Nowadays, kids watching epic superheroes like Batman and Optimus Prime from Transformers are discovering these characters in a completely different way compared to generations past. For example, kids probably got their first taste of the Batmobile in Christopher Nolan’s reality grounded Batman Trilogy. Yes, the military style ‘bat tumbler’ worked in that incarnation, but it wasn’t the batmobile that many grew up with watching the animated series. And as for Optimus Prime (and the rest of the robotic cast from Michael Bay’s Transformers) the fact that he wasn’t a cartoon was enough to make any fan ‘roll out’ of their mind.
Here’s a list of the best cartoon cars
All the vehicles listed has their place is classic car cartoon history, but a couple are highlights. We mentioned the Batman’s batmobile but there’s another detective on the list with his own unique ride—Inspector Gadget’s Gadgetmobile looked like the DeLorean and could basically do everything except time travel. It’s no surprise that Speed Racer’s Mach 5 (which also had its live debut a couple years ago) made the list with its stylish body, handy features, and… it was fast. Come to think of it, most of these properties were translated on screen within the last decade including the Mystery Machine from Scooby Doo. Yes, the Scooby gang were basically investigators themselves but imagine what really happened in that ‘mystery’ machine.