When we posted our article on the most desirable cars, we got a lot of feedback. We still do, actually. Much of the dialogue is people asking why we excluded race vehicles. The simple answer is that there are different factors at play for the form giving of a street-going vehicle versus a race-bred one. The constraints placed upon the designers and engineers are so wildly different it drives different thinking, a different form, and frankly, shapes our expectations to be different as well. That, and we wanted to have a reason to do another list. So there's that.
Unlike our last aesthetically driven list, there is only 1 rule:
1. Like last time, all selections must have debuted in their desired form on or before 1985.
The list is larger than any previous one, and still left a lot of desirable options on the cutting room floor. There are so many cars and series that are not represented at all, but not for lack of considering them.Read More