Top 10 Cars Every Car Guy Needs to Know

Top 10 Cars Every Car Guy Needs to Know
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1961 Jaguar E-Type

Scarcely has a more gorgeous car been produced. But don’t take my word for it. Enzo Ferrari himself, someone who knew a thing or two about automobiles called the Jaguar E-Type “the most beautiful car in the world.”

This legendary coupe was introduced in Geneva, Switzerland on March 15th 1961. The world’s motoring press was blown away by the car’s design and performance. Today, the E-Type is still the most recognizable symbol of Jaguar.

A “3.8-litre” straight six resided under its long, voluptuous hood, delivering a thrilling 265 horsepower. There were enough Clydesdales in the corral to hit 150 miles an hour. With a starting price of roughly £2,300, Jaguar’s E-Type was the affordable supercar of its day.

The world was a prettier place for nearly a decade and a half. The car remained in production for 14 years. All told the company sold more than 70,000 examples of this self-propelled sculpture.

  • be34st

    BTW, that is not a 1985 M5 pictured. The car pictured is actually not an M5 at all. It’s likely a 1991-1993 525i or 535i. Not having an M-Technik bumper gave it away. In 1985 The M5 was the E28 chasis, not the E34 chasis pictured. The E34 M5 (1991+) waas the best M5 ever btw.

  • James K

    Looks like they fixed the pic. Personally I’m a fan of the E39. The E60 was the worst.

  • Guest

    No Porsche 959?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Matt-Miller/743275334 Matt Miller

     +1 for the e39, but the e34s and e28s are raw too. The E60 just seems like it’d be a pain to own.

  • James K

     Seriously. Or how about ANY Porsche?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1521322033 Nate Kippert

    top ten? It cant be done…..too many choices, because i disagree with em all except the Buick grand national

  • Jwebb

    Your list is pretty shit, No F1, E30 M3, any Porsche, Jag XK220 or even VW GTI? but you have a BUICK, GT40 & UR Quattro? Your Petrol Head status revoked.

  • spacecadetglow

     Not just any Buick, the GNX was the fastest production car in the US, quite an accomplishment.

  • Guest

    I dont fully agree with this article, however, some people need to look beyond their personal favorites. Look at what each of these cars did for autos as we know it…

  • Jameswill

    Seriously? You’re hating on the GNX. Dude. You’re stuuuuuuupid.

  • Kmr0102

    nor 911! ridiculous 

  • James K

     The XK220 as a pile of crap. Beautiful… but crap.

  • Leo Rando

     Smoke any stock car made…..6 cyl Ta boot……..

  • colin judd

    I
    havea 2012 m bedmnz BN180 amnd it has terrible noisy fron wheel brakes wjhemn reversing it sounds like thefront end is falling out