Black, Asian, White. Why didn't they include Green?
"...people will readily abuse robots."
Interesting Ethics 101 territory here. How will we react when we seen an angry person violently plasma-cutting their still switched-on beautiful robot into pieces?
Does our fundamental Golden Rule empathy extend to inanimate machinery? What if the robot is built like the ones featured in the movie 'Ex Machina'?
Azimov's Robotic Laws will need another section applicable to humans (and other robots) to define abuse of robots.
Perceived beauty has something to do with it. Not many people would care if a car owner takes a sledgehammer to their old Lada. But an old E-Type presumably has 'rights' that should be protected.