50 Worst Cars of All Time

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https://time.com/4723114/50-worst-cars-of-all-time/

I was hoping to see the De Lorean, and wasn't disappointed.

But also spotted a Ford Edsel, which bombed, and l believe after reading half of Henry Fords, autobiography, that he named it after his inept son.

The car that works on water, lol, just as long as the bilge pump doesn't stop.

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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Surprised GM vehicles are not dominating that list.
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  • Profile picture of the author seasoned
    I'm surprised that the Trabant never seems to be as high on such lists as I think it should be. The writer of the list REALLY badmouths the model T, but it was FAR older at a time when technology wasn't great, etc..... That should be taken into account.

    I mean if it weren't, the apple II would have to be on a similar list of computers. BUT, to be fair, for the apple II to be on such a list, the 1802,4004, and many others would have to be there, and the apple would probably not even be on the list, since it would be too far down.

    BTW I think GM used to be more highly thought of. In fact I think at one point in time their top of the line was literally the CADILLAC! Wow, I didn't even realize that THAT was so old. Apparently, the first cadillac looked like THIS:

    https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/15398/lot/412/

    I wonder what their reserve price is!
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    seasoned: welcome back !


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  • Profile picture of the author Ian Jackson
    Most of today's "cars", i.e.the post-classic Era

    Ugly, soulless, characterless...

    CAD/CAM produced computers-on-wheels



    Hideous, the lot of them

    As you can see... no strong feelings
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by Ian Jackson View Post

      Most of today's "cars", i.e.the post-classic Era

      Ugly, soulless, characterless...

      CAD/CAM produced computers-on-wheels



      Hideous, the lot of them

      As you can see... no strong feelings
      Yes, most modern cars, are jukeboxes on wheels, which have to flash and squeal every-time you lock or unlock the thing.

      I have lost count as it how many times l have seen kids, watching something in their car, and draining the battery to a point where it wouldn't start.

      And the silly idea of the car engine automatically turning off at street lights to save fuel, well l hear everyone around me, starting their engines, (l know pressing the accelerator) while l just go)...

      Modern cars are entertaining, convenient and comfortable, but that is about it.

      And if they age too much can be more expensive to repair, and more expensive to drive, (have to replace the battery, more often for one thing).

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    I can't believe the '69 Claudemobile isn't on the list...
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    • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
      Originally Posted by Kurt View Post

      I can't believe the '69 Claudemobile isn't on the list...
      This is the 50 worst cars, not the 50 most horrific.

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    • Profile picture of the author Ian Jackson
      Originally Posted by Kurt View Post

      I can't believe the '69 Claudemobile isn't on the list...
      At least it's a car derived with Human feelings, from a drawing board, not an oversized lump of **** derived by a piece of software and a few clicks of mouse, from a so-called designeer, whose plugged into his/her computer-generated tunes all day.

      :-)
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        Originally Posted by Ian Jackson View Post

        At least it's a car derived with Human feelings, from a drawing board, not an oversized lump of **** derived by a piece of software and a few clicks of mouse, from a so-called designeer, whose plugged into his/her computer-generated tunes all day.

        :-)
        As Ralph Nader once warned us, at all times use extreme caution around the '69 Claudemobile's intake manifold.
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        • Profile picture of the author lanfear63
          Originally Posted by Kurt View Post

          As Ralph Nader once warned us, at all times use extreme caution around the '69 Claudemobile's intake manifold.
          Or the exhaust. No such thing as a Clodalytic Converter back in those days.

          This car not only runs, it has them.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ian Jackson
    Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

    https://time.com/4723114/50-worst-cars-of-all-time/

    I was hoping to see the De Lorean, and wasn't disappointed.

    But also spotted a Ford Edsel, which bombed, and l believe after reading half of Henry Fords, autobiography, that he named it after his inept son.

    The car that works on water, lol, just as long as the bilge pump doesn't stop.


    Started something here didn't you !!!
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