Can You Identify All Of These Collectible Cars From An Image?

By: Robin Tyler
Image: The Barnaby Chronicles via Youtube / carsbyjeff via Youtube / RamblinAround via Youtube

About This Quiz

Deciding on a list of the 40 most collectible cars in the world is no easy task and yet, here it is, a quiz to test your knowledge of some of the most desirable cars in the world.

Rest assured, all of these cars tick boxes that make them so desirable to those auto nuts that must have them and often have the bank balance to bring them into their garage.

For a car to make this quiz it had to be desirable, have distinctive looks and styling, be popular with collectors and above all, have that certain status that makes it truly unique.

There are cars across the board to be found in this quiz. Veteran cars from the beginning of motoring, classic touring cars of the 1930s and 1940s, classic racers from the 1960s and 1970s, muscle cars, and even a few more recent classics, although somewhat controversial, deserve their place in this quiz.

And what do you have to do that only 1 in 56 people can manage? Well, just identify each collectible car from a single image. Not so difficult is it? Or is it?

Just take your time. You can do this!

Get going and good luck!

Possibly the most iconic car ever built, the Model T made vehicles affordable to the man on the street. Thanks to Henry Ford using interchangeable parts as well as using a production line to build the car, prices for the Model T were kept low enough for ordinary people to be able to buy a car. And it showed in the sales figures with more than 15 million sold from 1908 to 1927. "Tin Lizzies" are extremely collectible today, the older the better, of course.

The Corvette name is loved around the world. From its inception in 1953, the Corvette brand is the jewel in the Chevrolet crown. The C1 first generation Corvette is very collectible, especially the first models from 1953 since only 300 were built.

Often considered the ultimate Mustang, Carroll Shelby's inspired muscle car is one of the ultimate collector cars in this genre.

The Thunderbird was originally devised by Ford to compete with the first generation Corvette. Much debate rages over whether this vehicle could be considered a muscle car but early models certainly displayed many traits adopted by muscle cars in the 1960s. The 1956 Ford Thunderbird remains in demand to this day.

Built between 1934 and 1937, this full-sized Chrysler model was available as a four-door sedan or two-door coupe. Its design incorporated the concept of streamlining, one of the first American cars to do so. Ultimately, however, the Airflow was not a particularly successful model for Chrysler. Today they are wanted by collectors all over the world

Essentially a modified Dodge Charger, the Daytona was first released in 1969. The first Daytona was intended as a NASCAR racer and won its first race. Only 502 were made, thereby increasing its collector appeal.

Thanks to its Indianapolis heritage, the Simplex Speed Car is a collector's item with car enthusiasts. It featured a 587 cubic inch engine which produced 50 brake horsepower, all sent through a 4-speed manual gearbox.

Along with the Ford F-150, the Task Force was the quintessential pickup in the 1950s. With its incredible lines, this body shape is still in demand. Power plant options included a 3.9-liter straight six as well as a 4.6-liter V8.

What makes the Stanley so special and a must for collectors? Well, it runs on steam and was one of the last vehicles to do so before gas powered cars completely took over.

In 2008, a Jaguar E2A sold for $5.6 million at an auction in California. This vehicle is considered a protype as it was the model that linked the E-Type and the D-Type Jaguar.

This classic Ferrari from the 1950s is still in demand today. Powered by a 3.0-liter V12, a Spider sold for $5.74 million at auction in 2012.

Produced by the American Motors Corporation between 1968 and 1970, the AMX was a GT-style sports car. It featured a two-door coupe-styled body and had six different engine options, all V8's of varying size. AMX's came with either a four-speed manual or three-speed automatic transmission. The fact that it is not one of the more traditional muscle cars makes it a collectors​' favorite.

The Chord L-9, a front-wheel drive car, was certainly ahead of its time. And that's what makes it a collectable car today. Oh, and its beautiful!

A real looker in 1990 and still one today, the ZR-1 became a very popular Corvette model. It was powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine that produced 375 brake horsepower.

With its iconic shape, the 1959 Coup de Ville from Cadillac is hard to miss. Big, brash, bold and pointy! That's why it remains a collectible.

Not only was the La Salle beautiful to behold, it was also powered by a massive V8. It remains in demand to this day.

A collectible item thanks to its uniqueness, the Dodge La Femme was a two-door hardtop specifically aimed at women drivers. Only 2,500 were sold in a two-year period, although little evidence suggests that it was well marketed.

The most expensive car ever sold at auction is a Ferrari GTO, sold in California in 2014 for $38 million. It was then sold a year later for $52 million in a private deal to an unnamed buyer. This GTO was the personal property of the legendary Stirling Moss.

Produced from 1936 to 1940, the Roadster from BMW is simply beautiful. This two-seater, open top sportscar was powered by a 2.0-liter straight six engine coupled to a manual 4-speed transmission. Only 464 were built. A collectors' item indeed.

One of the most iconic vehicles ever produced by Chevrolet was the Belair. Manufactured between 1955 and 1957, it will always be remembered for its fantastic trim and those beautiful pointy tailfins. The 1955 model is a particular favorite with collectors.

Considered the first sportscar built in America, the Mercer was a racer of note, winning five major races in 1911. The Raceabout also set a host of speed records. Not many examples of this iconic car remain today.

This is a rare car and certainly collectible despite that it is only a few years old. Only six production models were made, which makes it easier to understand the $3 million price tag.

The first car ever produced by Lincoln was the L-series. The model made its debut in 1917 and was built until 1930. Throughout its production run, the L-series was powered by a V8 motor coupled to a 3-speed manual transmission.

In 2016, a buyer paid $21.7 million for a 1950s Jaguar D-Type! Simply staggering numbers for an equally staggeringly beautiful car.

The original GTO is a hot collectible, if you can find one. This was the birth of Pontiac's famed muscle car.

Only 710 units of this stunning looking car were produced from 1934 to 1940. This is a true classic and a vehicle of rare beauty. That would explain the price of $7.9 millionat auction in 2008. A collector who wants one is going to have to pay top dollar.

The Curved Dash Oldsmobile was released in 1901 and built until 1907. Before Ford had dreamed about his production line, Oldsmobile was living it when producing the Curved Dash. Although, let’s be honest, it still looks like a horseless carriage. The Model T started to look more like a car. More than19,000 of the Curved Dash Oldsmobiles were produced.

Built between 1931 and 1940, the K-Series was partly designed by Edsel Ford, son of Henry Ford. Over the years, it had a variety of power plants, including a massive 414 cublic inch 6.8-liter Lincoln-Zephyr V12 engine. They are highly collectible, particularly the convertible roadster.

Is there a more iconic muscle car than the original Mustang? Released in 1965, the first generation Mustang is surely on the wish list of every muscle car collector around the globe.

The first Lincoln Continentals were designed by Edsel Ford. The 1940 and 1941 coupe and convertible are particularly prized by collectors.

The 'Cuda quickly became a popular muscle car from its release in 1964. In fact, it debuted two weeks befor the Ford Mustang. Of course, later models featuring the Hemi engine are the most sought after.

One of the most famous marques of the Corvette is the Mk II Stingray, produced between 1963 and 1967. This classic had either a 2-speed automatic gearbox or 3-speed manual with a range of engine options, including small and big block V8s. The '67 Corvette L88, of which only 20 were made, is the ultimate Stingray to own.

Almost instantly recognizable, the Willys Jeep was produced for American armed forces during the World War II. Of course, after the war, Jeep went on to become a very successful commercial brand in its own right. Jeeps that served in the military during World War II are paricularly favored by collectors.

Considered the first sports car built by an American company, the Bearcat introduced in 1914 had a four-cylinder 60 brake horsepower engine. In 1914 the Bearcat was the fastest thing on four wheels and today is extremely collectible.

Many muscle car aficionados call the Chrysler 300 the first muscle car. Whether you agree or not, the 300, introduced in 1955 and produced until 1965, certainly had the cool factor that makes it collectible, especially the early models like the 1955 Hardtop of which only 1,700 were built.

A real looker, The SJ was only for the rich and famous. After all, it was produced during the depression, so the man on the street was certainly not going to get behind the wheel of one of these. SJs had a supercharged motor and were capable of traveling at more than 100 mph. Bagging an SJ today will cost a pretty penny.

A front wheel drive muscle car? Yes, we give the Toronado muscle car status! Produced from 1966 to 1971, it certainly featured some very unique styling but under the hood, it had that all important V8. The Toronado remains in demand with collectors today.

The Riviera stirs up a lot of debate as to whether it should be regarded as a muscle car or not. What is not disputed is its impact on American motoring. With the Riviera, Buick aimed at a European style while keeping the framework of the larger American automobile. They definitely succeeded. The 1965 Riviera added a Grand Sport model, molding​ performance and luxury.

The Model A was the successor to the Model T and was just as much of a success. In a period of only six months between February and July 1929, more than 1 million were sold. The Model A became popular as a collector's car in the '60s and '70s and remains so today.

The most expensive veteran car ever sold at auction, only 16 Rolls Royce 10hp two-seaters were ever made.

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