3. Volkswagen Beetle
Few cars are as iconic or loved around the world as the VW Beetle. Most people have no idea that Ferdinand Porsche, the namesake for the German automaker, actually dreamed up the Beetle as an affordable means of transportation for the common person. The car officially launched in 1941 and has enjoyed one of the most successful out of any vehicle ever made in the entire world. Consumers in other countries took readily to the Beetle after World War II was over since it was a stylish and incredibly economical means of transportation. The car stayed popular for a few decades, but was revitalized by a new design in 1998. The currents version of the Beetle is the best yet, with a retro design that hearkens back to the early days of production and an interior that provides an amazing amount of space for occupants and cargo.