Category | Cars, General

The ugliest cars ever seen

peel p50Throughout time, there has been a wide range of cars produced, thousands of different models, some of them real show stoppers for their beauty, style and design.  Yet every now and then and to people´s mirth we also encounter cars that stand out as been downright ugly, plain and simple, they are hideous and have people wondering “who thought of that!”  Some of these have been produced for distribution and some at the whims of some extravagant buyer.

The Peel Engineering Company in the 60´s (maybe influenced by a very experimental decade in history) designed a micro car (The Peel 50) that had enough space to fit in a “a driver and a shopping bag”.  It had no reverse gear but instead carried a rear handle so that the driver could physically maneuver it whilst parking it.  It carried only one headlight and one door to the driver´s left and three wheels.

The Sultan of Brunei known for his various extravagant and lavish lifestyle was no stranger to spending millions on luxury cars.  He has a vast collection of luxurious automobiles available only to a few on this planet amongst which are some of the tackiest and most tasteless cars ever seen amongst celebrities or billionaires.  Amongst his collection, without any doubt, the most hideous example should be his golden Rolls Royce.  This monstrosity completely produced in gold, had a golden coloured couch in the back seat which was designed to be shown off.  Furthermore the back seat can be opened and comes with an ostentatious canopy to protect him from the sun.  But then, what else can be expected from someone who demands that a Rolls Royce be constantly parked on his doorway with the engine running 24-7?

Aston Martin, famous for its unique and stylish designs, which led them to be

James Bond´s signature car in most of his movies, also have one skeleton in their closet that we know of.  In 1974 they produced a version of the Lagonda model that seemed more like a coffin on wheels –  was it a subtle message from the designer to kill off the model.Fiat Multipla

At the end of the 90´s Fiat designed the Multipla model.ner to kill off the model?

With a comically designed front this car was so ugly and hurtful to the eye it was voted by Top Gears viewers as the “Ugliest car for 1999”.

 

 

There you have it, at Mitula we hope you enjoyed this article and also know which cars to avoid.

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