Quiz: Identify These Flashy Cars From the ’70s

There are some amazing cars on this quiz, and we are certain that we will know most of them. But we have also placed some ridiculous models in there, so make sure to take a good look into the choice. A lot of experiments with cars was done back in the 70s. From pony cars to economy ones, manufacturers gave it their all in order to create something that has never been seen before. The classic muscle cars that people were used to turned into small fastbacks and new sports cars were introduced. Now it is time to sit, relax, and see how many we can get right out of 39 that we have put together.

There are some amazing cars on this quiz, and we are certain that we will know most of them. But we have also placed some ridiculous models in there, so make sure to take a good look into the choice. A lot of experiments with cars was done back in the 70s. From pony cars to economy ones, manufacturers gave it their all in order to create something that has never been seen before. The classic muscle cars that people were used to turned into small fastbacks and new sports cars were introduced. Now it is time to sit, relax, and see how many we can get right out of 39 that we have put together.

Can we name this 70s car?

  • Chevrolet Chevelle
  • Ford Thunderbird
  • Dodge Charger
  • Pontiac GTO

Some auto experts have said that the Chevrolet Chevelle hit its peak in 1973 and, for quite some time, was rated as one of the most powerful muscle cars produced.

Some auto experts have said that the Chevrolet Chevelle hit its peak in 1973 and, for quite some time, was rated as one of the most powerful muscle cars produced.

Can we name this Japanese 70s muscle car?

  • Honda Prelude
  • Datsun 240Z
  • Toyota Celica
  • Mitsubishi Galant

When the Datsun 240Z came out, Japanese manufacturers were pretty surprised how much Americans loved the car. It was one of the most affordable muscle cars in the 70s.

When the Datsun 240Z came out, Japanese manufacturers were pretty surprised how much Americans loved the car. It was one of the most affordable muscle cars in the 70s.

This was one of those cars that people couldn't take their eyes off back in the 70s – can we name it?

  • Chevrolet Camaro
  • Dodge Challenger
  • Ford Mustang
  • AMC Gremlin

Today we can just go down the dealership and get ourselves a Dodge Challenger. But back in the 70s, this was one of the flashiest and popular muscle cars.

Today we can just go down the dealership and get ourselves a Dodge Challenger. But back in the 70s, this was one of the flashiest and popular muscle cars.

As we are mentioning flashy, this was the pinnacle of flashy in the 70s – what car is it?

  • Buick Skylark
  • Dodge Charger
  • Dodge Coronet
  • Pontiac Trans Am

This car was made for a long time from 1969 to 2002. Many people loved the sporty look and fuel efficiency that this car had.

This car was made for a long time from 1969 to 2002. Many people loved the sporty look and fuel efficiency that this car had.

If people wanted to be stylish, then this was the car for it – can we name it?

  • Lincoln Continental
  • Pontiac Firebird
  • Lancia Stratos
  • Ford Fairmont

Even though it was a huge car, people considered the Lincoln Continental as one of the most luxurious cars at that time.

Even though it was a huge car, people considered the Lincoln Continental as one of the most luxurious cars at that time.

This pony car was one of the competitors of Chevrolet back in the 70s – can we name it?

  • AMC AMX
  • Plymouth Barracuda
  • Mercury Cougar
  • Mazda RX-7

Pony cars in the 70s were the next big thing. The newer versions were much smaller but had the same power as their previous models.

Pony cars in the 70s were the next big thing. The newer versions were much smaller but had the same power as their previous models.

This car was made to look like the Ford Mustang – can we name this European car?

  • Mercury Capri
  • Ford Escort
  • Mercury Sable
  • Lincoln Mark V

Lincoln-Mercury imported these cars form Europe at the beginning of the 70s. Even they were significantly smaller than the Mustang, people seemed to love them a lot.

Lincoln-Mercury imported these cars form Europe at the beginning of the 70s. Even they were significantly smaller than the Mustang, people seemed to love them a lot.

This car was named after a city in Italy – what's its name?

  • Ford Torino
  • Fiat X1/9
  • Stutz Blackhawk
  • Aston Marin V8 Vantage

Named after the city of Turin, this car kept a lot of people excited when it was made between 1968 to 1976.

Named after the city of Turin, this car kept a lot of people excited when it was made between 1968 to 1976.

Which car was first made in the 60s, but went popular in the 70s?

  • Ford Pinto
  • Cadillac Eldorado
  • Porche 914
  • Chevrolet Corvette

It went through some makeovers trying to make the body style more aerodynamic. It was made in the 60s at first, to try to compete against the Mustang, but its true glory came in the70s.

It went through some makeovers trying to make the body style more aerodynamic. It was made in the 60s at first, to try to compete against the Mustang, but its true glory came in the70s.

Can we name the model from General Motors?

  • Pontiac Grand Prix
  • Chevrolet Camaro
  • Pontiac GTO
  • Buick Regal

Made from 1962 until 2002, the Pontiac Grand Prix became hugely popular in the 70s. It had the power of a muscle car but could fit the whole family in it.

Made from 1962 until 2002, the Pontiac Grand Prix became hugely popular in the 70s. It had the power of a muscle car but could fit the whole family in it.

This more of a cute then flashy- can we name this European car?

  • Volkswagen Golf
  • Toyota Corolla
  • Porche 914
  • Honda Accord

People could have gotten this model either with a hardtop or the convertible version. Volkswagen and Porche join forced to make this stylish car.

People could have gotten this model either with a hardtop or the convertible version. Volkswagen and Porche join forced to make this stylish car.

This car is considered by some people at 'The Goat' – can we name it?

  • AMC Rebel
  • Pontiac GTO
  • Reliant Robin
  • Ford GT

Made for about 10 years, from 1964 to 1974, some people consider that the older version of this car was way better than the revamp that was done in the 70s.

Made for about 10 years, from 1964 to 1974, some people consider that the older version of this car was way better than the revamp that was done in the 70s.

What do we call this Italian two-seater?

  • Renault Alliance
  • Cadillac El Dorado
  • Fiat X1/9
  • Ford Torino

Fiat stopped selling their cars in the US in 1983, but before that, the X1/9 was sold frequently. This was the first-ever vehicle that his headlights would lift up when turned on.

Fiat stopped selling their cars in the US in 1983, but before that, the X1/9 was sold frequently. This was the first-ever vehicle that his headlights would lift up when turned on.

This cat was first made in 1978 – do we know it.

  • Mazda RX-7
  • Datsun 240Z
  • Honda Civic
  • Toyota Camry

This car was first created in 1978, and until they stopped producing it in 2002, it didn't change a lot throughout the years.

This car was first created in 1978, and until they stopped producing it in 2002, it didn't change a lot throughout the years.

This car's production was stopped in 2006 – can we name it?

  • Mazda RX-7
  • Toyota Celica
  • AMC Hornet
  • Ford Pinto

It wasn't the most famous car, but it did make an impact when it first was created in 1971. The design stayed the same from 1983 to 2006.

It wasn't the most famous car, but it did make an impact when it first was created in 1971. The design stayed the same from 1983 to 2006.

The design was made in Italy, but it was built in Germany – do we know this car?

  • BMW M1
  • Fiat Spyder
  • Volkswagen Beetle
  • Renault Fuego

BMW called Italian designer Giugiaro to make a unique design. It was only produced for three years, but it was the first sports car made by BMW with a mid-sized engine.

BMW called Italian designer Giugiaro to make a unique design. It was only produced for three years, but it was the first sports car made by BMW with a mid-sized engine.

Which car had its third generation made in the 70s?

  • Pontiac Grand Am
  • Ford Thunderbird
  • Mazda 626
  • Oldsmobile 442

This car came standard with a three-speed manual transmission when the third generation came out in 1973.

This car came standard with a three-speed manual transmission when the third generation came out in 1973.

Which fastback in on this photo?

  • Oldsmobile Delta 88
  • Plymouth Barracuda
  • Dodge Charger
  • Lincoln Mark V

It was one of the most popular muscle cars in the 70s. With the same body as another model called the Valiant, the Barracuda was made to be the next best muscle car.

It was one of the most popular muscle cars in the 70s. With the same body as another model called the Valiant, the Barracuda was made to be the next best muscle car.

the car on this photo was made for only seven years – do we know it?

  • Ford Maverick
  • Buick Riviera
  • Lincoln Mark V
  • Chevrolet Malibu

When it first came out in 1970, there was only a two-door model. As production carried on, four-door models came out as well.

When it first came out in 1970, there was only a two-door model. As production carried on, four-door models came out as well.

This car is so rare that only 1983 cars were ever made – can we name the car?

  • Chevrolet Vega
  • Oldsmobile Toronado
  • Cadillac Eldorado
  • Lamborghini Countach

Because it was such a rare car to get even back when they were making them, and because of the slick exterior design, this car went for more than 200,000 dollars.

Because it was such a rare car to get even back when they were making them, and because of the slick exterior design, this car went for more than 200,000 dollars.

In one auction recently, this car was sold for almost 500,000 dollars – do we know it?

  • Lancia Stratos
  • Lamborgini Countach
  • Aston Martin Vanquish
  • Fiat X1/9

Only about 490 were ever made, and it was known in the 70s because it won three championship titles.

Only about 490 were ever made, and it was known in the 70s because it won three championship titles.

This car that is on the photo was only produced for three years – can we guess the correct answer?

  • Chevrolet Impala
  • Ford Maverick
  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage
  • BMW 325i

This car was only made in three years, and they weren't consecutive. In 1977, 2005, and 2019. Whichever version we see, they all have that sleek exterior.

This car was only made in three years, and they weren't consecutive. In 1977, 2005, and 2019. Whichever version we see, they all have that sleek exterior.

Do we know this monster of a car?

  • Cadillac Eldorado
  • Lincoln Continental
  • Ford Grand Torino
  • Chevrolet Kingswood

When the Cadillac Eldorado came out, it was a big success for Cadillac. If people wanted to make an impression when going out, driving one of these monsters was the way to go.

When the Cadillac Eldorado came out, it was a big success for Cadillac. If people wanted to make an impression when going out, driving one of these monsters was the way to go.

What car is seen in this photo?

  • Oldsmobile Cutlass
  • Buick Riviera
  • Chevrolet Nova
  • Aston Marin V8 Vantage

The second generation of this car was produced from 1966 to 1970 and had the most sales. Even though from the outside, it seems as it has a small interior, it could fit 5 people.

The second generation of this car was produced from 1966 to 1970 and had the most sales. Even though from the outside, it seems as it has a small interior, it could fit 5 people.

What is the name of this coupe?

  • Plymouth Valiant
  • AMC Pacer
  • Buick Skylark
  • Oldsmobile Toronado

First made in 1966, it took some time for this car to get popular. When the new decade came, it was considered as one of the most luxurious family cars.

First made in 1966, it took some time for this car to get popular. When the new decade came, it was considered as one of the most luxurious family cars.

For which car did the Beach Boys sing about?

  • Ford Thunderbird
  • Chevrolet Monza
  • Ford Mustang
  • Dodge Neon

It was starting to become popular in the 60s, but when the 70s version was unveiled, it made a lot of people scratch their heads.

It was starting to become popular in the 60s, but when the 70s version was unveiled, it made a lot of people scratch their heads.

Can we name this flashy, 70s car?

  • Ford GT
  • Mercury Lynx
  • Chevrolet Monte Carlo
  • Lamborghini Countach

The grill was the most distinctive feature on the Monte Carlo. When the later version came out, it got a bit smaller and lost its image.

The grill was the most distinctive feature on the Monte Carlo. When the later version came out, it got a bit smaller and lost its image.

Ford Motor Company marketed this car in the early 70s – can we name it?

  • Ford Fairlane
  • Toyota Corolla
  • Lincoln Mark V
  • Chevrolet Monte Carlo

The original version of this car came out in 1958, but as the years rolled by, the more modern version came out in the 70s.

The original version of this car came out in 1958, but as the years rolled by, the more modern version came out in the 70s.

Do we know the name of this car?

  • Plymouth Road Runner
  • Chevrolet Vega
  • Ford Fiesta
  • AMC Gremlin

Many manufacturers wanted to step away from producing muscle cars and focus more on family-oriented vehicles. The Plymouth Road Runner was the first one that had features of both types of vehicles.

Many manufacturers wanted to step away from producing muscle cars and focus more on family-oriented vehicles. The Plymouth Road Runner was the first one that had features of both types of vehicles.

What is the name of this flashy car?

  • Mazda RX-7
  • Ford Focus
  • AMC Rebel
  • Dodge Challenger

It came in two different models; we could get ourselves a station wagon or a sedan. Both had lots of room for passengers.

It came in two different models; we could get ourselves a station wagon or a sedan. Both had lots of room for passengers.

This car was produced until 2002 – can we name this car?

  • Nissan Laurel
  • Subaru Brat
  • Toyota Celica
  • Dodge Demon

Even though the exterior wasn't the flashiest, the interior offered features that only could be seen in larger cars.

Even though the exterior wasn't the flashiest, the interior offered features that only could be seen in larger cars.

This car won the 1971 Motor Trend Car of the Year – can we name it?

  • Chevrolet Vega
  • Datsun Bluebird
  • Porsche 914
  • Lincoln Continental

It was one of Chevrolet's smaller cars, but that didn't matter because automotive enthusiasts fell in love with this model when it was released in 1970.

It was one of Chevrolet's smaller cars, but that didn't matter because automotive enthusiasts fell in love with this model when it was released in 1970.

Which car was sold in 1970 for the last time in the US?

  • Pontiac GTO
  • Ford GT
  • Dodge Colt
  • Ford Falcon

In 1970, Ford Falcon stopped being produced in the US, but it continued in Argentina until 1991.

In 1970, Ford Falcon stopped being produced in the US, but it continued in Argentina until 1991.

Can we name this convertible?

  • Fiat Spider
  • BMW M1
  • Renault Alliance
  • Aston Martin V8 Vantage

The original was first built in 1966, but the more modern version of the Ford Spider came out in the 70s.

The original was first built in 1966, but the more modern version of the Ford Spider came out in the 70s.

Can we name this beautiful 70s car?

  • Alpha Romeo Brera
  • Chevrolet Chevelle
  • Ford Falcon
  • Nissan Skyline

Today this car is considered as one of the most beautiful vintage cars ever made. It was tough, and it had value.

Today this car is considered as one of the most beautiful vintage cars ever made. It was tough, and it had value.

One model of this car was sold for 100,000 dollars back in 2015 – do we know it?

  • Dodge Charger
  • Mazda Cosmo
  • Chevrolet Chevette
  • AMC Rambler

It is a small car, but because it looks flashy, it became pretty popular in the 70s.

It is a small car, but because it looks flashy, it became pretty popular in the 70s.

This car wasn't sold in the US until 1970 – can we name it?

  • Ford Escort
  • Nissan Pulsar
  • Eagle Talon
  • Toyota Supra

Having huge success in Europe, the Ford Motor Company was ready to release the Ford Escort in the US. It was produced until 2003.

Having huge success in Europe, the Ford Motor Company was ready to release the Ford Escort in the US. It was produced until 2003.

What is the name of this classic American car?

  • Chevrolet Corvette
  • Ford Mustang Mach I
  • Nissan Skyline
  • AMC Matador

The Mustang is one of Ford's most popular models. When it was first released in 1968, it was on top of its game until 1978. Throughout the years, many new versions of the model have come out.

The Mustang is one of Ford's most popular models. When it was first released in 1968, it was on top of its game until 1978. Throughout the years, many new versions of the model have come out.

It was the first smaller car that was considered flashy – can we name it?

  • Toyota Supra
  • Honda Accord
  • Nissan Juke
  • AMC Rebel

Honda was pretty focused on making a small car that was fuel-efficient. When it was made in 1978, it made a boom because of its fuel efficiency.

Honda was pretty focused on making a small car that was fuel-efficient. When it was made in 1978, it made a boom because of its fuel efficiency.

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