One of life's greatest joys (next to farm-fresh eggs and good gin, taken separately) is to poke fun of ugly, ill-considered, badge-engineered or otherwise distressing cars. You might say it's the yin to our gearjeaded, car-lusting yang. Farago picked up that thread in his latest effort on The Truth About Cars: TTAC's Ten Worst Automobiles Today (TWAT), whose acronym virtually guarantees uncomfortable silences around automakers' conference-room deli trays. The rules for nomination are simple: "... a vehicle that was on sale as a new vehicle in the US market between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2006; regardless of price, builder, country of origin, production/sales numbers, domestic content or thinly-veiled threats from manufacturers." Other than that, the concept of "worst" is open to interpretation. Go forth, you sick bastards, and name your TWATs.
TTAC's Ten Worst Automobiles Today (TWAT) Award [The Truth About Cars]
Great Pictures of Crap Cars [internal]