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New xenon lights

The upgrade I did last year to xenon lights is pretty good. The only downside up till now is the colour of the light. The blueish light (the lamps are 6100K) doesn't give (at least for me) much contrast.

But it looks like there are now lights available in lower colour temperatures. So I got a set of:

Mc Culloch 3000K

These are really 5000K lamps with a special coating on the glass. The coating filters out the blue light, making sure only the yellow light comes out. Dispite the filter, they yield round 3200 lumen (against a maximum of 1700 lumen for the high-end halogen lights).

The view from outside the car in the dark now looks like this:

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