Do you know the names of the cars featured in your favorite Hollywood movies? If not, this article will have you covered.
Aston Martin DB5
So, the list starts with the one who is still famous in the field. The Aston Martin DB5 car was driven by Sean Connery in 1964 (in Goldfinger). Eventually he became famous for his gadgets such as smoke screens, machine guns and oil sprayers. The first DB5 was featured in Thunderball (1965). It was sold for US$4.6 million in 2010. Aston Martin later announced that it would make 25 limited editions, with a price tag of US$3.5 million for each beast. The majority of vehicles were sold before rolling off its assembly line.
Iron Man’s Audi R8
Iron Man, yes, that’s right, your favorite Tony Stark drives the Audi R8 in the first movie. The film was launched in 2008. The car reflected the intelligence and recklessness of Downey Jr.’s character played to perfection. This is probably why this superhero and his car sees Stark using the other R8 variants in later movies. In fact, Downey Junior even brought the association with Audi into the pragmatic world by unveiling the Audi E-Tron GT!
1970 F&F Dodge Charger
In 2001, Vin Diesel drove the Dodge Charger (1970) in the F&F movies – Fast and Furious. It got everyone hooked on this franchise with the thrill of the first movie. Although the cars are powerful and beautiful, they are still central to long-running film series. However, the popularity of the Dodge Charger continues to grow among fans of this particular franchise. And due to its popularity, the creators modified the machine and brought it back in 2015; it was for Fast & Furious 7.
Ford Mustang 1969 – John Wick
In addition to the dog’s murder, it’s the theft of the 1969 Mustang that forces Wick to come out of retirement and seek revenge, which transcends three magnificent action films. Mustang, in particular, appeared in the very first movie which was launched in 2014. To understand what the car comes with – well, it has the Ford 32-valve 5.0-litre V8 engine. And it’s one of the best cars used in Hollywood movies more than once.
Gone in 60 seconds GT500
Did you know that the Mustang GT500 was the ultimate coveted prize for the role of Nicholas Cage in Gone in 60 Seconds? Called “Eleanor” in this particular film, it is considered an iconic car to have raced on screen. In fact, the 1967 original included the 428 cubic inch V8 engine. The engine produced 355 hp, going from 0 to 100 km per hour in around 6.5 seconds.
Movie Back to the Future – DeLorean DMC-12
There are not too many cars that can attract as futuristic as the four-wheeled car. The specialty of the car is that it has the gullwing doors in the film series. Its V-6 engine was replaced by the V-8 from the Porsche 928. This car has been described as the time machine in the movies. But unfortunately, the cinematic success did not contribute much in terms of sales. At the same time, the company was just liquidated before the end of the year, the 1980s. According to reports, it was revealed that the car could make a comeback.
Bad boys for life – Porsche
So, this is the last on this list. This car highlights the chase sequence from the movie – Bad Boys for Life! You can spot this car in the third installment released in 2020. Will Smith drives this sleek machine as he revs briskly down the roads, and the navigator, Martin Lawrence, is hilarious and eager to get out. By the way, this car is equipped with a 420 hp 6-cylinder engine that can reach 305 km/h in speed. Its acceleration is from 0 to 100 km in 4 seconds.
I hope this article has covered you with the best cars used in Hollywood movies.
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