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Mitsuoka Orochi marks the end of the ugly with Final Edition

Think of Mitsu and you're bound to think of Japanese cars, but Mitsubishi isn't the only one. Lesser known is Mitsuoka, a small automaker based in Toyama that mostly rebodies existing Japanese cars to look like old English ones. Its most outlandish creation, though, is surely the low-slung Orochi. And now the model appears to be endin

Craigslist Find of the Epoch: Whatever this thing is

This Craigslist abomination is certainly a sign that something very, very evil has gone down in the Appalachian hills of eastern Kentucky.

BusinessWeek calls out 50 Ugliest Cars of Past 50 Years... with questionable results

Beauty, as they say, is in the eye of the beholder. While some cars seem to be almost universally loved for their gorgeous lines and undeniable sense of style – the Lamborghini Miura and Shelby Daytona Coupe certainly come to mind. Others, such as the new Honda Accord Crosstour and even the latest Nissan GT-R, not to mention nearly everything currentl

Beat some ugly Italian designs with an ugly stick

Got some time to burn? Of course you do! iMotor Mag has created a game to punish the wayward children of esteemed Italian design houses. Where designers such as Pininfarina and Bertone have penned gems like the Ferrari F599 and the Lamborghini Miura, they have also thrust the Peugeot 1007 and Skoda Favorit on unwary car shoppers (hey, even designers have to eat...).

Ugliest Car Ever: The Aurora (no, not that one)

click above image for gallery of the Aurora Safety Car

SEMA 2007: Get your checkbook ready! You can buy the Ugliest. Mustang. Ever.

UPDATE: Video of the Ugliest Mustang is available after the jump

SEMA 2007: Ugliest. Mustang. Ever.

UPDATE: Video of the Ugliest Mustang is available after the jump

Gremlins, Pinto and Pacers to become the new auction darlings?

Anyone worried about their legacy would do well to pay attention to the rise and fall of automotive punchlines. More like fall and rise. Cars that were once four-wheeled jokes are gaining in value, demonstrating that history usually plays out far differently than you'd planned. Insurance man McKeel Hagerty noticed that cars once sneered at were increasing in value. Hagerty's insurance company is the number one insurance provider for collector car owners, and the values of the vehicles were sudde