The ugliest cars in 2012
"Wood", "visited under pressure", "like gay yarmulke" and other machines with the most controversial exterior
This year has been quite fruitful for a variety of automotive premieres - as updated versions of existing machines as well as a completely new model. And among the variety of these cars is hard to find one whose appearance would not cause disagreements among buyers or experts. However, in consultation with leading Autoexpert - Brett Burke (permanent road author The Vanity Fair) and Lawrence Ulrich (Autoexpert of The New York Times) - managed to pick ten cars of the year, whose exterior is the most bewilderment.
Toyota Prius V
Price: 1 million rubles
5-door hybrid hatchback. According to the results of I quarter 2012 has become the third most popular car in the world - according to experts, in spite of, not because of its appearance, which is associated with an inflated plastic bag.
Price: $ 24 000 (not officially sold in Russia)
3-door coupe in the US market sold under the name Scione tC (touring coupe - wagon-coupé). According to experts, an attempt to take the best of both types of bodies led to the opposite result.
Price: $ 15,000 (not officially sold in Russia) 3-door hatchback, the US market sold under the name Scion iQ. This "cube" that is based on multiple concept electric cars, according to experts, does not correspond to the modern concept of fast cars for the city.
Price: $ 18 995 (in Russian only in the secondary market of 1 million rubles)
4-door sedan, the updated version of the car, produced since 2008. According to experts, the first words that come to mind when you look at this car - a wooden, square, heavy, dull.
Price: $ 25 595 (in Russian only informal sale, from 2 to 4 million rubles)
4-door sedan, the characteristics approaching sports car and is equipped with all-wheel drive system. To him, according to experts, to fully apply the same epithet as a Dodge Avenger.
Price: 875 000 (in the US at $ 22,000)
3-door coupe, is another variation on the basis of the MINI Cooper. "Cool skull cap" - as experts Forbes described the appearance of the car, concluding that excessive harm inspired modern design.
Price: from $ 103 650 (in Russian only informal sales from the secondary market)
3-door roadster, unlike previous versions -. With extensive use of aluminum and composite materials, thus reducing the car's weight by nearly 2 tons, but apparently, according to experts, it looks as if the main designer tool was a hydraulic press.
Price: £ 700,000 (sales will begin in 2013)
2-door sports car, claiming to be the fastest production car in the world. The front of the news, experts say, is more reminiscent of tanned human nose, but in general the car seems to be the usual race cars, for some reason wrapped in orange tissue paper.
Price: from 640 000 rubles (the price in the US of $ 12,490)
3-door city car, an upgraded version of the second generation of the car, first introduced to the public in 1998. According to Forbes experts, this "non-car" - a car that wants to be seen as a machine, but it can not be done.
Price: $ 26 955 (not officially sold in Russia)
3-door convertible with a hard top. According to experts, almost all modern cars of this type are tasteless, but this one deserves the title "the most inelegant."