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Old 06-02-2008, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Floribama
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Quite a few years of Ford Mustang and Pinto are on my list.
That awful "Mustang II" thing?
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Old 06-02-2008, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Scranton
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Among newer cars, the 2008 Hyundai Elantra is pretty darn ugly....looks like an egg on wheels:
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Old 06-02-2008, 11:23 PM
 
Location: Way on the outskirts of LA LA land.
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How about this one?
http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.au...01/epod1_1.jpg
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Old 06-03-2008, 06:13 AM
 
Location: Lettuce Land
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How about this one?
Yes, that's an odd-looking version of the Smart car, but most of them sure look nice so thumbs down on that suggestion from me.
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Old 06-03-2008, 06:16 AM
 
Location: Scranton
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Looks like Steve Urkel's car.


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Old 06-03-2008, 06:37 AM
 
Location: Tulsa, OK
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Looks like Steve Urkel's car.


Notice the handy grab bars cleverly disguised as a bumper. Just the type of things that would make some bored high school kids pick it up and put it at the top of the school steps. (Trenton Central HS 1960) I know nothing.
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Old 06-03-2008, 07:22 AM
 
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I'm not sure if a car that is more than, say, 30 years old can really qualify as being "ugly". They all looked different back in the day.

Now... if you want ugly... I present to you the following list of cars.

Smart Fortwo: Fortwo people who don't mind being the laughing stock of the neighborhood. Who designed this atrocity of modern art?

Pontiac Aztek: For all of you who actually believed this thing looked good at any time... open up your local yellow pages to "Eye Doctors" (or have someone who can see well do it for you).

Subaru B9 Tribeca: The front end design looks like it was taken from a 3-year-old's finger painting. And what's with that crazy name, anyway?

Pontiac Solstice / Saturn Sky: Paint "Jelly Belly" on the side of these things, and I guarantee you that some people won't be able to tell the difference. *slurp*

Toyota Yaris / Toyota Echo: Tiny cars have been around forever, but these things just look awkward and mis-balanced. At least the VW bug was CUTE.

Chevrolet SSR: You can spend $45,000 for this grotesque modern knock-off of a 1951 Chevy pickup. Or... you can spend $20,000 for a restored, truly classic and beautiful 1951 Chevy pickup.

Chrysler PT Cruiser: An innovative designer concocted the idea to bring retro and sexy back. Then, along the way, somebody goofed.

Honda Insight: So atrociously ugly that even high gas prices couldn't stave off its 2006 demise.

Nissan 350Z: The other day, I actually heard a 1977 Datsun 280Z say (in clear English): "Dear Lord, when I go to the junkyard, PLEASE don't let them recycle my sheet metal into one of those!"

Scion xB: If you want a Kleenex box on wheels, get one of those old Volkswagen vans. At least those things are "cool".

Buick Enclave: My only hope is that soon these will all be relegated to a remote enclave on a far-away island so that their painfully unattractive forms will never again pollute my field of vision.

**Ya know, for what it's worth, I think that almost every single new vehicle produced within the last decade has been ugly... or at least, not especially beautiful. The new Mustang was a good shot, but it still missed the cup. The new Challenger looks good... but give me an old one any day. The modern curvy jellybean styling which pervades most new vehicles is aerodynamic but not especially pretty.**
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Old 06-03-2008, 09:32 AM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Chevrolet SSR: You can spend $45,000 for this grotesque modern knock-off of a 1951 Chevy pickup. Or... you can spend $20,000 for a restored, truly classic and beautiful 1951 Chevy pickup
Totally agree. I think those things are butt-arse-ugly, especially with the top down. Id have to hide my face in shame if I ever got a ride in one of those hideous things.
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Old 06-03-2008, 09:35 AM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Subaru B9 Tribeca: The front end design looks like it was taken from a 3-year-old's finger painting. And what's with that crazy name, anyway?
Theyve been redesigned and look eons better than when first introduced. And theyre named after a trendy NYC neighborhood.

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Honda Insight: So atrociously ugly that even high gas prices couldn't stave off its 2006 demise.
Minus the gas-saving rear wheel covers, I dont find them ugly at all. Theyre kinda like a modern gas-saver CRX HF.
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Old 06-03-2008, 09:38 AM
 
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Looks like Steve Urkel's car.

I knew an ex-football lineman who drove one of those.
He weighed somewhere around 400 lbs, and drove with his
elbows sticking out the windows. Both windows.

The "No Riders" sign wasn't entirely necessary.
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