More of the Best Cars in Pop Culture

Be careful what you wish for, faithful readers, because I might go overboard in delivering. My post in early April about "The Best Cars in Popular Culture" received a positive response, but one critique was that I left too many cars out.  (I did mention some of the top cars in entertainment -- the Batmobile, the General Lee, etc.)  Many of you were kind enough to remind me of your favorites that I omitted, so here is an expanded Part Two, covering a bunch of iconic cars from movies, television, and videogames.  I'm only counting cars, not planes or boats or motorcycles, and my definition of cars is a vehicle with wheels, so I didn't include the landspeeder from Star Wars or the flying car from The Jetsons.  Go and read Part One and then here's the continuation of my list.

American Graffiti's Ford Coupe

Angel's Plymouth GTX Convertible

Animal House's Lincoln Continental "Deathmobile"


The Big Lebowski's Ford Gran Torino

The Boatmobile from Spongebob Squarepants

Breaking Bad's Crystal Ship

Bullitt's Mustang

The Bus from Speed

Cannonball Run's Ferrari

Cannonball Run's Lamborghini

Cannonball Run's Suburu

The Chrysler LeBaron Town & Country from Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino

Crockett's Ferrari from Miami Vice

Due Date's Subaru Impreza

Dumb and Dumber's Mutt Cutts Ford Ecoline

The Firebird from The Rockford Files

Fire Rescue 1 from The Little Rascals

The foot-powered vehicle from The Flintstones

The Ford Thunderbird from Thelma and Louise

Gone in 60 Seconds

Good Burger's ACM Pacer

The Green Hornet's Black Beauty

Halo's Warthog

The Hangover's Mercedes 220SE Convertible

Hardcastle & McCormack's Volkswagen Coyote X

The Interceptor from Mad Max

James Bond's Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me

Jurassic Park's Ford Explorer XLT

Kill Bill's P*ssy Wagon

Lightning McQueen from Pixar's Cars

Little Miss Sunshine's Volkswagen Type 2 Minibus

Lost's Volkswagen T2a

The Magic School Bus

Magnum P.I.'s Ferrari

Mario's Go-Kart

The Mercury Club Coupe from Rebel Without a Cause

The Mini Coopers from The Italian Job

Minority Report's future Lexus

The Mirth Mobile from Wayne's World

The Monkee Mobile from The Monkees

The Munster Koach from The Munsters

My Mother the Car

National Lampoon's Vacation's Ferrari

The Oldsmobile Rio Truck from The Beverly Hillbillies

The Party Wagon from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Saab 900 from Sideways

Sanford and Son's Ford F1 4x2

The Shaguar from Austin Powers

Shaun of the Dead's Jaguar XJ12 Series III

Smokey and the Bandit's Trans Am

Supernatural's Chevy Impala

Sweet Tooth's Ice Cream Truck from the video game Twisted Metal

The Thunder Tank from Thundercats

Tommy Boy's Plymouth Belvedere GTX

Tony Stark's Acura NSX from Marvel's The Avengers

The Toyota Mark IV Supra RZ from The Fast and the Furious

Vanishing Point's Dodge Challenger R/T 440 Magnum

The Wonder Bread race car from Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

The Wraith

I'm sure I've still left a few good ones out, so let me know which ones and I might write a Part Three.


Jeff McGinley said…
How about "Turbo Teen"?

Yeah, maybe when you reach Part 16 or so...

Sometimes I like to remind myself how insane Saturday mornings used to be.
Nick Leshi said…
Jeff, I'll have to do a Part Three!