Monday, June 22, 2015

Auto design WTF?s.

It all started with the Pontiac Aztek (ok, maybe not, but that’s where I’m starting.)   This thing looks like the person who designed the top and the person who designed the bottom never talked.

And then there is the Toyota FJ.  Not a bad looking vehicle, but you gotta wonder why they put that huge, seemingly unnecessary, blind spot on a vehicle that already had poor visibility out the back.

Another case of one designer not talking to the other.  This time is was the left side and the right side. 

I saw this one about a week ago.  The skewompus belt line caught my eye, but I didn’t catch the make.  Today I saw one again and discovered it was a BMW.   Seriously, what’s with that back door line?  Did someone accidentally smoosh the clay model and no body wanted to fix it?

Now as you might know, I’m not a big fan of how cars are all looking the same these days, but looking different doesn’t have to look like a mistake.

1 comment:

Lisa Shafer said...

I prefer symmetry in a vehicle, so I agree with you on this stuff.
However, at least manufacturers are now producing cars in colors again. For a while there, cars were all either silver, silver-copper, coppery-gold, silvery-gray, or slightly goldish silver.