Since the last 70 years, the Television & auto industry has flourished parallelly side by side. So, it’s quite natural that the cars driven by our screen heros would be fixed in our memories as they drive these machines for fun or be it for any action scenes. I bet, as you scroll down, you will be able to remember most of them if not all – from your childhood days. We have got a list of top 10 Most Iconic TV cars from Hollywood with each one of them has a story associated and a life on the red carpet !!
1. Mr Bean’s ( Mini )
Mr. Bean’s car, a 1976 British Leyland Mini 1000, developed its own character of sorts over the series and was central to several antics, such as Mr. Bean’s getting dressed in it, driving while sitting in an armchair strapped to the roof, starting it with a number of locks and keys, or attempting to avoid a car park fee by driving out through the entrance.
2. Scooby Doo ( Mystery Machine )
Scooby and his friends got the van to help them with their mystery-solving careers.It is implied in many Scooby-Doo media, most recently Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy, that Fred is the owner of the van.
It is told that Daphne’s father bought the van. However that wasn’t officially confirmed till Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins was released. Daphne says it was supposed to be her birthday present when she turned 16. Back then It was the groundskeeper’s broken down car. In a hint at its name, Velma says “It’s a Mystery this Machine stills runs.
3. The A-team ( GMC van )
The 1983 black and metallic gray GMC Vandura van used by the A-Team, with its characteristic red stripe, black and red turbine mag wheels, and rooftop spoiler, has become an enduring pop culture icon. The GMC Vandura used on the A-Team movie was also on display at the 2010 New York International Auto Show.
4. Back to the future ( Delorean DMC-12 )
A DeLorean DMC-12 from as it appeared in the Back to the Future film trilogy. Several special-edition DMC-12 cars have been produced over the years, and the car is most notably featured as the time machine in the Back to the Future film trilogy.
5. Herbie ( Volkswagen beetle )
In the made-for-television film, The Love Bug, there were some significant changes. The graphics used were copied from the 1974 Volkswagen of America decal kit, and the position on the front hood 53 was higher up. The racing stripes were different sizes, and the shade of blue reverted to the lighter version used in the original 1968 movie. The sunroof was a solid white (vs. gray) and was missing the racing stripes. Herbie’s wheels were standard Beetle wheels, instead of the wider racing tires used in Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo and Herbie Goes Bananas and the seats were regular.
6. Jurassic park ( Ford Explorer )
All of the Tour Vehicles in the film version were 1993 Ford Explorer XLTs, but only two were in operation during the Isla Nublar Incident, on their first real test run of the park.
7. Fast And Furious ( Toyota Supra )
The Toyota Supra MK IV is a discontinued model produced by Toyota. The model was used in The Fast and the Furious, 2 Fast 2 Furious and Furious 7. The Toyota Supra is classified as a sports car and grand tourer. The Mark IV model began in 1992 and officially ended in 2002.
8. Fast And Furious ( Dodge Charger )
In four of the films, Dom drives his deceased father’s black 1970 Dodge Charger. In the first film, Dom tells Brian that he and his father built the 900 horsepower car, but that he had never driven it, because it “scares the shit out of [him]. Dom uses it to help Brian by attacking one of Tran’s henchmen.
9. Death race ( Mustang )
The cars in the film are vehicles that have been heavily modified with armor plating, machine guns and defensive weapons:Frankenstein’s Monster – A 2006 Ford Mustang GT A80 armed with 2 M134s, smokescreen, napalm and oil slick for defense, as well as a 6-inch-thick (150 mm) detachable steel plate on the rear called “The Tombstone”. It also has an ejector seat for the navigator, a NOS system to provide additional speed and a cigarette lighter.
10. The Transporter ( Audi A8 / BMW 7 series )
The Transporter 2: 2005 Audi A8 L. The CIA should give all their spies Audi A8’s. They’re just sick. Long (pause), sleek and cool, the A8 was a major upgrade to the BMW 7 series dude drove in the The Transporter.