Car Logos

Plymouth logo

Plymouth logo

The Plymouth brand has a history long enough, but even without it, it’s quite obvious that its logo has turned into something more than just a graphic image of a car. It became the Legend of the American car industry.

Abarth logo

Abarth logo

The Abarth brand is one of the most famous among the brands associated with car racing. The brand’s cars have been actively participating in car racing in Italy and other European countries for more than half a century.

Piaggio logo

Piaggio logo

The Italian company Rinaldo Piaggio SPA started its production activity with the creation of small light-engine aircraft. Several models were produced serially, but for this was completely useless in terms of economic success of the company, so the company’s management decided to switch to automotive production.

AM General logo

AM General logo

The design of the classic AM General logo is quite simple in terms of composition. The basis of the logo is the name of the brand, for which a specially designed font was used – well readable, with smoothed corners. The color solution of the logo are red, blue and white colors – they depict the national flag of the United States.

AC Propulsion logo

AC Propulsion logo

The original AC Propulsion logo is a monochrome system consisting of two curves that even those who are far from physics can see to which brand their vehicles belong.

Panoz logo

Panoz logo

Originally oriented on tuning, American company Panoz reoriented to develop cars under its own brand quickly enough. They became one of the most authoritative manufacturers of racing cars.

Mosler logo

Mosler logo

The relatively short history of Mosler Automotive, through a series of scandalous victories allowed the brand to really advertise itself.

Hennessey logo

Hennessey logo

In the history of automobile production, the brand Hennessey will remain as one of the most original and creative. And all because its founder – professional racer John Hennessy, paid special attention to several major factors – aerodynamics, as well as speed and stylish design.

Alpina logo

Alpina logo

The Alpina brand belongs to the BMW car concern, and marks a direction specializing in the production of elite small-series sports cars based on BMW.

DKW logo

The DKW logo corresponds to the basic rules of heraldry, although it is a very stylized figure: the basis was a classic European “shield” with a sharp base. The only thing in which the creators of the logo allowed themselves freedom is the exit of the main figure outside the shield.

Büssing logo

Büssing logo

In 1903, Henry Bussing organized bus production Büssing AG. The first car of the brand was a two-ton truck, the second – a minibus Büssing HP.

Barkas logo

Barkas logo

The first Barkas logo was designed by the designers of the GDR in 1961 and was a stylized letter b, whose side elements are stretched horizontally and turned into real wings.

AWZ logo

AWZ logo

The AWZ brand actually counts its history from 1945, when the car factory of the city of Zwickau, formerly owned by Auto Union, was nationalized by the GDR and named Auto-Werke Zwickau. The legendary Trabant car was originally called the AWZ P70.

Glas logo

Glas logo

The German manufacturer of cars and vans Glas existed in 1958-1969. The brand received its name from the name of Hans Glas, the owner of the enterprise. Simple and very effective, the company’s logo was originally formed in a monochrome, but soon enough acquired a color version.

Goliath logo

Goliath logo

The Goliath brand existed in 1928-1961 in Germany. The cars of this brand were produced by Borgward, in parallel with Borgward, Hansa and Lloyd.

Hansa logo

Hansa logo

The Hansa brand has a very impressive history, because the first logo for Hansa-Automobil Gesellschaft m.b.H appeared in 1905. In 1914, the company, by merging with another car plant, significantly increased its production capacity, and changed its name to Hansa-Lloyd-Werke A.G.

Multicar logo

Multicar logo

Originally, the Multicar logo was created for the company of the same name, whose production was in Walterhausen. However, even after the disappearance of the company, the brand (and logo) continued to exist as a property of Hako GmbH.

NAG logo

NAG logo

The NAG car manufacturer’s logo was created for the company Neue Automobil-Gesellschaft AG, later renamed the National Automobile Society of Germany.

Neoplan logo

Neoplan logo

The Neoplan logo was developed in 1953 for innovative buses produced by NEOMAN Bus, a subsidiary of MAN AG.

Heinkel logo

Heinkel logo

The Heinkel logo was designed by designers for Heinkel Flugzeugwerke products. It was primarily minibuses, the production of which was organized in 1956.

Horch logo

Horch logo

The brand was created in 1904 by August Horh, an entrepreneur from Zwickau (Saxony). Subsequently, in 1932, the brand became one of the components of Auto Union – this logo was one of four, contained in Audi rings in the first version of the new logo.

Lloyd logo

Lloyd logo

The Lloyd brand logo was created in 1908, when Norddeutscher Lloyd, a shipping company, opened a car manufacturing subsidiary, Norddeutsche Automobil und Motoren GmbH.

Borgward logo

Borgward logo

Borgward is a unique phenomenon of the German automotive industry of recent times. The brand, which ceased to exist in 1963, literally rebounded at the Munich International Motor Show in 2015, literally rebounded from non-existence, and even with a new logo.

Bitter logo

Bitter logo The logo Erich Bitter Automobil GmbH or simply Bitter is characterized by restraint and even minimalism.

Wiesmann logo

Wiesmann logo

The family brand Wiesmann existed from 1988 to 2014. The logo of this brand was distinguished by its elegance and exceptional sense of humor.

Isdera logo

Isdera logo

History of the Isdera company started in 1969, when the tuning version of the racing GT40 under the name of Erator GTE appeared. And soon the Isdera logo already flaunted not only on tuned models, for example, Mercedes-Benz, but on the concept cars of the new brand. The brand was branded only in the late 1970s.

Hartge logo

Hartge logo

German car manufacturer Hartge “grew” in the present production from a small tuning studio. Atelier began its work in 1971, but only in 1985 the company acquired its own logo. By the way, he has not changed since then.

Apal logo

Apal logo

The German car brand Apal acquired its own logo in 1961, simultaneously with the opening of the automobile production.

Melkus logo

Melkus logo

A small manufacturer of racing cars from Germany, Melkus is well known in the world of racing, at least in Europe. The Melkus logo was designed at the same time when the work on the construction of the first concept began.

Mansory logo

Mansory logo

Bentley Mansory Continental GT was released in 2008 on the market with an exclusive offer – the fastest car of its time, with a capacity of 600 horsepower and the ability to accelerate to 60 miles per hour in 4.3 seconds. To emphasize the speed, the logo was chosen the best – the monochrome brand name (or capital letter M) with stylized wings on the right and left.

Keinath logo

Keinath logo

German automobile brand Keinath from family tuning studio, since 1983, has turned to specialized small-scale production of racing cars on the basis of Opel. And therefore the main symbolic meanings, enclosed in the logo, can be considered speed, aerodynamics and modern design, both internal and external.

Lotec logo

Lotec logo

The car brand Lotec refers to obviously “young ones”. Its story is short, however, that does not mean the unknown. The cars of this brand, even if they are oriented towards a relatively small audience of connoisseurs or even car gourmets, and therefore few, are of great interest. First of all – thanks to the use of modern composites in car designs.

Mercury logo

Mercury logo

Mercury is a name that stands for the brand of American cars, part of the company Ford. Production was neglected for the sale of middle-class cars between the models “Ford” and “Lincoln”. Since January 2011, cars of this brand are not produced.

Mahindra logo

Mahindra logo

Mahindra & Mahindra began its history in 1948 on the basis of an already existing company, specializing in the production of machinery, automotive and agricultural, as well as spare parts for cars.

Bajaj logo

Bajaj logo

The automaker Bachraj Trading Corporation Private Limited began its work on November 29, 1945.

Gumpert logo

Gumpert logolo” is supercar produced by the German company “Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur GmbH,” whose headquarters are located in Altenburg. The main feature of these cars is unmatched speed.

Polestar Logo

Polestar Logo

The history of Polestar started in 1996, yet it acquired the status of a standalone brand only in 2017. The Polestar logo has been modified once. Both the versions are the visual representation of the metaphor behind the brand’s name.

Tata Motors Logo

Tata Motors Logo

Tata Motors Limited is a multinational automaker “worth” $42 billion. The product range varies from cars and SUVs to buses and trucks. Tata Motors logo is close to the emblem of Tata Group.

Ram Logo

Ram Logo

The iconic Ram logo evolved from the ram’s head hood ornament that made its debut in the late 1920s. However, it had not become the brand’s standard badge until 1993. Originally, the logo belonged to the Ram Truck’s parent brand Dodge.

Pagani Logo

Pagani Logo

Pagani Automobili is a well-known Italian specialty auto-maker focusing on supercars and carbon fiber. The company is based not far from Modena, Italy.

Scion Logo

Scion Logo

The Scion brand boasts quite an attractive and sleek logo.

Corvette logo

Corvette logo meaning and history

Robert Bartholomew created the first version of the Corvette logo shortly before the car itself was introduced in 1953. The Corvette symbol consisted of two crossing poles, with two flags (a checkered flag and the US flag).

Saturn logo

saturn-logo
Most people think that the Saturn logo represents the planet and its ring. However, it’s not exactly the case!

Eagle logo

eagle-logo

Unlike other marques that belong to Chrysler (for instance, Dodge or Plymouth), the Eagle vehicles did not bear the Chrysler “pentastar” logo. Instead, they had a unique Eagle head logo.

Smart logo

smart-logo
Founded: 1994

Smart is a relatively young automobile manufacturer, as it has been around since the 1970s. The brand belongs to Daimler AG. The company specializes in microcars.

Skoda logo

skoda logo

Founded: 18 December 1895

Škoda – The company whose logo has changed fundamentally several times. And if the very first logos are not taken into account, because they belonged to a company that was called differently at that time, then in the twentieth century, the vision of a single symbol of the brand changed very seriously four times.

SEAT logo

Seat logo
Founded: May 9, 1950

The official logo of the SEAT brand has changed at least 8 times for the last half-century. And the first five logos deserve special attention, in terms of the individuality of each.

SsangYong logo

SsangYong logo
Founded 4 March 1954

The enterprise, which began as a small military assembly shop, only after a decade and a half they chose their first logo, and only 30 years later became independent in full.

Saab logo

saab-logo

The Saab make of cars, which ceased to exist in 2012, had gone through a series of logotypes ranging from minimalistic, clear wordmarks to comparatively complicated emblems.

Opel logo

opel-logo

Founded: January 21, 1863

Opel is one of the world’s top car brands, and it made a bang before WWII. Over the company’s history, which started in 1862, the company has changed lots of logos.