Cars in Entertainment

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Whether you’re a fan of cars in the entertainment industry, or simply like being entertained by cars, this blog series explores the more creative side of automobiles. Cars have become an important staple of society, so it makes sense that we’d want to explore more than just how practical they are for getting around. We’re looking at everything entertaining about vehicles—from zombie-proofing to cars with famous, iconic vehicles.

How to Prep Your Zombie Getaway Vehicle

On Halloween we decided it was finally time to talk about what everyone should have in their Zombie Getaway Vehicles (ZGV). For this blog, Copart listed the most important apocalypse essentials from food to medical kits. Don’t wait until the actual zombie apocalypse to see how paper towels, duct tape and a solar charger can help keep you alive (and sane). 

And if you’re in the market for a new ZGV, why not check out what Copart has to offer.

5 “Smart” Cars Who Were Too Intelligent

Copart counts down their top five favorite “smart” cars from film, television and comics. Spoiler alert: they’re listed below:

  • Herbie the Lovebug
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand)
  • Christine
  • Danny the Street

Did your favorite make the list? Don’t forget to check out the selection of real smart cars at Copart. Some of our vehicles may be salvage, but at least they’re not alive.

5 Iconic Cars of the Silver Screen

We’re not done making lists yet. Join Copart as we look at five of the most famous cars from the silver screen. Let’s take a look at some of the most unforgettable vehicles from cinema and what made them so noteworthy.

  • Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger (1964)
  • Ford Mustang Fastbackfrom Bullitt (1968)
  • Pontiac Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
  • Ferrari 250 GT California from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
  • DMC-12 DeLorean from the Back to The Future franchise (1985-1990)

Now that you’ve read about some of our favorite classic movie cars, why not tell us about yours?

4 Holiday Vehicle Decorations That Are Over the Top

Vehicle decorations can be a fun way to express holiday cheer, but some of them might be too much for the road. That’s right. In this blog we’re talking about the following unforgivable decorations:

  • Giant Turkey Legs
  • Giant Vertical Christmas Trees
  • Lights. Lights Everywhere.
  • Standing Santa

We’re not Scrooges, but there is such a thing as “too much.” Find a salvage car to dress up for the holidays (or not) at

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