Are you a cars and science fiction lover? Discover the most spectacular jewels in the history of cinema. More than 50 cars are the protagonists of the ‘Hollywoon Dream Sunshine: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy’, located in the latest exhibition of the Petersen Automobile Museum, in Los Angeles. These are the ones we have selected for you.
This exhibition explores cult classic films and stories that have envisioned fantastic futuristic worlds, technologies, characters and cars. Through props, design drawings and physical vehicle models, this exhibit brings pop culture’s visions of dystopian, utopian, and science fiction worlds to life.
Almost 20 feet in length, the Batmobile was based on the platform of a 1967 Chevrolet Impala found in London. It was powered by a 327-cubic-inch V-8 Chevrolet engine mounted low in the frame.
2049 SPINNER “LUV’S SPINNER”
In the future of 2049, Spinners are not a common possession. Prohibitively expensive, they are mostly used by government officials, law enforcement, emergency vehicles, and the wealthy.
1981 DELOREAN DMC-12 “TIME MACHINE”
When director Robert Zemeckis and Robert Gale conceived of the first film, the DeLorean was cast, in part, because the car’s gullwing doors made it look like an alien spaceship. Over the course of the two sequels, the Time Machine eventually emerged as a character of its own, undergoing progressive transformation as a result of its time travel experiences.
1982 KNIGHT INDUSTRIES TWO THOUSAND “K.I.T.T”
This car, one of four used for the show’s pilot episode, is among the few original K.I.T.T.s that survived destruction later mandated by Pontiac.
1966 CHRYSLER IMPERIAL “BLACK BEAUTY”
Built in a mere four weeks by legendary Hollywood customizer Dean Jeffries (and one of two originally built), this was the main on-screen car for the original “Green Hornet” TV series in the late ‘60s.