Cars That Start With V

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With so many new automobile manufacturers starting to appear worldwide, the question is always, what are the cars that start with V?

We will review current and defunct manufacturers and see how many are there and where.

Here are all the car names starting with V, but let’s first look at the top manufacturers.

2023 yellow and white Volkswagen ID Buzz on the beach
The new all-electric VW ID.BUZZ

Top 6 Cars That Start With V

  • Vauxhall Motors
  • Vaydor
  • Venturi
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
  • VUHL

Cars That Start With V: Still In Production

There are 20 automobile manufacturers producing vehicles whose names start with the letter V, and here they are in alphabetical order:

ValarraVauxhall MotorsVencerVinFast
Valmet AutomotiveVaydorVenirautoVolkswagen
Van HoolVAZInterServiceVenturiVolvo
VandenbrinkVega EVXVetter VehiclesVoyah
Vanderhall Motor WorksVehicle Factory JabalpurVIA MotorsVUHL

If you ever wondered what a mix of a Lotus Esprit and a Ferrari F40 would be, then Venturi made just that vehicle.

Here is a video of the Venturi 400 Trophy going full throttle around Spa-Francorchamps with its twin-turbo 3.0 V6 engine producing 400HP:

Venturi 400 Trophy Sound in Action at Spa-Francorchamps Circuit

Cars That Start With V: That Defunct

Since the invention of the self-propelled vehicle, there have been 52 automobile manufacturers that are no longer in business, and here they are in alphabetical order from their country of origin:


  • Vemag


  • Venucia

Czech Republic

  • Velorex




  • Veritas


  • Vaghi
  • Vespa (not to be confused with the scooters)


  • Vemac


  • VAM


  • VDL Berkhof


  • Vinci


  • Victoria


  • Vabis
  • Von Braun Holding Company


  • Vera

United Kingdom

ValeVee Gee
Vanden PlasVelox

United States

V.E.Vector MotorsVictor SteamerVisionary Vehicles
Van WagonerVernonVictoryVLF Automotive
VectorVictor Page Motors CorpVirginianVulcan


  • Vinaxuki

Source: Wikipedia

1927 blue Volvo ÖV4 and red 1935 Volvo PV36
1927 Volvo ÖV4 (left) and 1935 Volvo PV36 (right)

Final Thoughts On Cars That Start With V

Hopefully, you are surprised how many car manufacturers there are that names begin with V and the massive amount in the past.

It would have been interesting if most of these older manufacturers were still in production today.


What Expensive Cars Start With The Letter V?

When you watched the first Suicide Squad movie, you would have seen the Vaydor Coupe that Joker drove with, and you can buy precisely the same car with a Chevrolet v8 turbo for $100,000.
Volvo was always a sensible choice, but they cater to the higher-end marker with their Recharge (Hybrid) range; you can buy a Volvo XC90 Recharge SUV with all the extras for $93,430.
Luckily, a track-day-orientated manufacturer is also produced in Mexico; the Vuhl 05RR only weighs 1,455 LB (660 KG) and makes 400HP for $112,000.

What Car Company Has A V Logo Of V?

Only two car manufacturers utilize just a V for their logo; VinFast is a Vietnamese company, and Venturi is based in Monaco and is now focusing on electrification.

What Is A V Engine?

A V engine describes the configuration of the cylinders when viewed straight on the engine’s crankshaft.
You get a narrow to wide angle V-layout engine from the Volkswagen VR engines that only has a 15-degree V compared to the Ferrari Testarossa V12, which is 180 degrees or flat.