Favorite Cars Quiz
by Staff
Which car is the most iconic? It depends on who you ask. Did trivia about your favorite make it into this quiz?

The 2005 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 is well loved for its exclusive styling, its rarity, and its power delivery. Exactly how many ponies does this pony car put out?

  • 500
  • 400
  • 210

What emblem is on the grille of the 2005 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500?

  • a Mustang
  • a Cobra
  • a Ford oval

In December of 2013, which car got to leave its tire treads on the sidewalk outside the TCL Chinese Theatre?

  • the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette
  • the 2005 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500
  • the 2015 Ford Mustang

What model year marked the introduction of the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera?

  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2003

What does Superleggera mean?

  • superfast
  • superlight
  • super expensive

What was the approximate MSRP on the 1987 BMW M3?

  • $19,000
  • $35,000
  • $50,000

How much horsepower does the second-generation BMW M3 provide?

  • 150
  • 192
  • 254

What company produced the original Mini?

  • BMW
  • John Cooper Works
  • British Motor Corporation

What company now produces Mini Coopers?

  • BMW
  • John Cooper Works
  • Jaguar

What year was the first Mini Cooper S built?

  • 1963
  • 2000
  • 2004

What is Honda’s top-selling passenger car?

  • the Accord
  • the CR-V
  • the Odyssey

What was Motor Trend’s 1984 Import Car of the Year?

  • the Volkswagen Rabbit
  • the Honda Civic CRX
  • the BMW 3 Series

When was the Chevrolet Nova introduced?

  • 1962
  • 1968
  • 1979

Chevrolet threw around the Impala name on several distinct models through the decades. When was it first used, and on what car?

  • 1958, on the Chevy Bel Air Impala
  • 1966, on the Chevy Caprice Impala
  • 1994, on the Chevy Impala SS

The 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS was a performance version of what Chevy model?

  • the Cavalier
  • the Caprice
  • the Corvette

Audi produced its Quattro Coupe from 1980 until 1991. What is the last year it was available in the United States?

  • 1991
  • 1988
  • 1985

Who designed the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia?

  • Volkswagen
  • Ferdinand Porsche
  • a German coachbuilder, Karmann, and an Italian car designer, Ghia

What feature of the Ferrari Enzo was brand new and never-before-seen?

  • the carbon-fiber brakes
  • the paddle-shift transmission
  • the V-12 engine

How much horsepower is produced by the Ferrari Enzo’s V-12 engine?

  • 500
  • 660
  • 700

What car inspired Chevrolet to create the Camaro?

  • the Chevrolet Impala
  • the Dodge Challenger
  • the Ford Mustang

What engine did Volkswagen introduce in the 1993 Passat that was the company’s first new engine since the 1970s?

  • the VR6
  • the TDI
  • the 2.0T

How many years was the DeLorean DMC-12 produced?

  • one
  • two
  • five

What gives the DeLorean DMC-12 that distinctive sheen?

  • stainless steel
  • special silver paint
  • the glow from the flux capacitor

What was one of the first Japanese cars designed specifically to appeal to the American market?

  • the Honda S2000
  • the Acura NSX
  • the Toyota Camry

What made the original Mazda Miata such a success?

  • its unique colors
  • its simplicity and its light weight
  • its unbelievable horsepower

Which model accounted for half of all Jeeps sold in the mid-1990s?

  • the Wrangler
  • the Cherokee
  • the Grand Cherokee

When did AM General begin production of the civilian Hummer?

  • 1992
  • 1985
  • 2000

What was the Volkswagen Concept 1?

  • an early version of the Beetle
  • an early version of the Type 1
  • an early version of the New Beetle

Which performance car expert consulted on the Dodge Daytona Turbo Z?

  • Boyd Coddington
  • John Cooper
  • Carroll Shelby

The Buick Grand National is a performance version of what Buick model?

  • the Riviera
  • the Regal
  • the Skylark