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Re: The ugliest car ever made?

Von: Mike Hunter (mikehunt2@lycos) [Profil]
Datum: 16.01.2010 20:59
Message-ID: <4b521976$0$11085$ce5e7886@news-radius.ptd.net>
Newsgroup: alt.autos.toyota alt.autos.pontiac alt.cars alt.autos
That's one show, go to shows around the country and see if you can fine ONE
Jap car.    LOL


"Hachiroku ????" <Trueno@e86.GTS> wrote in message
news:pan.2010.01.16.14.52.09.398633@e86.GTS...
> On Sat, 16 Jan 2010 13:55:34 -0500, Mike Hunter wrote:
>
>> Speaking of old Toyotas, one never sees any of them at old cars shows.
>> What's up with that?
>
> Have to go to the right show...
>
> http://www.japaneseclassiccarshow.com/
>
>>
>>
>> "Hachiroku ????" <Trueno@e86.GTS> wrote in message
>> news:pan.2010.01.14.16.16.14.753015@e86.GTS...
>>> On Thu, 14 Jan 2010 16:13:49 -0500, Mike Hunter wrote:
>>>
>>>> Actually the term DOOZY is a old term that referred to something being
>>>> as good as a Duisenberg, one of the finest car ever made.   Nothing
>>>> Toyota ever made can be compared to a Duisenberg.    ;)
>>>
>>>
>>>
http://images.businessweek.com/ss/06/03/bonham_auction/image/1969_toyota_2000_gt.jpg
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> <clare@snyder.on.ca> wrote in message
>>>> news:v82tk51ejfi616sd97tqeapfvtc03cc4ap@4ax.com...
>>>>> On Wed, 13 Jan 2010 20:12:55 -0500, "Mike Hunter"
>>>>> <Mikehunt2@lycos,com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>That is probably because it is not a Toyota
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>> You misunderstood again Mike.
>>>>> When he said the TL is a Doozy, he meant it was well in the running
>>>>> for "Ugliest car ever built".
>>>>>
>>>>> Beats just about any Toyota less than 15 years old. ( I mean for
UGLY,
>>>>> not for looks)
>>>>> Some of the old Crowns and Coronas were definitely ugly, but the
later
>>>>> stuff is just "pedestrian".
>>>>>
>>>>> For manufacturers,Daihatsu beat Toyota on the ugly scale, and
Subaru
>>>>> has definitely been pushing hard (think Tribeca and WRX) along with
>>>>> Mitsubishi (the EVO frontend is just an example) but I don't think
any
>>>>> current manufacturer in the North American market has a firm hold
on
>>>>> the title, accross the board.
>>>>>
>>>>> They've ALL designed and built and foisted on the American public
some
>>>>> pretty AWFULL designs - along with some real beautys.
>>>>>
>>>>> However, beauty is DEFINITELY in the eye of the beholder, and what
You
>>>>> may think is beautiful I may think is horrendous, and Vise Versa.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>"tww1491" <twaugh5@cox.net> wrote in message
>>>>>>news:FJt3n.33110$Gf3.12733@newsfe22.iad...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> "Mike Hunter" <Mikehunt2@lycos,com> wrote
in message
>>>>>>> news:4b4df272$0$7749$ce5e7886@news-radius.ptd.net...
>>>>>>>> They should do a survey of the Ugliest car
manufacturer, Toyota
>>>>>>>> would will hands down    LOL
>>>>>>> I don't know -- the Acura TL is a doozy.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> "chronicle" <rca976@live.com> wrote in
message
>>>>>>>>
news:a4e44c5e-a999-4ae4-be25-04c2e40d297d@o28g2000yqh.googlegroups.com...
>>>>>>>> x-no-archive:yes
>>>>>>>> On Jan 12, 7:57 am, Dur
>>>>>>>> <Use-Author-Supplied-Address-Header@[127.1]>
wrote:
>>>>>>>>> (Car Lust) - Some cars are beautiful, and some ...
well, not to
>>>>>>>>> put too fine a point on it, some cars are not
beautiful. The
>>>>>>>>> proportions are off, or the detailing is
overwrought, or a
>>>>>>>>> prominent design element clashes with the rest of
the styling, or
>>>>>>>>> it's bland and boring, or something's just ... not
quite right.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> And then there are those select few that are total
aesthetic
>>>>>>>>> disasters. Not just ugly, but dog ugly. Butt ugly.
>>>>>>>>> Warthog-beaten-with-an-ugly-stick ugly. Cars it
hurts just to look
>>>>>>>>> at.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Today's subject is such a car. It was voted
"the ugliest car ever
>>>>>>>>> made" by the readers of CarData, Whether
that's exactly right or
>>>>>>>>> wrong--I can think of a few other contenders for
that dubious
>>>>>>>>> honor--this car is nevertheless one whose body
panels insult the
>>>>>>>>> very steel they were stamped out of. Continue
reading only if you
>>>>>>>>> be men and women of valor, for the styling of this
automobile is
>>>>>>>>> so just plain wrong that it would make even an
Aztek owner recoil
>>>>>>>>> in horror...
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Continued: http://xrl.us/UgliestCar
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Nothing was uglier than the Aztek.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
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