Only 1 in 47 People Can Name all of these '80s Cars. Can You?

Heather Cahill

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These cars weren't just cool, they were revolutionary. Seeing any of them today brings back the nostalgic feel of the '80s. Think you can name these '80s cars? Take the quiz to find out!

Which car was featured in "Back to the Future"?

The DeLorean was featured in the movie, "Back to the Future." There were just over 8,000 units of the car manufactured, and its official name was The DeLorean DMC-12.

Which car outsold the Ford Sierra in Britain in 1985?

The Vauxhall Cavalier Mark II outsold the Ford Sierra in Britain in 1985. The two cars had many similarities, but the Vauxhall Cavalier found its place inside the Brits's hearts.

Which car was one of the last to use a General Motors G-Body?

One of the last cars to use a General Motors G-Body was the Buick GNX. The car also included a V6 engine and during its time, competed with the Ferrari and Corvette.

Which car by Aston Martin was a luxury four-door?

Aston Martin's luxury four- door was called the Aston Martin Lagonda. The car had four different models over the years, with its third only being produced for one year.

Which sports car made by Lamborghini had doors that opened upwards?

The Lamborghini Countach had doors that opened upwards. The doors made the car memorable, along with its ability to go 0 to 60 in 4.7 seconds.

Which car made by Ford made a comeback in 1982?

The Ford Mustang GT made a comeback in 1982. The iconic car is still being produced today and has made an appearance in many films.

Which car was turned into a race car by Aston Martin?

The Ford Sierra RS Cosworth was turned into a race car by Aston Martin. It was named the Sierra RS500 Cosworth, and only 500 of them were made.

Which of the following cars is said to have won the most races of any car in history?

The BMW E30 M3 is said to have won the most races of any car in history. After the car's success, BMW made new models, such as the convertible and pickup.

Which car was criticized for its tendency to keeping moving after the brake pedal was pressed?

The Audi 5000 was criticized for its tendency to keep moving after the brake pedal was pressed. The car's name is also used as slang.

Which car or truck used a Mitsubishi four cylinder?

The Dodge Rampage used a Mitsubishi four cylinder. The truck was only produced for two years, but the company made another version of the Rampage in 2006.

Which car had a gear that was used when driving off-road?

The Porsche 959 had a gear that was used when driving off-road. The car could also raise two inches to account for off-roading, making it that much more versatile.

Which car became available as a convertible during its second generation?

The Chrysler LeBaron became available as a convertible during its second generation. The second-generation LeBaron was produced in the 1980s and had front-wheel drive.

In its third generation, which car was redesigned by Pininfarina?

The Jaguar XJ was redesigned by Pininfarina in its third generation. Newer and more improved versions of the car are still being produced.

Which car had the name Corolla in its name until it was dropped during the second generation of the car?

The Toyota Tercel was originally named the Toyota Corolla Tercel during its first generation. This changed in the second generation, when it dropped Corolla and went simply by the Toyota Tercel.

Which car has a name that means "red head" in Italian?

The Ferrari Testarossa's name means "red head" in Italian. The car was produced from 1984 until 1996 and came in a bright red color.

Which car beat out the Peugeot 205 for European Car of the Year in 1983?

The Fiat Uno beat out the Peugeot 205 for European Car of the Year. The car was revolutionary when it came out, with features that exceeded anything else on the market at the time.

Which car was also known as the Volkswagen Derby?

The Volkswagen Polo Mark II was also known as the Volkswagen Derby. The car was produced from 1981 until 1994.

Which car did Sports Car International rank at #2 of the Top Sports Cars of the 1980s?

The Ferrari 288 GTO was ranked at #2 of the Top Sports Cars of the 1980s by Sports Car International. Only 272 of these cars were produced.

Which car introduced the option of a five-speed manual transmission during its ninth generation?

The Ford Thunderbird introduced the option of a five-speed manual transmission during its ninth generation. The car was produced through eleven generations and even had a NASCAR version.

Which car design was given to Matra by Peugeot?

The Renault Espace design was given to Matra by Peugeot. Peugeot didn't see the value of making the Renault Espace, and it ultimately ended up in the hands of Renault.

Which sedan was faster than the Lamborghini Countach when it was produced?

The Mercedes AMG Hammer was faster than the Lamborghini Countach when it was produced. The car was slick and boxy with a more modern look to it.

Which car was known for its engine catching fire?

The Pontiac Fiero was known for its engine catching on fire. It was a sports car with two seats, and it was very fuel efficient.

Which car was adapted in its second generation to accommodate for the Japanese road tax?

The Mazda RX-7 was adapted to accommodate for the Japanese road tax, making it more of a contender in the Japanese market. Over 200,000 of these cars were produced.

Which car was the first to reach a top speed of over 200 mph?

The Ferrari F40 was the first car to reach a top speed of over 200 mph. Only 1,311 units of the car were ever produced. It currently sells for millions of dollars.

What car's name was inspired by the Star of Orion?

The Mitsubishi Starion's name was inspired by the Star of Orion. The car was produced throughout the '80s, starting in 1982.

Which luxury car was next in line after the Mark V?

The Lincoln Continental Mark VI was next in line after the Mark V. The car was produced for three years, starting in 1980. It was available as a sedan or a coupe.

Which car designed by Kazumasu Takagi gave consumers a choice between five different engines?

The Nissan 300ZX was designed by Kazumasu Takagi and gave consumers a choice between five different engines. There were over 300,000 units produced.

Which car was based off the Opel Senator?

The Bitter SC was based off the Opel Senator. In the '80s, the car was available in four-wheel drive, and it was also available as a sedan.

What was the upgraded version of the Bristol Brittania known as?

The upgraded version of the Bristol Brittania was known as the Bristol Brigrand. The upgraded car with a new engine could reach speeds of 150 mph.

Which car was a variant of the Toyota Celica?

The Toyota Supra was a variant of the Toyota Celica. The car became its own brand, separate from the Celica in the 1980s.

Which of the following cars was made by Jaguar and modified by another company?

The Lynx Eventer was made by Jaguar. The car was modified in very limited numbers and was a modification of the Jaguar XJS.

Which car was known as the Hyundai Pony in Europe?

The Hyundai Excel was also known as the Hyundai Pony in Europe. The Hyundai Pony was actually a different car, with a few similarities to the Excel.

Which car celebrated its 20th year with a 20th Anniversary Commemorative Edition car in 1987?

The Chevy Camaro I-ROC celebrated its 20th year with a 20th Anniversary Commemorative Edition car in 1987. It was a red and black convertible.

Which car was the first to use four-wheel drive when entering racing competitions?

The first car to use four-wheel drive when entering racing competitions was the Audi Quattro. It became a landmark car for Audi, solidfying "quattro" as the word the company used to identify that a car had four-wheel drive.

Which car was the European Car of the Year in 1980?

The Lancia Delta was the European Car of the Year in 1980. The car had five doors and some versions came with four-wheel drive. It went through a few redesigns in the 1980s.

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