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Cars that Disappointed

Cars that Disappointed

1981 DeloreanIn the world of automobiles, there are hits and misses. Usually the hits last for many years, like the Chevy Corvette, Chevy Camaro, and the Ford Mustang. When the misses arrive, they may not be immediately evident, but eventually, someone will discover the flaws. These are a few of the most disappointing cars to ever hit the showrooms floors:

1961 Chevy Corvair. This car was a hit at first. Who didn’t want a modern looking car that got great gas mileage and was fun to drive? Unfortunately, the car that was designed to compete with the popular VW Beetle was loaded with design flaws. From the dangerous steering mechanisms to the fumes that would leak from the heating unit, the Corvair was a stinker disguised in an adorable package.

There Were Other Cars in Back to the Future

There Were Other Cars in Back to the Future

DMC-12 Delorean When you look back at the wildly popular Back to the Future, which celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2015, you might think of Marty McFly, Biff, Doc Brown, and the DeLorean DMC-12. The characters and the car appeared in all three episodes of the movie and they all created memorable moments that make that movie timeless. These are a few of the other vehicles that you might not remember from the Back to the Future trilogy:

I Might Be Ugly, But Drivers Still Loved Me

I Might Be Ugly, but Drivers Still Loved Me

79 Ford PintoIn the world of automobiles, beauty really is in the eye of the beholder. Granted, there are some cars that everyone agrees are timeless beauties – like Ferraris, Mercedes, and Porsches. There are other cars that everyone agrees are the ugliest of the uglies, like anything made by AMC. However, there are some cars that are neither gorgeous or horrendous, but somewhere in between. These are the cars that might be on the ugly side, but there is something about them that people found endearing. Here are a few:

The Gold DeLorean

The DeLorean DMC-12 was an incredibly unique, unusual, and frankly, somewhat strange car produced by the DeLorean Motor Company in 1981 and 1982. The DMC-12 was the only model ever produced by the short-lived brand, and it is generally referred to as simply the DeLorean. It is known for it’s low-sitting, rigid, almost rectangular body, and it’s gullwing doors. The DeLorean is also famous for being the time machine in the popular and iconic film Back To The Future starring Michael J. Fox.