The Concours d'LeMons exists as a counterpoint to the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, a reminder that history is littered with examples of failed - or not quite good enough - automobiles that live on alongside their more celebrated contemporaries. These underpowered, poorly-designed, or simply overly-ambitious vehicles have become symbols of their respective eras and cautionary tales for future automotive efforts.
The bright side of the Concours d'LeMons is that it reminds us just how much better modern cars are when examined as a whole. It's really hard to buy a bad car these days, even at the low end of the market, so we've put together this list of modern alternatives that fill the same roles that many of the stars of the Lemons show attempted to.
Let's take a look at 8 ways to make lemonade when history hands you an automotive lemon.