Is The Market Finally Ready For Weird Cars?Raphael Orlove6/03/13 5:20pmFiled to: Conversation of the DayBecause of the shape of the hoodRantsComment of the DayCOTD1552EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkCars are eminently practical. They are built to transport people and their stuff from point A to point B, so it shouldn't be a surprise that most automobiles end up being bland, beige, appliances.AdvertisementThat's a big part of why I love cars that are almost needlessly, hopelessly weird. Some days I am weighed down by the sight of yet another Corolla, or yet another Suburban, or yet another Rogue driving by. It's on those days that I feel like I need to mainline Citroens and Zagatos and Sbarros and anything other car that's just plain odd, if only to free me from the sameness of everything else on the road.I get a little extreme with my taste for weird cars, but while we were talking about the Nissan Cube, AbarthGuy pointed out that the need for something different in the car world isn't just about finding etceterini in weird corners of the Internet. It's about the real cars people buy. It's also about cars that may or may not have pubes.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.