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Women are more attracted to men in expensive cars

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Men who drive expensive cars really are more attractive to women, according to a study by university researchers.

Psychologists proved what car-dealers have boasted for generations the car one drives is key when it comes to turning a woman's head.

The university team showed women pictures of the same man sitting in two cars - a 70,000 silver Bentley Continental and a battered Ford Fiesta.

The women, who were aged between 21 to 40, picked the man sitting in the Bentley ahead of the same man in the Ford.

Dr Michael Dunn, of the University of Wales Institute in Cardiff, said it shows women rate a man higher if he is behind the wheels of a "fancy motor rather than in an old banger".

His research, in the latest edition of the British Journal of Psychology, also shows that men are more interested in a women's looks not her motor.

The researchers say the men tested in the same way are not impressed by whatever car a woman drives because they judge purely on her face and figure.

Dr Dunn said his findings confirmed that women judge a man by his wealth and status whereas men are primarily concerned with what a woman looks like.

He said he was spurred by his own interest in evolutionary psychology along with the increasing number of women buying so-called "high end" motors.

He said: "There's a wide variety of evidence that does suggest that females are more influenced by wealth and status.

"It's not a recent phenomenon. It is very ingrained and the evidence is not just anecdotal.

"Females focus on questions of wealth and status because if the male possesses those, that male would be in a better condition to rear healthy offspring."

Dr Dunn believes this basic human trait will not change in the future - even as women become more independent and wealthy in their own rights.

He said: "It appears that the stereotype of women being positively influenced by a man's status is true and, evolutionarily speaking, this makes sense.

"However, even with the growing number of women in high-paid careers and the fact that they can be highly successful has no effect on how attractive they are to men.

"What you find is that these new, wealthy women still show a preferment for high-status males."

Now his researchers plan to carry out further studies - to guide men buying expensive cars in their mid-life crisis.

Dr Dunn, who admits to driving an old Ford Ka, will examine if high-status items like expensive cars can help make up for "the attractiveness-diminishing effects of age."

In other words, do middle-aged men in expensive cars seem more attractive to women despite their grey hair and expanding waistline.

Dr Dunn admitted that his research could also be interpreted as evidence that women are shallower than men. He said: "Let's face it - there's evidence to support it."
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That Bronco had a 428 cobra jet engine. But it was rusty as fack. My buddy has a '02 z06, and had trouble getting a second date. A nice car may be nice, but women that matter won't care what you drive.
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what about first dates though

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Just because they are more attracted doesn't mean they will suck a dick on the first date. I want to know which car causes a woman to need a cock in her ass. That's the kind of university study I want to see.

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Just because they are more attracted doesn't mean they will suck a dick on the first date. I want to know which car causes a woman to need a cock in her ass. That's the kind of university study I want to see.
See if you can get a grant to study this. PhD in your future?

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that rarely stops chicks lol. was a study on this really necessary lol seems like common sense
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I ain't gonna lie, I'm attracted to women with money. You could be a the fattest, ugliest girl in the world but if you're giving me all the cars, bikes and houses that I want I will worship you.
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I personally like a pickup truck. Dave drove an old Bronco when we got together. Cars don't make the man.
Exactly. thats why I drive a POS. If I can attract a lady in that thing then she for sure likes me for ME. too bad it hasnt happened yet

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Dumbest. Study. Ever.

"The university team showed women pictures of the same man sitting in two cars - a 70,000 silver Bentley Continental and a battered Ford Fiesta."

Seriously? How about they show the Bently, and then a guy in some average joe kind of car, like a Civic or a Jetta? There's a whole lot of other psychological shit going on here than just "which dude has more cash".

That's like showing pictures of a dude in a gold suit or a poor homeless guy sleeping in dirt under a bridge.
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The study may have been a pointless over simplification, but it's funny nonetheless.
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This study rates on the DUH scale the same as the recent study that eating fewer calories leads to weight loss.

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I love that this team actually got paid (hopefully not a full grant) to complete this study. Just looking at the title, I mumbled "no shit" under my breath and skipped to the bottom.

Reasons this is a dumb "study":

1) Women are shallow. I'm sure there will be a couple here that will read this and say "but I'm not!!!" Stop it, I'm generalizing.
2) No, guys don't give a shit what cars women drive. Guys don't want to show off the car their girl is driving around in. It's not flattering. No guy will ever brag that his girl drives a BMW 540, because if it's better than his car, it's humiliating, and if it's not, why mention it at all? We show off our women (unless they're uggs, then we "like to spend most nights alone"), while women show off what their men have (this doesn't just apply to cars, it also includes jobs, homes, etc).
3) After reading number 2, you can tell that guys are shallow too. Yeah, I said it! So take the look of shock off of your face.

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Just because they are more attracted doesn't mean they will suck a dick on the first date. I want to know which car causes a woman to need a cock in her ass. That's the kind of university study I want to see.
Whatever kind you're not driving?
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