Skipping model years 1943 through 1945 due to World War II is notwithstanding for the purposes of this list.
Skipping are those with a discontinuous nameplate in some markets but is ongoing in other markets, for example the Ford Fiesta is considered discontiguous in North America (model years 1978-1980 and 2011–present) while production continued throughout Europe and marketed globally outside North America.
Concept cars and one-offs, especially those built and authorized by the factory (example Ferrari P) are excluded from this list.
^Originally a Grand Prix racecar that saw a successful career in Formula One following the war. Reintroduced as a road car on two occasions under separate nameplates.
^Originally introduced as a sportier submodel, it became a standalone model in 1984.
^ abUnintentionally reintroduced as part of the 3 Series due to a naming policy of its models, that following the series number, its last two numbers are based on its engine size in liters.
^Although American production discontinued in 2005, nameplate continued in Chinese produced models
^2002 model introduced January 2001; 2001 model year skipped as part of model changeover
^Reintroduced for the Middle East markets as an imported Holden Caprice which continues to this day. The US counterpart was initially announced as based on the same car until the discontinuation of the Pontiac brand. Instead, the Caprice is based on the Pontiac G8, a captive import Holden Commodore.
^The Chevrolet Corvette might be misconstrued as discontiguous, due to the 1983 model year. As there were problems with the new model (C4), all but a couple of the 1983 vehicles were destroyed. The survivors currently reside in museums, especially the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, out of private hands.
^Imperial was a Chrysler model back in 1926. In 1955, Imperial became a spin-off Chrysler brand from 1955-1975 with a brief appearance from 1981-1983. In 1990, the Chrysler Imperial name returned on a luxury sedan until 1993.
^Although ended in 1960, the nameplate continued in the Canadian market to 1965 replacing the Sport 300 moniker. Reintroduced in the European market as a badge engineered Dodge Spirit
^Reincarnated as a station wagon in the 1980s, then as a minivan since 1990.
^Was reintroduced in 1983 as a Galant Lambda based compact coupe, and again in 2008 as its original form.
^Initially introduced in 1965 as a limited production option package for the Dart GT, becoming a standalone B platform model the following year, was reintroduced as a L platform FWD subcompact hatchback in 1983 and again in 2006 as a LX platform model.
^Reintroduced minus its Charger nameplate in 1984, reintroduced as a submodel in 2008
^Although American production discontinued in 1979, Brazilian production continued until 1981. A Mexican version was produced between 1983 through 1990. The Magnum was reintroduced as a station wagon of the Chrysler 300 in 2005
^The Monaco was reintroduced as a smaller badge engineered Eagle Premier in 1990
^ abOriginal naming scheme followed a policy stating that the numbers are given to the size of each cylinder of the engine in three-numbers, this practice was eventually phased out in the early 1980s.
^Introduced as the 412S, a sportscar racer. Introduced again as the 412P, a customer version of the 330 P3, as well later in 1985 as a 2+2coupé and in 1994 as a Formula One car.
^Originally introduced as a Formula One racer. Reintroduced in 1970 as a Group 5 racer, unlike its precessor, it was not named after Ferrari's traditional naming convention, named after the size of each cylinder of the engine, it was named after its engine size in liters and amount of cylinders. Reintroduced as a sportscar in 1991 as a successor to the Testarossa.
^Originally a sportscar racer, reintroduced as a 2+2 sportscar.
^Like the Mondial, it was originally a sportscar racer but was reintroduced as a larger 2-seater sportscar. The Testarossa nameplate was replaced in favor of 512 TR
^Production suspended after the collapse of its coachbuilder, production resumed after tooling was relocated at Fiat's Mirafiori plant
^Name is revived solely for the Australian market as Bravo, its international name, is trademaked to Mazda Australia.
^Originally part of the Consul nameplate as a coupé, it became it own nameplate in 1969. It was revived as an Australian built convertible.
^The Ford GT was commonly known as the "GT40" due to its overall height of 40 inches, therefore the nickname became widely (and unofficially) used. Reintroduced again this time as a roadgoing sportscar, similar in outward appearance to the original.
^Nameplate continued in Australia between 1979 to 1998 as a badge engineered Nissan Patrol and in Europe between 1993 to 2004 as a badge engineered Nissan Mistral.
^Began as a three-wheeler, reintroduced in 2000 as a four-wheel sportscar.
^ abThe Fairlady continued as a domestic nameplate to the Z Car range with a Z designation added to its nameplate. Once discontinued due to low sales, reintroduced due to public interest of the 350Z.
^The GT-R continued as a model separate to the Skyline.
^Although discontinued in 1992, the South African nameplate continued to 1999.
^Originally a GT1 racecar for endurance racing use with two roadgoing cars required for homologation. Reintroduced as an unrelated road car.
^The first Porsche Carrera GT was based on the 356 in the early 1960s, the second was a GT Homologation model based on the 924, and the third Carrera GT was a bespoke supercar.
^The Porsche Spider was reincarnated as an LMP2 Race Car.
^The 1950-1955 Nash Rambler was the first model run for this automobile platform. After Nash and Hudson merged to form American Motors, the identical "new" Rambler American was reintroduced using the same tooling for a second production run starting with the 1959 model year. The model received a major body restyling for the 1961 model year and continued to be built on same platform through 1963.
^Production resumed after the war with a new model.