>The World’s Ugliest Cars

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The AMC Pacer

Chevrolet Chevette

Ford Edsel

AMC Matador


Chevrolet Corvair

AMC Gremlin

Chevrolet Vega

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>10 Most Sexiest and Stylish Cars

>10 Most Sexiest and Stylish Cars

The list is according to my taste and persona choice. I will introduce to you 10 cars along with a little of their description and a sexy picture. If you would like to know more about any car just drop a comment here or on my blog and I should get to you right away and don’t forget to tell us about your own choice of the most sexiest car.

1. Aston Martin V8 Vantage

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Aston Martin V8 Vantage, the baby aston, its been released very recently and is creating huge ripples among consumers for its awesome engine and its brain rattling sound!

2. Audi TT Roadster

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The new Audi TT Roadster, this is the most sold Audi in the world and now they have come up with a new one. This particular one is from Abt, an Audi tuner, the 3.2 liter version produces 355 bhp and catapults the car from 0~100 km/h in 5 secs.

3. Bentley Continental GT

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New Bentley Continental GT Speed, this is the first Bentley ever to top 200 mph and also the first to have the biggest engine ever produced by Bentley a W12 which produces 600 bhp. A W12 is made by merging two V6’s.

4. Mercielago LP 640

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The most furious Lambo ever, The Mercielago LP 640, this car has a 6.5 liter V12, which produces 633 bhp and has a 0~100 km/h time of 3.5 secs! And a top speed of 340 km/h.

5. BMW M5

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The BMW M5, this particular black beauty is the world’s only M5 with two turbo chargers and inter cooler. With a top speed of 240 mph, this car is truely out of this world.

6. Koenigsegg CCX

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Koenigsegg CCX, the only car ever to parallel the Bugati Veyron, with a top speed of 250 mph and an all around carbon fibre body, this car is a master piece.

7. Porsche 911 GT2

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Porsche 911 GT2 is equipped with two turbo chargers which gives a max of 530 hp. Porsche have been known to have the best balanced chasis ever made which gives it the best handling you can get from a car.

8. Range Rover Sport

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The Range Rover Sport, this is a particular gangster’s choice car, with its 20 inch alloy wheels, turbo charger and sport exhaust system, this car is truely amazing.

9. Vauxhall Monaro

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Vauxhall Monaro, an Australian based sports coupe which has all the powerand looks, this car has been said to be the best car ever to drift because of its amazing handling.

10. The Mercedes Benz CLK

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The Mercedes Benz CLK DTM, a genuine track car with its base of a trueluxury sedan, this car has awesome power and looks that are out of this world.

>Top 10 Mileage Cars

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1. Toyota Prius: 48 City/45 Hwy, Base Price: $21,100. 1.5-liter, 16-Valve VVT-i 4-Cylinder engine with 110 hp, 0-60 in 9.8 secs. The most fuel efficient car on the market is the Toyota Prius, also the most demanding car in the U.S. Most dealers will charge you an extra $2000 for this car because it is rare and Toyota just doesn’t make enough of it yet. A small sedan, but roomy enough for 5 and it is perfect for those that drive over 100 miles a day to work.

Most Fuel Efficient Car
2. Honda Civic Hybrid: 40 City/45 Hwy, Base Price: $22,600. 1.3-liter, 8-Valve, SOHC, i-VTEC® 4-Cylinder engine with 110 hp, 0-60 in 11.3 secs. Second on the list is a Honda Civic Hybrid, perfect for those Honda’s fans that hate the Toyota Prius. 5 seats sedan with an electric motors, allowing you to save money on gasoline.

Honda Civic Hybrid

3. Smart for Two: 33 City/41 Hwy, Base Price: $11,590. 1.0-liter 3-cylinder runs on high-priced premium fuel with only 70 hp. Small, affordable 2-seat car that has a small engine, capable of saving you a lot of money.

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4. Volkswagen Jetta TDI: 29 City/40 Hwy, Base Price: $20,000. 2.0-liter, 4-Cylinder diesel engine with 140 hp. Run on clean diesel and it is expected to hit the U.S. market by August 2008; the 2009 VW Jetta TDI actual performances may vary.

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5. Nissan Altima Hybrid: 35 City/33 Hwy, Base Price: $25,170. 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder gas engine with 158 horsepower. A midsize sedan made for the Nissan lovers; a bit sportier than most hybrids.

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6. Toyota Camry Hybrid: 33 City/34 Hwy, Base Price: $25,350. 2.4-liter, 4-cylinder with 192-horsepower, reaching 0-60 in 8.9 secs. If you love the original Camry, then you should try the Camry Hybrid because it has better fuel economy and it can be a big saver after a few years.

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7. Ford Escape Hybrid (tie): 34 City/30 Hwy, Base Price: $26,640. 2.3-liter, 4-cylinder with 155 hp. Along with 2 other SUV, The Ford Escape Hybrid is the most fuel efficient SUV in the world.

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Mazda Tribute Hybrid (tie): 34 City/30 Hwy, Base Prices: $25,310 . 2.3-liter, 4-cylinder with 155 horsepower. If you want an SUV that can save you money on gasoline, why not get this Mazda?

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Mercury Mariner Hybrid (tie): 34 City/30 Hwy, Base Price: $26,955 . 2.3-liter, 4-cylinder and 155 horsepower. A small SUV that can be a little pricey, but it will make up for it cost in the long run.

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8. Toyota Yaris vs Toyota Corolla. Which Toyota vehicle would you rather own? The Yaris is definitely a better buy, but it is smaller than the average sedan and it functionality is very limited.

Toyota Yaris: 29 City/35 Hwy, Base Price: $11,350.

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Toyota Corolla: 28 City/37 Hwy, Base Price: $15,250.

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9. Mini Cooper: 28 City/37 Hwy, Base Price: $18,700. Engines: 118hp 1.6 L I4. A small vehicle that can also be purchased as a convertible.

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10. Honda Fit vs Ford Focus vs Honda Civic. Which do you prefer out of these 3 cars? All 3 cars are under $16,000 and they will get you around 30-miles per gallon of gas.

Honda Fit: 28 City/34 Hwy, Base Price: $13,950.

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Ford Focus: 24 City/35 Hwy, Base Price: $14,395

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Honda Civic: 26 City/34 Hwy, Base Price: $15,010

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Special Car – Honda Civic GX (run on natural gas): 24 City/36 Hwy, Base Price: $24, 590. 113-hp, 1.8-Liter, 16-Valve, SOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine. This is probably the most fuel efficient car because natural gasoline costs less than $1.00 a gallon. However, this isn’t on the top 10 list because it is currently only available in NY and CA and it is very limited. You probably won’t find a natural gas pump at your regular gas station, that is why Honda sells an at home pump you can plug into your home’s natural gas line. A full tank (8 gallons) can travels approximately 170 miles and fueling stations are very limited; make sure to plan your trip correctly if you own a Civic GX.

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What do you think of this list? If there are better fuel efficient cars available on the market, please list those cars and link to them. We only list cars that are currently available for purchase and has already been on the market. Cars that are in production cannot be on the list because it is not yet available for purchase. Your comment is very valuable and it will help us keep the list accurate.

>Top 10 most expensive cars in the world

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Bugatti Veyron $1,700,000

16.4 is the most powerful, most expensive, and fastest street-legal production car in the world, with a proven top speed of over 400 km/h (407 km/h or 253 mph). It reached full production in September 2005. The car is built by Volkswagen AG subsidiary Bugatti Automobiles SAS and is sold under the legendary Bugatti marque. It is named after racing driver Pierre Veyron, who won the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1939 while racing for the original Bugatti firm. The Veyron features a W16 engine—16 cylinders in 4 banks of 4 cylinders.

According to Volkswagen, the final production Veyron engine produces between 1020 and 1040 metric hp (1006 to 1026 SAE net hp), so the car will be advertised as producing “1001 horsepower” in both the US and European markets. This easily makes it the most powerful production road-car engine in history.

Ferrari Enzo $1,000,000


sometimes referred to as the the Ferrari Enzo and also F60 is a 12-cylinder Ferrari supercar named after the company’s founder, Enzo Ferrari. It was built in 2003 using Formula One technology, such as a carbon-fiber body, F1-style sequential shift transmission, and carbon-ceramic brake discs. Also used are technologies not allowed in F1 such as active aerodynamics. After a maximum downforce of 1709 pounds (775 kg) is reached at 186 mph (301 km/h) the rear spoiler is actuated by computer to maintain that downforce.

Pagani Zonda C12 F $741,000

The Zonda C12 F debuted at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show. It is the most extensive reengineering of the Pagani car yet, though it shares much with its predecessors including the 7.3 L V12. Power is increased to 602 PS (443 kW/594 hp) with a special clubsport model producing 650 PS (478 kW/641 hp). The company promises a 3.2 second sprint to 60 mph (97 km/h, a top speed over 374 km/h (225 mph) and it will be the queen in braking from 300 km/h to 0 (186 mph to 0). The Zonda F clubsport has a power to weight ratio of 521 bhp/ton (384 W/kg) . Compare, for example, the Enzo Ferrari which has a power to weight ratio of 483 bhp/ton (356 W/kg).

Koenigsegg CCX $600,910

The Koenigsegg CCX is the latest supercar from Koenigsegg. CCX is an abbreviation for Competition Coupe X. The X commemorates the 10th anniversary of the completion and test drive of the first CC vehicle in 1996. The CCX is intended to be more suitable for the U.S. market and thus engineered to comply with US regulations. The CCX is powered by a Koenigsegg designed and assembled, all aluminium, 4700 cm³ DOHC 32-valve V8 based on the Ford Modular engine architecture enhanced with twin Rotrex centrifugal superchargers with response system, 1.2 bar boost pressure and an 8.2:1 compression ratio. The engine produces 806 hp (601 kW) and 678 lbf.ft (920 Nm) on 91 octane (U.S. rating) gasoline, 850 hp (634 kW) on 96 octane (Euro rating) gasoline and 900 hp (671 kW) on biofuel.

Porsche Carrera GT $484,000

The Porsche Carrera GT is a supercar, manufactured by Porsche of Germany. The Carrera GT is powered by an all-new 5.7 litre V10 engine producing 612 SAE horsepower (450 kW). Porsche claims it will accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62.5 mph) in 3.9 seconds and has a maximum speed of 330 km/h (206 mph), although road tests indicated that in actuality the car could accelerate from 0-60 in under 3.5 seconds and to 0-100 in 6.8 seconds and has a top speed of 335-340km/h (209-212.5mph).

Mercedes SLR McLaren $455,500

The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is a sports car and supercar automobile co-developed by DaimlerChrysler and McLaren Cars. It is assembled at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, England. Most people presume “SLR” to stand for “Sportlich, Leicht, Rennsport” (German for “Sport; Light; Racing”). The car’s base price is £300,000 or $455,500. The SLR has a supercharged 5.5 (5439cc) litre dry sumped 90 degree V8. It produces 466.8 kW at 6500rpm (626 hp) and 780 N·m (575 ft·lbf) torque at 3250 – 5000 rpm.

Maybach 62 $385,250

The Maybach 57 and 62 were the first automobile models of the Maybach brand since the brand’s revival by DaimlerChrysler. They are derived from the Mercedes-Benz Maybach concept car presented at the 1997 Tokyo Motorshow (which was based on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan). DaimlerChrysler attempted to buy the Rolls-Royce/Bentley marque when Vickers offered the company up for sale. When this attempt failed (they were outbid by BMW and Volkswagen respectively) they introduced the Maybach as a direct challenger in 2002. Both models are variants of the same ultra-luxurious automobile. The model numbers reflect the respective lengths of the automobiles in decimetres; the 57 is more likely to be owner-driven while the longer 62 is designed with a chauffeur in mind. The engine is a Mercedes-sourced 5.5-liter twin-turbo V12, generating 550 hp.

Rolls-Royce Phantom $320,000

The Rolls-Royce Phantom is a luxury saloon automobile made by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, a BMW subsidiary. It was launched in 2003 and is the first Rolls-Royce model made under the ownership of BMW. It has a 6.8 L, 48-valve, V12 engine that produces 453 hp (338 kW) and 531 ft·lbf (720 N·m) of torque. The engine is derived from BMW’s existing V12 powerplant. It is 1.63 m (63 in) tall, 1.99 m (74.8 in) wide, 5.83 m (228 in) long, and weighs 2485 kg (5478 lb). The body of the car is built on an aluminium spaceframe and the Phantom can accelerate to 60 mph (100 km/h) in 5.7 s.

Lamborghini Murcielago $279,900

The Lamborghini Murciélago is a GT and supercar automobile made by Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. and designed by Luc Donckerwolke. It was introduced in 2002 as the successor to the Diablo. The body style is a two door, two seat coupé. The LP640 version was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in March of 2006. It features a 6.5 L engine, now producing 640 bhp, improving performance substantially. There were also a few minor external changes, primarily to the low air intakes.

>Concept cars

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Stackable Robot Car

Designed and engineered by MIT’s Smart Cities group, this stackable robot car gives compact a new meaning. In addition to being stackable, they are also eco friendly. This “wheel robot” powered car has wheels with integrated motors which can also rotate a full 360 degrees while moving. You won’t find seatbelts in this car becuase responsive seats, also called “fingers”, hold a person back during an accident.

SAAB Aero-X Concept

If you’ve been waiting for a futuristic sports coupe, look no further than SAAB’s Aero-X concept. Powered by a twin-turbo, 400 bhp BioPower V6 engine, this concept is all about eye candy, with a cockpit canopy (replaces doors and windscreen pillars) that gives the driver full 180-degree views. The ultralight carbon fiber chassis, lightweight powertrain, and all-wheel drive suspension help the Aero-X rocket from 0-62 mph in just 4.9 seconds (computer simulated trials). [Source]

Honorable Mention – Fiat’s Truckster Concept

This strange-looking vehicle sports 28-inch rims, hydraulically controlled gullwing doors, LED headlights, aerodynamic spoiler, and smoked glass windows. It measures “6.48 metres long, 2.55 metres high and 2.49 metres wide”. [Source]

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

The next shape is right for the lack of parking place.

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

Germany always used to pose itself as a snooker empire. The new German Audi concept without wheels and the rollers instead attracts so that everyone can say: “What?! What was it?! Is it…a car?!”

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

But here is quite more extraordinary concept Peugeot 360 which has spheres to move in any direction the drivers want. Of course, the vehicle possesses the onboard computer for the best navigation.The degradation of wheels has become a good tradition for Ferrari Monza Car families as well. Though the auto has aeroappearence, winglets called canards were used for this model.

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

The following alien car has been designed exactly for silent speed. The director of Italiandesign Quaranta Fabrizio Giugiaro claims the car can show more than 200 kph and still doesn’t make any noise at all.

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

The old good Renault Nepta concept has now become very popular among concept cars. The opening panels which make the four passengers vehicle cabriolet make the conditioning and comfort ability of the concept unique.

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

Nissan Pivo 2 has also surrealistic features. It is electric powered and gives the access to any doors as well. But the craziest feature about this vehicle is 360 degrees rotation.

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

And here is one feature about this car: it is equipped with Nissan’s Around View Monitor that allows avoiding blind spots.

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

This is Mazda Kazamai Crossover. It also uses aerodynamics as the other concepts do. But the most famous feature of the concept is its 30% fuel consumption thanks to special MZR 2.0 liter petrol engine.

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

The B.A.T. concept cars based on the Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione are considered to be the most hopeful vehicles in the future. They tend to be hydrogen or fuel-cell unit that means the car is green.

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

This Airflow by Pierre Sabas of France was produced mostly of glass. And despite the standard set of electric powered motor and body orientated for good parking, the vehicle also has possibility to slide out while running into corners.

Top 10 Most Bizarre Futuristic Concept Cars

>Ten best fun, fuel-efficient cars

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1. MINI Cooper/Cooper Clubman

MINI Cooper ClubmanPhoto © Aaron Gold

EPA MPG estimates:
28 city/37 highway/32 combined (manual)
26/34/29 (automatic)
Premium fuel

2. Hyundai Accent SE

Hyundai Accent SEPhoto © Hyundai

EPA MPG estimates:
27 city/32 highway/29 combined (manual)
24/33/28 (automatic)
Regular fuel

3. Ford Focus

Ford FocusPhoto © Aaron Gold

EPA MPG estimates:
24 city/35 highway/28 combined (manual)
24/33/28 (automatic)
Regular fuel

4. Chevrolet Cobalt SS

Chevrolet Cobalt SSPhoto © General Motors

EPA MPG estimates:
22 city/30 highway/25 combined (manual)
Premium fuel

5. Volkswagen GTI

Volkswagen GTIPhoto © Aaron Gold

EPA MPG estimates:
20 city/29 highway/24 combined (manual)
22/29/25 (automatic)
Premium fuel

6. Audi A3 2.0T

Audi A3 2.0TPhoto © Aaron Gold

EPA MPG estimates:
20 city/29 highway/24 combined (manual)
22/29/25 (automatic)
Premium fuel

7. Honda Civic Si

Honda Civic SiPhoto © Aaron Gold

EPA MPG estimates:
21 city/29 highway/24 combined (manual)
Premium fuel

8. Mazda MX-5 Miata

Mazda MX-5 MiataPhoto © Aaron Gold

EPA MPG estimates:
22 city/27 highway/24 combined (manual)
20/27/23 (automatic)
Premium fuel

9. Lotus Elise

Lotus ElisePhoto © Lotus

EPA MPG estimates:
21 city/27 highway/23 combined (manual)
Regular fuel

10. Porsche Boxster

Porsche BoxsterPhoto © Philip Powell

EPA MPG estimates:
20 city/29 highway/23 combined (5-speed manual)
19/28/22 (6-speed manual)
19/26/21 (automatic)
Premium fuel

>Top 10 cars for 2008

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TOYOTA PRIUS

This fifth-year winner’s 44 mpg are unbeatable in a five-passenger car, according to Consumer Reports. The gas-electric Toyota Prius hybrid also is versatile, reliable and roomy.

Price: $24,000

CHEVROLET SILVERADO

The redesigned Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab strikes “a nice balance between work attributes and livability,” according to Consumer Reports. Its interior and steering are enhanced. It also offers easy access, a comfortable ride and a high payload rating. The GMC Sierra is nearly the identical twin of the Silverado.

Price: $27,000 to $39,000


TOYOTA RAV4

The V6 version of this small SUV literally accelerates from 0 to 60 mph like a sports car, namely the Mazda Miata, according to Consumer Reports. The RAV4 gets an impressive 22 mpg with the V6 engine, while the four-cylinder version gets 23 mpg, the best of all nonhybrid SUVs tested by Consumer Reports. It’s also versatile, comfy and roomy.

Price: $23,000 to $30,000

HYUNDAI ELANTRA SE

This redesigned small sedan offers a lot in a little package, according to Consumer Reports. The Hyundai Elantra SE has good fuel economy and is spacious and safe. It comes with standard electronic stability control, a proven safety feature that’s missing in many competitors.

Price: $18,000

HYUNDAI SANTA FE

The Hyundai Santa Fe’s redesign turned it into a winner this year. Quiet and roomy inside, it offers an optional third-row seat, a decent ride and nice drivetrain. For safe handling, it has standard electronic stability control.

Price: $22,000 to $31,000

HONDA ACCORD

This redesigned family sedan offers plenty of room, a comfortable ride, agile handling and smooth, enhanced powertrains, according to Consumer Reports. Like competitors, the Honda Accord includes electronic stability control — but its crash-test results stand out.

Price: About $22,000 to $31,000

TOYOTA SIENNA

A second-year winner, this minivan offers the space, stillness and interior of some luxury sedans, according to Consumer Reports. The Sienna is the only minivan on the market with all-wheel drive. While its V6 variety offers a powerful and fuel-efficient engine, the Honda Odyssey is more agile.

Price: $24,000 to $37,000

INFINITI G35

This upscale sedan offers an appealing mix of sportiness and luxury, according to Consumer Reports. The Infiniti G35 comes in both rear- and all-wheel drive. It also contains an impressive powertrain, well put-together interior and agile handling.

Price: $33,000 to $35,000

MAZDA MX-5 MIATA

This sports car is not just fun, but affordable. At about half the price of the Porsche Boxster, the Mazda MX-5 Miata beat out its close competitor. It contains fast and precise steering, balanced handling and easy-shifting six-speed manual transmission. Also, you can lower and raise the top with one hand from the driver’s seat.

Price: about $27,000

LEXUS LS 460L

The Lexus LS 460L scored the highest marks of all vehicles tested by Consumer Reports. This luxury sedan is spacious, comfortable and quiet. And it accelerates quickly while offering decent fuel economy. It’s also teeming with electronic goodies, but the controls are user friendly.

Price: $77,000