The automotive industry has come a long way and in the process, it has given birth to some of the most legendary rides of all time. Every petrol-head has a special place in his heart for classic cars; it has always been a hot topic for debate. Well, we think it’s safe to say that every car is beautiful in its own way but some classic cars are just better than others. The cars from the past that defined the beauty, fashion trends and class of their era are still unique and unparalleled in these times. Today we are going to share five of our favourite classic cars.

Here’s our pick of the Top 5 Coolest Classic Cars of all time. Check them out below:

Mercedes SL W280/W113

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Mercedes SL W280/W113 made during 1963-1971. It is indeed a true classic and one of the coolest cars of all time. It was the first sports car in which “Safety body” was used. It is a convertible two-door roadster coupe with four-speed automatic transmission and comes in a variety of 2.3, 2.5 or 2.8 litres six-cylinder engine. It can go 0 to 60mph in just 8.8 seconds. It has a top of 124mph.

Lancia Stratos

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This classic is indeed one of the coolest cars due to its unique Bertone design transformations i.e. it has a combination of hard and angular shapes that are fused with smooth flowing lines. This classic car has been given the nickname of “Flying wedge” due to its shape. It was one of the best rally cars ever created and it was a rally winner with drivers like Sandro Munari. Due to its mid-mounted engine, it gives the outstanding distribution of weight on its short wheelbase. It was also a snappy handler because of its short wheelbase.

Jaguar E-type

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A beautiful car to look at, the Jaguar E type is a stylish classic car. It’s an eye candy to the collectors with its racing-type steering wheel, wire wheels and large round instruments. The E-type coupe was one of the fastest cars of its time. It is the perfect car for touring and leisurely speeding around on open roads giving your other half the gorgeous Audrey Hepburn look with stylish motorcycle jackets for women. It can reach 0 to 60mph in just 6.9 seconds. This sports roadster comes in a 3.8 litre and 4.2-litre engine options. The Jaguar E-type is undoubtedly one of the most influential classic cars of all times.

Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS

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The 1974 Carrera RS holds a special place among the sports classic cars. The Carrera RS was built for motorsports. It fashioned a larger 2.7 litres engine compared to the regular 911 S and produced a massive 210 horsepower. This 911 had the looks and the engineering of a legend. It was lighter than regular 911s and had special body features like the duck-tail spoiler, larger wheels and larger rear fenders. It is a magnificent beauty with significant power. These classic cars are now perfect for going cross country with your special someone and if you feel cold on the way you can always use one of the cheap Alpinestars jackets to warm yourself up. Here you can See more options to gear-up for a cruise in classic cars.

Lamborghini Countach

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This extremely stylish classic is one of the coolest classic cars that exist. It is bound to make heads turn wherever it goes. In fact, Countach was one of the coolest expressions in the seventies to express something mesmerizingly cool. With its wedge-shaped front to scissor-shaped doors, the Countach gives the impression of a geometrically not possible greenhouse. The Countach is a mid-engine sports car having V-12 5.2 DOHC 48-Valve engine having a 5-speed manual transmission. The Countach is a rear-wheel drive two doors sports coupe which can hit 60mph in 4.2 seconds. The mileage is 6mpgh in city and10mpgh on the highways. This classic is all about style and coolness no one bothers low mileage the main purpose is to make a style statement with a Countach.  The Countach is the flat-out farthest-out car in the market for more than 10 years. The Countach has a top speed of 186mph which makes it an ideal bad boy’s car.

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