Ah, pop-up headlights - how we miss you. Thanks to stringent European passenger impact regulations, there hasn’t been a car with pop-up headlights offered in the United States since 2004, when both the Lotus Esprit (yes, they were still making it) and the Chevrolet Corvette both sold their very last pop-up models. Once the preferred choice of automakers seeking to improve aerodynamics and styling while still satisfying bizarre federal edicts concerning sealed-beam headlight assembly height and shape, pop-ups are now as distinctly retro as a manual choke and - dare we say it? - a clutch pedal.
Let's take a quick look at 10 of the most iconic cars with pop-up headlights to have ever graced American roads.