Production Race Cars - Car Nose


When Soichiro Honda said “racing improves the breed,” he probably wasn’t referring to aesthetics. Over the years, some truly curious changes have been made in the interest of homologating “production” cars for racing. Few modifications have been more fascinating or controversial than the aerodynamic nose jobs of the 1970s and 1980s. Here are five of the most famous racing-inspired automotive nose jobs. You can judge the aesthetics for yourself:

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2016/04/21/automotive-nose-jobs