Top 10 cars from the movies

Automotive experts in the UK have picked their top 10 cars from the movies.

Following a poll among its team of motoring editors, HPI has identified the top 10 most iconic movie cars:

10) 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Spider Duetto – as seen in The Graduate
9) 1970 Dodge Charger – Vin Diesel’s car in The Fast & the Furious
8) 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 Fastback – as seen in Bullitt
7) 1980 Lamborghini Countach LP 4005 – as seen in Cannonball Run
6) 1977/2009 Chevrolet Camaro – Bumblebee from Transformers
5) 1968 Austin Mk I Mini Cooper S – as seen in The Italian Job
4) 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
3) 1963 Model 117 VW Type 1 Beetle – as seen in Walt Disney’s Herbie movies
2) 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 – as seen in the Back to the Future trilogy
1) 1963 Aston Martin DB5 – as seen in various James Bond movies

HPI is a primary source of vehicle stats and information for the UK motor industry and motoring consumer.

Consumer director Fernando Garcia said they thought it would be fun to come up with a definitive list of the most iconic cars to feature in the movies from the past 50 years.

“Some of the cars featured are real classics and are now worth significantly more than they were when first launched – they’d certainly warrant pride of place amongst any car collection.

“James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 was deemed as the most memorable and would represent a very healthy investment.

“Interestingly, the DeLorean from Back to the Future was the second most iconic and at the time was one of the most expensive at the time retailing at just over £10k.

“Both would fetch considerably more now especially the DeLorean fitted with a Flux Capacitor!”

Just one question guys — what about the Batmobile?

And what about KITT from Knight Rider? The list goes on and on . . . everyone has their favourite.

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