In a world full of pretentious poseurs, you’re never going to run out of examples to illustrate just how far copycats have come to being more obnoxiously open about their impersonating ways.

Heck, even car owners seem to have been bitten by this bug. Not content with the cars they have, they try to add a couple of things here and a few more things there to make us believe that what they’re driving is actually worth more than what’s really under the facelift.

Some cars are successful to a certain degree while others fail miserably.

We’ll give you a guess as to which category this Infiniti G35 Coupe that’s masquerading as an Audi R8 belongs to. To be fair, it’s quite obvious, isn’t it?

While we applaud the effort of incorporating those R8-famous side blades on the G35, it’s also completely ridiculous. Put it this way: no amount of facelift or re-tooling can make an Infiniti G35 look like an Audi R8.

Good effort, though.


Source: Jalopnik

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  (473) posted on 01.24.2011

Poser! They should make an idea on their own. Even if you think it was copied exactly I don’t think it should be treated as trend. Just think that..that its not fair to steal the idea of other!

  (368) posted on 01.24.2011

I still can’t make up my mind whether to bow to this guy or be mad because of their poser cars. But just like the author of this article . It’s a good job though! For me , its not so easy to transform a car from one form to another.

  (666) posted on 04.6.2010

Well I guess the owner just want to make it more unique. IMO, it looks from R8 is way way different.

  (708) posted on 04.4.2010

Obviously it’s a g35. Oh well I guess there are still people who don’t know the G35 and the R8’s differences.

  (868) posted on 04.2.2010

You’d think a G35 would be cool enough for this guy.

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