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Old 06-21-2011, 07:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Ferrer View Post
Why do all cars with potential have to look silly?
Four words: design school group think. Sills too high, wheels too big, roof completely wrong unless the whole mess was scaled 1:32 and diecast for 12 year olds. Hildebrand's hat-to-the-back fail... even his supposedly charming anectdote of how his son inspired the design was retch worthy. After the love it or (mostly) hate it public reception the concept received a couple of years ago, it's hard to fathom the decision to greenlight production. And with such a tight cabin, I can't imagine Prodrive developing this as replacement for the current WRC car.
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