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1932 Stout Scarab

The 1932 Stout Scarab, designed by American inventor William Bushnell Stout, was a pioneering minivan-like car with a streamlined, curved body and rear-mounted engine, yet it was considered one of the ugliest of its era.

1946 Crosley CC

The 1946 Crosley CC, with its notably small 80-inch wheelbase and boxy design housing a modest two-cylinder engine with 26 horsepower, was deemed extremely ugly yet it was efficient, practical, and boasted good fuel economy and low maintenance.

1958 Subaru 360

The 1958 Subaru 360 featured a boxy, chrome-minimalist design with a 16 horsepower two-cylinder engine, achieving up to 66 mpg, yet its unorthodox styling contrasted sharply with contemporaries like the Volkswagen Bug.

1976 Aston-Martin Lagonda

The Aston-Martin Lagonda boasted a long, angular body with a low, wide grille, a digitally equipped interior, and a V8 engine producing 280 horsepower for robust performance.

Pontiac Aztek

The Aztek stood out for its high, boxy body and distinctive grille, with a spacious interior and modern features like a premium sound system, yet its styling was widely criticized as hideous by the automotive press.

1974 AMC Matador

The 1974 AMC Matador was a practical, affordable mid-sized sedan with a boxy design, spacious six-person interior, and a choice of six or eight-cylinder engines with up to 220 horsepower.

1958 Ford Thunderbird

The 1958 Thunderbird, often regarded as the nadir of its design, was a two-door convertible with a sleek, chrome-heavy exterior, a lengthy hood, a rear-mounted spare tire, and a luxurious interior equipped with power windows and air conditioning.

1958 Lincoln Continental

The 1958 Continental, often listed among the ugliest cars, was a full-size sedan with a sleek, clean-lined body and minimalist grille, featuring a gauge-filled dashboard and modern conveniences like power windows and air conditioning, yet its styling deterred buyers.

1965 Rambler/AMC Marlin

The 1965 Rambler/AMC Marlin, notorious for its unattractive design, featured a distinct long, sloping roofline and a streamlined body, with either a six or eight-cylinder engine delivering up to 270 horsepower, a notable figure for its size.

1982 Cadillac Cimarron

In the 1980s, GM's experiment to create a luxury variant of the Chevy Cavalier resulted in the Cadillac Cimarron, a practical sedan with a boxy body and room for five, but its four-cylinder engine mustered a mere 88 horsepower.

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