Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (1955–1974)

The Karmann Ghia was a surprisingly popular experiment for VW. The sporty coupe was built largely from the existing Beetle model, but featured bodywork by Italian designer Ghia and German coachbuilder Karmann.

Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am (1970–1981)

The second generation Trans-Am rePresented a new era of muscle cars. The 1977 example is still famous for its role in Smokey and the Bandit . That, and the large bird painted on its hood.