Star Wars fans are spread all over the world and they are not afraid to show their love for the series, the characters and the vehicles in the movies. The Star Wars fandom is not just limited to individuals, in fact, you can find brands that are just as enthusiastic about these movies as any fan boy.
There are some car manufacturers that made special edition or limited edition vehicles when a new Star Wars movie is about to be released. Regardless to say, these cars made a lot of headlines and made the Star Wars fandom really excited.
We have had a number of Star Wars themed cars in the recent history and the car brands were either asked to they took the initiative themselves to make these vehicles. Many people take it upon themselves and modify their cars themselves to look more like a Star Wars vehicle.
We have a list of some of the coolest and the best Star Wars themed vehicles that were manufactured by car brands. Since there are pretty much thousands of Star Wars themed cars, we are focusing on the vehicles that were available to the general public (in any capacity) and anyone who could afford it could buy it.
Here are 4 best Star Wars themed vehicles ever by car brands.
Nissan Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition
The Nissan Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition was released at the time of the release of Star Wars: A Rogue One Story. Of course, this was a marketing strategy that worked wonderfully because of the name similarities between these two franchises.
This Japanese brand jumped at the opportunity to make an SUV that is worthy of the franchise. The Nissan Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition was unveiled at the Los Angeles Motor Show. Based on the 2017 Nissan Rogue, the Nissan Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition was offered in Magnetic Black and Glacier White colors to commemorate the colors of a Stormtrooper and of course, Darth Vader.
In order to make it worthy of the Star Wars franchise, the Nissan Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition had logo decals of the Rogue One badging on the front doors, a Star Wars logo clear rear bumper protector and Rebel Alliance and the Galactic Empire on the D-pillar.
Only 5,400 units were produced of this compact SUV, so that is pretty limited. Coming to the performance specifications of the Nissan Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition, it was powered by the standard Rogue engine i.e. a 2.5-litre DOHC V4 engine that can produce 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque.
The engine was paired with Nissan’s Xtronic transmission with Eco and Sport Mode. Some of the most highlighted features of the Nissan Rogue One Star Wars Limited Edition include Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Start, and a Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System to name a few.
Fiat 500e Stormtrooper
Released to match the opening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Fiat 500e Stormtrooper is perhaps the prettiest hatchbacks ever. This electric car was released in 2016 and made headlines all over the world for having a design similar to a Stormtrooper’s helmet.
This Star Wars themed car was shown at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show where it thrilled the car enthusiasts as well as the Star Wars fandom. The body of the Fiat 500e Stormtrooper had the signature while and black colors of Stormtroopers, regardless of the fact that it is a modern rendition.
The styling continues with the front grille where you can find the Fiat logo has been replaced and it had an image of a Stormtrooper’s helmet on it. The interior received the Star Wars treatment as well, the whole cabin was covered in black and white colors, including the Alcantara leather seats. S
When it comes to the performance of the Fiat 500e Stormtrooper, the enthusiasts were glad to notice that it the performance of this hatchback was actually pretty good. The Fiat 500e Stormtrooper had a top speed of 125 mph and can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 7 seconds.
The Fiat 500e Stormtrooper is fitted with a 24 kWh lithium ion battery and an electric motor that can generate 111 horsepower. This is a zero emission compact car that used single speed transmission which provided a wholesome city ride.
The Fiat 500e Stormtrooper was sold for $31,800.
BMW M6 Stormtrooper by Vilner
When a company like Vilner Studio takes a BMW M6, we know that it is going to be brilliant and simply perfect. Vilner is a Bulgarian company that specializes in giving cars makeovers for people who want to make their vehicles extra spiffy.
Although they specialize in customizing and modifying interiors, they actually spent some extra time on the BMW M6 to make it look like a Stormtrooper Buglarian style. The BMW M6 convertible received this special treatment for the Episode 7 promotions and was sold in very limited numbers.
The BMW M6 convertible was based on the 2010 model of the convertible that had a 5.0-litre V10 engine that was capable of producing 507 horsepower and a torque of 383 lb-ft. It had a top speed of 155 mph and could go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds.
The design of the BMW M6 Stormtrooper was highlighted with the help of huge 20-inch black wheels with white stripes of the X-Wing fighter’s ion engines that were used by Rebel Alliance and New Republic. The interior of the convertible received matt brown finish and some pretty amazing interior options.
The BMW M6 Stormtrooper also received a new spoiler, built-in LED lights with a black base headlamps, LED taillights and no performance upgrades. Although it would have been nice to receive performance upgrade, but the standard BMW M6 performance is still worthy of a Stormtrooper inspired vehicle.
The BMW M6 Stormtrooper was sold for $ 125,000.
Dodge’s Star Wars Edition Vehicles
In the perfect Dodge manner, the brand choose three of its most famous muscle cars to become the perfect vehicle for Star Wars. Dodge took to the streets with a Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger and Dodge Viper in their black and white colors to show their love and appreciation for then upcoming The Force Awakens.
While the Dodge Charger and Dodge Challengers were in the First Order Stormtrooper colors, the Dodge Viper was given the colors of Kylo Ren’s clothes to complete the set. While the Charger and the Challenger looked awesome, the Viper was the one that stole the show.
The Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger both had SRT specifications with the massive Hellcat engines so that their performance is worthy of a Stormtrooper.
These are some of the best and the most talked about Star Wars themed cars that were produced by car brands. Since Star Wars is a he franchise, these vehicles have a large impact on the vast car enthusiast community. These 4 vehicles were able to grab the attention of the audience since these vehicles were meant to be for promotional purposes.
Through the years, we have seen literally hundreds and thousands of cars that were inspired by Star Wars. The fans had taken it upon themselves to modify their vehicles and make them look like they either drove out of the movie set or the cars simply represented what the series means to the driver. These vehicles never cease to amaze the world with their uncanny ability to capture the essence of the series.
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