Worlds ugliest racecars?

Discussion in 'Motorsport' started by Mt. Lynx, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. catamount39

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    That particular car is ugly. The Ginetta and Ligier are nice though.
     
  2. Cowboy

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    The "Miereneter" is, well, repulsive to me.

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  3. catamount39

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    I wonder how that seemed like a good idea....
     
  4. Bo

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    Because 500cc F3 was exclusively for independent constructors until Cooper gained momentum and dominated the category.
     
  5. RACECAR

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    To be honest, that Adess-03 is the first LMP3 car I don't find good looking. The Ginetta looks good and the JSP3, well its a Ligier so it goes without saying that looks great.
     
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    Matra MS670. People may think differently but my opinion I just hate the look of the rear.
     
  7. Scuderia Paul

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    No, I agree with you. The proportions are off, the cars look too long and the wheels are like castors off a sofa. The front three-quarter view does not flatter them at all.

    I find the Adess-03 nicer than the Ligier but that is hardly saying much. Both the JS P2 and JS P3, to me, look saggy at the front and every time the P2 appears on-screen during WEC races I think it looks like it is sad over something.
     
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  8. LMSCorvetteGT2

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    WHA The V12 Matra is awesome. The rear looks like many of the cars for that time that followed the Can-Am and LM. Look at the Lola from the same race or the 908/3 which I think is the worst car of the time period as far as looks go.

    Plus Graham Hill drove it and thus it looks 10 x better by default :sly:
     
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  9. RACECAR

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    Kinda lost on exactly how this works.


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    A Saturn...Just take that in.


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    And I fail to see how a driver could've possibly seen over that bonnet, unless that's just the view giving the illusion.
     
  10. GTPorsche

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    It's the view giving it the illusion.
     
  11. Liquid

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    This Broadspeed Jaguar XJ12, as raced in the 1975 European Touring Car Championship. While it is undeniably awesome, with those twelve cylinders and four exhaust pipes, it is very ungainly looking and rather ugly. Very much like the Red Pig.

    I find the classic Jaguar four headlights to look either very menacing or that the car is under possession or hypnosis. All glory to the Hypojag!

    Also, check out the panel gaps on the bonnet.

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  12. Bo

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    Blasphemy.

    Any old brute of a saloon is beautiful.
     
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  13. Dolph Drago

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    Call me crazy, but I think that car looks pretty cool. In fact, a lot of these cars are enjoyable to look at. Many are ungainly or a bit awkward, but I think that's all part of the appeal. A decent amount of the racing cars nowadays are just kinda "bleh." And thanks to rules and regulations, many cars in the same series as each other are forced to look a lot alike.
     
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  14. UnkaD

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    It looks like they took a one-piece hood from a much smaller car and wedged it onto the front. Double headlights, double grill.
     
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    It's ugly. I didn't say it was a rubbish car, I think quite the opposite. But it is objectively ugly and that's the purpose of this thread.

    The horrible fridge-freezer front bumper doesn't help but that's Group 2 and Group 5 specs for you.
     
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    I'm sure he's about to take of his helmet or just put it on, but the position of the hands fits so perfect. It's like he can't believe it himself how ugly the car is.
     
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    Lister Storm meets Zulltec. :sick:
     
  19. RACECAR

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    2013: Decent
    2014: Much better
    2015: Abit off but ok
    2016: WTF am I looking at :sick:
     
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  20. Tired Tyres

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    Here's another look at it. :yuck:

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    That color combination of red, black and not-as-black. :lol:

    The whole thing is just awful to look at.
     
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  22. Bo

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    Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, he said with a touch of sarcasm.

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    Hopefully they "update" the ugly away :indiff:
     
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    New and sad Audi be like...

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    Contrary to what everyone else thinks, I love the impending doom era of Interserie. Single seaters with wheel covers look sexy.
     
  27. AudiMan2011

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    Sorry for digging this up, but I can't figure out for the life of me why Toyota made it's 2017 Yaris WRC so ugly.
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    To me it''s easily the worst looking 2017 WRC car.
     
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    I know we're all subject to opinion man, but


    You couldn't be anymore wrong. :sly:
     
  29. TeamCZRRacing

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    Hey! I race a Saturn, and I'll have you know they're actually really damn quick for such cheap cars. Plus I've seen a few good-looking Saturn races in my time.
     
  30. calvins48

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    Motion seconded. :)