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Ever since their invention, people have always been enamored with vehicles. So just like animals, they've been anthropomorphized. There are sentient and sapient cars, buses, trucks, [=RVs=] (motorhomes), trams, [=ATVs=], trains (steam-powered, diesel-powered, monorail, or light rail), train cars, airplanes, helicopters, boats, ships, spaceships, etc. Name any vehicle, someone has probably made a character based on one. Some of them maintain a {{Masquerade}}, some do not, and some live in a world of their own without humans.

This trope does not cover vehicles that happen to have [=AIs=] when those [=AIs=] are treated as separate entities that are not integrated into the vehicle itself. Also, with the exception of {{Living Ship}}s, they have to be inorganic (in other words, not a "living" being). May be justified if the vehicle [[TransformingMecha has a true robot form]] and/or has its own AI.

Things under the heading "Other" include farm vehicles, construction vehicles, bicycles, tricycles, motorcycles, [=ATVs=], and golf carts.

Subtrope of AnimateInanimateObject. Often overlaps with AutomatedAutomobiles and MagicBus. Supertrope of LivingShip, SapientShip, and SapientTank.

See also SapientSteed and UpliftedAnimal.

!!!Automobiles (Cars, Buses, [=RVs=], and Trucks, etc.):


[[folder: Advertising ]]

* The Chevron Cars are Chevron Corporation's clay-animated stop-motion talking cars that feature in television commercials crafted by Creator/AardmanAnimations. Modern commercials retain the art style set by Aardman, but do it in CGI.
* The Red Car and the Blue Car in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4drNFXd6dw this Milky Way ad]].


[[folder: Anime And Manga ]]

* In the fourth Anime/{{Doraemon}} movie, one serves as the FiveManBand's underwater exploration vehicle. It acts as somewhat of a DeadpanSnarker and {{Jerkass}} to most of the boys, although it acts nice to Shizuka, partly because she is nice to it. [[spoiler: In the climax, despite being stuffed into Doraemon's [[{{Hammerspace}} 4-D Pocket]], it hears Shizuka crying and bursts out, performing a HeroicSacrifice and taking down the BigBad.]]


[[folder: Comic Books ]]

* The [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin RapeVan]] from ''ComicBook/HackSlash: Trailers 2''.
* ''ComicBook/SuskeEnWiske'': Vitamitje, their car, has a face and a personality of its own, but it can't talk.
* ''ComicBook/WackyRaceland'', DC's post-apocalyptic reboot of the ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'', has the racers' cars issued with AIs that are as surly and sour as their crews: all hard, grizzled veterans of the wasteland. In one issue they are parked outside a bush pub where their crews are drinking, and... indulging in less healthy chemical stimulations (willingly or not), while talking smack and dealing with wasteland critters. An eight-legged mutant lizard jumps up and urinates on the Mean Machine, which fries it alive.
--->'''Mean Machine''': I've got to put up with a driver who gets me trashed in every single race and a biomechanical dog who wipes his wormy tailpipe on my seats on a daily basis. I sure as hell don't have to take crap from an eight-legged lizard.
--->'''Convert-O-Car''': Technically, that was urine.
--->''A drunk vomits on the Mean Machine''
--->'''Mean Machine''': Hey!
--->''The other cars point and laugh''


[[folder: Films -- Animated ]]

* The cars in Creator/{{Disney}}[=/=]Creator/{{Pixar}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/ACarsLifeSparkysBigAdventure''.
* The song "Worthless" from ''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster''.
* ''[[Creator/VideoBrinquedo The Little Cars]]''


[[folder: Films -- Live-Action ]]

* ''Dad, Can I Borrow the Car?''. The used cars for sale have distinct personalities, as seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGkVHnIwfZA here]].
* Benny the Cab in ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''
* Herbie, ''Film/TheLoveBug''
* TheFilmOfTheBook ''Film/{{Christine}}''
* Bumblebee as a car in ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' before TheReveal that he and his friends are totally alien giant robots from outer space.
* ''Super Hybrid''.
* ''Film/RoadTrain''
* The titular ''Film/ChittyChittyBangBang''.
* ''Film/IBoughtAVampireMotorcycle'' has a malevolent, sentient motorbike that is possessed by a demon.


[[folder: Jokes]]

* A man was lost in the wilderness at night and trying to get back to civilization. As he was walking along the road, he saw a car rolling along and tried flagging it down. After it stopped, he climbed inside and tried to thank the driver...only to see there was no driver. Then the car started to roll along the road again with the man in the passenger seat. The car later came to a turn and the man was afraid they would go right off. Then a hand reached through the window and turned the steering wheel to make the turn. After some time of the car rolling along and the mysterious hand turning the wheel to make the turns, they came upon a town. As they passed a diner, the man jumped out and ran inside. He told his story to the other patrons who either dismissed him as crazy or thought there was some truth to his tale. Then two tired looking men walked into the diner and sat at a table. One of them looked at the man and said "Hey, that's the guy who got into the car [[SubvertedTrope while we were pushing it!"]]


[[folder: Literature ]]

* In the first book in Creator/DianeDuane's young adult ''Literature/YoungWizards'' series, ''So You Want To Be A Wizard'', the two protagonists enter an alternate Manhattan that is populated by sentient cars that spend most of their time trying to kill each other.
** Kit manages to befriend one, a Lotus Esprit, by pulling a piece of metal out of its wheel. Later, as he and Nita are nearly chased down by the [[BigBad Lone Power]], the Lotus [[YouShallNotPass stands between them,]] [[spoiler: and ends up being [[HeroicSacrifice crushed to death.]] However, at the end of the book, it [[HeartwarmingMoment reappears in]] [[{{Heaven}} Timeheart.]]]]
* ''Literature/{{Christine}}'' and ''Literature/{{Trucks}}''.
* The train Sei follows in ''Literature/{{Palimpsest}}''.
* Mr. Weasley's Ford Anglia becomes this in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheChamberOfSecrets''. After crashing into the Whomping Willow, the car ejects Harry and Ron and takes off into the Forbidden Forest, where it [[GoingNative goes native]] and putters around the woods all year. [[spoiler: It later saves Harry and Ron from being eaten by Aragog's clan of acromantulas]].
* ''Literature/DemonRoad'' has the protagonist being driven across the USA by a man named Milo, aboard a 1970 Charger which is always spotless in the morning, though he is never seen to wash it, has incredible fuel economy for classic American muscle, is always spoken about like it's alive, ''regenerates damage from a CarFu incident'' again being absolutely pristine by morning, and [[spoiler: begins to devour and slowly digest an undead serial killer who is placed into the boot, which actually deforms to engulf him]]. [[spoiler: Milo is eventually revealed to be an urban legend known as the Highway Ghost, and the Charger is his daemonic symbiote car]].
* In ''Literature/VoidCity'', when Eric invests some of his vampiric essence into his classic Ford Mustang, turning it into a SoulJar called a ''momento mori'', it gains a measure of life and intelligence of its own. It is able to drive itself independently, and fuel itself by consuming the flesh and blood of creatures it drives over.


[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'':
** The episode "You Drive". After a man kills a boy in a hit and run accident, his car develops a mind of its own and forces him to confess to the crime.
** Episode "A Thing About Machines", where a man is tormented by the machines in his home, among them a car which ends up chasing him into a swimming pool where he drowns.
* ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' had an episode that dealt with this trope: Sabrina purchased a car from the Other Realm and it turned out to have a mind of its own. [[HilarityEnsues Hilarity ensued]] as the car pestered Sabrina about the way she treated it.
* ''Series/WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'' basically imitated the Sabrina example ([[FollowTheLeader as it so often does]]) with a cab that Alex reanimated.
* Justified in ''Series/MyMotherTheCar'', as it's Mother's spirit that animates the old Porter, but from her speech she might as well really be the car.
* K.I.T.T. in ''Series/KnightRider''.
* ''[[Series/GekisouSentaiCarranger Carranger]]''[=/=]''Series/PowerRangersTurbo''; the good guys had a pair of sentient flying cars from outer space. Also, the Crabbie Cabbie, a MonsterOfTheWeek from [[MightyMorphinPowerRangers the first series.]] and [[PunnyName Tankenstein]] from ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace''. Let's not forget the Engines of ''Series/EngineSentaiGoOnger''.
* Krim Steinbelt of ''Series/KamenRiderDrive'' (which is inspired by the aforementioned ''Knight Rider'') [[BrainUploading uploaded]] his mind as an AI that primarily inhabits the [[TransformationTrinket Drive Driver]] (earning him the nickname "Mr. Belt"), but can also operate the [[CoolCar Tridoron]] (which is a car rather than a motorcycle like what main Riders usually use) and speak through the [[TransformationTrinket Shift Cars]].
* The cast of the preschool series ''Series/TheBigGarage''. Which also features a talking gas pump.
* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'''s [[Recap/SupernaturalS01E01Pilot pilot episode]], the ghost possesses the Impala and uses it to chase down the Winchesters and force them off the bridge.


[[folder: Pinball ]]
* ''[[VideoGame/ProPinballBigRaceUSA Pro Pinball: Big Race USA]]'' is about a cross-country road race by cartoonish cars with eyes in their headlights.

[[folder: Video Games ]]
* Some ''Franchise/ShinMegamiTensei'' games have Oboroguruma, which are ghost/demon cars that talk.
* When ''Franchise/ChoroQ'' series steps into the RPG WideOpenSandbox genre, every car in it is this.
* ''Seek and Destroy'' features sentient ''tanks!'' What makes it funny is the fact that, despite being, well, tanks, the still manage to use a number of human mannerisms, for example, one tank, upon discovering his mooks failed to stop the main character, literally ''jumps up and down'' in anger. There's also the appearance of ''tank priests.'' It brings to question what sort of religion they follow. Oh, and then there's the final boss, the Tank Emperor, with his [[OneWingedAngel Three forms]] ranging from a massive land cruiser, a bulbous SpiderTank, and finally, a blob of gears, wires, and pure energy.
* ''Franchise/PuttPutt''

[[folder: WebOriginal ]]
* [[http://ravensblight.com/index.html Ravensblight]] is full of, and surrounded by, haunted things of every stripe. Buildings, vehicles, and even an abandoned fairground carousel have all popped up. Of particular note are the Phantom Semi, which may not have a being controlling it, we don't know; the same goes for Maxine, a black Plymouth Fury, though the town drunk swears old dead Selmer came back to get it; and the Haunted Car, a '37 Chevy that was bought new by a woman everyone perceived as being a witch and shunning technology, who was run off the road during the war years. The guy who ran her off was mysteriously "dealt with", with a plate from the Chevy being found nearby even though the car was last seen burning at the bottom of a cliff, though when towed away it kept regenerating itself in time to be sold to new owners, one of whom was robbed and left to die and whose attackers were run down by what appeared to be the car in question; he wanted it out of his life when he found it in his garage upon his release from hospital. The next owner raced it at night, and it is claimed it killed him; it was found ruined later, even though it hadn't a mark the previous night except for the broken windscreen from the incident, so it was towed out to a field and left there. Some say that if you pass that field at night you can still hear the first owners favourite song coming from the car. Is it doing these things itself, or is she still in there, somehow?
* The SCP foundation has some in custody or appearing in secured areas; [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-2434 one item]] is part of some dead-end streets where various vehicles appear, scream around in impossible directions, and disappear. Some cars are damaged in accidents and end up in Foundation custody; they can talk through their sound systems, and give every impression that they know they're cars, and hints of coming from a world where cars live without people.
* The various characters of Raznar's [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2o4uJt5nuOkf7iZiR3UKmSlrsrKE_jCd Tanktoons]] are sentient UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and UsefulNotes/ColdWar-vintage [[TankGoodness tanks]] and [[TanksButNoTanks other armored fighting vehicles]]. Notably, cannon barrels are often treated almost like elephant trunks, serving as a weird combination of nose, hand, and gun.
* One dream in ''Literature/NightmareBeings'' had a milk truck with an old man's face on the front that shouted "[[MadnessMantra YOU'RE REPEATING THE PUZZLE! YOU'VE BEEN REPEATING THE PUZZLE! YOU'RE REPEATING THE PUZZLE!]]"

[[folder: Western Animation ]]
* ''WesternAnimation/RoaryTheRacingCar''
* Ricardo the racecar in ''WesternAnimation/DocMcStuffins''.
* C.A.R. from ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements''.
* C.A.R.R. from ''WesternAnimation/StrokerAndHoop''. Obvious parody of K.I.T.T. from ''Series/KnightRider'', even though K.I.T.T. is an AI installed into a car.[[note]]And even though [[NamesTheSame "K.A.R.R."]] was the name of an evil clone of K.I.T.T. from the actual series.[[/note]]
* Some of the vehicle characters in ''WesternAnimation/BobTheBuilder''
* Some of the road vehicles from ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'', such as Bertie the bus.
* Creator/WaltDisney's ''Susie the Little Blue Coupe''.
* Chugaboom from ''WesternAnimation/ThePerilsOfPenelopePitstop''
* ''WesternAnimation/SpeedBuggy''
* ''WesternAnimation/WheelieAndTheChopperBunch'' -- pretty much the entire cast.
* Ditto with ''WesternAnimation/MeteorAndTheMightyMonsterTrucks''.
* WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse has a sentient car in the short "Mickey's Rival". And a sentient taxicab in another, much earlier short "Traffic Troubles".
* In Season 2, episode 5 ("Car Trouble") of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'', an inventor named Dr. Freeman created a self-driving car with a female personality named SADI (Systemized Automotive Driving Intelligence), or Sadie.
* Noddy's car, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Car]], from ''WesternAnimation/{{Noddy}}''.
* "Kitty", in ''WesternAnimation/CodeMonkeys'', is K.I.T.T. After K.I.T.T. made the decision to become a rapist after being jilted by Michael.
* The characters of ''[[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Construction_Site Jim Henson's Construction Site]]''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TurboTeen'' is seen as this, but his closest friends know he's really a human merged with a car.
* Creator/FrizFreleng's 1936 cartoon [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes ''Streamlined Greta Green''.]]
* Creator/TexAvery's [[WesternAnimation/TexAveryMGMCartoons MGM cartoon]] "One Cab's Family".
* The Ghostbuggy from ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheMagicSchoolBus''
* ''Auto B Good''
* The cartoon version of ''WesternAnimation/{{Beetlejuice}}'' had the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Dragster Of Doom]] (or "Doomie") for short. A sentient car created through mad science. Oh, and he's also a [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werecar]], transforming into a monstrous version of himself whenever he's in pain or to chase dogs.
* Tonka's ''Chuck and Friends''
* The Hairy Bus (and his twin) from the ''WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce'' episode of the same name.
* The [=UmiCar=] from ''WesternAnimation/TeamUmizoomi''

* The toon cars and trains in ''WesternAnimation/{{Bonkers}}'', most notably Ma Parker, the toon tow truck from "Calling All Cars" The episode does answer the question of what is behind the eyes in the windshield of windshield eye cars; it's a cabin complete with a steering wheel, seats, and seatbelts.
* Two regular characters from ''WesternAnimation/BudgieTheLittleHelicopter'' are Dell, a baggage cart, and Smokey, a fire truck.
* ''WesternAnimation/BlazeAndTheMonsterMachines''
* The remote control toy car in "Drive My Car" from ''WesternAnimation/BeatBugs'', Deestructor (or "Dee" for short because he feels "Deestructor" sounds mean) is sentient and shouts to the Beat Bugs for help when he's driven nearly out of control by his kid. This often happens, and he's disturbed because he doesn't know who's controlling him.
* TayoTheLittleBus, a popular South Korean kids' show available in English on Hulu, is based entirely on talking vehicles and aircraft and their interactions with humans.

!!!Spacecraft (Rockets, Spaceships, etc.):

[[folder: Literature ]]

* In [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jesus_Incident The Jesus Incident]], Ship.
* In Creator/FredSaberhagen's ''Literature/{{Berserker}}'' series, the Berserker ships.
* Many spacecraft in [[Creator/IainBanks Iain M. Banks']] [[Literature/TheCulture Culture]] series.


[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* The titular ''Series/{{Lexx}}''. Admittedly it's not ''especially'' intelligent, but it can blow up entire planets.
* Moya from ''Series/{{Farscape}}''
* In ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', [[http://memory-alpha.org/wiki/Gomtuu Gomtuu]]


[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' episode "Love and Rocket", the Planet Express Ship gets a new AI, which quickly falls in love with Bender.
* Captain Roger the space shuttle from the DVD-exclusive ''[[WesternAnimation/PixarShorts Cars Toon]]'' "Moon Mater".
* Rocket from ''WesternAnimation/LittleEinsteins''

!!!Trains, Monorails, Trolleys, Steetcars, and Train Cars:

[[folder: Anime And Manga ]]
* ''Anime/DigimonFrontier'' had the digital world populated by machine digimon called Trailmon, who were basically sentient trains who carried their passengers to certain locations. Many of the trailmon had different looks, voices, and personalities, some even resembling mechanized animals, a kettle, and even Frankenstein.
** ''Anime/DigimonTamers'' also had the machine digimon Locomon, which traveled on conventional dual metal rails, unlike the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyro_monorail single metal rail]] used by the Trailmon of later works in the franchise.
* ''Franchise/{{Anpanman}}'' has both SL-Man and Poppo-chan. SL-man is a regular steam locomotive, while Poppo-chan is a baby train, about the size of ones that you'd find on a child's ride.

[[folder: Animated Films ]]
* Casey Jr. in ''Disney/{{Dumbo}}'', as seen [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxeLR_To0lc#t=1m05s here]].
-->All aboard! Let's go!
* Little E and the other trains from ''WesternAnimation/TheLittleEngineThatCould'', the film of the book. Also in the 1991 direct-to-video adaption.
* The nature-loving steam train from the Creator/{{Soyuzmultfilm}} work ''Train from Romashkova''.

[[folder: Literature ]]
* ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Little_Engine_That_Could The Little Engine That Could]]''
* Blain the Mono from ''Franchise/TheDarkTower''.
* The .007 from the Creator/RudyardKipling short story of the same name.
* WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine is actually an [[AdaptationDisplacement adaptation]] of a series of books called "The Railway Series" by the Rev. W. Awdry[[note]]Further, Thomas wasn't originally the main character. He didn't even appear in the first book[[/note]].
* ''Discworld/RaisingSteam'': Iron Girder the locomotive achieves sentience when so many people see her go until she basically becomes the goddess of all things steam-powered.

[[folder: Live Action TV ]]
* ''Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood'' had a model trolley that seemed to be able to converse with Mr. Rogers, as well as with the inhabitants of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.

[[folder: Theatre ]]
* ''Theatre/StarlightExpress'', a very loose adaptation of ''The Little Engine That Could''

[[folder: Video Games ]]
* ''VideoGame/{{Cuphead}}'': Aside from the fact that the entire Phantom Express ''[[DealWithTheDevil owes the Devil its soul]]'', the train engine itself attacks the heroes Cuphead and Mugman in the final phase.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* The Beast from ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'' is a particularly malevolent Heterodyne built train and [[spoiler:Brother Ulm]] ends with his consciousness transferred into a new experimental train in order to save his life after part of the Beast blows up in his face.

[[folder: Western Animation ]]
* ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'' and friends
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Chuggington}}''
* ''[[WesternAnimation/ColorClassics PLAY SAFE! PLAY SAFE!]]'' featured a rather demonic-looking steam locomotive that actually [[NightmareFuel scared the lives out of children that have watched this short.]]
* The engines of ''Underground Ernie''.

!!!Airplanes, Helicopters, and Other Aircraft:

[[folder: Anime And Manga ]]
* ''Franchise/{{Anpanman}}'' has Tsubasa-kun.

[[folder: Animated Films ]]
* Pedro the airplane from ''Disney/SaludosAmigos''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'':
** Rotor Turbosky, Kathy Copter, and Ron Hover the helicopters
** Al Oft, the blimp
** Barney Stormin, the biplane and the four fighter jets.
** Siddeley, the fighter jet from the sequel.
** Props [=McGee=], Captain Munier, the Falcon Hawks, and Judge Davis from the [[WesternAnimation/PixarShorts ''Cars Toons'']].
** The entire SpinOff film ''WesternAnimation/{{Planes}}''.


[[folder: Video Games ]]

* Windy Plane, the first boss of ''VideoGame/NinjaBaseballBatMan''. It's an anthropomorphic prop plane that stands on its tail and punches the player with its front wheels, no less.
* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' has a monster called the Tsunderplane, which is, you guessed it- a {{Tsundere}} airplane, which attacks by summoning aircraft and needs to be "Approached" in order to spare it.

[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* The opening of the Creator/VanBeurenStudios Tom & Jerry short "Swiss Trick" features a sentient cartoon train. At one point, it gives out and a rescue dog arrives to give it some brandy to drink.
* ''WesternAnimation/JayJayTheJetPlane''
* Harold the helicopter and Jeremy the jet from ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine''
* The planes in the 1980s UK animated series ''Jimbo and the Jet Set''.
* "Little Johnny Jet" .a 1953 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon [[WesternAnimation/TexAveryMGMCartoons directed by Tex Avery]].
* ''WesternAnimation/BudgieTheLittleHelicopter'': Many of the main cast:
** Budgie is a [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin little blue helicopter]]. Lionel, the "aircraft in charge", is a slightly larger brown helicopter with a four-blade rotor.
** Pippa is a green "single-engined monoplane"[[note]]a 'monoplane' is one with only one set of wings, as opposed to a 'biplane'[[/note]], although it's not evident where her engine is.
** Chuck is a large twin-engined helicopter (a Boeing CH-47 Chinook, to be precise).

!!!Boats, Ships, Submarines and other Seacraft:

[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]
* In ''Manga/ArpeggioOfBlueSteel'' humanity has been driven out of the seas entirely by a massive fleet of sapient super ships. More than half of the regular characters are ships.

[[folder: Animated Films ]]
* Little Toot in ''Disney/MelodyTime''.

[[folder: Western Animation ]]
* ''WesternAnimation/DiveOllyDive''
* Captain and Bulstrode from ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine''.
* Several anthropomorphic boats can be seen in the ''[[WesternAnimation/PixarShorts Cars Toons]]'' "Tokyo Mater", "Moon Mater" and "Mater, Private Eye", and ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}} 2'' has Crabby the fishing boat and Tony Trihull the combat ship.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{TUGS}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheodoreTugboat''.
* Tugger, Russel Crow's boat from an episode of ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.
* Bucky on ''WesternAnimation/JakeAndTheNeverLandPirates'' seems to have limited sentience, in that he will obey commands and sometimes act independently. He can't talk, though, and is mostly just used as a way to get from place to place.



[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]
* Elea in ''Anime/{{Blassreiter}}''. Joseph's jet bike with chatty and [[FairySexy all-around shapely]] little [[ProjectedMan holographic avatar]].
* Kino rides a talking motorcycle named Hermes in ''KinosJourney''.

[[folder: Animated Films ]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}'', there are tractors that act like cows and a combine that acts like a bull.
* In one of the ''Maters Tall Tales'' shorts, there were bulldozers that acted like bulls.
* A tie-in storybook based on this series called ''Mater Saves Christmas'' showed [[SantaClaus Santa Car]] (a vehicle resembling a Dusenberg) being pulled by snowmobiles that acted like reindeer. Bessie, on the other hand, despite also being a bulldozer herself, [[FurryConfusion is for some reason, not anthropomorphosized.]] The sequel featured a giant dump truck near the beginning that presumably acted like a bison. Another one of Mater's stories features "The Banshee", a monstrous earth-mover.

[[folder: Literature ]]
* The jumping (and talking) stagecoach in ''Bellacrín y la Sombra''.

[[folder: Tabletop Games ]]

* In ''TabletopGame/DianaWarriorPrincess'', Diana has a sentient (but not sapient) motorcycle, that behaves like a horse.
* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': Many Chaos vehicles are possessed by demons, giving them an urge to kill and destroy. DependingOnTheWriter, "machine spirits" can be this as well.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Paranoia}}'' has vehicles with bot brains, from transbots (buses) to autohacks (cabs) to warbots (guess). Like [[EverythingTryingToKillYou everything else]] in [[CrapsackWorld Alpha Complex]], they're already [[TheAllegedCar notoriously unreliable]], and sentience [[AIIsACrapshoot only makes it worse]].


[[folder: Video Games ]]

* ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LocoCycle LocoCycle]]'', brought to you by the same people that made ''VideoGame/SplosionMan'', has you playing a sentient female motorcycle assassin.
* In ''VideoGame/SuperdimensionNeptuneVSSegaHardGirls'', Neptune from the first timeline is stuck in IF's motorbike and possesses it. She can talk without problem, but is unable to move by herself.
* One of the races in ''VideoGame/ProgressQuest'' is "Enchanted Motorcycle".


[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* The main vehicle characters in ''WesternAnimation/BobTheBuilder'' are construction vehicles.
* Terence, Trevor, George, and the Pack from ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine''.
* The entire cast of ''WesternAnimation/WheelieAndTheChopperBunch''
* The title character in the Creator/HannaBarbera cartoon ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wonder_Wheels Wonder Wheels]]''
* ''WesternAnimation/JungleJunction'' mixes this with MixAndMatchCritters.