It's an odd looking car because every design decision was made to decrease drag, which has a huge impact on range at highway speeds. The most notable feature on the front is the big bug eye headlight covers. They push air out of the way and create low pressure bubbles around the rear view mirrors- decreasing drag.
No doubt the design was done that way for a purpose. It's still a highly unattractive car. The tesla, on the other hand has a CD of
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