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Car Pinball Machines

There have been so many pinball machines that have been based on different cars. Here, we put a list together of some of the best car themed pinball machines.


Mustang | Stern Pinball

Mustang is a 2014 racing pinball machine from Stern Pinball. It was a game that had easy rules to follow. The rules would go deeper and deeper though, so advanced players can still play and not get bored. The ramp on the playfield moves into both up and down positions. You should also shot around the playfield to collect parts and customize your Mustang.

Corvette | Bally

Another classic racing pinball machine. Corvette allows you to drag race with a competitor corvette. It also features an engine on the left hand side of the playfield. The engine revs and shakes as you play the game. The point of the game is to collect all nine cars on the playfield. You do this by completing modes. There are three video modes, as well as a couple multiball modes. The complexity of the game makes it a great one to play and a lot of fun.

NASCAR | Stern Pinball

NASCAR from Stern is a rather unique game in that the ball launch circles around the playfield. It mimics the NASCAR racetrack. It also has an identical playfield to another race game, Grand Prix. This game has many nods to NASCAR like car trailers and pit stops. This is a fun, fast game that builds up speed, pardon the pun.

Viper Night Drivin’ | Sega

Viper Night Drivin’ is a very interesting game from Sega. It was one of the first pins to incorporate Day-Glo and a blacklight to mimic driving at night. The soundtrack was also done by world famous Slash. The disk jockey featured in this game is none other that Chicago’s famous Mancow. The gameplay itself is fun with the lighting being extremely responsive to your shots. This provides an extra level of satisfaction to making that perfect shot.

Grand Prix | Williams

This is another great game from Williams. Even many people who prefer solid state pinball machines usually give this on high ratings. This game is especially noted for it’s long ball. It’s got some really satisfying shots that reach the very end of the playfield. As such, it emphasizes skill, and ball management to rack up the big points.

Speed Way | Williams

Speed Way is an older Williams game that came out in 1948. It doesn’t have all the bells and whistles that you’d find in a modern machine, but for a machine of its day it was great. It went completely against the grain with flippers that faced in opposite directions and a pop bumper directly in the middle of the playfield. This game was very unique and is welcome in almost all players collection.


Pinball makers seem to use cars as the base for a great theme. Cars seem to be something that many people love. Even if cars are not your thing, you can usually appreciate how nice a car that’s been restored looks.

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