Quiz: Are '70s Cars Your Thing? Test Your Knowledge Here!
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Are '70s Cars Your Thing? Test Your Knowledge Here!
By: Steven
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About This Quiz

The 1970s: If you lived through them, you might be trying to block out their memory, especially if you're a car lover. This was not a great time for car enthusiasts, chiefly because of the oil crises of 1973 and 1979, which meant not only high prices, but long lines at the gas station, and stations that ran out of gas altogether!

The automotive industry's response? Economy cars, of course. These flooded in from Japan, and U.S. carmakers tried to follow suit. The problem was, nobody really knew yet how to make a car that combined high gas mileage with decent performance and good style. Even Ford stumbled in this era, making a Mustang that car buffs almost universally hated ... this after nearly cornering the market on the pony car in the 1960s.

Even so, there were bright spots. This was the decade that released classic car-centric movies like "Duel" and "Vanishing Point." Dodge and Pontiac released cars that would become iconic. Europe gave us the Lamborghini Countach (even if most people could only afford the poster, not the car itself.)

So, are you a fan of the cars of this redheaded stepchild era, the 1970s? Prove it now, with our quiz. We'll see you at the finish line!

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What did the Pontiac Firebird have painted on its hood?
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What's the Ford Pinto most famous for?
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Where was the Stutz Blackhawk's body built?
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What kind of racing did the Lancia Stratos do?
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What was the body of the Bricklin SV-1 made out of?
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What was the first production year for the Lamborghini Countach?
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What year did the Fiat X1/9 debut?
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How many wheels does a Reliant Robin have?
3
5
4
2
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The Ford Mustang II shared a chassis with what other unloved car?
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What was BMW's supercar from the 1970s?
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How many seats came in an AMC Gremlin?
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What BMW model was the first turbocharged European passenger car?
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What year did the Citroen SM debut?
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Why did Porsche sell the 911 Carrera 2.7 RS Lightweight to the public?
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What country was the De Tomaso Pantera from?
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Where was the engine located in the Maserati Bora?
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What did the "BB" stand for in the 1973 Ferrari 512 bb's name?
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What was the first production year of the Chevrolet Chevelle SS?
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What year did Plymouth offer the convertible version of the 'Cuda?
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How many paint colors were available for the 1970 Buick GSX?
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What car was the Mercury Bobcat based on?
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What was the best-selling car in America in 1979?
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What was the first BMW 3 Series model?
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What did Porsche call the 911 Turbo behind closed doors?
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What did the Fox-body Mustang replace in 1979?
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What was the fastest American-made vehicle in 1978?
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What was the latest production year for the Jaguar E-Type?
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Where was the spare tire located on a Ford Super Camper Special?
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What Subaru truck launched in 1978?
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What color was the pinstriping on Dodge Warlocks?
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What year did Chevrolet wrap up the Longhorn?
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What was the Chevy LUV really?
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What color decals did the Dodge D100 Dude feature?
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What was Ford's racing-inspired SUV?
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