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 Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Is there some kind of an unspoken environmentalist mandate that every electric/hybrid must also be butt ugly?
 
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 Originally Posted By: Quattro Pete
Is there some kind of an unspoken environmentalist mandate that every electric/hybrid must also be butt ugly?
Not all are. Some you can't tell are hybrids until you see the Hybrid badge. Unfortunately you are right about some of them. I those they are aimed at people that don't like cars.
 

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It is ugly, but maybe we'll get used to it... eventually. I thought the current generation Camry was dreadfully ugly. I still think it is ugly, but now I am used to it. Anyway, since Toyota is the leader with their hybrid being the best on the market, it appears Nissan wants to lead with a plug-in. I hope they get it right, and it is affordable. If it is a success and sells well I wonder what will happen to our power grid.
 
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I've always wanted to own an electric vehicle, but if they are ugly, then nope. Might as well one old small pickup truck and convert it into electric.
 
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The Cube is not that ugly in real life. The interior is bare but the exterior is not bad at all.
 
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Don't call yourself weird, everyone is unique and has a different appreciation for design. I just happen to find it "fugly" but that doesn't mean I'm right by no means. ;\)
 
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Just a correction to the image you posted of the Cube's interior. Like Civicfan said, the interior isn't up to par with the exterior design.
 
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The 'Leaf' car doesn't look to bad...kinda nice. But hey...that 'Cube' thing is really ugly. Looks like it came straight out of the old Woody Allen movie 'Sleepers'.
 
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The Leaf looks a lot like a 'squished' Matrix....look at the back end, that rear corner treatment is almsot identical....
 
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 Originally Posted By: CivicFan
The Cube is not that ugly in real life. The interior is bare but the exterior is not bad at all.
I dunno about that, I saw one at a car show and I thought it was hideous
 
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