The Automotive Industry, Briefly

Sometimes it Pays to be the Bad Guy

01.12.16 - 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 - 2

Watching movies and television shows often has us rooting for the good guys as they struggle through some sort of conflict to eventually come out on top, but at times it could be a lot of fun to be the bad guy or to root for them.  At the very least, in those instances when a car is needed, the bad guys usually have some of the coolest cars to drive that offer some of the most impressive power and features for us to admire.  For those classy villains that need the posh comfort for thought and plotting their next evil schemes, here is a list if awesome cars that are perfect for the job.

01.12.16 - 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series

Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black SeriesSuper aggressive and fast this is a car that will let you get away quickly when the hero takes chase.  Using the 661 horsepower twin turbocharged V12 engine that brings in 738 lb.-ft. of torque this is a car that cost $300,000 and is worth every bit of it.  When you want to make your point, this car can do it extremely well and still pull off the sophisticated style every villain desires.

01.12.16 - 2015 Morgan Aero 8

Morgan Aero 8The vintage look of this car certainly brings in the thoughts of villains such as Cruella de Ville as she chased after the Dalmatians.  This is a car that gives us a look that we feel has been left in our imagination but Morgan has brought back the style and added a massive amount of modern touches to give us a new series of the car to enjoy on the road.  There isn’t a villain anywhere that wouldn’t love to drive a car that offers this look and style while presenting the arrogant attitude that goes along with it.

01.12.16 - 2016 BMW M6 Gran Coupe

BMW M6 Gran CoupeSleek, elegant, powerful and athletic, all attributes of this car that are certainly admired and desired by many evildoers.  The V10 that powers this beauty gives it the impressive power needed and the BMW sport tuned suspension makes this one of the best getaway cars on the market today.  This is one car that won’t attract a lot of attention for a villain, but it will make noise when it’s time to get out of town a quickly as possible with the authorities far behind where they belong.  The M6 is a bank robber’s delight as four can easily get away quickly.

01.12.16 - 1987 Buick Grand National GNX

Buick Grand National GNXIf you want a car that looks like it belongs in the hands of someone who is up to no good, this is the car.  This beast is built like a tank and was made to be quick and powerful while also offering the sinister style and perfect build that gives it the attitude of a villain.  This car may have been several years removed from what would have been the perfect car for the Mobsters and villains of the prohibition era, who had their own versions of the perfect getaway vehicles.  Certainly this car would have fit in extremely well during that time.

01.12.16 - 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Dodge Challenger SRT HellcatUsing 707 horsepower from the massive V8 engine you could easily see this car as one that is in the hands of a more playful villain and one that is in need of a way to get gone fast.  The Charger SRT Hellcat also fits the bill with the same power output, giving anyone looking to make a quick attack and getaway one that can happen quickly and more easily. This one may not be on the classy scale, but fit for a more thug-like villain.

01.12.16 - 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6This is a massive monster of demolition and a vehicle that every villain who wants to do some damage will love.  This is another one that certainly doesn’t make it on the sophisticated or elegant list except for the three point star on the front.  At 9,000 pounds this brute means business and is nearly as powerful as a tank with the ability to take on any terrain.  If you need a massive beast to be able to tear things up and go over an ever-changing terrain this is the one you want to choose.

01.12.16 - 2004 Mercury Marauder

Mercury MarauderIn blacked-out style that can wear the black on the wheels as well this car is aptly named and a perfect car for the mafia to use as their daily business car.  With the look that is admired by those dealing in organized crime the Marauder shows up with a nasty V8 under the hood and the right to do harm wherever it goes.  As one of the most perfect villain mobiles this is the car you want when you have a “job” to do, there’s even plenty of room in the trunk for some special cargo to ride along.

01.12.16 - Lincoln Continental

Lincoln ContinentalYou can’t have a list of villain cars without the old style Continental and one that is equipped with suicide doors which make a grand exit much easier to accomplish.  The true gangster style of this amazing car shows that those of the mob of old should be driving this beauty and coming out with their guns blazing.  The long, low and elegant style of the older Continental remind of us of a time when a land yacht was a normal appearance on the road, which now leaves us with only the imagining of these cars with suited occupants carrying machine pistols ready to strike.

01.12.16 - 2016 Rolls-Royce Wraith

Rolls-Royce WraithThe name along lets you know this car is up to no good, and the strong and sophisticated style gives you the thought of something that is evil and truly sinister.  This is the car you want to have if you are the evil mastermind of a government takeover or the one that has thought up a way to take over and make a lot of money in the process.  The fact that the Wraith has a twin turbocharged V12 under the hood certainly doesn’t hurt at all either, making this one of the most luxurious villain cars on the market.

01.12.16 - 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Mercedes SLR McLarenAs a car that can reach a speed of 200 mph and offers a wicked appearance from the front that flows to the back this is a car that makes a statement when the evil temptress shows up.  Any villain can appear disguised as a millionaire ready to do good when in reality the plot is afoot and the plan is ready to be unleashed.  Once the plan is in place the 617 horsepower supercharged V8 engine will get any villain away safely so they can prepare for the next step of their evil plot.



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