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Classic Film “Star Cars” polled!

10 Oct , 2012  

As part of the Footman James classic car show at the NEC, a poll has been commissioned asking the public a number of Classic Car Film questions.

The results make an interesting read, and here they are:

Q1 Favourite classic motoring movie?

1. The Italian Job
2. Bullitt
3. Le Mans
4. Genevieve
5. Ronin
6. Herbie
7. =Ghostbusters
7. =Gone in 60 Seconds
9. =Back to the Future
9. =Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Q2. Favourite classic car in a movie?

1. Aston Martin, James Bond Goldfinger
2. Mini, Italian Job
3. Mustang, Bullitt
4. =Delorean, Back to the Future
4. =Beetle, Herbie
6. Dodge Challenger, Vanishing Point
7. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
8. =Porsche, Le Mans
8. =Ectol, Ghostbusters
10. Batmobile

Q3. Favourite classic motorbike in a movie?

1. Triumph, Great Escape
2. Harley Davidson, Easy Rider
3. Indian, World’s Fastest Indian
4. 1950 6T Triumph TB, Wild One
5. = Harley Davidson, Electra Glide in Blue
5. = Captain America, Easy Rider
7. Vespa, Quadrophenia
8. = Lambretta, Quadrophenia
8. = Chopper, Easy Rider
8. = Ducati, Mission Impossible 2

Q4. Favourite classic car or bike chase?

1. Mini chase in The Italian Job
2. Dodge Charger, Bullitt
3. Ford Mustang, Bullitt
4. Ronin
5. Mini, French Connection
6. Dodge Challenger, Vanishing Point
7. = The Great Escape
7. = Aston Martin DB5, Goldfinger
9. = Blue Brothers, Mount Prospect Police Car
9. = Cannonball Run, Lamborghini
9. = BMW, Mesrine
9. = Lotus chase, Spy who loved me

Q5. Favourite classic car or bike on TV?

1. Jaguar MK 2, Inspector Morse
2. Audi Quattro, Ashes to Ashes
3. Dodge Charger, Dukes of Hazzard
4. = Ford Cortina, The Sweeney
4. = Mini, Mr Bean
4. = Batmobile
4. = A-Team van
4. = Reliant Van, Only Fools and Horses
9. = Bentley, The Avengers
9. = Volvo P1800, The Saint
9. = Capri, The Professionals

Q5. Which classic vehicle would you like to see on TV?

1. E Type Jaguar
2. Mini Cooper
3. Ferrari 250 GTO
4. = Opel Manta
4. = MGB GT
6. = Fiat 500
6. = Ferrari F40
6. = Datsun 2402
6. = VW Beetle
6. = Sunbeam Tiger

For more information on the Classic Car Show at the NEC (which is on from the 16 – 18th November 2012) or for tickets, visit: http://www.necclassicmotorshow.com/

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