Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Top 10 Best American Cars of All Time

Nowadays, the automobile industry has been developing rapidly with different types and numerous designs. The big manufacturers from U.S., Britain, Japan, Germany, Italy and France have owned styles to create their famous branded cars. The article only introduce you top ten best American cars of all time listed by Tristan Hankins including Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang, Pontiac GTO, Chevrolet Bel-Air, Cadillac Eldorado, Ford GT40, Cord 810, Ford Crown Victoria, Dodge Power Wagon and Ford Model T.

  • Chevrolet Corvette 
is the best car America has produce and the most iconic American automobile. The first model created by Harley Earl made its debut in 1953 and next generations then have been designed with great innovations and inspirations. In 2003, Corvette became the first and only continuously-manufactured American sports car to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Chevrolet Corvette 2010

  • Ford Mustang
Ford Mustang is a true icon of the American automotive industry with four seats and one of the unexpected cars at that time. Its price is comparable to the venerable Chevy Bel-Air of seven years earlier.
Ford Mustang 2010
  • Pontiac GTO
Pontiac’s iconic GTO marked the milestone for muscle cars with expected characteristics like rear wheel drive, a limited slip diff and V8s under the hood. Though Pontiac GTO isn’t as well known as its Dodge Charger/ Challenger brethren, it is still among the great ones.
Pontiac GTO 2010

  • Chevrolet Bel-Air
The 1957 Chevy Bel-Air was a stylish, powerful, well-equipped and luxury car with a sub-luxury price. It was also a popular seller for Chevrolet to boot.
Chevrolet Bel-Air
Chevrolet Bel-Air

  • Cadillac Eldorado
Fine generations of Cadillac’s indefatigable Eldorado were produced from 1953 to 1978 to show the world how luxury cars Americans could create. Big, powerful and supremely comfortable were their unique features. Many celebrities, especially Elvis Presley preferred Cadillac Eldorado so much.
Cadillac Eldorado
Cadillac Eldorado

  • Ford GT40
In the 1960s, Henry Ford II negotiated with Enzo Ferrari to buy the fame Italian automaker in vain. The American then produced Ford GT40 to create a new legend when winning four consecutive Le Mans. It becomes the first American car champion at the prestigious event.
Ford GT40

  • Cord 810
Cord 810 is listed as one of the 10 most significant cars of the 20th century by New York’s Museum of Modern Art. It looks like a rolling piece of art but appears in automotive form with outstanding functions like sleek, fast and unique.
Cord 810
Cord 810

  • Ford Crown Victoria
Ford Crown Victoria is not revolutionary, attractive or outstanding car but is still named in this list because five million Ford Crown Victoria were produced to serve in the nation’s police, taxi and rental companies.
Ford Crown Victoria
  • Dodge Power Wagon
Dodge Power Wagon is the grandfather of the modern 4WD pickup truck. Though its name would disappear at the end of 1980, the Power Wagon is still everything laborers could expect in a car from powerful to rugged and affordable.
Dodge Power Wagon
Dodge Power Wagon

  • Ford Model T
Ford Model T
Ford Model T
Ford’s Model T achieved by Henry Ford is widely regarded as the world’s first mass produced automobile and the first to make cars popular common for middle-class Americans. Therefore, it’s more than just a car, it’s an American icon.


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