Win with TomTom!

Be a part of our 2014 Tyre fitment survey and stand a chance to a win a TomTom Runner GPS watch. Enter now!

Win with Mitsubishi Mirage!

To coincide with the launch of its Mirage hatchback, Mitsubishi is giving away two Mirages with insurance for a year!

Brit cars tops for dream rides

2013-02-15 08:31

CLASSIC BRITISH RIDE: The Aston Martin DB5 featured in several James Bond films, including the 2012 film 'Skyfall', remains a dream car to own for most. Who wouldn't want to own 007s ride?

kalahari.com

  • Jaguar

    One man's struggle to establish the world's first jaguar preserve. Now R806.00


    buy now

 
LONDON, England – An online survey has shown that British automakers lead the world among dream cars.

The poll, run by the Future Drive Motor Show (FDMS), asked: “With money no object, which car brand would you like to see in your garage?”

In the top 10 were four British automakers (Aston Martin, Bentley, Jaguar and McLaren), three Italian (Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati) and three German (Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Audi).

INGRAINED IN OUR MINDS

Aston Martin, since its appearance in the James Bond movie series, was top of the desirability list.

FDMS managing director Giles Brown said: “It’s such great news that cars built here in the UK are so desirable and top of the shopping list if money were no object. Here’s hoping the increase in the price of a lottery ticket does not decrease the number of winners who would more than likely buy one of these iconic brands.

“Their glamour and desirability seem to grow. Ingrained in our minds are the Bentley Boys, the James Bond Aston Martins, the reputedly most desirable car in the world – the Jaguar E-Type – and new-boy-on-the-block, McLaren.”

The show will take place at ExCeL London from 5-12 May 2013 to showcase a wide range of new vehicles.

There will also be an electric supercar section, a garage of the future, a motorcycle and scooter test drive area, a teenage driving experience and a kiddies’ driving area.
 

NEXT ON WHEELS24X
Read more on:    poll  |  jaguar  |  automaker  |  rides  |  mclaren  |  aston martin  |  survey  |  british

Read Wheels24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Inside Wheels24

COMPETITION

Win with TomTom!

Be a part of our 2014 Tyre fitment survey and stand a chance to a win a TomTom Runner GPS watch. Enter now!

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.