The waves that are used to perceive this car are light waves.
Types of waves
There are many types of waves. Light waves help us see this car. Longitudinal waves are waves that help us see the movement of the car. Transverse waves help us see the depth of the car. There are heat waves coming from the exhaust pipe. There are also light waves from the headlights. The motion waves help us see the direction the car is going. The car itself is a medium.