Car aficionado or novice, you should be able to guess some of the big names in this gallery. Bentley. Aston Martin. Rolls-Royce. These British manufacturers have been shaping the industry for decades. Their cars looked great on the racing circuit and spy films. Now, with our eyes already on London, it's time to honor them.
Here's a nod to the 10 best, most important British cars, selected by Boston.com correspondent Bill Griffith. Text is provided by the Associated Press, Boston.com's Julie Balise and Griffith.