96% of People Can't Name All of These Iconic Cars From the '90s. Can You?

By: Craig
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The '90s were a great decade for the automobile industry. A number of iconic cars were born here. But would you be able to identify them from just an image? Why not give it a go?

A civilian version of the Humvee military vehicle, the Hummer H1 would then obviously be more than capable as an off-roader. And it is but with limitations.

The Lexus LS 400 debuted in 1990. This 4-door sedan quickly became a firm favorite providing both luxury and Toyota's famed reliability. Interestingly, development of this car had started as far back as 1983.

There were lots of things to like about the third generation RX-7 - its twin-charged rotary engine, the looks and probably best of all, its affordability.

With performance on par with many far more expensive supercars, the Supra became a popular performance car option for the man in the street. Powered by a 3.0-liter Twin-Turbo engine, the Supra produced 276 brake horsepower.

A big brash American car with rear-wheel drive and V8 power, the Roadmaster was one of the best family cars of the 1990s, with the wagon a firm favorite and perfect for taking the family and anything else you fancied on vacation.

First released in 1997, it was hard not to notice the Prowler with its retro styling. This 2-door roadster was powered by a 3.5-Liter EGG V6 engine. Over 11,000 were made.

What happens when you combine a pickup with a 4.3-liter turbocharged V-6? A Syclone, that's what. With its all-wheel drive, the Syclone was faster than many sports cars of the time and easily raced to 60mph from a standing start in under 5 seconds.

This SUV from Ford was first released in 1991 especially to compete against the Chevrolet Blazer and the Jeep Cherokee. A second generation followed in 1995.

There have been three generations of the Audi TT since 1998. This two-door sports car is available as both a coupe and roadster and also includes an all-wheel drive Quattro model. In the '90s it became an immediate head turner thanks to its sleek lines and excellent performance figures.

By the time 1996 rolled along, the Lotus Esprit had been in production for over 20 years. The V8, however, quickly became a firm favorite. It was powered by an aluminum V8 engine coupled to a 5- or 6-speed manual transmission. It could reach a top speed of 175 mph and go from 0 - 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds.

Has BMW ever made a terrible M model? Well, certainly not the M5. This four-door high-performance sedan had everything. Spacious, luxurious and power, plenty of it.

Certainly one of Toyota’s better off-roaders, the 4Runner is powerd by a 4.7 liter V8 engine. Not only is the 4Runner a very capable off-road machine, it has that excellent Toyota reliability.

With its very different looks (strange for the '90s and even to this day), the SVX immediately made heads turn. This 2-door coupe grand tourer was produced between 1991 and 1996.

Related to the Mazda B-Series, the Ford Ranger was produced in the United States over a 29-year period up until 2012. Ford plans to reintroduce the model in 2019. The Ranger is still sold in international markets, however.

Introduced in 1997, the Navigator was the first SUV offered by Ford's luxury brand. The Navigator is the the heaviest vehicle ever produced by Ford. This was certainly a case of a vehicle that was large and in charge!

A quirky offering from Nissan, the 300ZX quickly became a favorite. With 300 brake horsepower in a small coupe, it was quick! It even offered rear-wheel steering which made it handle even better.

The SVT Lightning was introduced in 1993 and essentially is an F-150 truck with a little extra under the hood. The Lightning was powered by a 5.8 liter V8, while handling was improved thanks to an upgraded suspension system.

Although it had a strange shape (often called the clown shoe) the M Coupe was another winner from BMW in the 1990s. Released in 1998, the first generation was powered by a 3.2-liter straight-six engine.

Although the '90s saw no Shelby Mustangs, the SVT Cobra certainly made up for it. Powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine that produced 235 brake horsepower, the Mustang went like a bullet. It even handled fairly well thanks to a softened suspension.

With engine options from 2.0-liter to 2.8-liter, the Skyline produced between 128 and 400 brake horsepower. The GT-R version was one of only two cars that had managed to lap the full length of Nurburgring in under 8 minutes.

Although the RS Cosworth competed on the rally circuit, a few were made available for the public. Simply put, this was a monster capable of 0-60 mph in under 6 seconds and a top speed of 147mph. Our only complaint? The monstrous spoiler found on many was simply hideous.

Designed by Tom Gale who helped design the famous Lamborghini Diablo, the Viper RT/10 was introduced in 1992. It is powered by an 8-liter V10 engine which produced 400 brake horsepower.

This incredible-looking sports car was produced by Jaguar between 1992 and 1994. Powered by a 3.5 L twin-turbocharged V6 engine, only 275 were made.

Built between 1991 and 1999, around 4.8 million units of this version of Volkswagen iconic Golf were sold in the '90s. Other than a hatchback version, the Mk 3 was available as a station wagon and cabriolet.

Released in 1994 and produced for the next decade, this British sports car is the epitome of cool. After all, it is the choice of James Bond. Over 7,000 were produced with two engine options available, including a 5.9-liter V12.

So you want to take your children to school? Or maybe on a nice holiday. In the '90s, you could choose one of the most iconic Audis ever to do this - the Quattro. But not just any Quattro, a station wagon!

Throughout its lifetime, the Pontiac Firebird has always had a loyal following. The late '90s version was certainly no different. Easy on the eye, rear-wheel drive, manual gearbox and V8 power - all the cues for a little bit of fun on your daily commute.

Excellent performance and higher than average gas mileage figures? That's the CRX Si from Honda's claim to fame. Oh, and it looked pretty awesome as well.

Take a 4.3-liter turbocharged V-6 as well as the transmission of a Corvette and couple that with an all-wheel drive truck and what do you have? A Typhoon, that's what! The Typhoon was faster than many sports cars of the time and easily raced to 60mph from a standing start in under 5 seconds.

A real looker in 1990 and still one today, the ZR-1 became a very popular Corvette model. It was powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine that produced 375 brake horsepower.

Often forgotten between the F40 and the Enzo, the F50 was one of the top sports cars of the 1990s. It was designed as part of the marque's 50th-anniversary celebrations.

Also known as the MX-5, this rear-wheel-drive roadster is as fun now as it was in the 1990s. The first generation, produced up until 1997, featured either a 1,500cc or 1,800cc engine.

Also known as the Honda NSX, this 2-door sports car became very popular in the United States. F1 champion Ayrton Senna even had input into its design.

Fast, loud, brash are all adjectives that could be used to describe the Diablo. Powered by either a 5.7 or 6.0-liter V12, this sports car pushed out 595 brake horsepower.

Produced between 1990 and 1994, the Renegade was a trim package available on the Jeep Wrangler. This was in conjunction with American Specialty Cars based in Detroit. Originally, the Renegade was only available in white, red or black with blue and bronze added a few years later.

This massive Mercedes told the world that you had arrived... and in style.

In 1992, Formula One team, McLaren, launched the F1. This high-performance sports car was powered by a 6.2-liter V12 engine that produced over 600 brake horsepower. Interestingly, the engine is lined with 24-carat gold to help with the dispersal of heat.

The 1990s saw the third generation of the Fiesta, essentially a small hatchback. Interestingly, this Fiesta model had 9 different engine options including a turbodiesel.

The third generation of the Astra was built for the majority of the 1990s. It was available as a sedan or a hatchback. This vehicle was marketed under the Opel badge in Germany and the Holden badge in New Zealand and Australia.

Wanted to own a supercar but thought you never had enough money? Well, in the '90s, thinking outside the box would net you the 3000GT VR4. Not only a good looker, the VR4 pushed out some awesome performance numbers and this at a fraction of the cost of other high performance cars.

Released in 1996, the Boxster is a 2-door, 2-seat roadster. This Porsche was driven by a water-cooled, flat six-cylinder engine. Although not as quick as some of its rivals, it handled beautifully.

This 2-door, rear-wheel drive roadster first came to life in 1996. Still produced today, the Elise remains a fun, nimble car to drive with plenty of power under your foot.

Interestingly, the 911 GT3 has a flat six engine. It still goes like the clappers, however. This beautiful sports car first appeared in 1999 and is built to this day.

Introduced in 1966, by the 1990s, the Toyota Corolla was already a firm favorite all around the globe. The sixth generation of the Corolla carried the marque into the '90s and two further models followed in the decade.

Renault introduced the Clio to the world in 1990 with the first-generation model made for most of that decade. It quickly became a popular car in Europe and had ten different powerplant options as well as both manual and automatic gearboxes. It was voted European Car of the Year in 1991.

BMW M models have a reputation as some of the finest passenger cars ever produced. The M5 was no different but this was also a beast thanks to its 400 brake horsepower V8 engine.

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