memorable movie cars

Memorable Movie Cars

In lots of movies over the years, cars have played a role almost as important as the actors. They are dream cars for most of us and have become iconic, strongly associated with certain decades and generations. Here are a few of our most memorable and favorite cars from the movies.

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DeLorean DMC-12 from Back to the Future: The futuristic look of this car plus the fact that it was a time machine in the movie made this car fantastical and immediately one of the most memorable cars in movie history.

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Series 1 Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me: James Bond and classy cars go hand in hand. But what made this car so memorable was the moment it transformed into a submarine when Bond submerged it into the water–with propellers and metal-like fins popping out to help it ride underwater. When Bond drives it back onto land, it transforms back into a car. True movie magic!

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1968 Mustang GT 390 from Bullitt: Probably one of the most recognized movie vehicles. So much so, that Ford manufactured a limited edition version of this car–not once–but twice. We’re sure that there were many guys hoping to look as cool as Steve McQueen standing next to this car!

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1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: This car is so sweet that even the parking garage attendants couldn’t resist taking it on a joyride! But most importantly, the car becomes a pivotal moment in character Cameron’s life. “If you have the means, I highly recommend picking one up.”

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Bumblebee from Transformers Series: When folded down into car form, the yellow Camaro with black stripes was the perfect transformation for Bumblebee. It was the perfect marketing tactic for Camaro to re-ignite the brand.

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