Fastbacks are easily identified by that signature, unbroken roofline that extends from the top of the windshield down to the tail of the car. That gives them elegant good looks and aerodynamic benefits.
AMG's halo car is quick as hell, and also happens to be drop-dead gorgeous. The clean, minimalistic rear end is arguably the best-looking part of the car. painted in silver you can own now.
The 100 Coupe was born in the late '60s, and sold though 1976. Most 100s were front-wheel drive, though Porsche did build three rear-drive V-8-powered prototypes to help develop the 928.
This one-off custom-bodied Rolls-Royce is currently owned by the Petersen Museum, and sports some wildly cool circular doors. And more importantly, a single unbroken line from the A-pillar all the way to the rear.
Unlike most Lamborghinis you see today, the Espada is geared more towards grand touring rather than full-on performance. It has four usable seats, and a real trunk hiding under that sloping roof. is listed for sale, and ready for a road trip..
There's no denying Jaguar knows how to make a pretty car. The F-Type coupe is a great example. It's especially gorgeous from the rear. You can own for sale on eBay.
Predecessor to the iconic De Tomaso Pantera, the Mangusta's fastback rear clamshell was unique in that it opened from either side rather from the back. It also looks gorgeous. Very few were built, and these days, they command some some .
The Khamsin is one of Maserati's more obscure classics, but it's still a stunner. Perfect grand touring looks and quirky design features make it a perfect fit for this list.
Though it may not be nearly as exotic as some of the other cars on this list, the Audi A7 still deserves a mention. It's basically a much prettier A6 with a fastback rear end. And thanks to typical German luxury car depreciation, .
It's hard to find an Aston Martin that isn't drop-dead gorgeous, and the original DB9 is especially pretty. The clean, unbroken lines and simplistic styling make it an Aston to remember—and that's before even mentioning the V-12 under the hood. is for sale right now.
Nothing beats the cool factor of a Jensen Interceptor. The classic '60s two-door has a huge cult following, equipped with sweet looks and a nice V-8 up front. Reliability issues aside, it's one awesome fastback. listed for under $20,000.
Alfa's V-8 grand touring car is a lovely piece of machinery, with a uniquely Alfa fascia and a fantastic 2.6-liter V-8 that makes a wonderful noise. The Montreal might not be as light and tossable as most other vintage Alfas, but that hasn't stopped collectors from driving prices to the moon.
When the E-Type debuted in 1961, the public was blown away by its staggering good looks and relatively low price. Enzo Ferrari—yes, the Enzo Ferrari—apparently called it the most beautiful car ever built. It had fully independent suspension and a 3.8-liter straight-six engine. Even now, over 50 years later, it still turns heads. , and it's painted in a lovely shade of green.
The AeroMax took the idea that Morgans were archaic roadsters made of wood and threw it out the window. Just look at it. It looks like it came from an alternate future where all new cars evolved from a 1950-era style, but incorporate all sorts of modern touches. We love it.
With looks that recall a bite-sized C3 Corvette, the Opel GT had flip-up headlamps which looked better if they weren't deployed at all. It wasn't the fastest car of its age, but at just barely 2000 pounds, the Opel GT was light and felt like it, too. , after a five-year production run. is extremely clean, and can be yours.
Between 1967 and 1973, estimates Maserati made 1170 Ghibli coupes. Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, the Ghibli is all smooth lines and curves. A 4.7-liter V-8 is under the hood but behind the front wheels; as a result, the Ghibli had a near-perfect 49/51 weight distribution and produced 330 hp. , and you can own it.
In the age where Lamborghini was building a mid-engined sports cars, Ferrari chose a traditional approach. "The fundamental objective we set for ourselves was to obtain a thin, svelte car, like a midengine design," Leonardo Fiorivanti recalled in a post. "The whole idea was really a search for this sense of lightness and rake, a slender look." He pulled it off, too. In our first road test, over 40 years ago, we said, "It might as well be said right now, the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona is the best sports car in the world. Or the best GT ... "
It's not only gorgeous: The A110 was one of the most successful race cars of its time. made it an incredibly good-handling machine. It was tiny, too: at about three and a half feet tall, it was just two inches taller than a Ford GT40.
The Atlantic was designed by Ettore Bugatti's son, Jean. It was criticized for poor visibility and bad ventilation, but who cares? It was fast, and the design of the roof and windows were taken straight from planes. If you were wondering about its creds as a style icon, Ralph Lauren owns a Bugatti Atlantic. That should be enough.
We heralded the Citroën SM as the star of the 1970 Geneva Motor Show. It paired hydro-pneumatic suspension with self-leveling, variable steering and a quad-cam V-6 that was worked on with Maserati. Even though it still looks futuristic, the complex internals created a car that was notoriously unreliable on a good day and a fancy garage sculpture on a bad day.
It's hard to talk about the Aston Martin DB5 without mentioning its role in James Bond films, so we will. When it debuted in Goldfinger, it set the stage for the entire film. It was an instant classic. It since Aston designed it to be a grand tourer, but that doesn't make it any less beautiful.
The Tatra T87 was a Czech car based on streamlined, zeppelin designs of the 1930s and 1940s. It was meant for the wealthy, and . The attention to detail is astounding. The handling wasn't the best, though if you looked at this car and expected it to be an autocross monster, we'd advise you to see an eye doctor.