Are 2014 F1 cars the ugliest ever?

Are 2014 F1 cars the ugliest ever?

This year's Formula 1 designs are far from pretty, but are they the ugliest ever? HENRY HOPE-FROST and EDD STRAW argue it out, and pick their best and worst-looking cars from F1 history


Any doubts you might have had over whether the new crop of Formula 1 cars is the most - let me start as politely as I can - 'visually unappealing' in the history of the sport can be dispelled with a quick glance at Twitter and Facebook.

The social-media sites that assuage our thirst for instant news/gossip/scandal have been rife with mickey-taking and comedy comparisons. I've noticed anteaters, Proboscis monkeys, Beluga whales, aardvarks and platypuses getting all sorts of negative press as each machine broke cover.

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