Did you ever notice that cars have lost their irony?
They are all shiny and plastic. No one drives old beaters much any more because they are cop magnets, so they all look alike.
Here is what I think cars should look like. These are from the Mad Max movie series. Anti-cars, I call them.
I am not totally opposed to shiny. Here is a vehicle, designed by Big Daddy Roth for the "Addams Family" TV series, where the shine is eased by the macabre.
Here are a few more Mad Max photos.
This one allows you to use people you dislike as hood ornaments and human shields.