Limited edition cars come in a number of categories, ranging from the sticker packages of the 80s all the way up to the one-off ultra-luxury models priced in the millions. Along the way, a number of these limited edition made an out-sized impact on the auto industry, extending their influence far beyond what their low production numbers would suggest. Perhaps unsurprisingly, many of these automobiles featured hard hitting performance, and in some cases offered a preview of what would be coming next from the brand in question. Sometimes, however, there was a bit of whimsy, heritage, or 'look at me' spirit behind a limited edition car that attracted everyone's attention for reasons other than horsepower.
Let's take a quick look at 10 limited edition cars that have made an impact on the auto industry.