When it comes to vehicles, many screenplay writers look to create an extension of the characters themselves. However, there are times when the cars that these characters drive become characters themselves, sometimes even outperforming their owners.
A perfect example: When it came time for the eclectic crew of "Scooby-Doo" to climb into their vehicle to thwart crime, it easily could have been a high-profile SUV. However, staying true to the original series, the Mystery Machine in all its technicolor glory rumbled onto the scene, minus a few flowers. For such a varied group, it would only make sense that something as colorful as the Mystery Machine take them around town.
The James Bond franchise is another perfect example of vehicle and actor pairing. Even though in a majority of the films his Aston Martin is destroyed (leaving fans in a little bit of distress), that sleek and elegant car has become synonymous with 007's character.
Superheroes aren't left behind on the curb either. Every time a new Batman film is released, there are usually magazine articles written about the model, and in some cases, replicas are put out for fans to pose next to for pictures. The original Batmobile has been known to tour car shows for enthusiasts to enjoy.
So are you a big enough gearhead to match these actors with their cars? Take the quiz to find out!
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