NEW YORK--Some cars become stars in their own right, appearing in movies or television and gaining as much a place in the public imagination as any human celebrity. A display by Miami's Dezer Collection at the 2010 New York auto show catapulted us right back to childhood as we lovingly gazed at Speed Racer's Mach 5 and the Monkee Mobile.
More-recent celebrities in this mix included K.I.T.T. from "Knight Rider," and the Batmobile from Tim Burton's "Batman" and "Batman Returns."
Most of these cars are the originals, built … Read more