26 Sep Top 10 Most Memorable Cars In Movies
When a vehicle overshadows actors and becomes the superstar of a film—that’s when it’s a great movie car. There are dozens of memorable cars in film, but to be at the top, a vehicle must influence a generation, inspire car culture, and become the stuff of every kid’s dreams. Dear Singapore car lovers, do you remember your childhood dream cars? Here are the all-time hit top ten memorable and awesome cars that you have seen in movies.
Ferrari 250 GT California worth $2.5 million is some of the rare and expensive car which you have seen in the movie Ferris Bueller’s Day off, where an amazing role played by Matthew Broderick crashed the car in the most drastic way. Well, the car which you have seen in the movie was the exact replica of 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California as there are very few of them available in the whole world. The company built only 55 of them.
1967 Shelby GT500 was made by the world famous car manufacturing company named Ford. You might have seen the car in the remake of 1974 Gone in Sixty Second. The new movie featuring Nicolas Cage plays a role of the car thief in the movie and the car was introduced in the movie in the climax part. Eleanor, the name was given to 1967 Shelby GT500 in the movie. The mustang gained it’s popularity after the release of the movie and was sold at $1 million in an auction.
The movie “Transformer” is one of the greatest hits of all the time. The whole film revolves around a teenage boy and his lovable car which can turn himself into an alien. During the first part of the movie it 1976 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 was used but later on Bumblebee turns himself into 2006 Chevrolet Camaro keep all the viewers interested in the vehicle.
You all might have watched American Graffiti where the whole concept of the movie was cruising and racing. The movie was released in the year 1973 and the car used in the movie was all time popular 1932 Ford Coupe. Paul Le Mat played the lead role where he was pretty much attached with his yellow Ford Coupe.
The legendary movie Ghostbusters where Bill Murray played the lead role in which he along with his team catches costs for a living. The car in the drive around was 1959 Cadillac Miller and was given a nickname of “Ectomobile”. The awesome movie attracted the attention of the viewers from around the world and made a business of over $293 million in the US.
The 1968 movie goes by tye name Bullitt was one of the best car chase movies so far. The real strength of 1968 Mustang GT 390 CID was shown in the movie where San Francisco police Lt. Frank Bullitt chase down the man driving Dodge Charger R/T 440 Magnum. Later Ford manufactured very few edition of Mustang Bullitt in 2001 in order to celebrate the success of the movie back in 1968.
1963 Volkswagen 1200 Beetle gained huge name and fame after the release of the movie “The Live Bug”. In this movie the Volkswagen Beetle goes by the name of Herbie was bought by a father from a junk yard and gifted to his daughter who loved racing and sports cars. This girl, later on, won the race against a professional racer.
Most of you might have seen this movie which incorporates all the elements if a good movie. Based on action and comedy the producers used 1977 Pontiac Trans Am SE for some of the best car chase scene. The V8 engine Trans Am SE was said to be lacking in horsepower but was able to increase the speed at the corner which was the only reason the car was used in the movie.
The movie starring Marty McFly is completely based on time travelling. While most time travelling movie have shown some marvellous machine which is never built, the ‘Back to Future’ producers decided to take the new approach. They have used 1981-1982 DeLorean DMC car as the time travelling machine and they were successful to grab the attention of the viewers.
James Bond movies are all time favourite to all the viewers from around the world. The spy movie uses all the latest technologies which are required to impress the viewers. James Bond in all of his movies travels like a king. Similarly, in Goldfinger, the ride which was offered to 007 was 1963 Aston Martin DB5 which is so far the best car manufactured.