By Steven Symes on February 15, 2018
We might love the cars in America, but its birthplace was Europe. Maybe that's why so many automotive brands come from there, which can make knowing about all of them quite the task. Even more difficult is keeping the many models from the past and present lined up with the correct brands. After all, German automakers are especially notorious for long model names and a proliferation of niche vehicles, making their lineups extensive. And, thanks to the long history of the automobile in Europe, there are quite a few cars that have hailed from the continent.
Many people around the world view European cars as being more refined than others. Perhaps its the deep heritage behind each of the brands, or the fact that Europeans have more practice with making vehicles. Whatever the reason, showing up at many places behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Volvo, Porsche, Jaguar, or any number of other European brands will surely turn heads.
The one thing to keep in mind is that Europeans love to use other languages to name their cars. That means you can't always count on how a model sounds to link it with the right brand. Think you're up to the challenge? Take the quiz now!