Greatest Coupe Failures in History

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    vid1900 Most Honored Senior Member

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    I'm gonna say the Mustang II

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    Chicken Coupe
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    TR7, I owned one for a couple of years before trading it in as fast as I could....
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    There were a lot of cool things in the 70's--this was not one of them.
     
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    My brother had one of those in yellow...it mysteriously burned up one night....I remember it being an electrical nightmare....
     
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    Paperback Rocker Do it or screw it.

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    Always thought the TR7 was a great looking car, reliability issues aside...
     
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    I will go with the 2006 Dodge Charger.....I love chargers from the 60's as they were great coupes.....and some designer thought adding 2 doors would make it a better car.....

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    NOT..........:):)
     
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    They did look good and actually drove/handled pretty well but with all the constant back to the shop plague I couldn't wait to unload it. Funny thing I pulled into a Pontiac dealership to look at a new Grand Prix they had advertised and a teen girl with her parents pointed to me and said "I want that car". The salesman was shuffling to make the deal for both of us; I got super lucky.:thumb:
     
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    The Mustang II. My first ex wife had one when we got married
    so it kind of became my car. It ran but the engine had been neglected and
    was ticking. Checked the oil, low and black. She had no idea how to care for a car.
    Tookoff the valve cover to have a look....gunked up black burnt up.
    Sold to some guy for $800. he was super happy to get it.
    I felt bad but you gotta do what you gotta do.
     
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    Agreed. Also, your wit in composing titles is acknowledged.
     
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    Wow! Did it get there under it's own power?
     
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    Thanks to a certain young lady I have a soft spot for mustang II's
    But man them back seats were small
     
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    coupé is the car in French
    Coupe is cut, as in haircut, hence the picture
     
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    there have been a few.
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