The Ugliest Concept Cars Ever Made

Most concept cars are cool. But some aren't. Here are some of the worst.

This otherwise anodyne sedan introduced the "beak" grille that marred the brand's production models for years to come. Only now has Acura design begun to recover.
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Not every show floor design deserves to go into production. Here are some of the worst concept cars ever conceived, according to you.

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Acura
Acura Advanced Sedan

Aside from its strange proportions, the Acura Advanced sedan has a slew of strange styling cues that leave us wondering how it made it out of the design room.

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Aurora Safety Car

Designed by a Catholic priest in the late 1950s, the Aurora Safety Car is remembered largely for its strange, caved-in appearance and bulbous fenders.

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Honda
Honda Fuya-Jo

The Fuya-Jo is pretty much like every other city transport vehicle out there, except this one was built in 1999. It also looks like a character straight out of Star Wars.

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Buick
Buick Signia

Buick's practical hatch concept looks like the cross between a Bentayga and a smushed in 2005 Maserati Quattroporte.

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Kia
Kia KCV4

Kia's 2005 pickup concept looks pretty normal until you get the fascia. It looks like something off an entry-level hatch grafted onto a massive pickup bumper.

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Pontiac
Pontiac Aztek

The production Pontiac Aztek isn't much to look at, but it's not nearly as bad as the original concept.

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Ford
Ford Mustang "Rambo"

The "Rambo" Mustang was one of several prototypes in 1990, and looks too much like a bad bodykit to us.

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Volkswagen
Volkswagen Polo by Colani

The original Polo was a pretty boxy car. Car designer Luigi Colani did away with all the hard lines and came up with this thing. It's not an improvement.

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Chevrolet
Chevrolet Bel Air

The 2002 Bel Air convertible concept makes it seem like the designers were trying pretty hard to make something retro.

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