Post your favorite car from each decade.

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I thought this might be fun. Go through the decades (including this one) and post a favorite car from each one. You're only allowed to post ONE car per decade, and you have to include pictures. Also a brief rundown of why you like it.

I'll let you skip the earlier decades if you want (before the 50's).

I will defer mine till later :cool:.

Aaaaaaaand go!
 

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Hmm, maybe only as a foot-note. But this should primarily be about production cars I think.

So no concepts? My favorite 30s car is a concept. But I'll have to think about the rest.
 

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I'd have to think about everything before the 1940's, though my list after that is pretty solid :). I will reply once I've done some research because I may know the cars from the 1910's to 1930's but I probably don't know their names and when exactly they were from :p. I'm not gonna lie haha.
 

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So no concepts? My favorite 30s car is a concept. But I'll have to think about the rest.
Well, alright. I'll change the rules a little. You still have to post one production car but then you can also post a concept or alternative car (race car or prototype or what have you).
 

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1910 - Rolls Royce Silver Ghost (I mean what else could you get!)
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1920 - Austin 7 (I have seen them and have a certain love of them.)
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1930 - Morris 8 (A good car for pre-war Britian.)
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1940 - Lancaster Bomber (made by Austin Motor Company!)
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1950 - Morris Minor (A well made popular car by the chap who would design the Mini)
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1960 - Vanden Plas Princess 4-litre R (I love cheap luxury.)
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1970 - Leyland Princess (Beats the Cortina Mk3... just!)
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1980 - Rover SD1 (The 80s Vitesse was probably the best.)
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1990 - Bentley Turbo RT (Luxury and very fast.)
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2000 - Rover 75 (Yes I know its from 99 but its the best I could think of!)
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I'm going to start from the 30's since I care so little about the cars made before that.


30's. Duesenberg SJ (The Bugatti Veyron of its day)
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40's. BRM V16
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50's Lincoln Continental
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60's Ford GT40
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70's Detomaso Pantera
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80's Ford RS200 Evo
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90's Mclaren F1
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00's
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Picking between the F1 and the Enzo would be the hardest decision of my life.

EDIT: heres one from the early decades, the stanley steamer (more torque than any car in this post)
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1910 - Rolls Royce Silver Ghost (I mean what else could you get!)
1920 - Austin 7 (I have seen them and have a certain love of them.)
1930 - Morris 8 (A good car for pre-war Britian.)
1940 - Lancaster Bomber (made by Austin Motor Company!)
1950 - Morris Minor (A well made popular car by the chap who would design the Mini)
1960 - Vanden Plas Princess 4-litre R (I love cheap luxury.)
1970 - Leyland Princess (Beats the Cortina Mk3... just!)
1980 - Rover SD1 (The 80s Vitesse was probably the best.)
1990 - Bentley Turbo RT (Luxury and very fast.)
2000 - Rover 75 (Yes I know its from 99 but its the best I could think of!)
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I can answer for all the decades with just 1 vehicle.

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AWW YEAH! Uh... hmm...





I'm still thinking about my list, let me get back to you on that :p
 

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Heres my list. I don't know how accurate the list is since there are lots of cars from every decade that I love.

1910s - Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost
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1920s - Mercedes-Benz SSK
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1930s - Duesenberg Model SJ
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Phantom Corsair
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1940s - Tucker 48 Torpedo
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1950s - Cadillac Eldorado
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1960s - Lamborghini Miura
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1970s - Plymouth Road Runner Superbird
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1980s - DeLorean DMC-12
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1990s - TVR Cerbera
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2000s - Way to hard to decide
 

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1950 - Mercades-Benz 300SL
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Highly radical design. One of the first true modern supercars

1960 - Aston Martin DB5
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So cool it could re-freeze the ice caps.

1970 - Porches 911 Classic
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OK so it did begin production in the 60s, but was mainly built in the 70s and thru to the 80s. the 911 became the new yard stick for sportscars

1980s - BMW E30 M3
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One of the very first M cars - Started something amazing

1990s - Aston Martin Virage Vantage.....no Mercades-Benz CLK-GTR, fuck it, Both.
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It was an absolute brute! at one point it was the most powerful car in the world.
Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR
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So good it ruined a racing series, kind of the underdog to the McLaren F1 though. Lots of Carbon fibre, big V12, best car Merc made so fair IMO, better than the SLR because the CLK-GTR knows its a racer. not a luxary-racer-hybrid.

2000s - Koenigsegg CCX
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Sweden's finest export! Its very impressive, and prettier than a Veyron or a SSC Aero. Full carbon fibre body with a very modern and quite experimental twinsupercharged V8 makes a noise that makes me need to buy more tissues!

EDIT: I am aware I broke the rules on the 1990s, but its hard to choose, there was awesome cars in the 90s. TVRs, McLarens, Ferraris, Porches, Audis, Bentleys, the list goes on
 
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Oh god this is a tough one....let's see. After some careful thinking these are my picks. The 1950's and 2000's were by far the most difficult ones to pick. 1950's having Ferrari 250s, Aston Martin DB4s and such glorious things. The 2000's have just too many to list. 1990's went down between Ferrari F355 and Porsche 964 Turbo..I truly didn't want to make this choice...A fantastic topic by the way !!

1910's Blitzen Benz (it's 1909 but close enough)
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1920's Ford Model T (What else could it possibly be)
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1930's Duesenberg SJ (for me also)
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1940's Porsche 356 (obvious choice)
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1950's Cadillac Eldorado (Yes, I did pick this one over DB4, 250 GT, C1 ?Vette and such....this one would be the one I would feel most comfortable sitting in, since I am a rock'n'roll person....it's just uber cool this car)
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1960's 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 (easiest choice of them all being my favorite car of all time. And yes, I am aware that the one pictured is an "Eleanor" Shelby GT500 and not a full blown original '67)
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1970's Aston Martin Vantage (Remember James May's review of this ?)
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1980's Porsche 911 (930, I can't have the 964 Turbo since it was introduced in 1990 :mad: )
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1990's Ferrari F355 (After a very long fight with myself I had to ditch the 964 Turbo over this.....just look at it....so beautiful)
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2000's Porsche Carrera GT (Sssooooooo hhaaaaard to choose. But If I were to be a megazillionaire, the Carrera would THE 1st car made in the 2000?s I would buy and everything else only after I got the Carrera GT. Therefore it has to be my no.1 pick.
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1910
Alfa Romeo 24HP.
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1920
Bugatti Type 35.
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1930
Bentley Blower. (Ok so 1929, but I couldn't find anything else)
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1940
Porsche 356.
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1950
Merc 300SL.
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1960
Aston DB5.
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1970
V8 Vantage.
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1980
Aston Zagato.
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1990
Bugatti EB110.
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2000
Bugatti Veyron.
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1930's: Bugatti Atlantic, absolutely beautiful

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1940's: Porsche 356, the car that spawned the brand Porsche

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1950's: Mercedes-Benz W198 (300 SL "Gullwing"), it must have been like a space ship landed when one drove by

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1960's: Tough decision between the Dodge Charger '68 and the Shelby Mustang '67/'68 but it's the Charger, just for the coolness of this car

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1970's: VW Golf GTI Mk. I, the first successful hot hatch

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1980's: Audi quattro, the first car which made 4WD popular, and the 5cyl-sound is just awesome

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1990's: Impossible to say because there were too many awesome cars...

2000's: Bugatti Veyron - 1001 hp in a road car is mindblowing

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You're even more James May than James May. :unsure: :D

Yep, thats about right, I love simple cars and luxury cars, if you put a luxury interior in a cheap car you are on to a winner.
I am probably the only person on this site who would admit to liking the Vanden Plas 1500!:D
 

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1910 - Ford Model T. Partly for it's significance in the auto industry and alot of the T bucket!
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1920 - Bentley Blower. One phrase, "There's no replacement for displacement" :D
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1930 - Cadillac V16. It has a V16! (Sport Phaeton Model)
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1940 - Lincoln Zephyr. Love the name! Love the hot rodding potential!
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1950 - Maserati 250F. Awesome.
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1960 - 1966 Shelby GT350/Ford GT40. Couldn't decide!
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1970 - Lancia Stratos. So cool in rally form.
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1980 - Lamborghini Countach. Always been my favorite Lambo
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1990 - Ferrari 512TR. Flat 12 Sounds incredible.
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2000 - Alfa Romeo 8C. Beautiful
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Man than took forever!
 

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1910s... well, what else? The Silver Ghost. The original Roller.

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1920s... Mercedes-Benz SSK

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1930s... Auto Union racing car

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1940s... Jag XK120

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1950s... Maserati 250F

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1960s... Aston Martin DB5

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1970s... Lotus 79 with the JPS livery

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1980s... Lotus 98T

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1990s... McLaren F1

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2000s... Peugeot 908 HDi FAP

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Are racing cars and land-speed record cars allowed?

Lets forbid racing cars, landspeed record cars, nonproduction prototypes/concepts/one offs/trucks. That will spread the field too wide.
 
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