; Orange and Black.

Go Giants, woot!

Quin 2013 says:

Who? Ha ha, just kidding! ;D

Miksup says:

EWWW, a Rambler.

920Walker says:

Its not Lumia white. My vote is for cyan. You can vote as much as you want. Just pumped the cyan votes past yellow. Lumia yellow will look awful on that classic.

tj321 says:

or.... totally pimped? :P

I was going to vote yellow or cyan, but cyan would look nicer on this classic. Yellow only looks good on a Lamborghini, for now.

Voting Cyan too, like my 820 and my Surface.

pookiewood says:

it would be cool if Nokia could deck it out in their markings like they did with one of the winners of one of their contest.

Quin 2013 says:

I say go Orange and Black

cdbstl76 says:

Anything but white will make that car look sweeeeet!

I need a Dodge Viper and own a Lumia ..hook me up

Fred0007 says:

so he is the guy who took the pictures in sunny  San Diego with the Lumia Eos two months ago


I suggest you do a vehicle wrap. You probably dont have a template for this old car,either you can improvise or,just do temporary graphics to cover the hood, roof and the trunk and maybe the sides. There's a company that does floating hub caps with graphics. so, there ya go!

texrat says:

Great idea!

I voted other. Why not make it be painted in tiles? You could create the "Here" tiles and many of the other apps that are exclusive (ie Nokia Music) for Nokia Lumia...

Tiles would be awesome, creative and very Nokia

Reflexx says:

I agree with this!

Heck. I'd love to paint my car with tiles.

Right...and Maybe holographic tiles that have the appearance of flipping to the other side when the vehicle moves! :)
Heck, Microsoft, Nokia, or some of the big name apps should pay other ppl to do this for advertising like other companies do!

I want to do my car in Nokia tiles theme but can't get Nokia to send me any vinyl's to make it happen

laserfloyd says:

Cyan with yellow racing stripes with magenta/white interior. :)

RichDunbar says:

Personally I'm a fan of Nokia Blue with the Lumia Cyan, Magenta and Yellow as custom pin striping and accent colors. I can't wait to meet all the fans at BUILD with the car.

I went with yellow because its such a unique car, and the color would make it stand out even more!

jlynnm350z says:

No it wouldn't

And you're qualified to negate my opinion because....
In other words, were voting on color choices, not the next President...I just read the rest of your comments. Please lighten up!

rightisray says:

I voted other as I will not be a party to ruining a classic vehicle such as his.  They are meant to be restored, not screwed up! 

rightisray says:

Thanx for those great words of wisdom, oh armchair wise one.

texrat says:

Repainting = restoring.

rightisray says:

Not unless it is repainted in the original factory color.  Otherwise, it is a modification.

jlynnm350z says:

Do yourself a favor, Get a nissan350

jfa1 says:

How about all the Lumia colors with circle like the check storage app

texrat says:

A shame Nokia logo blue wasn't in your list. My choice.

NIST says:

What color is Bondo?

vijax21 says:

Spear mint??

Glad to see I'm not the only person who loves the Cyan Lumias. Awesome.

n7slc says:

Plasti-dip it cyan! It's CHEAP (less than $400 for the entire car), it'll have a flat look to it and when you're done with the conference, you can easily peel it off.


mayur89 says:

yeahh!!! cyan was the color First came to my mind :) :)

sumton says:

Cyan or red
yellow will make it look like a taxi 

Nakazul says:

Cyan = end of story.

Cyan would look awesome.I have a yellow 620 and I love the color, but cyan would look better and stronger on the car.

TheAsad_1 says:

Cyan will look amazing, summer colour!!

gandhule says:

Lime looks fresh!

Jamdot says:

Cyan or Magenta just to fuck with him.

Fndlumia says:

Rambassador Red

JoRdaNeK says:

Magenta with clear black pureview hd windscreen, polycarbonate bonnet and a usb exhaust :D

baseballbert says:

Yellow car as the phone with cobalt blue tiles on the hood, roof and trunk as the home screen. Then the horn could blast the classic Nokia ring tone, boom!

MrSimmix says:

I wanted to vote for yellow but I have to agree with the other people, cyan would look best on that car.