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Old 02-26-2007, 03:47 PM   #1
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Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

I was planning on just making a best looking modern car thread, but given the wide range of opinions I thought I would go through a nomination process first.

So this is how it works-
1) You get three nominations
2) The nominations follow a point system, 3 points for your 1st nomination, 2 for your 2nd, and 1 for your 3rd (just like the COTY nominations)
3) Must be a car sold after 2003 (original production date can be earlier, there is some leniency in the 2003 date)
4) Must be a production car, no modified or kit cars.
5) The top 5 (subject to change) nominees will go to a final poll on another thread.
6) Do not post classic cars, I like them too, but the point of this thread is to vote between cars you can buy new in dealerships today.
7) You are allowed to say why you nominated a car, but do not challenge other people's nominations.
8) Performance is irrelevant in this poll

Here are my nominations

1) 3 points- Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione, Italian styling at its best. Very original yet stunningly good looking.


2) 2 points- Jaguar XK, awesome combination of classic Jaguar design with modern British GT styling.


3) 1 point- Aston Martin DB9, refines the design that the Vanquish started, but isn't repetitive like the Vantage. Best looking modern Aston.
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Old 02-26-2007, 05:08 PM   #2
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

Well I like the Aston, but the DB9 is a bit long, so my favorite Aston is the V8 Vantage.
3 pts: Aston Martin V8 Vantage (super skeet):


2 pt: Bentley Continental GT in person, pics dont do it justice:


1 pt: BMW M6:


Now I didnt pick them just becuase they are expensive. I wanted to include the most beautiful car I've ever driven and a BMW, so both rolled into one are the M6.
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Old 02-27-2007, 06:25 PM   #3
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

I am setting my Vote for the Jag XK. I really love what they have done. Finally Jaguar is coming out with some respectable cars again.
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1 - Mercedes Benz CLS



2 - Mercedes SLR McLaren 722



3 - Dodge Viper SRT-10

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Old 03-01-2007, 12:20 AM   #5
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

If i can ask a question, do cars that aren't produced anymore qualify (specifically carrera gt)?
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Old 03-01-2007, 01:10 AM   #6
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

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If i can ask a question, do cars that aren't produced anymore qualify (specifically carrera gt)?
As you might see in the original post, any car sold after 2003 is fair game. So yes, the Carrera GT does qualify.
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Old 03-03-2007, 02:37 AM   #7
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

sorry these are only links.
3 Points- 05 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo
http://www.supercars.net/Pics?v=y&s=...TwinTurbo1.jpg
2 Points- 03 Porsche Carrera GT
http://www.supercars.net/Pics?v=y&s=...CarreraGT2.jpg
1 Point- 05 Ford GT
http://www.supercars.net/Pics?v=y&id..._Ford_GT13.jpg
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

1. 2003 Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale

2. 2006 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder

3. 2005 Saleen S7
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

3 Ferrari F430. Clean lines and stunning good looks


2 Mercedes CLS. Just takes my breath away


1 Porsche 911 GT3. What's a top 3 w/o a Porsche?
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

1. Nismo GT-R34 Z-Tune
2. Saleen S7 TT
3. BMW M3 E46
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

1st DB9

2nd Spyker C8

3rd Zonda.

M6. man, you have to get out more.

Vantage is carbon copy of DB9.

m3 is a 3 series, so design is busier then a beehive full of communists.

ferrari F430/360 is well proportioned, but not a classic.

agree with CLS. Best looking sedan, except maybe for quattroporte.



The copetizione is overrated. It's nice, but not a sensation. A lambo looks exponentially better. It should have been like the 33 stradale, the best looking italian car ever.
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

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1st DB9

2nd Spyker C8

3rd Zonda.

M6. man, you have to get out more.

Vantage is carbon copy of DB9.

m3 is a 3 series, so design is busier then a beehive full of communists.

ferrari F430/360 is well proportioned, but not a classic.

agree with CLS. Best looking sedan, except maybe for quattroporte.



The copetizione is overrated. It's nice, but not a sensation. A lambo looks exponentially better. It should have been like the 33 stradale, the best looking italian car ever.
As much as I'd like to discuss some of your points, I'm going to have to say wait until the actual poll. I'll close the nominations and open the poll in about a week.

Please read the rules-
7) You are allowed to say why you nominated a car, but do not challenge other people's nominations.
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

Koenigsegg CCX - Outragious,wild an untamed an the drag coef of a fish makes it numero uno... Imo

TVR sagaris - Revolution in styling, as well as affordable and with a famous TVR color as well what more can you ask for.

Porsche Carrera GT (Techart style but in black) - Amazingly refined looking for a supercar an tweaked just a bit to add that extra sport makes it number 3.


I had to add to more don't count them though...

Jaguar XJ220 Twr (Black or silver) - The TWR with it's high rise smooth wing and sleek/classic design will be comin in at number 4.

Mercedes SLR 722 - Speed & Style an a tid bit more sporty and a whole lot rarer then the SLR make it in to my 5.
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Nice to look at but hard to buy
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Re: Best Looking Modern Car- Nominations

3pts to
Aston Martin DB9 - It may not be the fastest, and has been mentioned numerous times, but based on pure looks, it is my top pick. It has a unique style, which can be instantly recognizable as an Aston Martin. In addition, even though it packs a huge engine, it isn't "showing it off" with wings, choppy lines, and numerous vents all over the place.




2pts to
Audi S8/A8- The thing is the equivalent to a luxury liner for the road.
It has subtle, but strong, solid lines which remind me of a cruise ship. It is very well proportioned







1pts to
Pontiac G8 - Not out yet, but very nice looking vehicle.
I'm really looking forward to this one.






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