The best-looking cars Detroit has ever produced

Cars like the Chevrolet Corvette and the Ford Mustang are a few of the gorgeous cars worth mentioning.

10: GMC Syclone

Another aspect that arose during the 1990s was the rise of performance pickup trucks.

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GM started things off with the 454 SS, and then many models followed suit.

The GMC Syclone was at the top of this list.

The slick styling of the Syclone was a vast departure from the run-of-the-mill GMC Sonoma model on the market.

The performance was also a lot better with the Syclone being the fastest vehicle on the road for a few years (via Edmunds).

9: GM Typhoon

If the recipe for success was created with the Syclone, GM would repeat the process with the Typhoon.

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The unique styling of the Typhoon was carried over from the Syclone, but this time it was as a performance SUV model.

GM took the standard Jimmy design and added some pizzazz to it with a new paint scheme and a more powerful turbocharged engine.

The Typhoon is by far one of the most beautiful trucks to come out of the 1990s (via Car & Driver).

8: Chevrolet El Camino

Originally released to compete with the Ford Ranchero, the El Camino took everything good about a truck and combined it with a car.

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Chevrolet has released many unique cars over the years but it was the El Camino that took things to the next level.

The concept was unique, and something that automakers domestically still haven’t adapted.

This sport of sport truck had a functional truck bed, but was limited to a single cab configuration (via Car & Driver).

7: 1990 Corvette ZR1

The 1990 ZR1 took things to another level with a unique paint scheme and many design touches.

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We already know that the C4 Corvette is one of the most beautiful Corvette models ever hit the market.

This was the generation of the Corvette that introduced the world to the digital dashboard. Among the other unique design touches were the T-Top removable glass panes and the spoiler on the hatch (via Barnfinds).

6: Plymouth Prowler

Designed to look like a hot rod, the roadster was and still is one of the most striking vehicles on the road.

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In the mid-’90s, Chrysler was trying to reposition the Plymouth brand as a trendy and unique option for buyers.

At the forefront of this move was the radically unique Prowler sports car.

The problem was that the Prowler was built using a lot of parts out of the Chrysler corporate parts bin, which meant it wasn’t unique (via Road & Track).

5: Chevrolet SS

The styling of the Chevy SS can be construed as one of the most beautiful sedans that GM ever released.

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Released in the 2000s after the Pontiac brand was disbanded, the SS was based on the outgoing Pontiac G8 sport sedan.

The SS was considered a sleeper in many aspects because drivers never expected what was under the hood.

But this is actually one of the most powerful sport sedans money can buy (via Motor Trend).

4: Chevrolet SSR

The unique 1960s styling of the thing made it look different than anything else on the road at the time.

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What was essentially a modern day El Camino, the SSR was a sports car and a truck fused together.

This was more of a halo project for GM to get more people into the showrooms, but still the SSR is indeed a beautiful car that had the performance behind it to match (via The Truth About Cars).

3: Dodge Viper

The Viper was the first production vehicle to eclipse the 400 HP mark from a domestic automaker.

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No one expected Dodge to come out with a supercar in the 1990s but it did.

The Viper was a huge departure from what else was on the road.

The styling was wide, fast and mean.

The engine was one of the fastest engines in the auto world.

The stripped-down design of the Viper showed that the car meant business (via Top Gear).

2: Chrysler Crossfire

The Crossfire gets a lot of flack for the way it looked and its Mercedes-Benz undercarriage, but this was still a beautiful sports car.

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Released in the 2000s, Chrysler decided it needed a high-end sports car.

The platform was shared with the outgoing Mercedes-Benz SLK, so the Crossfire had a premium feeling.

Unique features like the spoiler that came up after 40 MPH made the car stand out (via Repair Pal).

1: Chrysler 300C

The beautiful sedan did something everyone else was scared to do in the 2000s.

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If there was a car that revived the entire Chrysler brand, it was the 300C.

Chrysler went with an unconventional boxy design and the car ended up becoming a hit.

One of the reasons for this was that it came with a Hemi V8 engine.

The 300C was a modern V8 sedan that took inspiration from a Mercedes (via Car & Driver).

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