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I’ve always had a thing about long front overhangs, and not in a positive way. My idea of proper front end proportions runs more to this. On the other end of the scale, this big-nosed 1981 Cadillac Eldorado Pierre Cardin (for sale at Hemmings) is pretty impressive just for the sheer audacity of extending the already longish stock Eldo nose. So now, in addition to just raving over this driveway ramp scraper, can you top it?

Keep in mind, what we’re looking for is the greatest disproportionate overhang in front of the wheels in relation to the rest of the “hood area” behind the front wheels. And the most unbalanced, ugly and useless. AND: I’ve just decided that mid and rear-engined cars don’t qualify. Sorry

Submit a link, or just the name and model, and I’ll fish it out and we’ll post them, either here on a new post this weekend. Happy hunting. (Updated with submission pics below).

1970 Plymouth Superbird

Ford Nucleon (not a real competitor, for your entertainment only; between the nuclear propulsion system and the absurd overhang, this was a pipe dream only).

2000 Camaro

Aston Martin Lagonda

Continental Mark V

Bentley Continental GT

Toyota van

1972 Mercury Montego

1991 Imperial

Audi 100 (C4)

LTD II (same body as Montego)

Corvorado

CRZ (sumbitted by PN)

Gremlin (submitted by PN)

Peugeot 508 (submitted by PN)

Peugeot 407 Coupe

1974 AMC Matador Coupe

Continental Mk IV

Jaguar XK-E

Saab Sonnett

Bricklin SV1

Isuzu Impulse

Shelby GT 500

Citroen DS

Matador sedan

’66 Toronado

Mitsubishi Lancer

Honda Accord

Chevy Volt

’79 Trans Am

Audi Sport Quattro

Jaguar XJS

Olds Aurora

Bugazzi

Acura ZDX

Cadillac STS

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another chopped-off sedan

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