The most mythical Italian cars in cinema
Sometimes the protagonists of a film or television series can be remembered by their ride rather than by the role they are playing. These cars become icons on the big screen, allowing the film-lover to live vicariously and experience adventures they wouldn’t otherwise be able to. In fact, the life of some protagonists would not have been the same without these motor classics that always manage to find a place in the heart of the viewer.
Can you imagine Thelma and Louise running away without their well-known Ford Thunderbird, or the film Back to the Future without the famous DeLorean or the story of cinema without The Fantastic Car? It is unthinkable to imagine what these jewels of cinema would be like without the participation of these legendary vehicles. Today we are focusing on cars that have been designed by Italian manufacturers with the most prominent presence on screen over the years.
In this romantic film from 1967, Spider Duetto shares the limelight with Dustin Hoffmann. The vehicle was released in 1966 and the first generation - the one featured in the film - lasted until 1969.
On this occasion, the mission of the angels is to recover some important rings that have disappeared. Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu are trying to recover them with the help of an impressive Ferrari 250 GT, which has become one of the favourite models in the history of the Maranello brand.
In this fun teenage film, a group of friends try to have fun playing hooky on board an immaculate Ferrari 250 GT California that ended up becoming an icon of this 1986 film.
This television series premiered on CBS in the late 1980s and starring actor Tom Selleck, brought into fashion a beautiful red Ferrari 308, which became as famous as its owner on the screen.
Two officers have to fight the mafia, drug trafficking, smuggling, counterfeiting and prostitution on the streets of Miami. This is the synopsis of one of the most watched series in television history. A brand new 1986 Ferrari Testarossa was used, powered by a 390 hp 4.9 V12 engine.
In 2006, one of Pixar Animation Studios' most valued animated films was released: Cars. In it, the characters were vehicles personified as a Hudson Hornet or a Porsche 911. But one of the most beloved characters is undoubtedly the Fiat 500.
One of the most successful Japanese anime series, Dragon Ball, has one more character in its first season, in addition to Goku, Bulma and Oolong. We're talking about a small red Fiat 500.
The war between the Transformers and humans threatens to destroy the planet. Faced with this situation, the characters will need the help of an impressive Lamborghini Centenario LP-770, a 770 hp car of which only twenty units were manufactured in coupé version.
This story is set in a coast-to-coast car race, which will do the impossible to win. A fantastic Lamborghini Countach appears from the beginning in this fun 1981 film.
This 1969 British crime film features a Lamborghini Miura as another character, appearing in the original sequence. Other characters include Aston Martin DB4 convertibles, Jaguars and Minis.