The ugliest car in the world is also one of the most expensive. Earlier this month we learned that Paris Hilton ordered a $400,000 diamond encrusted dashboard for her customized pink Bentley Continental GT. Now an unnamed Russian buyer purchased a gold plated Iranian car for his private collection that a handful of critics find hard on the eyes. The Samand LX shown above, includes a gold-plated tailgate, hood, doors and fenders. What recession?