The prettiest cars around

Germans are very proud of their cars. 12 of the top 30 luxury sport cars in the world come from German manufacturers. Cars represent something of a status symbol in German society. So we took some snapshots of the nicest old retro cars we could find about. And some mopeds and bikes.

Here are a few synonyms for the word car – (‘Auto’) in German:

  • PKW (Personenkraftwagen)
  • Wagen
  • Karre
  • Kutsche
  • Karosse
  • Schlitten
  • Flitzer
  • Blechbüchse (derogatory)
  • Schrotthaufen (derogatory)
  • Rostbeule (derogatory)