Quiz: What Do You Know About Supercars?
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What Do You Know About Supercars?
By: Steven Symes
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About This Quiz

Are you super big on supercars? Does your knowledge out-accelerate everyone else's? These exciting vehicles push the limits of what's possible for the automobile, but they can also really test the limits of what you know. Supercars are truly amazing vehicles.

We've all wanted to drive one. Who wouldn't want to have that car that the valets fight over when you pull up to a restaurant?

But what does it take to be considered a supercar? There isn't an official definition, but many in the automotive industry have agreed on some loose standards. To qualify as a supercar, a vehicle must either be a grand tourer (GT) or sports car. That means luxury full-size sedans, SUVs, and other vehicles aren't included in this definition. Supercars generally are much faster, more powerful, quicker and considerably more expensive than other cars.

While quite a few supercars come from Europe, thanks in large part to Ferrari and Lamborghini, a growing number hail from other parts of the world. What's more, electrification is opening up new possibilities, so what we previously thought wasn't attainable is now becoming more common.

You'll need to push the envelope of your automotive knowledge for this test. Are you ready. Take the quiz now!

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What famous person oversaw the development of the F-40?
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What lightweight material is prominently used throughout the Lexus LFA's chassis and frame?
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What position in the cabin does the driver sit in the McLaren F1?
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What method did Chrysler use to assemble the Dodge Vipers?
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What was Porsche's supercar from the '80s?
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What Koenigsegg set a production car speed record of 278 mph?
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Which Lamborghini model's name means "devil" in Spanish?
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Which manufacturer produced the Zonda?
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What was the body of the first Honda/Acura NSX made of?
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Where did Saleen get the engine for the S7?
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What two technologies on the Ferrari 458 Italia helped boost handling performance?
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What country does the Noble M600 come from?
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How many Aston Martin One-77 supercars were made?
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What was the first model year for the Lamborghini Countach?
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What record did the Jaguar XJ220 achieve at the beginning of its production?
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What was the first supercar from Japan?
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What is the chassis code for the BMW M1?
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What was the project name used for the Ferrari LaFerrari?
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What kind of a powertrain does the Aspark Owl use?
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What supercar did former "Top Gear" host Richard Hammond famously crash?
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Where did Pagani get the name for the Huayra supercar?
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What kind of powertrain does the McLaren P1 use?
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What was the claimed peak horsepower output of the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport?
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What kind of engine did the Lamborghini Gallardo use?
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What nickname was given to the Koenigsegg Agera R?
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What car is the Hennessey Venom GT based on?
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What is the maximum horsepower for the 2018 Nissan GT-R NISMO?
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The original Ford GT was a tribute to what past vehicle?
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Which supercar had a television show structured around it?
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What was the final year of production for the Porsche 918 Spyder?
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What car was the inspiration for the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren?
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What was the first Koenigsegg?
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What Lamborghini supercar launched in 2011?
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How much does the Lotus Evora Sport 410 weigh?
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