All men are born into sin, but some are just better at it than others and let their transgressions against God become transgressions against those who worship the automobile. With thine help, we've collected the ten biggest automotive blasphemies.
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10.) Porsche Panamera V6
The Mortal Sin: No matter how fast it is (and it is fast) or how competent around a track (you'd be surprised), the Porsche Panamera's still an ungainly four-door creature. In Turbo trim it's a remarkable sedan, but in V6 trim it's just a really nice Toyota Camry designed for older MILFs and younger accountants.
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9.) Stephen Ireland's Bentley Continental GTC
The Mortal Sin: The Continental lacks so much integrity as a vehicle and has already suffered some remarkably bad customizations. So to make one worse is a sin against God, humanity, and the memory of W.O. Bentley. Given by Manchester City midfielder Stephen Ireland to his 24-year-old girlfriend it's, just, we don't have words.
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8.) The Fast And The Furious Franchise
The Mortal Sin: Instead of paying tribute to cars and car culture, the Fast And The Furious franchise continues to make cars that are more parody than homage. The first film created a stirring in the hearts of young enthusiasts, although in a misleading sort of way, but each new film now mostly just creates a stirring in the stomach ahead of a somatic evacuation.
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7.) BMW X6 M
The Mortal Sin: Tarnishing the one good M name by attaching it to a hunchbacked crossover thing and charging $88K for it.
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6.) The Dragon Vette
The Mortal Sin: It's the world's worst custom Corvette. And it blasphemes both Corvettes and dragons. And the guy can't spell "dagron" correctly.
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5.) Poorly Modified Volvo 164
The Mortal Sin: There's nothing wrong with customizing your Volvo, even if it's a classic 164. But there's a line... and you crossed it.
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4.) The Not-So-Beautiful Black Beauty
The Mortal Sin: Destroying possibly 12 real Imperials to sully the legacy of the original Black Beauty with bling and guns and missiles all for a Green Hornet remake that might suck.
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3.) Hello Kitty Anything
The Mortal Sin: Taking the Ferrari name (or any other automaker name) in vain by turning it into a lame cartoon.
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2.) The Painted/Chromed Out DeLorean
The Mortal Sin: It's vanity to think you can improve upon the original stainless steel finish with such awful coloring and cheap chrome touches. It's possible to make a sexy painted DeLorean, but this ain't it.
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1.) Lotus CEO Dany Bahar
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