Through history, many cars have marked the era they were popular in. From great symbols of innovation and design to the stars that have owned them over the years, the following five stood out as some of the most iconic cars through history. Have a look at the list below and start dreaming:
Manufactured between 1961 and 1975, the British sports car was a symbol of incredibly modern design and performance. On the year of its release, Enzo Ferrari called it ‘the most beautiful car ever made’ and the two-seater has since been seen as iconic, appearing in various Hollywood films and top cars lists.
Aston Martin DB4 and DB5
No iconic cars’ list could be completed without James Bond’s favourite manufacturer: Aston Martin. The British-made luxury grand tourer was released in 1963 and has since made us dream about its incredible design and high performance.
The small English two-seater sports a classic 1960s design, a 1147 cc OHV I4 engine and a 4-speed manual transmission. It is a great and relatively affordable classic car to own so make sure you check our classic car buying guide for more information!
The two-seater is a classic German sports car, with independent suspensions and a six-cylinder boxer engine. Since its introduction in 1963, it became an instant classic and it is considered one of the most successful competition cars in history.
The ‘Superbug’, as it has also been called over the years, is a great example of how iconic cars are not necessarily incredibly pricey. The reason why the Beetle always makes any iconic cars list is for its importance in the history of motorisation. It was created by Ferdinand Porsche in 1938 as a cheap and easily available car, changing the way people viewed motorisation forever. Thanks to the Beetle, cars became available to most families as opposed to the few, leading to a massive change in the lives of the low to middle classes.
Above are five of the most iconic cars of all time, which have made us dream about one day owning or leasing them. If you are thinking of making that dream come true, always think about eventual repairs and substitutions first. Have a look at our articles to find out what you should look for before buying a classic car!