Can You Guess if These Car Model and Year Combinations Actually Exist?


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Consider yourself a car expert? Do you know both auto manufacturers and their various iconic brands? Why not put that knowledge to the test in this wickedly deceptive quiz in which we see if we can trick you when it comes to car model and year combinations?

Remember the first mass-produced car that made motoring affordable? Do you know in which year Henry Ford made it available to the American public? What about the Chevy classic named after a creature of the deep? A simple true or false is all that is needed to see if the model year we give you actually existed. Plus, there are so many others that will certainly put your knowledge of models, brands and auto manufacturers to the ultimate test. Don't expect an easy ride here!

This will certainly be no picnic! So saddle up your Charger, don't forget Dyna and ride off to the Frontier! A true auto aficionado certainly would stand a chance of finishing in pole position in this quiz! And that's you, right?

So what are you waiting for? Start your engine, floor the accelerator and aim for glory, first place and the checkered flag.

The Corolla is a popular offering from Toyota and has long been in production. Did the Corolla exist as a model in Japan in 1959?

The best selling car in the world, the Toyota Corolla was first introduced in 1966. During its lifetime, it has had 11 redesigns, first starting out as a subcompact model, moving to a compact as well as the mid-sized category. In 2016, more than 300,000 units of the Corolla were sold in the United States alone.


Not only did it look incredible, but the Ford Mustang quickly became the muscle car to have when it was released. The first Mustang to hit the road did so in 1955.

Arguably the most iconic muscle car ever, the Mustang was first released in 1964. It proved one of the most popular debuts ever and within a year, 400,000 units had been sold, which quadrupled Ford’s sale estimates.


An electric car, the 1989 version of the Chevrolet Bolt was named the American Car of the Year.

The Bolt did receive the prestigious American Car of the Year award, but in 2017, not 1999.


The Civic is a popular model from Honda. It has formed part of the fleet for a number of decades. Was the Civic introduced in 1972?

The Civic is one of Honda's most popular models and it's not hard to see why. Ample space, both for passengers and cargo, a smooth, quiet ride, excellent handling and brilliant gas mileage make the Civic hard to beat.


A 1989 Chevrolet BelAir? A model from the respected American auto manufacturer, or simply a figment of our imagination?

One of the most iconic vehicles ever produced by Chevrolet was the Belair. Manufactured between 1955 and 1957, it will always be remembered for its fantastic trim and those beautiful pointy tailfins.


The Ferrari F40. You have heard of this Italian masterpiece, I am sure. But between what years was it manufactured?

Between 1987 and 1991, 1,311 Ferrari F40’s were produced. Many consider this to be the finest Ferrari ever. The F40 was powered by a 2.9-liter twin turbo V12 capable of producing 471 brake horsepower. The F40’s top speed was 321 km/h.


The Ford Flex first became a model for the American brand in 2008?

This full-size crossover utility vehicle has been in production in the United States since 2008. It includes two powerplant options, both V6 engines.


The 2018 Pontiac Piston promises to be a top seller in the United States.

Although Pontiac is know for some iconic cars, the GTO for example, the brand came to an end in 2010. Sad, really.


Going to town in your Lincoln Town Car was all the rage from what year onwards?

Produced for a 20-year period from 1981 to 2001, the Town Car was a Lincoln model in the luxury full-size car segment. Three generations were produced over the two decades the Town Car was marketed.


Certainly one of the coolest cars to come out of the United Kingdom, the Mini remains a firm favorite for motoring enthusiasts. But was the 1949 Mini an actual model available?

Perhaps one of the most famous cars ever produced, the Mini first appeared in England in 1959 with the Mark 1. This small car was produced into the late ‘90s with various upgrades and changes over the years. In 2000, BMW bought the brand and introduced the Mini ONE. Although the shape paid homage to the original, these were much larger cars. In the past five years, ​more than 270,000 Mini models were sold in the United States.


Recently released by Ford, the 2017 Ford Model T Roadster harkens back to the early models of the company.

Ford has many new models introduced at regular intervals. A 2017 Model T Roadster is not one of them, however. Maybe someone should suggest it to them though.


A 1969 Pontiac Trans Am Firebird. Does the model match the year?

With its four headlights, Phoenix decal on the hood, massive air scoop and sleek lines, the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am certainly looked the part. And car lovers bought it in droves with more than 100,000 sold that year alone.


Released in 1959, the Dyna is one of Toyota's earliest truck offerings.

This medium duty truck has been produced by Toyota since 1959. In that time, there have been eight different generations.


The Volkswagen Golf Mk1 of 1969 is considered to be a true classic of the German manufacturer.

Since its inception in 1974, the Golf has gone from strength to strength. In fact, Volkswagen’s tagline, ‘The People’s Car,' easily moved from the aging Beetle to this hatchback. Currently on its seventh model in the range over the last 40 years, Golfs are sophisticated, high-performance vehicles - a​nd popular too.


Not marketed in the United States for a decade or two, the Ford Ranger will make a return in 2019.

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.


1953 saw the birth of the Chevy classic, the Corvette, a name associated with sleek lines, good looks and power, lots of power.

The Corvette name is loved around the world. From its inception in 1953, the Corvette brand is the jewel in the Chevrolet crown.


The 1966 Ford Bronco. Did this famous Ford rand existing then?

The first 4x4 Bronco hit the trails in 1966. Blessed with a turning circle of just 33.8 feet, thanks to a wheelbase of 92-inches, the Bronco was a more than capable off-roader. Later models also included a Ford V8 engine with incredible torque.


Ford pickups are loved by many Americans. Known as the F-Series, these first appeared in car dealerships in the 1980s. Or did they?

First released in 1948, without a doubt, the F-Series by Ford is the most iconic pick-up in U.S. motoring history. And that legacy lives on as over the past 30 years, the F-150 has outsold every other competitor each and every year.


A 1963 Corvette Stingray. Does the year match the model?

One of the most famous marques of the Corvette is the Mk II Stingray, produced between 1963 and 1967. This classic had either a 2-speed automatic gearbox or 3-speed manual with a range of engine options, including small and big block V8’s.


The Camaro was from Chevy was first produced in 1967. Despite its popularity as a muscle car, there was a gap in its production. Was the 2005 Camaro a model offered by the iconic American brand or not?

The Camaro was produced from 1967 to 2002. Chevrolet then stopped making them until the model reappeared in 2009 and remains part of the Chevrolet lineup to this day.


Recently released by Ford, the 2018 Ford Thunderbird harkens back the classic cars of the 1950s. Or does it?

Although the Thunderbird was a classic car from the 1950s, Ford has not decided to produced a new version.... as of yet!


Big, bold and bulky, the 1987 Hummer H1 was extremely popular when first released. Wait, or was it released in 1992?

This civilian version of the HUMVEE military vehicle hit the market in 1992. More than 11,000 Hummers were built in the 18 years that followed. After purchasing the brand in 1999, General Motors discontinued building Hummers in 2010.


One of Chevy's longest-running models, the Impala first hit the scene in the 1980s.

The Impala name is synonymous with Chevrolet. This iconic brand first hit the vehicle market in 1958. Now in its tenth generation, the Impala is still a brand in demand in the United States. Well over half-a-million Impalas have been sold in the United Stats since 2012.


The 2018 Saturn S-Series promises to be a top seller in the United States.

The Saturn brand formed part of General Motors. Poor sales figures saw GM close down Saturn in 2009.


Part of the Ford stable, Mercury's 2013 Cougar is considered to be one of the finest muscle cars ever produced.

Although the Mercury Cougar was a fine muscle car, a 2013 model simply doesn't exist since this division of Ford was closed in 2011.


A popular model in the United States, the Chevy Cruze has been available since 2008.

A Chevrolet global brand, the Cruze (second generation) is also available in the United States where it is a popular sedan. It is powered by a 1400 cc petrol engine that produces an impressive 154 brake horsepower.


Recently released by Oldsmobile, the 2018 Curved Dash pays homage to its ancestor from the early days of motoring.

The Curved Dash Oldsmobile was released in 1901 and built until 1907. There is no 2018 model as Oldsmobiles simply do not exist anymore.


The 2014 Dodge La Femme was marketed at the fairer sex in particular.

It's true, the La Femme was a model produced by Dodge with women in mind.... but in the 1950s, not the 2010s.


Only available in black, the 1901 Dodge Warlock won Car of the Year. Or did it?

The Warlock, which fell in the power wagon category, was initially a concept car. Dodge put it into production from 1977 to 1979.


The 2015 Duesenberg SJ Modern is loosely based on the SJ model from the late 1920s.

A real looker, The SJ was only for the rich and famous. After all, it was produced during the depression, so the man in the street was certainly not going to get behind the wheel. These cars had a supercharged motor and were capable of traveling at over 100 mph.


One of the best American sports cars, the Dodge Viper is loved all over the world. The 1961 Viper is a particular favorite of car aficionados. Or is it?

Although the Viper is loved by car aficionados, it simply did not exist in 1961. The Viper first saw the light of day in 1992.


A 2017 Hummer H4. A real model or a figment of our imagination?

Although the H3 was made by Hummer, it was the last model produced before General Motors closed the company in 2010.


The Oldsmobile Vintage will see the light of day in 2019.

Oldsmobile is a defunct brand. The company closed in the mid-2000s.


A 1998 'New Beetle.' True or not?

The New Beetle, the second generation of this famous car was introduced in 1998. Offering far more space, a smoother ride, more power - we could go on - the New Beetle was an upgrade on the older model. It did lack that certain charm, however.


A 1990 Chrysler PT Cruiser. Does the year match the model?

Chrysler has made some eye-catching models throughout its history. One of these, the PT Cruiser, is certainly a talking point. You either love it or hate it! Enough people loved it, however, with more than 1 million sold between 2000 and 2011. So no, a 1990 model never existed.


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