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#1070 of 1124 Re: Never EVER! [robbieg]
May 13, 2008 (8:50 am)
I don't know if one who drives a Denali can name fun of anything
#1071 of 1124 Re: Never EVER! [fintail]
May 13, 2008 (9:43 pm)
Does that include all Suburbans/Tahoes/Yukons?
#1073 of 1124 Re: Never EVER! [davethecarnut]
May 14, 2008 (8:11 am)
Pretty much, yeah. Seeing as how pointless they really are for 95% of their buyers...and those who actually do have a use for them aren't the ones showing off.
#1074 of 1124 Re: It will never happen... [lemko]
May 14, 2008 (12:46 pm)
throw in some more corollas, rabbits, civics, a few accord/camry size cars and you have pretty much what people drives in the rest of the world.
Oh, and execellent diesel engines.
#1076 of 1124 Worst looking cars IMHO
May 21, 2008 (8:19 am)
- Pontiac Aztek
- Any GM vehicle with plastic slathered on bottom half
- BMW X3, 1 Series hardtop
- Geo Metro
- New Honda Accord
- Most Saturns, expecially ION
- 1968 Plymouth Belvedere (still emotionally scarred by using it to take date to the Prom)
- Lada (for you Canadians), also Hyundai Pony
- Lumina Minivan
- Ford Maverick
- Ford Tempo, Mercury Topaz
- Cadillac Cimarron
- AMC Gremlin, Hornet
- Austin Marina, turns into rust before your eyes
- Datsun B210
#1077 of 1124 Re: Worst looking cars IMHO [whittonm]
May 25, 2008 (9:45 pm)
AMC Gremlin, Hornet
What???!! You liked the Pacer??!!
#1078 of 1124 Re: Worst looking cars IMHO [davethecarnut]
May 26, 2008 (4:27 am)
I think the Pacer's kinda cool, in a reverse-chic sort of way. But I don't think I could handle a Gremlin or Hornet. Maybe if the Hornet was one of those performance models...I think they called them the S/C 360 or something like that?
I'm curious what the beef was with the '68 Belvedere? I always thought the '68-70 Plymouth intermediates were gorgeous. But IIRC, the Belvedere was the bottom feeder by that time, basically what they used for taxis and police cars. The nicer ones were Satellites, Roadrunners, or GTXes. And I guess, if it was a ratted-out used car by the time prom came around, it would be an embarrassment.
#1079 of 1124 Re: Worst looking cars IMHO [andre1969]
May 26, 2008 (10:26 am)
I am throwing myself out there for humiliation by others, as we own an '08 Cobalt XFE (purely for unbelievably low cost and good MPG) and a Chevy Uplander minivan in Sport Red (hey, except for the Venture look from straight on in the back, I think the best-looking minivan out there, mostly due to the bigger factory tires and wheels!), a car I just always hated was the '90's VW Jetta. And people loved it and thought it was a status symbol! I wouldn't necessarily say it was ugly styling, just a total lack of styling. Small wheel openings. Small tires and wheels. Rear door is a complete upright square cut-out. No styling in rear. No styling in front. UGGGGGGHHHH!