So how do you go about picking the top 5 American cars of all time? Do you choose the great classics or do you select things like the Cadillac CTS-V?
In the panoply of the Greatest Cars of All Time, the Edsel checks in as the greatest failure, a car line that didn't live up to its over-optimistic expectations on a colossal scale. Here's why.
The wild success of the Mustang combined with Ralph Nader's attacks on the Corvair helped launch Chevy's entry into the "pony" car race.
Based on the Coronet, the Charger wasn't much of a looker. But who could forget its menacing full-width grille with those hidden headlights.
The VW Beetle suffered so many false starts that it is difficult to imagine a harder road to success. Yet, somehow, the car has not only survived but prospered.
If there was ever a car that epitomized the greed-is-good excesses of the Eighties, it was the Ferrari Testarossa.
The biggest irony surrounding Carroll Shelby's Cobra is that, while it has become an icon of Ford performance, it might just as well have been powered by Chevrolet.
The Firebird may have been a late out of the gates behind the Mustang, but it was still an immediate sales success. Here's how it all got started.