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Below is a list of famous automobiles:

 Oscar Mayer Weinermobile
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Oscar Mayer Weinermobile

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Real

Historical

Racing

Land-speed records

Main article: Land speed record

From fiction

Literature

  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang from the book by Ian Fleming
  • Christine from the Stephen King novel of the same name
  • Rocinante, the modified camper driven by John Steinbeck in Travels with Charley
  • The Betsy from the Harold Robbins novel of the same name

Movies

Ectomobile from Ghostbusters
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Ectomobile from Ghostbusters

Television

  • The Homer, from The Simpson's
  • 1928 Porter from My Mother the Car
  • Al's Dodge, from Married... with Children
  • The Batmobile from Batman
  • Ford Gran Torino in Starsky and Hutch
  • Bessie from Doctor Who
  • The Black Beauty from The Green Hornet
  • Car 54 from Car 54, Where Are You?
  • The Compact Pussycat driven by Penelope Pitstop in Wacky Races
  • The Mean Machine driven by Dick Dastardly in Wacky Races
  • The General Lee (Dodge Charger) from The Dukes of Hazzard
  • The Mach Five from the anime Go Mifune (also known as Speed Racer).
  • The Peugeot 403 cabriolet from Columbo
  • Gladys Crabtree from My Mother the Car
  • The Grey Ghost from Baretta
  • The Homer, Homer's ugly car from The Simpsons
  • KITT, the talking car (Pontiac Trans Am) from Knight Rider
  • Del Boy's yellow Reliant Regal Supervan in Only Fools and Horses. Later buys a 1978 Ford Capri Ghia, which Rodney nicknames 'The PratMobile'.
  • The Monkeemobile, from The Monkees
  • The Mystery Machine from Scooby Doo
  • The Flintstones' car, from The Flintstones
  • The Supercar was a children's TV show produced by Gerry Anderson's AP Films.
  • The FAB 1, Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward's pink six-wheeled Rolls-Royce in the Thunderbirds TV series by Gerry Anderson's AP Films.
  • Ray's black 1965 Corvette Stingray from the series Stingray
  • The GMC van from the series The A-Team
  • The Dodge Viper RT/10 roadster and Viper GTS coupe from the series Viper.
  • The Green & Black Mini Minor featured in Mr. Bean TV Series.
  • The Blue Bubble Car featured in the Mr. Bean TV Series.
  • The Thunderhawk, a 1985 Chevrolet IROC-Z Camaro featured in the M.A.S.K. cartoon series
  • Drag-U-La and Herman's Munster Coach from The Munsters
  • GMC Truck from Fall Guy driven by Colt Seavers(Lee Majors)

Song

  • Rocket 88 by Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm - purportedly the first rock and roll song
  • 409 by the Beach Boys
  • Little Deuce Coupe by the Beach Boys
  • Little GTO by Ronnie and the Daytonas
  • Little Red Corvette by Prince
  • The Eliminator from the videos by ZZ Top
  • Red Barchetta by Rush
  • Pink Cadillac by Bruce Springsteen
  • Mercury Blues by Alan Jackson
  • Hot Rod Lincoln by Commander Cody
  • Dragula by Rob Zombie
  • Mercedes-Benz by Janis Joplin
  • Slick Black Cadillac by Quiet Riot
  • Built For Speed by The Stray Cats
  • Mustang Sally by Wilson Pickett

Comics

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