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28 January 2020

Top 10 unnecessary automobile nose swaps

By Mitchell TulkMitchell Tulk
Not bad, good size. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

It’s amazing what you can find on the internet, but also at times a bit concerning.

Remember AU Falcon front-end swaps? While that craze has (slowly) began to fade, dodgy nose implants are still alive and well.

Introducing Unnecessary automobile nose swaps, a Facebook page dedicated to photoshopping two cars together to create a masterpiece or an atrocious disaster, depending who you ask.

Below, we have put together a list of our 10 favourite front-end swaps from the page, and we’re letting the photos do the talking as no words can describe these creations.

10. Hyundai i30/Volkswagen Golf R

The updated i30 N is looking a lot more like a Golf R... (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) The updated i30 N is looking a lot more like a Golf R... (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

9. Toyota Supra/Volkswagen Touareg

Another SUV no one asked for. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) Another SUV no one asked for. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

8. Honda CR-X del Sol/Toyota Soarer

If Honda and Toyota ever teamed up to create a sports car. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) If Honda and Toyota ever teamed up to create a sports car. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

7. Isuzu Axiom/Toyota Supra

That's one way to make the Supra look better. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) That's one way to make the Supra look better. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

6. GMC Terrain/Mercedes-AMG GT-R

Someone make this front end swap happen! (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) Someone make this front end swap happen! (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

5. McLaren F1/ Honda Odyssey

Now the whole family can enjoy 0-100km/h times of three seconds. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) Now the whole family can enjoy 0-100km/h times of three seconds. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

4. Ford F350/Ford Fiesta ST

WATAHEAD! (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) WATAHEAD! (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

3. Austin Mini/Ram 5500

The truck Americans need, but don't deserve. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) The truck Americans need, but don't deserve. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

2. Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet/Ford F-150 Raptor

Alright, we even admit this is pretty mad. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) Alright, we even admit this is pretty mad. (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

1. BMW E46 3 Series/Fiat Multipla 

Now THAT'S a car! (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) Now THAT'S a car! (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

Honourable mention: Boeing 747-400/Mazda MX-5

We would drive this, wait or would that be fly? (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.) We would drive this, wait or would that be fly? (Image credit: Unnecessary automobile nose swaps.)

This is only a small selection of gold from Unnecessary automobile nose swaps, go check out the Facebook page and give it a like.