Over the years, the automotive industry has seen some of the best and most revolutionary designs from some of the world’s most well-known manufacturers. Ever since the first automobile went into the streets, people have been pushing the envelope in terms of performance and design in the decades that followed. This gave birth to some of the most iconic and memorable automobile designs that ever graced the road.
From iconic sports cars like the Dodge Charger, to memorable modern sedans like the latest Toyota Altis models, there is no shortage of good automobile designs. Here are 7 classic, yet awesome car that you must know.
1. 1964 Aston Martin DB5
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Most famous for its appearance in James Bond films, the DB5 sports a classic and elegant design that definitely fits the taste of the world’s most famous (fictional) spy. While the real-life model doesn’t have the weapons and gadgets that Bond had on his DB5, it is still a car that performs well.
2. 1969 Dodge Charger
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While this car may not be as popular as the Mustang, the Charger had a bunch of great moments during its heyday. Used in TV shows like Dukes of Hazard, the Charger is one design that definitely an impression in pop culture.
3. 1963 Corvette Sting Ray
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Perhaps the most famous Corvette design of all time, the Sting Ray resembles some of the best European sports cars. The curvy design, and the iconic split window at the back gave this Corvette model its signature look.
4. 1969 Boss 429 Mustang
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If you want some classic American muscle, then look no further, as the 429 Mustang is one of the most popular models. With its powerful and massive 375hp V-8 Engine, and its iconic hood scoop and spoiler, the Mustang is one of the most recognizable models around. As a testament to the dedication of the people in making the famous automobile, the whole car is built by hand.
5. 1969 Ferrari Dino 246 GT
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Named after the son of the famous Enzo Ferrari, the Dino is built for fast driving. Like every other Ferrari model before It, the Dino is the right blend of elegant design and high level performance. It’s also a convertible, which is great for those wanting to feel the wind while going for a drive.
6. Toyota 2000GT
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Known by many as the first Japanese supercar, the 2000GT was designed by Toyota with the help of Yamaha. Its features, reminiscent some of the most popular sports cars of the time, give it a sleek and curvy look that has stood the test of time. Performance-wise, the 2000GT was use in various racing competitions across the world, like the 1967 Fuji 24-Hour Race competition, in which it won.
7. 1966 Shelby 427 Cobra
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The Shelby name is synonymous with some of the most popular American car designs during the 60s and 70s. The 427 Cobra is one of the most popular designs around during the time, and has been featured in numerous films and shows.
Here are some of the best classic cars that you should know. You may see some of them in the streets, or even in the market, where their value is steadily going up year after year. There are more classic car designs that you will see, and this list serves as your appetizer to the diverse world of automotive design.