The Chrysler Crossfire was, suffice it to say, a matter of taste. Based on old Mercedes-Benz mechanicals, it included retro styling accents and an armadillo roofline. Some loved it, but there was clearly room for improvement – not to mention more sales – and that's just what Italian coachbuilder FB Tuning had to showcase at the Top Marques show in Monaco this year.

Called the FB-ONE, it's based on the Crossfire, which itself was based on the same R170 chassis as the first-generation Mercedes-Benz SLK. It packs the same 3.2-liter V6 as well, which FB claims to have tuned farther than anything Daimler-Chrysler ever managed with the same engine. Whereas the SLK32 AMG packed 354 horsepower and the Crossfire SRT-6 offered 330, the FB-One packs a nice, round 400 hp, which ought to be good for a 0-60 time of little over four seconds.

As you can see, that's not all they've done with FB-One. It's also been rebodied in carbon fiber, with gold accents, deep-dish alloys that look like they came out of a casino and the headlights from an Audi A8. Whether the result is your cup of tea likely depends, as it did with the Crossfire in the first place, on your own personal tastes, so check it out for yourself in the video below.

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      I re-read the headline with the word "debuts" and thought, "Then why is it still in camouflage?... Oh, it's supposed to look like that?"
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      What is wrong with making a car elegant looking?!?!?!?! Why does it seem like there is a contest to see who can graft the most lumps, protrusions and creases on some poor innocent form of personal transportation?
      • 1 Year Ago
      I may not always drive an Aztek, and when I don't, I drive an FB-ONE
      tinted up
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      That is horrible. I would rather have a regular crossfire, or the NV van that was towing the trailer...
      • 1 Year Ago
      was the question 'How ugly can you get it to be?' or what stupid
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      I don't think they went far enough: it needs more gold accents! Seriously. Why glue on a batch of different style ideas from different vehicles, put it on ridiculous wheels so it drives like a rail car, tart it up, ... and end up with something that isn't even cool to look at. It is unique, and that's probably the only positive about it. Poor crossfire/slk. PS: AB / AOL, fix the "comment could not be added due to technical difficulties" and related commenting issues already. Why does a page always need a fresh reload for a comment to go through. If you read an article, watch a video: OOL. "error"
      • 1 Year Ago
      Burn it with fire before it lays eggs!
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      That car is so ugly, I want to give a hug. Poor thing.
      Vien Huynh
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      what the f***???
      Rommell Santos
      • 1 Year Ago
      Please someone tell me this is a very delayed April fools prank? Good lord that thing is hideous.
      Jason Krumvieda
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      FB one? More like F-Bone. It looks like if you go going 60 MPH some of the parts would fall off. Also, don't like the A8 headlights on the A8 so this just makes it worse.
      Avinash Machado
      • 1 Year Ago
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