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    • Hi federico and welcome to Cake! 🎂Great first post.

      I've had a few chances to talk it over with people in my Silicon Valley Tesla-adoring neighborhood and they say the same thing about it not being eye catching but still a great car that should sell very well.

      I wonder if the pursuit of aerodynamic efficiency and safety is pushing cars to look ever more alike, smooth plastic bubbles in pursuit of 300 mile range. I can't really fault that.

      I was taking photos at a classic car show last year, drinking in how amazing they looked, wondering where the attitude like this went in modern car design:

      And I came across a modern Camaro. It's pretty but you can see the influence of the wind tunnel and not having things like hood ornaments to impale people. I get it, I approve, it just ups the boredom quotient.

    • Wind tunnel tests can have positive effects on a design too. I'd argue that the Camaro is just an example of bad design in general. 😉

    • The only time I look at my car is when I am finding it in a parking lot. I think the interior experience is a lot more important than the exterior - seat comfort, controls ergonomics, quietness, ease-of-cleaning, and ride smoothness. I have not seen any comments on such matters though.