Top 10 Movie Cars

Torque News' Top 10 Movie Cars

The vehicles we see in movies and on television can come to define the film or even the vehicle itself. Often, even those who aren't "car nuts" will remember a show because of the car that was in it. Here are the top ten picks for movie cars from the Torque News gang.

Chances are, you've seen movies that had a car in them that you couldn't forget. Sometimes, the car is the star of the show, sometimes it's such a stellar supporting actor that it deserves an Oscar. Whatever the case, these cars make their mark and can themselves define the movie for many of us.

Here at Torque News, we discussed our favorite vehicles of film and screen and came up with two lists, one for movies and another for television. Here are our Top 10 Movie Cars. Got a favorite not on this list? Be sure to comment below and tell us about it!

#1 – Back to the Future / DeLorean DMC-12
This is one car that probably would have largely faded into obscurity and been forgotten had it not been for the Back to the Future film series which also largely defined the persona of its star, Michael J. Fox. The DeLorean was, by and large, the film's most immediately identifiable icon and few can see a DMC-12 at an auto show or on TV without quoting the movie. "88 miles per hour", "Flux Capacitor" and "1.21 GIGAWATTS!" have become as intertwined with DeLorean as the gull winged stainless steel car has become to the film franchise.


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How about James Bond's first car in Dr. No when he drives a 1961 Sunbeam Tiger around until bumping into Ursula Andress. This model had slight reprise as Maxwell Smart's auto in Get Smart on TV. Not big and flashy but a classic nonetheless.
Good one.
I had a friend with a Sunbeam Tiger. It was a cool little car and had a great sound. Even handled pretty well, considering. Poor man's AC Cobra.
How about the Vanishing Point Dodge Challenger RT.
Good call.
What about the Imperial from the Green Hornet series. That was a cool car!
Sneak peek: that car will be on our Top 10 Television Cars list, coming soon. :)