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Old 15th April 2011, 10:27   #1
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I found an interesting thread with a gallery of filthiest cars (mostly vintage) and I wanted to share this:

Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years: A Half-Century of Automotive Eyesores - BusinessWeek

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a couple o' strange picks there, the el camino and the delorean.
and why the nano??
strange looking yes, but definitely not one of the top 50 "ugliest"...
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There is the Enzo, the Lamborghini LM002 too. Whoever wrote that needs to lose his job.

This is what they say about the Enzo:

"The Enzo's superfluous curves and angles take flashy overcompensation to a new high. The V-shaped hood, scooped-out doors, and bulbous windshield scream overkill."

Morons the hood is V shaped for aerodynamics and to lend it a F1 car silhouette. The scooped out doors are to channel air to the engine. Ok nuff said.
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this report is obviously posted by someone who has the least knowledge about cars and more from a fashion industry.

Calling Hummer H2, New Beetle, Ferrari Enzo and Nano ugly ??

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I saw this page months back and i believe it was discussed in T-BHP, this page doesn't even deserve to be discussed.
Some of the list maybe right but El camino,Aston Martin Lagonda,DeLorean DMC-12,Toyota Van,Lamborghini LM002!!!,Hummer, Nano,Enzo!!!, Toyota RAV4, Cadillac Escalade(bling mobile). And he seems to hate 70s Cars all together.
Like dar3dev said, these seems to be a fashion industry analysis to whom the beautiful cars would be an Audi TT or sorta (the one's i hate)
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er,it IS about the ugliest cars, not the most brilliant technically.
The TT may qualify to be disqualified from that list(ugly, ie).
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BMW 7 Series, New Beetle do you call them UGLY. Common this is height of it.

DeLorean DMC-12, Renault Twingo, Toyota RAV4, Škoda Roomster (on which Yeti is based) are some of the other goodlooking car.

In my humble opinion all south korean designed cars are worthy for the title (we have to take out Daewoo matiz and Hyundia gets as both were european designs and very good at it).

Except for the SsangYong Rodius none of the other models are talked about. This is badest article I am reading for this year.
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Some of them are real ugly, some are certainly great looking cars. I can't agree with this list! Funniest thing is BMW 7 series is in the list.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dar3dev|l View Post
this report is obviously posted by someone who has the least knowledge about cars and more from a fashion industry.

Calling Hummer H2, New Beetle, Ferrari Enzo and Nano ugly ??
I agree with you.

Its by one Damian Joseph. They do not have feedback/comments for postings. 1000s would have flooded if they have comments enabled. :-)
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Written by an absolute idiot with little or no knowledge about automobiles. Period!
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Silly page filler. Rightly said that written by someone with very little automobile knowledge. Not worth a discussion.
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This site has pulled out 10 cars from the list giving the reasons.
Nano included
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@Filimore, thanks for sharing the link. At least they had more substance in their article.
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What??? They call the DMC, 7 series, H2 and more ugly??? About the enzo, the looks never appealed to me, but that doesn't mean it is among the ugliest!
I like the And I like Ford Taurus.

This guy must be nuts; proof: Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years: Cadillac Escalade - BusinessWeek

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Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years
36 of 52dnext slideprevious slide

WIKIMEDIA/IFCAR

Cadillac Escalade
Introduced: 1999

The perfect car design if fuel, practicality, maneuverability, and class mean nothing to you. One of the most self-indulgent vehicles ever made, the Escalade is for looking rich while you're burning gasoline.
He admits the Escalade looks rich, but comments about the other aspects. What he's saying is totally irrelevant.
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By the by,did anybody notice that the thread title is quite unrelated to the list?

Initially came here expecting see loads of horrendously unclean cars!!
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