1989 #51 “Mello Yello” Chevrolet Lumina
The colorful world of NASCAR racing was always interesting to movie makers since it is the biggest American racing series. And one of the best NASCAR movies is 1990 action classic, Days of Thunder, starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman featuring the 1989 “Mello Yello” Chevy Lumina.
They based the Cannonball Run movie is on a real-life Cannonball race. It was an illegal road race from the early â70s. The goal was to drive from New York to Los Angeles to beat the record time. Drivers had to avoid police traps, helicopters and try not to kill anybody. And again, the Lamborghini Countach served as the main car in the film.
These are the 50 greatest and most famous movie cars of all time. There is no doubt more will come as cars will always be an important part of the entertainment industry.