Can You Name the Make and Model of Every Car in This Quiz?
By: Robin Tyler
Image: joergens.mi via Wiki Commons
About This Quiz
Cars have certainly become one of the most important investments we can make in our lives. And we do it a few times over or more if we are lucky!
Today, a vehicle is certainly something that many of us can not do without. Just imagine not being able to hop in your vehicle and driving out of the city on a wheel deserved break to a destination of your choice, for example. But it's not only about that. It's about transporting our families safely, or perhaps we even use them for our daily livelihood, getting to our places of employment or even as a business tool itself.
I wonder if those clever men all those years ago would realize the impact that their invention would have on our lives. We certainly owe them thanks and gratitude.
But back to the task at hand. As a car lover, you probably are really good at identifying vehicles of different shapes, sizes and types. So in this quiz, we are going to put that knowledge and your gray matter, to the test.
We have a range of vehicles here for you to identify and your only clue? A single image...
Do you think you have what it takes to ace this quiz?
How do you redesign a classic? Well in 2000, it was attempted. What is it?
DW Deutsch via YouTube
Introduced in 2000 by BMW, the Mini One had a similar shape to the old Mini but was much bigger. They proved popular, however, especially in America where over 270,000 had been sold in the last half-decade alone.
Old school is cool! Especially when it is this prestigious marque from Great Britain. Can you name it?
Hot Places via youtube
Driven by a 6-0-liter engine, the Rolls Royce 30hp was produced by the company from 1905 to 1907. Today, only one example remains of the 37 made.
This lightweight two-seater, open cockpit sports car is revered in motoring circles. Can you name it?
The brainchild of Carroll Shelby, the Cobra first revved in anger in 1962. Based on a lightweight body that he imported from the AC Cars, Shelby bolted a Ford 260 engine to it. And the rest is history! In the years that followed, Shelby bolted even bigger engines to the AC frame which brought about a car with nimble handling and lots and lots of power.
Name this incredible sports car featured in the image. It was developed with the help of a Formula one team.
Saabkyle04 via youtube
Developed in conjunction with the Formula 1 team, McLaren, the SLR made its debut in 2003 and was built until 2010. With a 5.4 L supercharged M155 SLR V8 under the hood and a manual gearbox, the SLR was somewhat of a monster and generated over 600 brake horsepower!
This vehicle dominated the rally scene in the mid '80's. Can you name the maker as well as the model?
Winding Road Magazine via YouTube
Produced between 1980 and 1991, the Quattro was a 2-door coupe with four-wheel drive. Not only was it popular with the public but it dominated the Rally scene in the mid-‘80s.
Powered by a four-cylinder 60 brake horsepower engine, this vehicle was certainly the fastest thing on four wheels in 1914. Can you name it?
Youtube via WorldAutoMotors
Considered the first sports car built by an American company, the Bearcat introduced in 1914 had a four-cylinder 60 brake horsepower engine. Although by today’s standards that may seem like nothing, in 1914 the Bearcat was the fastest thing on four wheels.
Considered a muscle car, despite it been a front-wheel drive. Today, it is much sought by collectors. Can you name it?
RK Motors Charlotte via youtube
A front wheel drive muscle car? Yes, we give the Toronado muscle car status! Produced from 1966 to 1971, it certainly featured some very unique styling but under the hood, it had that all-important V8.
All-wheel drive give this fantastic vehicle incredible handling. Name the make and model, please.
Youtube via seizure_
Subaru models are known for their incredible handling and the WRX is no different. This is thanks to the all-wheel-drive configuration found on this model. But it offers so much more, including a high-performance engine producing up to 300 brake horsepower as well as enough interior space and a comfortable ride.
A real cutie but more than capable off-road, can you name the vehicle in the image?
BizNews Motoring via YouTube
A small off-road option, the Jimny has been produced by Suzuki since the 1970s with the third generation of the marque currently available. The Jimny offers either two-wheel or four-wheel drive and a range of power plant options with the 1.4 liter, the biggest.
An incredible all-electric vehicle and the brainchild of Elon Musk, what vehicle is shown in the image?
aCar Shows via YouTube
A luxury SUV, the Tesla Model X is an electric vehicle capable of traveling between 237–295 miles on a single charge depending on driving conditions. Sporting all-wheel drive and two motors, the top of the range P90D produces 193 kilowatts to the front tires and 375 kilowatts to the rear tires!
Excellent fuel economy makes this a popular vehicle in today's market. But what is it?
Youtube via Redline Reviews
The 2018 Acura is one of the cheapest vehicles in its class. It offers excellent fuel economy but performance wise, it's not that impressive. The entry-level model also has the bare minimum in terms of accessories. Expect 35 mpg on the open road and around 25 mpg in the city.
$1.2 million is what you will need to fork out to own this beauty! It's worth it, as it produces over 1,000 brake horsepower. Name this hyper car, please.
With an engine that pushes out 1,163 brake horsepower, it is easy to see why any car nut with the cash wants to bay a Zenvo TS1 GT (despite its silly name). Powered by a 5.8 liter V8 engine with not one but two superchargers, the TS1 will cost around $1.2 million.
Not only the first four-door even produced by this well-known sports car manufacturer, but the first off-roader as well. Can you name the make and model?
Sean Winograd via youtube
The Cayenne, a luxury crossover SUV certainly raised eyebrows when it was released in 2002. It produced a number of first for the company in that it was the first four-door vehicle ever produced and the first off-road machine designed and built by Porsche.
The original civilian version of a World War II vehicle. Can you name it?
Motorland via Youtube
Willys was responsible for the original Jeep vehicles used by the US military during World War II. The Overland Jeepster was there attempt to enter the commercial vehicle market after the war with the Jeepster produced from 1948 to 1950. Over 20,000 were built.
Can you name this classic muscle car from the 1960's?
Jay Leno's Garage via youtube
The two-door Barracuda was a muscle car from auto manufacturer Plymouth manufactured between 1964 and 1974. Interestingly, the Barracuda was introduced before the Mustang, by a mere two weeks. The first generation was noted for its wraparound back window. Two power units were available for this model, a 2.8 liter straight six and a 3.7 liter straight six capable of producing 145 brake horsepower.
Name this massive flop sold by a British firm in America from 1987 to 1991.
Released in the United States between 1987 and 1991 by the Austin Rover Group. The Stirling 800 was based on the Rover 800 but proved to be so unreliable and poorly made that it was a massive flop. Rover never returned to America again after 1991.
Which pick-up with off-road capabilities is shown in this image?
Everyman Driver via YouTube
The Rebel combines comfort and off-road abilities thanks to its full-frame front suspension, a solid rear axle as well as air suspension all round. Not only can ride height be adjusted for the toughest terrain but it can benefit on the highway as well with lower gas mileage. It also has an excellent eight-speed gearbox.
Rare, very rare. Recently one of these went for $4.8 million! Can you name the vehicle in the image?
Youtube via SUPERCARCLASSICS
There is no denying that his vehicle, produced in the 1930s, is one of the best looking cars ever made. Those lines simply do not age. A few have been up for auction over the past 20 years including one that went for $4.8 million.
Powered by the famed Cobra Jet engine, this muscle car was the business! Can you name it?
Vanguard Motor Sales via Youtube
The fastback version of the Cyclone sold 6,105 model in that year and certainly as a popular muscle car. The Cyclone was powered by a range of V8 engines including the 428 cubic inches Cobra Jet.
A small, nimble coupe, this vehicle is popular in Asia as well as other parts of the world. Please name the make and model.
ThatDudeinBlue via youtube
A quirky offering from Nissan, the 300ZX quickly became a favorite. With 300 brake horsepower in a small coupe, the 300ZX was quick! It even offered rear wheel steering which made it handle even better.
This small car has become a popular model in Europe and competes in the city car class. Name it, please.
Auto Express via YouTube
Launched in 2012, the Opel Adam competes in the city car class. This three-door hatchback has three powerplant options from 1.0-liter to 1.4-liter. Although the name may seem a little strange, the Adam is named after the founder of the company, Adam Opel.
A formidable rally car, this vehicle claimed victory after victory in the mid-'80s. What make and model is it?
Youtube via Autovisie
The Peugeot 205 T16 took part in the now-defunct Group B Rally world championship. In the hands of driver Juha Kankkunen, Ari Vatanen and Timo Salonen the 205 was formidable and wracked up 16 victories in three years from 1984.
Classic European engineering from the 1970's. A little boring perhaps but reliable. Can you name the make and model.
Youtube via erclassicsholland
A range of cars produced in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the 140 series were available as two-door and four-door sedans as well as a five-door station wagon. They were either powered by a 1.8 or 2.0-liter engine.
Only 30 examples of this vehicle, based on a Porsche, were ever made. Today, they cost close to $1 million. Can you name it?
Car and Driver Magazine via youtube
Basically a modified Porsche, only 30 RUF CTR's were ever made. This sportscar can go from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 225 mph. Should you want one, it will set you back a cool $793,000.
Can you name this classic muscle car from the 1930's?
WorldAutoMotors via youtube
Produced between 1937 and 1939, the Coupe Express J5 looks like a moving piece of Art Deco. Over 3,500 of this beauty were built but in reality, it could never compete with the Ford and Chevrolet equivalents which were priced well below the Express.
Which vehicle, first marketed in 1994 and still a popular model in the United States, is shown in this image?
merons Car Reviews via youtube
Marketed in the large car segment, the Avalon regularly sells over 50,000 units a year in the United States. First marketed in 1994, this the the companies largest sedan model in America.
A popular vehicle in Europe, this is built both by British and German manufacturers. Can you name the British maker and model name, please.
Men and Motors via youtube
First released in the United Kingdom in 1979, the Astra is exactly the same as the Opel version except it is a right-hand drive car. Currently in its seventh generation, this vehicle has proved a popular seller both for Vauxhall and Opel.
Name this muscle car, first released in late 1960's.
ramblergarage via Youtube
Perhaps one of the lesser-known muscle cars, the Rogue certainly had the credentials. Not only was it a lightweight two-door coupe but it had all the power it needed thanks to 280 horse power producing V8. Sadly, it was up against Mustangs, Camaros and GTO's and never really stood a chance in that company.
This vehicle could have been a real winner, sadly only 51 were ever built. Can you name the make and model?
Youtube via VV Productions
The dream of Preston Tucker, the Torpedo only saw 51 units built. Why? Well, Tucker was indicted for fraud, although many say he was set up. The truth is out there...
The ride of a certain Sebastian Vettel. Do you know what it is called?
The last of the V8 engined cars in Formula 1, the Red Bull R9 helped Sebastian Vettel to the overall crown. The German won 13 of the 19 races he entered.
Considered a cheap supercar, in the 1990's, this was the car you wanted! Can you name it?
Groove Subaru via Youtube
Wanted to own a supercar but thought you never had enough money? Well, in the '90s, thinking outside the box would net ou 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 super cars.
This car has endurance, lots of it! It needs, however, as it was built to take part at Le Mans in the early 2000s. Can you name the classic British mark and the model?
MGFRJ via youtube
Built with the help of Lola, the EX257 race car was purpose-built to take part in the 24-hour endurance race at Le Mans. It competed in 2001 but unfortunately, both cars were forced to pull out of the event with various mechanical problems.
Which vehicle is shown in this image?
All Torque via youtube
This executive vehicle was available as as a four-door sedan or 5-door wagon. A V8 model was released in 2003, powerd by a 4.6-liter Ford engine.
The vehicle in the image costs a cool $3.4 million. Can you name it?
Wiki Commons via W Motors
0-62mph in 2.8 seconds. A top speed of 245mph. A cost of $3.4 million. A silly name!
Which American pick-up is featured in this image?
ManxClassics via youtube
Northwestern Auto Parts Company or Napco was a company established in 1918 that specialized in making 4 wheel drive systems for vehicles. One of these projects was for Chevrolet pickups from 1942 to 1956. This gave the vehicle moderate off-road capabilities.
Name this off-road vehicle, please.
WorldAutoMotors Via YouTube
The Bobcat, also known as the 'Aero Jeep' was a prototype produced in the 1950s and shared many parts with the M-38 and M-38A1. This vehicle was intended to be used by paratroopers and dropped out of aircraft with them. It never went into production. %0DName this off-road vehicle, please.
Can you identify the vehicle shown in this image? Name the make and model, please?
Box Fast Classics via youtube
The Rover P6, produced in the ‘60s and ‘70s was the very first car to win the European Car of the Year award in 1964.
This GT-style sports car is considered to be a muscle car but can you name it?
syyenergy7 via Youtube
Produced by the American Motors Corporation between 1968 and 1970, the AMX was a GT-style sports car. It featured a 2-door coupe-styled body and had six different engine options, all V8's of varying size. AMX's came with either a four-speed manual or three-speed automatic transmission.
Can you name this version of a classic hot hatch series that first appeared in the 1970s.
Youtube via STAFFOCB Jo
The GTI badge from Volkswagen, applied to the Golf hatchback for seven generations, is one of the most well-known marques around the world.
Do you know the maker and model of this incredible hyper car?
Wiki Commons via Benleo
Powered by a 6.0-liter V-12 engine, only 20 production models of the Pagani Huayra BC were produced, setting their owners back a cool $2.6 million.
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