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These are the 10 best car badges of all time

Classic & Sports Car Logo By Giles Chapman of Classic & Sports Car | Slide 1 of 21: What’s in a badge? Prestige? Shiny enamel? Or just a heap of marketing trickery?Whatever’s the case, the humble badge is the one thing that binds every vehicle in a marque’s garage. How else would the Aston Martin Cygnet be related to the DB4?And, in an era of constant badge engineering (where one machine is taken by multiple makes, rebadged, renamed and upsold as an entirely different car), we ought to treasure the crests featured here, which have stood the test of time as prestigious and storied symbols of motoring heritage – or are just plain strange enough to be stand out from the crowd.Either way, here are the 10 best car badges of all time.

Arresting crests from motoring history

What’s in a badge? Prestige? Shiny enamel? Or just a heap of marketing trickery?

Whatever’s the case, the humble badge is the one thing that binds every vehicle in a marque’s garage. How else would the Aston Martin Cygnet be related to the DB4?

And, in an era of constant badge engineering (where one machine is taken by multiple makes, rebadged, renamed and upsold as an entirely different car), we ought to treasure the crests featured here, which have stood the test of time as prestigious and storied symbols of motoring heritage – or are just plain strange enough to be stand out from the crowd.

Either way, here are the 10 best car badges of all time.

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