Famous cars from movies and series

Apie 16-01-2018 Auto
Films and cars go together very well. In some cases, the car from the movie is more famous than the actor or actress who plays in the same film. Who does not know the beetle Herbie or KITT of Knight Rider? Also, almost everyone knows the horror car "Christine" is. The film has many world renowned cars and the one is more famous than the other. A small selection from a large collection of mobile beauty.


Herbie a Volkswagen Beetle model 117 type 1 in 1963. In the film, he becomes a real monster race. To actually get this done the pearly beetle was equipped with a Porsche 365 engine, good for 90 horsepower.

Chrysler Plymouth Furry

For the film Christine was used a Chrysler Play Furry Mouth from 1958. The film is based on the book by Stephen King. In the film, the car can be self dent removal. To achieve this effect, use was made of hydraulic motors. These were connected to the inside of the roof, hood and doors. By cables to withdraw, there appeared cracks and dents in the car. As one looks at the film went backwards turn, they received the "Uitdeuk effect".

Pontiac Trans Am

The black car in the series Knight Rider and KITT has named a Pontiac Trans Am in 1982. The car was equipped with all sorts of high-tech features and computer systems. A famous feature was the back and forth sliding red light in front of the hood. The series was of 1982 t / m 1986 in the tube.

Dodge Charger

The Dodge Charger from the Dukes of Hazzard series, with many is probably better known as General Lee. General Lee is from 1969 and is recognizable by its orange color and the combination "01". In the filming of the series it was not always easy because there are far more than 300 cars used for the series.

DeLorean DMC 12

Through the film Back to the Future DeLorean DMC-12 became known to the general public. The Delorean is equipped with a 2.8 liter PRV-V6 engine. In the film, the car through a rather absent-minded inventor converted into a time machine. The car has its striking exterior, a stainless steel body and butterfly doors already something futuristic what makes him ideally suited for this role.

Ford Gran Torino

Ford brought the Gran Torino from 1968 to 1976 with different versions, two of which are well known for a series or film.
Starsky and Hutch drove a Ford Gran Torino from 1974. The car was red with a white stripe along each side. Gran Torino nicknamed "striped tomato." Starsky and Hutch were together with their well-known to see Ford Gran Torino from 1975 t / m 1979. Following the popular series Ford has released a replica of the "Starsky and Hutch Gran Torino" in an edition of 1000 pieces.
In January 2009 Clint Eastwood released a film called Gran Torino. In the Netherlands, the film came out in March 2009. In this same film the main character Walt Kowalski is a perfectly serviceable Ford Gran Torino '72.


Ferrari is also known in the film world, these fast cars, you also come across in several movies and series. However, the Ferrari shine in mainly two series of:
Miami Vice introduced us with a white Ferrari Testarossa 12 cylinder. The car was used in 1986 for the first time in the series. The Testarossa was produced from 1984 - 1996. Literally translated from Italian means Testarossa: red head.
Crockett previously was driving a black Ferrari GTS / 4 Daytona in 1969 a 4.4 liter with a top speed of 280 km / h. The Daytona was produced from 1968 to 1976.
Another familiar face is the Ferrari 308 GTS from Magnum PI This red Ferrari had a targa top and was first built in 1977. Magnum drove 162 episodes, from 1980 to 1988 in these nice red Ferrari.

Aston Martin DB5

At last but not least the Aston Martin DB5. It is one of the most successful sports cars of all time, it may also not be missing in this list. The fast sports is used in two James Bond films Goldfinger and Thunderball. Sean Connery starred in both films starring. The Astin Martin was in the 60's hugely popular and expensive it has a top speed of 233 km / h. The Astin Martin DB5 was produced from 1963-1965, there are 983 copies made. The car is so far very popular among car collectors.