There are some people that believe that the 1980’s was the coolest decade ever, the music rocked except for maybe “Rick Astley”, Fashion was great except for “Leg Warmers” and cars were stylish and cool.
This article will look at some of the most iconic movie cars from the 1980’s.
Ford Super De Luxe
This car was originally built in 1941 by Ford and was featured in the film The Karate Kid if you don’t remember the car it was the yellow one that Daniel san had to wax on wax off.
This built for speed mean machine was featured in the 1980’s classic Cannonball Run the car was made even better by the 2 drivers. The Countach made it into the top 10 sports cars in 2 successive decades reaching number 3 in the 1970’s and number 10 in the 1980’s.
Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Featured in the 1983 classic film Scarface this classic car was seen in the film with Al Pacino behind the wheel.
First introduced to the motoring trade in 1952 was given its movie role alongside Sylvester Stallone in the 1980’s film Cobra.
The Winnebago is given iconic status because of its wings and hyper engines. The flying Winnebago was featured in the Mel Brooks classic Spaceballs in 1987.
Ferrari 308 GTS
This classic from Ferrari was introduced at the Paris Motor Show in 1975, and was seen in the classic National Lampoons Vacation. Driven by Christie Brinkley, who is considered by some people as the “hottest chick ever to get behind the wheel of a Ferrari”.
Dodge MS4 Interceptor
The MS4 was a prototype sports coupe designed by Dodge in 1984; the car was made famous by its appearance in the 1986 Science Fiction film The Wraith.
Ford Falcon XB Coupe
The Ford Falcon was manufactured by Ford Australia between 1973 and 1976 an iconic muscle card in Australia this car was given true movie icon status by Mel Gibson in Mad Max.
The Mercury Marquis was produced by Ford Motor Group Mercury Brand between 1967 and 1986 and starred alongside John Candy in the 1989 classic film Uncle Buck.
Possibly the greatest ever Movie Police car of all time, the Dodge Monaco sedan was given true iconic status in the Blues Brothers starring alongside Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi.
If you don’t know the name you might just remember the film Ghostbusters, ECTO 1 was the vehicle of choice in this 1984 classic.
The film that this car starred in needs no introduction and if it does where have you been? The 1989 Batmobile is possible one of the coolest Batmobile’s ever with its built in shield, and fully stocked armoury that included spherical bombs and browning machine guns.
Ferrari 250 GT California
This classic model from Ferrari was built between 1953 and 1964, if you have ever watched Ferris Bueller’s Day Off you will know that this was the car that was used to drive them to the city and then you will remember it reversing through the window of the car museum that is set up at his friend’s house.
This car is truly in a league of its own when it comes to Movie Car iconic status. This was the car of choice for Doc Brown in the Movie Trilogy Back to the Future
Chris Jones is a classic car collector who believes that it important to know How Much is My Car Worth.