Daters looking for love rate potential matches as MORE attractive when snapped with flashy car

Mail Online | 10/20/2019 | Jessica Green For Mailonline
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We'd all like to think we're not shallow enough to be swayed by a flashy car - but a recent study suggests otherwise.

Putting 2,000 Brits to the test, vehicle online-marketplace Carwow found that people were more likely to rate potential suitors higher if they were stood in front of a luxury motor.

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One anonymous woman's attractiveness skyrocketed from 2.6 out of ten to nine on average when standing in front of a £63,000 vehicle featured on her dating profile.

This is despite more than half of love hopefuls interviewed insisting that there was no car that would impact their feelings towards a potential partner when swiping online.

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Members of the public, who were unaware of the study, were asked to visit a replica dating website over the period of a week.

Pictures of a man and woman standing by six different cars were spaced out between 100 shots of other men and women.

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Drivers were then asked to rate the attractiveness of each person in the images out of ten. The female model was given an attractiveness rating of nine on average when snapped alongside a Range Rover Sport, costing £63,390.

Seen next to a £15,420 Ford Fiesta or a £12,655 Nissan Micra by the same people within a week, and her attractiveness barely reached a rating of three.

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For the male model, the jump wasn't as scathing but there was still a noticeable difference on average for when he stood in front of a luxury car compared to a...
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