Italy's Alfa Romeo builds sporty vehicles for discerning drivers. The car manufacturer joined the Fiat Group in 1986.
The Alpina brand is very popular among sports car lovers. The company offers tuned cars, based on BMW's product line.
A British manufacturer of sports cars rose to the challenge of building motorsports vehicles for common use in the early years of the 20th century.
Audi manufactures premium class vehicles with a particularly sporty touch. Today Audi is one of the leading car manufacturers in the world, especially in the areas of middle class, upper middle class and upper class vehicles.
Bentley is one of the leading manufacturers of luxury cars.
BMW, the German manufacturer of high-quality cars, has impressed drivers across the world. BMW itself is actively involved in the development of new tyres.
The BMW M GmbH is a subsidiary of the car manufacturer BMW, and is responsible for the development and production of high-performance modifications of some BMW models.
The car brand Cadillac is part of the American automobile company General Motors that specializes in high-class cars. Until the 1970s, the brand was famous for its sprawling dimensions.
The car manufacturer Chevrolet was founded in the USA in 1911. Today, the company offers their respectable range of car models across the globe. Aside from small and large family cars, Chevrolet also offers sports cars, SUV-s and vans.
A traditional American company with quite eventful history. In 2011, the Fiat Group has become the majority shareholder of Chrysler Group LLC.
The history of the Citroën brand began in 1919, when the first Citroën Type A went into production. Today the company is one of the major European car manufacturers. Models range from small to executive cars and transporters.
Dacia is a well-known manufacturer of particularly affordable vehicles. The company was founded in 1966, in cooperation with the French car manufacturer Renault.
Daewoo is a General Motors subsidiary specialized in small vehicles and compact cars.
Daihatsu is known particularly for their small family cars. The manufacturer's lineup is supplemented by some SUV models and various vans.
Dodge is a US automotive brand, a division of the Chrysler Group LLC. Dodge's presence on the European market is mainly in the form of American imported vehicles.
Ferrari cars are among the most spectacular vehicles ever built. The Italian manufacturer of sports and Formula 1 racing cars is 90% owned by the Fiat Group.
The Fiat S.p.A was founded in 1899. Over the course of the decades, the Italian car manufacturer has grown into one of the largest car manufacturers. Fiat offers a wide variety of small vehicles and compact cars.
Ford is one of the biggest car manufacturers in the world and enjoys huge popularity across the globe. Their extensive lineup of cars covers all needs and expectations.
Honda's portfolio is comprised mainly of family cars. The Japanese company develops, builds and markets automobiles, motorcycles, marine motors, power generators and motorised equipment worldwide. Honda is also world's largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines.
Hyundai is one of the younger car manufacturers. The company was founded in 1969 and 8 years later started marketing their first cars. It took only a short while for Hyundai to become one of the top car manufacturers, and their cars are now sold worldwide. They specialize in family cars, vans, SUVs and sports cars.
Infiniti is the luxury branch of the car manufacturer Nissan.
The Japanese car manufacturer Isuzu is known more for its specialized vehicles, such as ORVs and pick-ups, which is why their list of independently developed car models is rather short.
Jaguar is a British multinational car manufacturer, specializing in sports cars and a splash of luxury. As these are mostly vehicles with high performance engines, they generally use 16 to 21 inch tyres.
The Jeep brand stands for high-quality off-road vehicles, which live up even to the highest expectations. One of their most popular models is the Jeep Cherokee.
KIA is the Number 2 car manufacturer in South Korea and markets its vehicles worldwide. Their extensive lineup includes everything from small vehicles to large family cars and vans.
Lada has long been Russia and Eastern Europe's largest car manufacturer. Over time, they have cooperated with many other car manufacturers.
The Italian car manufacturer with the raging bull logo has been building limited edition sports cars since 1964, and in 1998 was integrated into the Volkswagen Group as part of the Audi AG.
Lancia was one of the early pioneers of car engineering and has always been a big name in rally racing. Part of the Fiat Group since 1969, and today they maintain a strong cooperation with the car manufacturer Chrysler.
When it comes to the development of high-performance off-road vehicles, Land Rover is one of the most famous and popular brands. Going for a Land Rover is very nearly unavoidable, for anyone who spends a lot of time driving off the road. The English brand has its roots in the development of solid agricultural vehicles, among other things.
Lexus is one of the most famous manufacturers of large family and executive cars. The Lexus brand is part of the Japanese Toyota Motor Corporation and places a strong emphasis on driving comfort.
The Italian sports car manufacturer with the trident emblem. Formerly a very successful independent brand of racing cars, Maserati has since joined the Fiat Group.
The Maybach-Manufaktur used to develop and sell luxury limousines as a subsidiary of the German Daimler AG. Maybach has since been replaced by the Mercedes S-Class.
From small to large family cars, from sports cars to SUVs, Mazda has all car categories covered. Since 1959 when they sold their first model, the Japanese company has grown to be one of the world's largest car manufacturers.
The McLaren Automotive Ltd produces limited edition high-performance sports cars under the umbrella of the McLaren Group.
Mercedes-Benz is one of the world's most famous car manufacturers and a registered trademark of the Daimler AG. Mercedes places a large emphasis on driving comfort when designing their cars.
MG Motor is a British car brand. Following the bankruptcy of MC Rover, the cars are developed through the Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation.
Mini is a brand of small economy cars developed by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and manufactured by various licensing partners (such as Austin, Morris or Rover) over the course of its history. The classic mini was an instant hit. Following the takeover by BMW, the Mini brand has been reimaged with new models.
Mitsubishi is from Japan and is one of the world's largest car manufacturers, specializing mainly in small and large family cars. The Mitsubishi lineup also includes vans and SUVs.
Although the first cars of the Japanese manufacturer were marketed mainly in Australia, today Nissan exports its cars worldwide. The vehicle line-up includes both small and large family cars, as well as sports vehicles and SUVs.
The originally German (now operating under General Motors) car manufacturer Opel markets its vehicles not just in Europe, but also in countries such as China, Australia and Singapore. Customers appreciate the reliability the various Opel models offer.
The French car manufacturer Peugeot, having started selling cars in 1891, is the world's oldest car brand. More recently, Peugeot has teamed up with Citroën to form the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group, which also behind the Volkswagen AG, Europe's second largest car manufacturer.
Pontiac was a brand under the US American General Motors Company (GM), until it was discontinued in 2010 when GM filed bankruptcy. Pontiac used to embody sports cars in the medium price segment, marketed at a younger target group. Particularly the Firebird Trans Am model enjoyed wide-reaching popularity, when it starred in a certain hugely successful American television series during the mid-80s.
Porsche, for many drivers, is the brand that embodies sports cars, having had their great breakthrough in 1963 with the Porsche 911. Porsche is also one of the few car manufacturers actively involved in tyre development .
The Malaysian car manufacturer Proton was born in 1983 from a Japanese-Malaysian cooperation between Mitsubishi and Heavy Industries of Malaysia and has started production in 1985.
Renault is one of Europe's bestselling car brands. With its comprehensive offer of various models, Renault has the perfect vehicle for all needs.
As a traditionally English brand, the Rolls-Royce has long time been the embodiment of luxury limousines. Particularly the radiator mascot, the trademark Spirit of Ecstasy, highlights a Rolls-Royce as a class of its own. After being acquired by the Volkswagen Group in 1998, the high-class brand was handed over to BMW in 2000.
Rover is a British car brand with a long and eventful company history. Their Viking warship emblem was designed in the mid-80s.
The Swedish brand Saab stands for reliable and high mileage executive cars.
The Spanish car manufacturer Seat was founded in 1950, and belongs to the Volkswagen Group since the mid 90s. They specialise in small and large family cars.
The Czech vehicle manufacturer Škoda was founded in 1925 with the union of Laurin + Klement. The car manufacturing branch of the company was acquired by the Volkwagen AG in 1991, which resulted in a very successful era for Škoda.
These small, compact cars are a brand of the Daimler AG and are very popular, particularly with drivers who travel a lot around town.
The fourth largest South Korean car manufacturer SsangYong Motor specializes AWD and FWD vehicles. SsangYong entered into a technological partnership with Mercedes-Benz in 1991.
Subaru is the worldwide largest manufacturer of four-wheel drive vehicles. In addition to powerful SUVs, the Japanese car manufacturer also offers small and large family cars.
The Japanese automotive company Suzuki was founded back in 1909 and they started developing designs for compact cars as early as 1937. Even today, Suzuki mainly specializes in small family cars, supplemented by some larger models, as well as various SUVs.
The California-based company Tesla Motors, Inc. specializes in electric cars and electric vehicle power trains. With the goal of building emission free cars, Tesla has manufactured some car models and sells various components to other automotive companies.
In 2007, Japan's Toyota Motor Corporation rose as the worldwide biggest car manufacturer, with over 9,5 million sold vehicles. Their reliability in particular is appreciated by car drivers across the world. Their range of car models covers all categories and classes.
The German automotive company Volkswagen is Europe's largest car manufacturer, and ranks third worldwide. The parent company, the Volkswagen AG, sells passenger cars under Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, Lamborghini, MAN, Porsche, Scania, Seat, Škoda and VW. A Volkswagen cult car of the 20th century was the the Volkswagen Beetle.
Volvo is a Swedish car manufacturer that offers an extensive selection of large family cars, executive and luxury cars, as well as SUVs. Volvo cars are generally famous for their high mileage.