Can You Identify These Cars From The 1960s and 1970s?

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Released between 1976 and 1986, Jeep’s CJ-7 was one of the most popular off-roaders available during that period. It had a large, 93.5-inch wheelbase which, when coupled with a three-speed gearbox, meant the Jeep went places other 4x4s had trouble getting to. The top-of-the-range CJ-7 was powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Versailles was marketed by Lincoln in the luxury compact car segment from 1977 to 1980. At the time, the Versailles, named after the famous French palace, was the smallest Lincoln model in production but had the highest base price.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Not many people know, but Peugeot is actually one of the oldest car manufacturers in the world (it was founded in 1810 and started life by making coffee mills). Their most popular model until the 206 launched in 1998, the 504 was produced between 1968 and 1983 and was also a force to be reckoned with on the World Rally circuit.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

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.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

By 1976, the fourth generation of the popular Mini had been introduced. It was available a two-door saloon, a two-door truck and a two-door van. The Mark IV was powered by three different engine options. These included a 1000 cc, 1,100 cc and 1,200 cc straight-four power plant.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Cortina was a product of Ford Britain and could be found throughout Europe between 1962 and 1982. It was extremely popular and the top seller in the United Kingdom in the 1970s. It was replaced by another popular European Ford, the Sierra.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

First released in late in 1964 (it's known as a "1964 1/2"), the Ford Mustang is one of the most iconic muscle cars ever built. Sales in its first year went well beyond what Ford had envisioned as around 400,000 vehicles were moved — Ford's forecast was only for 100,000 that year.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Marketed by Toyota between 1960 and 1984, the J40 Land Cruiser is considered to be one of their best ever off-road vehicles. Enthusiasts loved the fact that very little had to be modified on the original vehicle to tackle the toughest terrain.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Dodge Adventurer was a trim-package entry in the Dodge D-Series pickup line and was marketed by the company from 1968 to 1971. It offered carpeting, extra chrome and lighting options.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

A little over 600 examples of this sports touring car were produced by BMW from 1962 to 1965. The 3200 Coupe was essentially seen as a two-door grand tourer and was powered by the BMW OHV V8 — the first-ever V8 car engine produced by the company.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

A "super truck" of sorts, more than 5,000 Li’l Red Express Trucks were sold in 1978 and 1979. And it's not difficult to understand why. Not only did it look incredible, but it had some serious speed. In fact, the modified 360-cubic inch V-8 engine produced 225 brake horsepower, even more than the Corvettes produced at the time.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The GTX was another performance model made by Plymouth and marketed toward the more mature buyer. It was built between 1967 and 1971, with just more than 44,000 units produced. A car with muscle, a 7.2-liter V8 engine was an option for those wishing to throw some weight around.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

At just over 19 feet, the Mark V was certainly a long car, especially for a two-door coupe. Built between 1977 and 1979, the Mark V had two powerplant options, a 6.6-liter V8 or a 7.5-liter V8. There were 228,262 Mark Vs sold in three years, making it the most sold model of the Mark series.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Produced between 1962 and 1971, the Jeep Gladiator was available in both a four-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive option. Obviously, the four-wheel-drive was far more capable off-road. Suspension options also varied, with either a solid front axle or an independent front section. Power plant options changed a number of times over the years.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

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 executive car was available as a four-door sedan and the top-of-the-line offered a 3.5-liter V8 engine.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Challenger was first introduced in 1970 as a muscle car. The top of the range model from this era was powered by a 7.0-liter Chrysler Hemi engine. Two other generations of Challengers (one from 1978 through 1983 and the other from 2008 to the present) were also released.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

An entry-level Porsche between 1965 and 1969, the 912 is a variant of the 911. Initially, it even outsold its more famous sibling. Although it was not as powerful as the 911, it was incredibly fuel efficient, getting 30 mpg.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The first luxury 4x4 sold by Jeep, Wagoneers were produced for a period of 28 years, from 1963 to 1991. Even though this was a massive vehicle, the 4x4 performed admirably off-road and even won the Sno*Drift Rally of 1973.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

A muscle car from Pontiac, the first models of the GTO, released in 1964, were available in a convertible, hardtop and coupe. The GTO was released in four generations through 1974, with a fifth generation produced from 2004 to 2006.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Charger, based on the Coronet, was Dodge's first muscle car, introduced in 1966 and entered the market designed to be a high-speed option for those wanting to prove themselves in the street or on the track.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Rex, a microcar from Subaru built for the city, was produced between 1972 and 1992. Unbelievably, early models were powered by a two-stroke 356 cc engine although larger engines were made available, including a 758 cc inline-four option in second-generation export versions of the car.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Ford Country Squire was produced for an incredible 41 years between 1950 and 1991. The seventh generation, manufactured from 1969 to 1978, were "LTD" badged.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Since its inception in 1974, the Golf has gone from strength to strength. In fact, Volkswagen’s tag line, "The People’s Car" easily moved from the aging Beetle to this hatchback. Golf models have also been popular — and successful — in various motorsports.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

This full-sized sedan — with engine options ranging from a 3.7-liter inline-six all the way up to a 7.0-liter V8 engine — was available in a two-door and four-door version and was sold by Dodge between 1962 and 1964.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Although it was introduced in the 1950s by Dodge, it was the mid-60s fifth-generation models that muscle car enthusiasts love. The 1969 model of the Coronet not only looked the part with a 7.2-liter V8 Hemi engine under the hood but certainly sounded the part as well.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Duett was released in 1953 and produced right up until 1969. It came in two main body styles — a station wagon and a panel van. Some were also released as convertibles by various coachbuilders. It was powered by a 1.8-liter straight-four engine.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Throughout their history, Chevrolet has produced some incredible models, and the El Camino is certainly one of most recognizable. It was available in a number of engine options and body styles, including as a utility vehicle and a coupe.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Essentially a Golf with rear storage space making it a sedan instead of a hatchback, the Jetta first appeared in 1979. The Jetta, named for the Atlantic jet stream, is still being produced and is currently in its seventh generation.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The 'Cuda quickly became a popular muscle car from its release in 1964. In fact, even though it was designed in response, it debuted two weeks before the Ford Mustang. Of course, later models featuring the Hemi engine are the most sought after.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Seven generations of the Toyota Celica were produced between 1971 and 2006 and was originally Toyota's response to the Ford Mustang. The Celica has some excellent racing pedigree and took honors in both track racing as well as rallying.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Many credit Oldsmobile with the first muscle car way back in 1949. All we know is that the Cutlass 442, released in the mid-60s, certainly fit the description with its 6.6-liter V8 engine. It was available in a number of body types and two generations were produced during the '60s.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

A front-wheel-drive muscle car? Yes, we give the Toronado "muscle car" status! Produced from 1966 to 1971, it certainly featured some unique body styling but under the hood, it had that all-important 7.5-liter monster of a V8.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Produced between 1971 and 1974 and again from 1997 through 2014 and over five generations, the Honda Life is a name badge used on city cars and microvans produced by Honda. The first generation from 1971 included a two- or four-door hatchback with just a 350cc engine churning out a whopping 30 horsepower!

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Marketed between 1971 and 1994, the Colt was actually built by Mitsubishi Motors and marketed by Dodge in the United States. All-in-all, there were seven generations. The Colt was succeeded by the Neon.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Scout was first introduced in 1961 by International Harvester, a company mostly associated with agricultural and farming machinery. The Scout, produced until 1980, proved to be a popular off-roader.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Built between 1962 and 1965, the Custom 880, which formed part of the company's full-sized, mid-priced vehicle segment, was developed by Chrysler after the production of the DeSoto was stopped in 1961. More than 100,000 Custom 880s were sold by the end of the production run in 1965.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Based on the Chevrolet Camaro chassis, the Pontiac Firebird was its own car and certainly caught the attention in the mid-1960s. The Firebird was powered by a range of engines including straight-six and V8 varieties. More than 82,000 were sold in 1967, the first year of production.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

A utility coupe produced by Ford from 1957 to 1979, the Ranchero was actually adapted from a station wagon design. More than 500,000 Rancheros were sold in the 22 years it was produced. The Chevy El Camino was designed and released as a response to the Ranchero.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

This two-door, two-seater sports car was first marketed by Nissan in 1959 and ran through 1970, with around 40,000 being produced in that time. The Fairlady is considered one of the great classic Japanese sports cars.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Manufactured between 1973 and 1978, the Stratos from Lancia was designed by legendary Italian styling house Bertone. This was a formidable rally car, which won the world title three times. It was powered by a 2.5-liter V6 engine. Only 492 were produced.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

First introduced in 1962 and produced until 1964, the 400 is considered to be an upmarket version of the famous Dodge marque, the Dart. It was available in a range of configurations, from a two-door convertible to a four-door station wagon.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Marketed in the compact car segment, the Leone was manufactured between 1971 and 1994. The Leone (meaning lion) was powered by a range of Boxter engines and owners had the option of four-wheel drive. This vehicle came in a range of body options including station wagon, hatchback coupe as well as a sedan.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The Dart was introduced in 1960 and the Demon was a two-door fastback coupe version advertised as a performance variant available in 1971 and 1972.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

A performance version of the Valiant, the Duster was a fairly small vehicle for the time. It has a range of engine options — from a 3.2-liter inline-six to a 5.9-liter V8 — and was produced by Plymouth from 1969 until 1976.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The first 4x4 Bronco hit the trails in 1965, and between that year and 1977, proved to be a more-than-capable off-roader. Blessed with a turning radius of just 33.8 feet, thanks to a wheelbase of 92 inches, later models also included a Ford V8 engine with incredible torque.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

This Mazda stalwart was first released in the 1960s and was built in Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan and Zimbabwe. The first generation was powered by a 780cc rear-mounted engine although a 1000cc model was made available in 1968. The Bongo, by the way, is a type of African antelope.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

The final 360 was produced in 1971 after a production run that began in 1958. This was the first model produced by Subaru and more than 392,000 were manufactured. The 360 came in a number of body shapes including a two-door sedan and a two-door convertible as well as a three-door station wagon.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Built only between 1971 and 1972, the FF1 G was a subcompact vehicle available in a number of body styles including a two-door coupe, four-door sedan or five-door wagon.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Introduced in 1960 as a full-sized model, by 1963 it found itself in its third generation and part of the compact car segment. The Dart was produced until 1973 and proved a popular addition to the Dodge lineup.

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What car from the '60s or '70s is shown in this image?

Another vehicle that conjures the old age question, "Is it a muscle car?" Well, the mid- to late-'60s models certainly look the part with their two-door hardtop styling. And in terms of power plants, the Starfire included a massive 7.0-liter V8. As far as we are concerned, that's muscle car territory.

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About This Quiz

A world away in terms of technology now, the 1960s and '70s still produced some incredible cars, especially in terms of styling and on both sides of the Atlantic as well as in Asia.

The '60s, in particular, saw the birth of that American classic — the muscle car. And depending on who you talk to, opinions vary as to who brought out the first muscle car. All we know is that these American classics are as sought after now as they were then. While in Asia, smaller was simply better during the '60s and '70s with Kei cars, or city cars, proving to be most popular.

The question is, however, would you be able to identify cars from the United States, Europe and Asia by simply looking at an image? Sounds easy? It's not! This quiz, in which only 11% of people get all the answers correct, will put your knowledge of models from those two decades to the test. You will have to dig deep, especially to identify those cars a little less well known. Of course, some cars will stand out and be instantly recognizable, but for others, you will have to work that gray matter!

So what are you waiting for! Get going!

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