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Fortunately in my new job I am deleting them from UK roads on a daily basis. :evil:
I only just discovered this was designed by the same Greek designer that also did the original Espace and the Matra Murena and Bagheera.
 

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I had one of those as a rental once, they are more horrible than you can possibly imagine, no space inside despite being a monospace, no boot, no power, and more importantly in the highlands, no brakes! Engine braking didn't do anything either since well, there hardly was an engine to speak of....

Horrid, horrid dangerous plastic deathtraps.
 

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Fortunately in my new job I am deleting them from UK roads on a daily basis. :evil:
And yet another one bites this dust this morning. :mrgreen:

Any French car post WW2 can fuck off and die in a giant firepit.

Awful, spongy, floaty, shitty shitey shite.

Sorry. I repress that a lot around other car people...
DS23?

You have no soul.
 

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Champagne RX330. It looks like a boat, drives like a boat, and is topped off in the quintessential 50 year plus geezer color. And my mom has one exactly like it :barf:

Can't forget the RX300, RX400h, RX350. All of them. :barf:
 

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I'll play this nemesis game with two actual cars, instead of models, brands etc.

First, the older nemesis, Skoda Rapid. :D This was over 15 years ago already, but there was one like this parked at an opposite apartment building to one of my friends place. And as soon as I spotted it I started seeing it on daily basis, everywhere. White as well, which automatically made me hate it.




Pretty much the same story with a slightly more recent one, FSO Polonez. Spotted this gem 4 years ago while working on frankiess' RX-8 in a diy garage. And sure enough next summer it was everywhere, all the time!




Nothing against either of the model, but I did call both of them my nemesis at the time, as they seemed to follow me. :lol: I could draw with a much wider brush though. Any model that is bought mainly in white or grey gets my hate.
 

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Any French car post WW2 can fuck off and die in a giant firepit.

Awful, spongy, floaty, shitty shitey shite.

Sorry. I repress that a lot around other car people...
Alpine A110? Peugeot 205 GTi? Renault 5 Turbo?

Anyway, my nemesis would be the Skoda 105/120.



I fucking hate those things, they represent everything that was wrong with the political system, the industry and my homeland at the time. We could have gotten a Giugiaro-designed, front engine RWD sedan and possibly a wagon, but no. Instead, they modernized the 100/110 that was already hopelessly outdated when it was introduced, slapped some of the styling elements from the Italian design and called it a day. Then they produced it for another 14 years.

The Rapid Mikko posted might actually get a pass, because there was some actual effort put into it's development and the upgrades (5-speed, better brakes, different rear axle, bigger engine with more power) made it into a decent driver's car. It's also on the way to become an interesting youngtimer and the prices of decent enough, unmolested examples are not going to go down.
 
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