The Ultimate Car Quiz

This car make first went on sale on September 29, 1966, for the 1967 model year. It shared its platform and major components with the Firebird. Over 5 million have been sold.

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Automotive designer Carroll Shelby approached AC Cars to build a car that could fit a V8 engine. They said yes on the condition that Shelby could provide the engine. He originally asked Chevrolet, who declined. Ford ultimately accepted and gave Shelby two engines.




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Originally this car started as a trim level for another model. From 1969 through 1979, the company used the nameplate on all models. It was also one of the fastest car developments in history, taking only 18 months from sketch to manufacturing.




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The first generation of this car began in 1959, but a prototype with the same name was introduced ten years earlier. The prototype was one of the first pillarless hardtop coupes ever made.




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The manufacturer made this vehicle a cheaper alternative compared to its higher-end upscaled model. They also worked with Warner Bros. –Seven Arts to use the likeness of a famous cartoon character on the branding.




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This car was inspired by the vehicle on the previous slide, with the manufacturer making a cheaper alternative to a higher-end model. Though only made between 1968 and 1971, it left a lasting impact with the company using the name periodically on specific Charger models.




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This car demonstrated to the world Japan could make a fastback coupé. It had a maximum speed of 136mph and is still loved by automotive fans today. At one auction, it went for nearly $1,200,000.




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This car was made in Australia based on the company’s American model. This version got unique upgrades to adapt to the country’s harsher environment, including a V8 engine.




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The 1964-1967 models of this car received great acclaim. Motor Trend writer Bob McVay went as far as to give the vehicle “Car of the Year” award in 1965. And how could you not with its 421 cu in (6.9L) V8 engine, dual exhaust, and heavy-duty front springs?




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GM followed the Pontiac Grand Prix closely in the production of this car. It sported a similar “A-Special” platform with the other vehicle in the first generation (1970-1972). Nascar used later iterations of the cars in their races from 1973 to 1977 and 1995 to 2007.






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This package was made to boost sales of the car. It came with rear spoilers, exclusive decals, and a choice between the 366hp Ram Air II and 370hp Ram Air IV.




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The first generation of this car did incredible in sales with 474,565 vehicles made. Looking just at the United States, 377,878 cars sold. The car was known for its compact, lightweight Wankel rotary engine.




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This was the first American-designed and constructed front-wheel-drive car with independent front suspension. The hood on this vehicle became iconic, and its speed came close to early superchargers.




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Car designer Dick Teague styled this vehicle. He worked for Chrysler and General Motors before becoming Vice President of Design for American Motors Corporation. The car was manufactured over two generations and came in a variety of trims and engine levels.




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This car came equipped with a 6.3-liter V8 that could push 340 horsepower and produced 430 lb-ft of torque. It also had a four-speed manual transmission and could go from 0-60 in 6.8 seconds.




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Basil Green Motors manufactured this car in Johannesburg, and Basil Green’s wife came up with the name. Initially, it was powered by a 3.0 Essex engine. Later they used a 302ci V8 Ford Windsor engine.




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This car was introduced in 1959 model year and was Chevrolet’s answer to the Ford Ranchero. A fun fact, the 1973 model was one of the best-selling models in the U.S. despite being hindered by federally-mandated emission and safety regulations.




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Only 547 of these cars were made. Initially, it was not received well by the company’s general manager during development, but they pushed through anyway. The vehicle had a 3.7-liter pushrod engine, aka a 90-degree V6, and proved effective in short races. Unfortunately for buyers, this car came at a high price tag.




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The company wanted this car to compete with the Ford Mustang. Originally John DeLorean was against the idea and wanted to make a two-seater sports car, but eventually, he agreed, and the vehicle began production in 1967 and lasted 35 years.




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The company introduced this performance package in 1970 on their base model. It had a V8 and could go to 60mph incredibly quickly. The option came in two colors Saturn Yellow and Apollo White. Initially, these refinements cost an additional $1,100.




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