One can say that the 80s had the fastest car of all times. The cars were on movies, on TV, on video games and now they remain in our dreams. At the back of our mind we really dream we drive such cars from our favorite movies. These are the representation of future engineering. One day, who knows, we may be driving some of these cars. Here in this post we some amazing cars of classic 80 movies
1. Mad Max – Interceptor
Max’s yellow Interceptor was a 1974 Ford Falcon XB sedan (previously, a Melbourne police car) with a 351ci Cleveland V8 engine and many other modifications.
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2. Back to the Future – DeLorean
The DeLorean DMC-12 is a sports car that was originally manufactured in Northern Ireland by the DeLorean Motor Company for the American market in 1981-1982. It is most commonly known simply as the DeLorean, as it was the only model ever produced by the company. A modified version of the car became iconic for its appearance as a time machine in the Back to the Future film franchise.
3. Ghostbusters – Ambulance
The Ectomobile, or Ecto–1 is a 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor limo-style endloader combination car, a ambulance conversion used in the 1984 film Ghostbusters and other Ghostbusters fiction.
4. Aliens – APC
Aliens is a 1986 science fiction action film directed by James Cameron. The APC – Armored Personnel Carrier was built upon the chassis of an aircraft tug tractor.
5. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – Ferrari 250
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is a 1986 American comedy film written and directed by John Hughes. In the film, Ferris convinces his friend Cameron to borrow his father’s rare 1961 Ferrari GT California. The tight shots actually had the real car, the 1961 Ferrari GT California.
6. Tim Burton Batmobile
The Batmobile is the automobile of DC Comics superhero Batman. The car has evolved along with the character from comic books to television and films. Kept in the Batcave, which it accesses through a hidden entrance, the Batmobile is a gadget-laden vehicle used by Batman in his crime-fighting activities. The Batmobile built for and used in the 1966–1968 live action television show Batman and its film adaptation was a customized vehicle that originated as a one-off Ford concept car of the 1950s.
7. Knight Rider’s KITT
KITT is the short name of fictional character from the adventure TV series Knight Rider. Kitt is an artificially intelligent electronic computer module installed in a highly advanced, very mobile, robotic automobile. Its a 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am with numerous special features such as Turbo Boost (which allowed quick bursts of speed or jumping over obstacles), the ability to drive ‘himself’, a front mounted scanner bar that (among other things) allowed KITT to ‘see’, and many other features
8. Repo Man – Chevrolet Malibu
Repo Man is a 1984 cult film directed by Alex Cox. The movie features a 1964 Chevrolet Malibu containing something mysterious and dangerously powerful in its trunk.
9. Cannonball Run – Lamborghini Countach
The Cannonball Run is a 1981 film comedy directed by Hal Needham. The 1980 Lamborghini Countach was made famous in Cannonball Run and Cannonball Run II. It also appeared in the final Cannonball film, Speed Zone, Miami Vice, and in the cartoon .
10. Risky Business – Porsche 928
Risky Business is a 1983 teen comedy-drama film written by Paul Brickman in his directorial debut. The Porsche 928 is a grand automobile sold by Porsche AG of Germany from 1978-1995, designed as a more luxurious yet still high performance alternative to the 911 sports car. In 1983 the 928S with a 4.7 litre 16 valve M28/19 engine and 5-speed manual transmission was the fastest car sold in North America, at 146 mph. Its appearance in the film Risky Business attempted to capitalize on this fact