How well do you know your 1970s cars?
by Torrance Grey

Consider yourself a classic car connoisseur? Can you tell a Stutz from an AMC without looking for the emblem? Could you spot the difference between a Pinto and a Vega, or a Blackhawk and a Firebird without breaking a sweat? If so, this '70s car quiz might be the perfect chance for you to prove your automotive IQ!

Seventies car manufacturers were subject to all kinds of factors, resulting in a complete overhaul of the entire industry. As a result of this overhaul, cars went through more changes during the decade than in any other period before or since. Pressure from foreign automakers increased, especially as American buyers flocked to the uber-popular VW Beetle, leaving U.S. car companies struggling to maintain market share. At the same time, more stringent safety and emissions standards shifted focus away from design towards things like better bumpers, more effective airbags, and reduced pollution. Lurking above everything else was the oil crisis, which made gasoline harder to come by and drove buyers away from the steel hulks of the '60s, towards more fuel-efficient models like the Pinto, Gremlin or Vega.

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