Bad cars you have a soft spot for?

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After watching the 'Top Gear' episode where Jezza says he like the MGTF, it got me thinking what bad/dull/'you shouldnt like but do' cars do u have soft spots for?

My fave soft spot car.
Neon mk1
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Sadly i kinda like the Mk2 Clio.
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And the Mk1 Omega.
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Panda 100hp.
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Volvo 480.
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Re: Bad cars you have a soft spot for?

don vito said:
My fave soft spot car.
Neon mk1
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You need help. The rest, are ok to admit. But I wouldn't let this one be known.
 

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i have a fondness for tiny underpowered cars, don't ask me why

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vespa 400 would be one
 
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Somebody is going to get taken out back and given a good beating before this thread is over. :p

Here's mine, a 1984 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am (my first car) :
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In a slanted parking lot with other rental cars, one of the best "bad cars" is the Hyundai Accent. They are fun cars to throw around.

Mitsubishi Endeavor was a rather nice truck, and I do have to admit I have a spot somewhere for the Pontiac Vibe.
 

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Re: Bad cars you have a soft spot for?

No Boss said:
don vito said:
My fave soft spot car.
Neon mk1

You need help. The rest, are ok to admit. But I wouldn't let this one be known.

:cry:
I love them, no idea why.

And i prefer the new Previa. :thumbsup:
 

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I would not go so far as to call it a "bad" car, but, the 1976 Volvo 245 DL - my first car. This one is similar, but mine was green and had the original steel wheels.

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old opels :D

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manta
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they kinda look like baby muscle cars if you ask me
 

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Fiat 126p, It is a dreadful car, 3 million were made. But, my mom used to have one, and the thing was just hilarious.

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AutoMX said:
i have a fondness for tiny underpowered cars, don't ask me why

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vespa 400 would be one
i agree.


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the rear engined Mazda Carol would be another
 

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1981 civic.. yea.. i had one.. it was a total piece of crap.. infact it was given to me.. used to haul pigeon feed.. mirror was busted off and replaced with a piece of wood bolted to the door with another mirror tacked onto that.. total pos that only saw field duty.. but i want another one :lol:

i also have a love/hate relationship with eagle talon/mitsu eclipse AWDs.. tons of fun when they work.. when they work being the important bit here..

i think i've had about 10.. and have spent more time with them on jackstands than with them on the road.. i'll have another someday.. for a ground up resto project..

I also kinda miss my 1985 ford tempo.. 4cyl and a 5sp.. it had 400,000km on it before it died.. drove like a pig.. handled like a pig.. slow as a snail.. but it was the first car i did 160km/h (100mph) in.. holds a special place in my history..

The beaters are dead.. Long live the beaters!
 

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Strangely I really like that orange Manta.

I'm not sure if we should include our first cars in here, how could you not love the car that enabled you to enter the world of motoring and car ownership! Anyway, here it goes:

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The 2nd car I bought with my own money (1st was an '83 Honda Accord hatchback). I drove that little Sammi HARD and it never skipped a beat. Even with mud & snow street tires it would go anywhere off-road I asked it to. Mine was a few years older ('88 ) than this photo with a different grill and had black fender flares instead of white.
I wish I never got rid of it. :(
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THGL said:
Suzuki Samurai
The 2nd car I bought with my own money (1st was an '83 Honda Accord hatchback). I drove that little Sammi HARD and it never skipped a beat. Even with mud & snow street tires it would go anywhere off-road I asked it to. Mine was a few years older ('88 ) than this photo with a different grill and had black fender flares instead of white.
I wish I never got rid of it. :(
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Samurai's aren't crappy. They rock for off-roading. My dad has atleast 4-5 of them. They will go any where. I underestimated them at first, but never again :)

However, as far as a daily driver, I would certainly choose something else.
 
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