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Sporting a fancy car in their music video is a great way for an idol to show off their charming side. Many idols use them nowadays in comebacks that feature a modern and sleek vibe. They also occasionally wear racing outfits to match the style.

Using a car as a prop is not a new feature of K-Pop videos, they have been doing it for years now. Here are some examples of idols who looked amazing with cars in their music videos.

 

1. SEVENTEEN - 'Anyone'

SEVENTEEN's newest release is a pretty simple video. It starts with racing cars and the members showing off their charisma on the race track.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

SEVENTEEN YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

SEVENTEEN YouTube Screenshot

Then it cuts to their dance performance which they deliver in dashing racing outfits!

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

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The literal definition of using cars and racing in a music video! So handsome!

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

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2. WonHo - 'Open Mind'

WonHo's solo debut was the definition of his style, chic and sexy. This includes the use of cars as props in the MV.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

WonHo YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

WonHo YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

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Everyone who watches this music video will definitely have opened their mind to the idea of riding in a car with WonHo!

 

3. 2NE1 - 'Go Away'

This music video is what many people think of when you mention a K-Pop video with cars/racing. The video includes a whole backstory and is complete with acting from CL and actor Song JaeRim. The other members of 2NE1 support CL throughout the MV.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

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Rather than the cars just being props, CL and Song JaeRim are former lovers who are now racing competitors.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

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 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

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So cool! You go CL!

 

4. August D - 'Daechwita'

The use of a car in 'Daechwita' is really interesting as it is used to contrast old and new. In the video, you see BTS' Suga as a Korean emperor and also him as August D. So they use elements of traditional Korean music (daechwita was the name of the song that played as the emperor entered) and directly contrast it with more modern themes.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

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 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

HYBE Labels YouTube Screenshot

The contradiction between the past and present in this video is really interesting to see. As expected of our genius August D.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

HYBE Labels YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

HYBE Labels YouTube Screenshot

 

5. EXO - 'Ko Ko Bop'

EXO have had many MV's with cars in them, but the use of them in 'Ko Ko Bop' was very subtle and fit the video really nicely. In the video, they didn't really use the cars as transportation as much as just a place for the members to sit.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

SMTOWN YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

SMTOWN YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

SMTOWN YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

SMTOWN YouTube Screenshot

They do all look pretty comfortable though! So the cars were well used!

 

6. EXID - 'Hot Pink'

Welcome to EXID's gas station where you can get premium pink gas! The EXID members will personally pump your gas for you!

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

EXID YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

EXID YouTube Screenshot

You can tell that these are successful business ladies.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

EXID YouTube Screenshot

They'll even fix up your car for you if you bring it inside! Just don't ask how it will be fixed...

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

EXID YouTube Screenshot

 

7. BLACKPINK - 'Lovesick Girls'

We couldn't make a list about cars in MV's without including BLACKPINK! From 'Whistle' to 'Lovesick Girls', cars have been a feature in many of their music videos. In their newest release, 'Lovesick Girls' they seemed to be using cars as a symbol for freedom. From Jennie seemingly ending her love in a car,

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

BLACKPINK YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

BLACKPINK YouTube Screenshot

to Lisa taking out her emotions on a car,

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

BLACKPINK YouTube Screenshot

and then near the end of the MV the girls use the car together and seem to comfort each other about their lovesickness.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

BLACKPINK YouTube Screenshot

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

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What an aesthetic-looking music video.

 

8. ChungHa - 'Play'

Our last music video comes from none other than ChungHa! In her video for 'Play', which includes a Latin-inspired theme and vibe, ChungHa is dressed as a matador.

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

ChungHa YouTube Screenshot

However, she does not fight with a bull, rather she encounters an orange car!

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

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She looks so beautiful and cool while using the car as a prop!

 8 Times Idols Demonstrated Their Charms With Cars In Their MVs

ChungHa YouTube Screenshot

 

Those were only some idol music videos that featured cars as a prop. Many videos have them these days because they are easy to acquire and help give the video a luxurious vibe. We'll definitely continue to see many cars in music videos in the future as well!

 

What video do you think used cars the best? Which video do you wish was here?

Let us know in the comments!

 

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lili
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lili
Sep 9, 2021 04:56 am

SKZ God's Menu MV!

Katherine
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Katherine
Aug 31, 2021 08:49 am

Open Mind MV is just a masterpiece. Deserved mention

jellybean
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jellybean
Aug 31, 2021 12:50 am

Open Mind by Wonho deserves! It's a masterpiece!

ana_inthesky
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ana_inthesky
Aug 30, 2021 11:14 pm

Our Hoho does look amazing in that red car!

Sarah
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Sarah
Aug 30, 2021 09:51 pm

My favourite parts of Open Mind was Wonho in white suit riding the elevator and racing in his red car 💙 so sexy ❤️

Juliane
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Juliane
Aug 30, 2021 09:46 pm

Wonho’s Open Mind was a cultural reset.

volo
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volo
Aug 30, 2021 09:42 pm

Wonho driving is always a treat to watch!

Alex
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Alex
Aug 30, 2021 09:37 pm

Wonho with blonde hair and in that red car was perfection. Open Mind was iconic

ivy
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ivy
Aug 30, 2021 09:29 pm

Yas! Wonho from zero to a hundred real fassst!

Olly
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Olly
Aug 30, 2021 09:18 pm

Wonho's debut song Open Mind is the thrill ride we all want. Handsome and exciting man taking you for a ride in his sleek, stylish car. Omg, I would ascend 🔥

Annika
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Annika
Aug 30, 2021 09:15 pm

Wonho's Open Mind was the epitome of chic and sexy - no one does it like him!

Monbebe Nation
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Monbebe Nation
Aug 30, 2021 05:58 pm

its Wonho not WonHo. TY

Monbebe Nation
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Monbebe Nation
Aug 30, 2021 05:50 pm

Definitely Open Mind and Monsta X Middle of the Night