Not all superheroes are like Superman. Most of them need help to get to where they’re needed at any given time, so having a good ride is imperative. It wouldn’t be effective if they had to take a cab or drive a Camry, so they normally have something very cool to get them from point A to point B.
Some, like the Batmobile, have their own really cool gadgets that give them a character life of their own. Others such as the Silver Surfer Surfboard is simply a mode of transportation. In this infographic by Cherished Number Plates, they take a minimalist perspective on the various vehicles. Extra points for their clever depiction of Wonder Woman’s ride.