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<B>CAR Magazine's - "World's Ugliest Cars"</B><P><B>September 2002 Issue</B> <P>1. BMW 7-Series: A bold rejection of all things beautiful.<P>2. Ferrari Enzo: Even Ferrari can indulge in crassness.<P>3. Fiat Multipla: Proof that the Italians like a good argument.<P>4. Mercedes Sports Coupe: Winner of 'worst rear end from hell' award.<P>5. Porsche Cayenne: Did they really think they'd get away with it?<P>6. Renault Vel Satis - The wacky French resort to shock tactics.<P>-Drew <BR>
 

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I saw one of the new 7 series for the first time in person about a week ago. I still think it's ugly, but cool looking at the same time. I almost like it.<P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by InDy:<BR><B>CAR Magazine's - "World's Ugliest Cars"</B><P><B>September 2002 Issue</B> <P>1. BMW 7-Series: A bold rejection of all things beautiful.<P>2. Ferrari Enzo: Even Ferrari can indulge in crassness.<P>3. Fiat Multipla: Proof that the Italians like a good argument.<P>4. Mercedes Sports Coupe: Winner of 'worst rear end from hell' award.<P>5. Porsche Cayenne: Did they really think they'd get away with it?<P>6. Renault Vel Satis - The wacky French resort to shock tactics.<P>-Drew <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR>The new 7 is beginning to grow on me but I would stil end up getting the old 7. With the sports package and those 18" rims, <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/cool.gif"> !<BR>
 

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I think the new 7 is ok, but only in darker colors and with the big wheels.<P>I think that the Enzo is kinda hideous. But it runs like Al-Qaeda at the sight of Marines, and that makes up for a lot of ugly.<P>What's up with those big vents at the front of the Cayenne?
 

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The Toyota Echo should be #8 under ridiculously small, out of proportion wheel wells! Blecch, this list could be much longer!<P>
 

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HUH!! this list cannot be complete without my favorite new mid sized sedan, the Caddy CTS!<P>Woah, it looked alright in some press pictures, but upon seeing this "beautiful sleek design" I must say "Did they make the mold cutting up butter with a knife?"
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Carl Sims:<BR><B>But it runs like Al-Qaeda at the sight of Marines</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>LOL~! Best metaphor I've heard yet. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif">
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by InDy:<BR><B>CAR Magazine's - "World's Ugliest Cars"</B><P><B>September 2002 Issue</B> <P>1. BMW 7-Series: A bold rejection of all things beautiful.<P>2. Ferrari Enzo: Even Ferrari can indulge in crassness.<P>3. Fiat Multipla: Proof that the Italians like a good argument.<P>4. Mercedes Sports Coupe: Winner of 'worst rear end from hell' award.<P>5. Porsche Cayenne: Did they really think they'd get away with it?<P>6. Renault Vel Satis - The wacky French resort to shock tactics.<P>-Drew <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><BR>im lost on 1,2,& 4<P>the new 7 series looks good in dark colors, it has grown on me. the old one looked cool with dem big wheels too.<P>the ferrari enzo looks sweet. i like it. a few things could be changed, but overall i like it.<P>the merc sports coupe? you mean the Clk? the CLK's are great! minus they are competition for my c70, but still... nice cars. to tell the truth, i actually liked the clk's first before i saw the c70.<BR>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by volvos70turbo:<BR><B>The "C" sport coupe.<P>[This message has been edited by volvos70turbo (edited 09-13-2002).]</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Yeah I've seen a fiew of those. Remember the clear piece of the tail that the last incarnation of the CRX had? This Merc has that. The back end is stubby and ugly, I've seen it in a couple of colours here and they are really ugly from the back. Total design failure IMO. For the money I would rather own anything else available.<P>
 

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Though it is fugly the Multipla is functionally minded in a great way. I do have to stick up for the Enzo though. If you shave off the fenders and stuff, you get an F2002 with a big windshield. As with most earlier Ferraris that were based on racing cars, everything is functional on the exterior of the car. It was developed in a wind tunnel with that being it's strongest influence toward final shape. Before the wind tunnel though, most Ferraris made do with what worked on paper and it just happened that it looked good too. (250 GT SWB Competezione) Everything was functional save a California Spyder I remember having false side scoops accented with a chrome spear to hide the door handle. Most of the functional stuff ended up becoming the influence for styling cues in other cars. With most of the design being done on Computers now, stuff that's functional doesn't always look fantastic but boy oh boy does that new car scoot! <BR> I would consider myself a member of the Tifosi and a self avowed Ferraristi, but I do think the new Enzo is a little wierd looking. (esp. from the rear where most Ferraris look fantastic, they have to, 'cause that's what most folks see) In terms of it's sheer functionality, the thing is drop dead gorgeous. <BR> If you really want to see an odd Ferrari, try to find a photo of a 340 Mexico. They were Vingale bodied cars raced in the Carrera Panamericana. Functional but kind of wierd looking and an absolute beast to drive.
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by volvos70turbo:<BR><B>The "C" sport coupe.<P>[This message has been edited by volvos70turbo (edited 09-13-2002).]</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>OH!! tha hatchback?! hahaha ok ok i agree :p<P>although its not THAT bad.
 

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hmm the new 7-series.. i actually like them. i hated them at first because it didn't look like a bmw to me, but now that i've seen a few in person they're growing on me. as for the porsche suv.. boooo....
 
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