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Design Details: Automotive Doppelgängers Edition

So this isn’t as much a Design Detail as the overall design style itself, but yesterday I was making late-night observations that the new Espace V actually shares several styling cues with the latest Nissan Murano. Of course, this reminded me of a Jalopnik article long ago (a QOTD, actually) where they asked us to show them the most striking automotive doppelgänger. These are cars which, although from different manufactures, have a close similarity in appearance, whether intentional or not. The most obvious that comes to mind would be Pininfarina’s work with Lancia, Peugeot, and Austin back in the ‘60s.

Lancia Flaminia
Peugeot 404
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Austin A110 Westminster

Definitely a bit of laziness on Pinin’s part there. So what do you think, Oppo?

What are the best/worst/most distinctive automotive doppelgängers?

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