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Old 04-07-13, 10:18 AM   #151
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Not a hard core Jeep fan, but this is sacrilege on so many levels.... 2014 Jeep Cherokee.

It is too hideous to post a pic.
OMG! Looks like a 10-year-old Hyundai Santa Fe! In fact, even WORSE than the Santa Fe!

FWIW: Marketing insight from my 'B'-school days: Back in the late-1990s Chrysler spend ZERO dollars advertising the Cherokee 'Sport' (the basic model). It appeared in general Cherokee ads, but all the ad money was going to promotion of the Grand Cherokee. Oddly enough the 'Sport' continued to sell very well and was actually more profitiable (per vehicle sold) than the 'Grand' Cherokee. (marketing/ad costs per vehicle at that time were about $300/vehicle).
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The Nissan Juke proves they still know how to do ugly.

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Have you seen the convertible version? So hideous and such an idiot car... A lady, (of course,) driving one pulled up to a stoplight next to me, and I could not help but laugh at what a stupid, stupid car it is. I really can't articulate my feelings on the car much past saying it's stupid.
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Old 04-08-13, 06:25 AM   #154
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^Speaking of laughter, the Panamera never fails to get me going.

Admittedly, it's not the worst looking car.
But at first glance, I think it's a sporty station wagon. Then I realize it's a Porsche for midlife crisis dads, so I start chuckling.
Then I think about the name. Part Carrera, part Panama canal, and I'm busting a gut.
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Old 04-08-13, 02:35 PM   #155
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Nevermind the VW - is that a 1971 Corolla?

I learned to drive in one of those.
This one is a 74. Minnesota winters were not kind to it.
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Old 04-08-13, 02:47 PM   #156
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So it died an early death then ?

I owned a Rabbit diesel for many years and thought it was just broken in 500,000 km... without a turbo they were pretty gutless but I saw mileage in the high 70's and drove that when I did not feel that driving my Toyota Land Cruiser was practical as it topped out at 60 and only got 15 mpg.
270k of those in its first 4 years of life. On really cold days we just let it idle. It was a very comfortable vehicle to drive for long hours in.
It hasn't moved from its current location since 1990
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Old 04-09-13, 08:49 AM   #157
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Oh God, the CLK GTR. So ugly. This one's for sale... Only $2 million

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Old 04-10-13, 05:05 PM   #159
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FWIW: Marketing insight from my 'B'-school days: Back in the late-1990s Chrysler spend ZERO dollars advertising the Cherokee 'Sport' (the basic model). It appeared in general Cherokee ads, but all the ad money was going to promotion of the Grand Cherokee. Oddly enough the 'Sport' continued to sell very well and was actually more profitiable (per vehicle sold) than the 'Grand' Cherokee. (marketing/ad costs per vehicle at that time were about $300/vehicle).
It was a better looking vehicle than the Grand...
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Personally I think the toyota prius and honda insight ar uglier than 95% of the cars pictured in this thread
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FUGLY to the max. Like the Aztek they were patterned after.
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Old 04-12-13, 08:15 AM   #161
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Lets not forget the Yugo from teh late 1980s; and obsolete Fiat model bought and manufactured by Yugoslavians. It set the standard for unreliable vehicles. The joke was "YU want to GO, but it doesn't."

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Lets not forget the Yugo from teh late 1980s; and obsolete Fiat model bought and manufactured by Yugoslavians. It set the standard for unreliable vehicles. The joke was "YU want to GO, but it doesn't."

The joke I always heard was that it was so small and underpowered that it could only take one person at a time. Otherwise they would have called it a "We go".
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Old 04-12-13, 09:54 AM   #163
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This car, the Pontiac Fiero, was one of the biggest POS I ever had the misfortune to drive.
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Old 04-12-13, 09:55 AM   #164
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This car, the Pontiac Fiero, was one of the biggest POS I ever had the misfortune to drive.
did it catch on fire?
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did it catch on fire?

Close. I had to drive it into Manhattan to pick up the car's owner and it blew a coolant hose near Times Square. Fortunately the I was able to find a parking space before it melted. Turns out that in Manhattan there's an auto parts district around 8th Ave and 36th St. Spent my day fixing that POS and getting harassed by every sort of person offering unwanted advice or asking for a dollar. Never saw a cop thank goodness.
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The early '50s Nash Ramblers always looked kind of shapeless to me. Like a slim car gone fat.

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Reminds me of the shapelessness of the Citroen DS, which admittedly is not the most beautiful car, at least the rear end, but I would love one.
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Personally I think the toyota prius and honda insight ar uglier than 95% of the cars pictured in this thread
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i always thought they looked a lot like any other hatchback

methinks your problem with them is not aesthetic
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^methinks that too.
Erm... you know your avatar doesn't match your username, right?
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Old 04-13-13, 06:20 PM   #170
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Reminds me of the shapelessness of the Citroen DS, which admittedly is not the most beautiful car, at least the rear end, but I would love one.
That is in my top 5 most wanted list.
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a very American looking car...
This is why you
should open the windows before passing wind!!!

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i always thought they looked a lot like any other hatchback

methinks your problem with them is not aesthetic
but political
think what you want they are still fugly I don't care much for hatchbacks period and those 2 bottom of the barrel
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That is in my top 5 most wanted list.
Tops my list too.
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The Obligatory Edsel Picture.

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That is in my top 5 most wanted list.
The man does love finicky hydraulics!
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