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What is the best looking performance car?

Written by Gus Wilson

What is the most good-looking car? Well, in my opinion, the Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 from 1999, which was brought to the eye of America because it was in the 2nd and 4th Fast & Furious car driven by the late Paul Walker’s character Brian O’Conner. Unfortunately for fans in the U.S., the car is illegal to drive in the here because of the 25-year-old importation rule, but there are only 4 more years until the legendary car known as Godzilla can legally come on to American soil. The Skyline was and still is quite a fast car to compete against in different motorsports. The car is a force to be reckoned with on the race tracks of Europe, Asia, and Australia from when they introduced it in 1999.

Though there are some that will disagree with my opinion. Some people say that Lamborghini’s, Ferrari’s, Bugatti’s or McLaren’s are really good looking, all of which I am not opposed to saying in the same sentence. The Swedish car manufacturer Koenigsegg is a good example of great performance, stunning good looks, and a beautiful exhaust note with a hint of whoosh coming from their 5.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8.

Another manufacturer is American manufacturer Chevrolet with the Corvette sports/supercar and Camaro sports/muscle car which are beating the competition from all over the world. The designers at General Motors really studied the European and Japanese cars to make theirs just as good looking but make those good looks help their cars. I personally like the Corvette because of the European styling and supercharged V8 power making the car turn heads as it rumbles away causing ears to pick it up like a dog.

Moral of the story is that there are so many cars that will make an entrance like their rivals and will make bystanders fall backward over the looks of the car. I almost fell backward when I saw the Porsche 918 for the first time in person because there wasn’t going to be another moment I could see another car worth over a million dollars, unless I could go to the United Arab Emirates, Germany, England, Italy, and New Zealand.

Godzilla is a fictional creature created during the mid-1950’s in Japan, the creature has a few movies under its name where it basically destroys popular cities.

Twin-Turbocharging is a method of forcing air into an engine to produce more power without using the engine itself to produce power and it makes a “whoosh” sound when the driver lets off the gas.

Supercharging is a method of forced induction meaning taking in more air which means more fuel gets burned equaling more power. The flaw of this method is it takes engine power to run it through a belt attached to the crankshaft.

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Gus Wilson

Reporter and writer for the Gus car's section. I am an aspiring mechanical engineer and automotive journalist that really likes cars. This is the first car or truck oriented section of which I am happy to say that this is being written by a car fan for the community.