It's so hard to pick a proper vehicle to carry H.G.Wells' heritage.
The author of 'Time Machine' started his way to eternity in Vernesque era and left this Universe in the most dystopian days of Dieselpunk period when most of his prophecies came true. So, his life is a kind of a bridge between two epochs.
Anyway, let's start:
1900 De Dion Bouton
1907 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Barker Roi des Belges
1909 Blitzen Benz 200 HP
1915 Lanchester 4x2 Armoured Car
1926 Renault 40 CV
1927 Sandford Grand Sport
1929 Austin Seven
1933 MG J2 Midget
1934 Mercedes-Benz W25 Rennlimousine Gran Prix