15 Most Groundbreaking Cars of All Time

These Cars Changed the Automotive World Forever
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These Cars Changed the Automotive World Forever

Cars have always been fashion statements, as well as tools. Several have been more influential than others, however, either by dint of their sales or some feat of engineering that went on to spread throughout the market. Add several of these advances together, and you build up the modern car.

Whatever the modern car looks like, though, there are always new advances around the corner. Here’s a look at the 15 most influential cars of all time. Some models are still being produced today, and you can read about them in U.S. News & World Report's new vehicle rankings (although they look quite different from their groundbreaking forebears).

Check out the world's most influential cars on the following slides.