Choosing the coolest looking cars of all time is like choosing a favorite child. Well, maybe not quite that drastic, but it is still incredibly hard to narrow the list down to a small number like 10. It comes down to taste, style, reputation, and a lot of hair pulling. No matter what you put on your list, there’s no doubting these cars will blow your hair back as they roar down the road as some of the most iconic styles of all time.
10. Chevy Camaro
Some might not like this call, but the Camaro is a classic that combines muscle with great design. The Camaro has left a lasting legacy and continues to come to mind the instant people mention the best muscle cars out there.
9. Porsche 550
There are several models from our German friends that we can add to this list. Porsche has a well-deserved reputation for great cars, and that reputation has endured. The stylings of the 550 encapsulate so much of what is great about Porsche.
8. Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato "Sanction II"
The combination of elegant curves and power make this Aston Martin great. Its classic look with a little futuristic something gives its styling so much depth.
7. Ford Mustang
Granted, the Mustang has its awkward stages, but the great models from the late 1960s and early 1970s are among the greatest of all time. There are few cars that have such an iconic form that so many people can identify with one look. Now that’s lasting design power.
6. Chevrolet Corvette
Another American classic makes the list here. The Corvette not only stands as a recognizable and lasting design symbol, just the name brings to mind greatness. Love them or hate them, you know them like everyone else.
5. Alfa Romeo 33 Stradale
This car takes curves to the next level. With envelope-pushing design and performance, this one has to make the list.
4. Lamborghini Diablo
What a name. When people think about getting an exotic car, a Lamborghini tends to come to mind. The stylings helped define a generation of performance cars.
3. Mercedes-Benz SSK
From the late 1920s and early 1930s, this classic is the essence of early greatness. It makes you want to travel in time just to get inside one of these cars.
2. Duesenberg Model J 1920s-30s
Not to be outdone, the lesser known Duesenberg stands as one of the best cars of all time. It possesses all the best qualities of early automotive greatness.
1. Ferrari F40
Some might have qualms about which Ferrari tops the list, but most will agree a Ferrari has to be on the list. Face it, they are some of the coolest cars ever. The name is synonymous with great style and with just plain greatness.
There is so much material out there, so many great cars, everyone should try to make a list of their own. Feeling like your car couldn’t possibly measure up? Don’t get down on your car. Focus instead on making it the best you can. With the right care and accessories, you can make yours great.