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"There is nothing as inconspicuous as a conspicuous car." - Maxwell Smart, "Operation Ridiculous".

During his career as a secret agent Maxwell Smart drives a number of different vehicles.

Ferrari[]

Ferrari

The first car Max is seen driving is a Ferrari 250 Cabriolet, which he takes from Symphony Hall in Washington to CONTROL Headquarters, conveniently located across the street [Episode #1: "Mr. Big"].

Sunbeam Tiger[]

Sunbeam Tiger

From 1965 to 1969 [Seasons One, Two, Three and Four], Max drives a red open-topped Sunbeam Tiger.

In fact, there are at least three of these; one is blown up when Max forgets to tell a repo man about the explosive gas pedal [Episode #48: "Cutback at CONTROL"] and another - possibly two - is totalled in a crash [Episode #53: "Where-What-How-Who Am I?"]. Each loss is seemingly replaced by an identical car.

At various times, the Sunbeam is fitted with the following devices:

Note: Hollywood director Otto Hurrah drives a light blue version of the same vehicle [Episode #60: "A Man Called Smart, Part 3"].

Karmann Ghia[]

VW Kharmann Ghia

In 1967, Max acquires a blue Volkswagen Kharmann Ghia.

Although he is seen driving it only once [Opening credits, Seasons Three and Four], he retains possession of the vehicle until 1995 when he finally sells it [GS95 Episode #1: "Pilot"].

Opel GT[]

Opel GT

In 1969 Season Five, Max switches to a gold Opel GT.

Again, there are at least two, with one being destroyed by errant canon fire from an Armed Baby Carriage from Bunny Beebe's Bye-Bye Baby Buggy Bargain Bazaar on Barnaby Boulevard [Episode #114: "Ironhand"].

Other cars[]

In the first Get Smart novel Max has "a long, black, shiny, custom-built automobile" equipped with a machine gun in the rear turret, a 20 mm. cannon in place of the lower left headlight, and a smoke screen which is emitted from the exhaust pipe.

The Chief's second Mustang.

When the Chief is kidnapped, Max wins his car, a 1965 Ford Mustang Zebra, in a raffle held to raise his ransom [Episode #9: "Satan Place"]. What Max does with this car is unknown but the Chief later demonstrates the special features of an identical-looking vehicle called the ZFB 600 which he describes as "a triumph of automotive engineering and the most ingeniously-conceived fighting machine in existence." [Episode #10: "Our Man in Leotards".] The Chief later obtains another Mustang, a Shelby GT500, which Max also drives on occasion [Episode #91: "Diamonds Are a Spy's Best Friend" & Episode #93: "A Tale of Two Tails"].

Max's wedding day.

Max and 99 tail Professor Sontag in a CONTROL Tracking Car. This is a 1966 Plymouth Sport Fury [Episode #14: "Weekend Vampire"].

On Max's wedding day, his regular car is being fixed so he and best man Admiral Hargrade are driven to the ceremony by Dr. Madre in a loaner, a 1961 Citroën 2CV AZLP [Episode #95: "With Love and Twitches"].

In 1980, while working for PITS, Max takes to the streets in a Counterattack Furniture D-1 Turbocharger Deskmobile [Move: "The Nude Bomb"].

In 1989, when recalled to active duty by the United States Intelligence Agency, Max is driving a red Alfa Romeo [TV Movie: "Get Smart, Again!"].

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