The top five most iconic cars in Hollywood movies of all time, from Steve McQueen's Mustang to Christian Bale's Batmobile

The top five most iconic cars in Hollywood movies of all time, from Steve McQueen's Mustang to Christian Bale's Batmobile

However, it's not just the scenes that are remembered as being iconic, as often the motors themselves steal the limelight from the leading men and women behind the wheel.

From the movies that are set within the realms of reality, to the purely fantastical and absurd cars, we've complied our top five vehicles from some of Hollywood's greatest car chases.


Ford Mustang – Bullitt

Actor Steve McQueen was easily one of the coolest actors of his time, but the Ford Mustang he drove in Bullitt elevated him to the nth degree of style.

In Bullitt, the many car chase scenes, set on the streets of San Francisco, show off the dexterity, agility, speed and power of the Ford Mustang making it the must-have car of the day.

The stripped-down look of the Mustang made the vehicle look meaner than the normal 'Stangs.


The Batmobile – Batman Begins
The top five most iconic cars in Hollywood movies of all time, from Steve McQueen's Mustang to Christian Bale's Batmobile

We've seen a large variation of Batmobiles with most of them focusing on being long and slender, but the unrealistic comic-book style was brought to a halt when Christian Bale took over the mantle of the Bat.

Batman Begins heralded a new era of vehicles for the Bat featuring a military-esque "Tumbler" that was a big as it was intimidating.

The heavy-hitting armour-plated tank was fuelled with a Chevy V8 engine that could reach 60mph in around five seconds.

Movie fans were super-impressed with the fact that the Tumbler was actually a real fully functioning vehicle that could do everything (almost everything) that it did on the big screen.



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