Interesting and colorful journey through photos of the 50 ugliest cars since 1959 by Damien Joseph in BusinessWeek. Sure, there’s Pinto and Vega and Gremlin. Remember the Lightburn Zeta? How about the Wartburg 353? There’s a Ford Mustang on the list, too. The Yugo? Sure.
The Yugo gets rapped for being ugly, when it was really more of a mechanical nightmare. Consumer Reports told shoppers they’d be better off with any used car than a brand-new Yugo.
Take the list with a grain of salt. I don’t know how, but the DeLorean DMC-12 is on the list. So is the Toyota Prius. And the Volkswagen Beetle (new, not old). Some, like the Corbin Sparrow, are totally unique (surely ugly is in the eye of the beholder, too). India’s Tata Nano made the list.