Movies and the cars that made them famous

The combination of a great movie and a great car can only equal to one thing: a “thrilling experience” If you are a car enthusiast but also have a fascination for the best car movies or racing car movies, then this is a list put together especially for you.

If you feel we missed your favourite movie with your favourite car, do let us know.

In no particular order, here is a list of some the best well known car movies all the way from Hollywood.

Fast and the Furious 1- 6

The Fast and the Furious racing car movie series are probably the most known car racing films. It is filled with action, romance and a thrilling ride. The cars are all about being turbo charged and one thing is for sure: it is all about speed.

If you have watched the whole series, you probably have an idea of how you would like your own car pimped.


Transporter 1- 3

Probably the second best car movie is the Transporter series. Jason Statham has driven several cars throughout the series, including the following:

  • BMW 735i
  • Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster


  • Mercedes W140
  • Even an Audi…


Gone in 60 seconds

Who could forget the amazing Eleanor in this amazing film, watch as Nicholas Cage drives the Mustang GT500:

Vehicle 19

How about Paul Walker in Vehicle 19?


Parts of this movie were actually shot in Johannesburg, Gauteng… Awesome isn’t. ?

The Italian Job

The amazing job done by these Mini Coopers


Taxi (2004)

Miss Queen Latifah makes an appearance in this amazing taxi ride. We get a glimpse of how fast New York taxis can go.


Die another Day

The Austin Martin V12 Vanquish makes an appearance in this amazing movie featuring the beautiful Miss Halle Berry.


Drive Angry

Nicholas Cage makes another appearance in this fast heart stopping car movie with the beautiful Amber Heard.

Check out the trailer if you haven’t seen the movie. It’s filled with action and a supernatural thrill that could give you goosebumps.


Seems like Mr Paul Walker, Nicholas Cage and Mr Vin Diesel were made for speed racing car movies. We see Diesel show off his driving skills in this thrilling adventure.


Quantum of Solace

And of course, we could not possibly forget Mr James Bond and his amazing Austin Martin.


All these car movies are great. However, there are many more out there.

Watch this video of the most amazing car chases from some of the best car movies of all time.

I bet you are just like me and are glad some of those car chases were in movies.

Looking for some of the cars from these best car movies? Visit the Auto Mart website to find yours.

Yolanda Zondo

Writers see the world differently. Every voice we hear, every face we see, every hand we touch could become story fabric.

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