Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right? If that’s the case, there must be plenty of automotive designers doing an awful lot of blushing, because we managed to outline a long list of cars that share more than a passing resemblance to totally different models. We’re skipping badge-engineered cars or captive imports—that’s just cheating. Without further ado, here are 20 sets of cars, trucks, and SUVs that look a lot alike, whether by accident or by intent.
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Almost every car has a doppelganger. There's a lot more conformity than originality in the entire car industry. Tesla is currently the only innovative company doing something others haven't already done. They are not the first electric car but they are the first one to really make it work. Chevy came close with the EV1 and you have to wonder if they shut it down because it was a threat to the largest car company in the world.
I dunno. I would have picked the Porsche 924 to be matched with the Gen II RX-7, not the MOPAR product you show here. I owned two of the RX-7s over the years and it was frequently compared to the Porsche, and several times mistakenly ID'd as the Porsche product. (Having driven both, I would pick the RX-7, considering the cost of ownership. If someone else was picking up the tab for maintenance, then the Porsche would be my pick)