The Concept of Beauty

Can be so twisted sometimes don’t you think?

I’m not even going to rip on this person for driving a Nissan Versa okay. Not even going there. I drove one, they’re okay. Beat a Porsche Carrera in one but the one I was in had NO arm rest and it was dark as fuck, more than normal. The light usually found on the ceiling of the car is usually in between the passenger and driver somewhere closer to the front but this one was way back somewhere else. But that is not why I put a picture of this Nissan Versa up on my blog.

JUST LOOK AT IT! If you can’t see what’s wrong…their is something wrong with you and you probably need to get your eyes checked.

For those of you who STILL haven’t figured it out. Look at the tail lights. Sure there are Nissan Versa’s with either one set of lights or the other BUT NOT BOTH! For God’s sake…not both… And it’s not even like it’s hard to find Nissan Versa parts? How many places did you check? I bet even if I just checked Craigslist I could come up with better. But it doesn’t even look like the car got into an accident or anything. Did someone just bust the right tail light and the driver thought it was the perfect opportunity to be unique and different with their Nissan Versa?

FOR SHAME!


Now HERE’S a car you can get attached to:

A Chevrolet Corvair

Yay! Time to learn about a classic car!

The Chevrolet Corvair was in production from 1960-1969. Well model is 1960, production started in 1959. A lot of people, including Ralph Nader, dismissed it as one of the worst cars made at the time (1961 model) because of it’s tendency to spin out because of it’s rear engine. Talking about rear engines, the Corvair was the first mass produced American Car that had a rear-mounted air cooled flat 6 engine. Neat  huh? What happened to the car? Ralph Nader’s book killed it pretty much, his book Unsafe at Any Speed really turned off the consumer base who was eating up the car until then. Over 200,000 cars sold each yeah of the 6 model years but bad publicity kills everything. But this car is pretty neat. It got labeled as a “compact” car and that term became popular. A compact car is a car of a wheelbase of 110 inches or less. What’s funny was that this car was designed to rival the rising sales of the Volkswagen Beetle and it worked for a while but Volkswagen did SOMETHING right, at least back then. Hahaha.

The birth of the name is really interesting as well. The name Corvair was supposed to be used for the 1953 Corvette but they discarded the name and chose to go with “Corvette” instead. The Corvair was also supposed to use the 1953 Corvette as a basis but the design team ended up going in a completely different direction when it came time to unveil the new design. It looked nothing like what it was supposed to have been based on. Not only that both names stem from a WW2 influence. The Corvette was an attack boat while a “Corsair” (with an S) was a fighter plane used during the war. It is said that Ed Cole, the head designer of the Corvair, named it the “Corsair” but because of miscommunications and mispronunciations then name “Corvair” seemed to have stuck. It sounds pretty cool to me.

And here’s the WW2 Corvette War ship

And the WW2 Corsair Fighter Plane

It’s funny how car names come about isn’t it?

ww2 references
Wild and Ferocious Cats
Insects
Cute Animals
Sports
Mountainous Regions
And just plain absurd creations from someone’s demented and twisted imagination.

Hope you learned something! I sure did!

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