The 10 most famous cars from movies and video games

From James Bond to “Need For Speed” or the GTA saga, cars are an integral part of the world of video games and cinema. Sport Auto looks back at 10 models, real or fictional, among the most well-known on the big and small screens.

For decades, cinema and video games participate in car popularity highlight on the screen pretty sport and high end models. Motor sport going back in time through some of these flagship model from the 1960s to the present.

Auto and cinema: the revolution of the 60s and 70s

Whether sporty, tuned or adapted into a cartoon, that is car has become over the centuries more than a additionbut one real character that makes you dream. Who hasn’t wanted to get behind the wheel of the legendary Batmobile?

Since the 1960s, cars have been a highlight in cinema. In 1964, the icon AstonMartin DB5 enter into Gold finger in hand james bond. Sublime Englishwoman and her silver gray pattern would make another seven appearances at famous saga 007.

Launched in 1938, the VW Beetle was one of his cars that exploded onto the big screen with the first film in a long career 1968. In terms of sport, the end of the 1960s was marked in several ways big production featuring motor sports.

We’re thinking Grand prize (1966) or even Le Mans (1971), one plunged into the rhythm of the F1 season, the other into the frenzy 24 Hours of Le Manss under the gaze Steve McQueen.

How not to mention also the “duel of titans” in between Ferrari and wade in Sarthe? The cult epic brought to screens in 2019 in Le Mans 66. The 1976 F1 season was also marked by competition between Niki Lauda and James Hunt that Ron Howard immortalized brilliantly in 2016 together Hurry up!

Magnums and Back to the future

That 80 years don’t miss when it comes to car cult. The eldest will remember the TV series with envy Magnums displays Tom Selleck as the private detective behind the glittering wheel Ferrari 308 GTS.

Who said “cinema car”, would say… DeLorean. In 1985, the first of three films in the saga “Back to the future” mark spirits with DMC-12 turned into a washing machine time travel. Did you know that the legendary car was originally born from failure?

Closer to us, who also remember the extraordinary Ford Mustang GT500 Eleanor look at 60 seconds average in 2000 ? Or from Toyota Supra JZA 80 from the first Fast and full of energy in 2001 ?

Finally cartoon Car reintroducing the thrill of racing to a new generation by holding a automotive… heroes whose ambition is to win the biggest race in the world on the ovalin the purest style NASCAR.

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Need for Speed, GTA : this important car game

Within 20 years, the world video games offers us a large number of works highlighting the number high-end and sports cars.

In 1974 came out GranTrak 10 considered the first of its kind. In 1987, the publisher under the namehugging go out first Test run where you can drive various supercars: Porsche 911 Turbo, Chevrolet Corvette, Lamborghini Countach, Ferrari Testarossa and Lotus Esprit Turbo!

in 1991, vroom became one of the first major successes in terms of driving simulation. in 1998, F1 World Grand Prix participate in glory days playstation, from nintendo64 and regret Dreamcast.

in 2003, Crazy taxi puts us in the position of a taxi driver who must take his customers to their destination as quickly as possible. A few years later, Gran Turismo, Need speed and Burned out has revolutionized racing or action games.

Gran Turismo do some realism its main signature with very popular models like Ferrari F50 and F40. GTA also offers a plurality of vehiclesincluding the popular Toyota Hilux, need for speed driven by tuned vehicles inspired by Fast and full of energy, and Burned out offers a universe where players can choose their preferred race and model.

A beautiful and long story that is far from over…

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