Only 5% of Women Can Name These Cars

By: Staff
Image: shutterstock

About This Quiz

Let's face it, cars are sexy! Do you like to fly down the road like you're in a new-age spaceship? Then maybe the Porsche Carrera GT is your sense of style. Or, maybe it takes a good old classic muscle car like a Dodge Charger to suit your rumbling needs. From the sporty and spiffy to the classic and luxurious, these cars hold the reigns of perfection in the industry. 

While classics such as the Camaro and Corvette have always been iconic favorites for people, others such as the Honda Accord started as more basic utilitarian vehicles that went through amazing transformations to sleek and luxurious. Do you prefer the length of a Ford Fairlane? Or, are you more of a Mini and Smart car type of woman?

While only 5% of women can name all of these cars, you might be at a disadvantage -- or are you? Do you obsess and dream about cars? Maybe you're even a bit of a monkey-wrench when it comes to modifying a classic. This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the most iconic and dreamy cars that have ever hit the road. From the class of a British Jaguar to the classics of American ingenuity and Italian flash, this quiz has it all. 

Are you up for the ride? Take this quiz to find out!

The Mustang is one of the most iconic of American sports cars. After a decline in sales in the early '80s, Ford introduced the 5-liter engine and the Pony Car roared back to life.

Probably the most iconic car in the world, the Volkswagen Beetle was produced from 1938 to 2003 when the last one rolled off the production line in Mexico. But that wasn’t the end. In 2007, the Beetle received a modern update. Dubbed the ‘New Beetle’ this too received another upgrade in 2011 with the ‘Beetle A5.' Both thoroughly modern cars, they kept that distinct Beetle charm we all know and love.

The Camaro hit the market in 1966 as a competition for the Mustang. The two cars have dominated the domestic mid-price sports car market ever since.

Introduced to the market in 1994, the Audi A4 still remains a popular executive car. It has a range of power options, including petrol and diesel engine from 1800 cc to 3000 cc. For those of us who like a little bit more power, the top of the range S4 produces 450 brake horsepower and has a top speed of 155 mph. It can go from 0-60 mph in just 4.1 seconds.

The Trans Am was a version of the Pontiac Firebird. It was made famous as the car Burt Reynolds drove in the "Smokey and the Bandit" movies.

The Firebird was conceived as a competitor to the Mustang, aimed at the Pony Car market. It was known for the striking Firebird hood decal that looked like Quetzalcoatl.

Perhaps one of the most famous cars ever produced, the Mini first appeared in England 1959 with the Mark 1. This small car was produced into the late ‘90s with various upgrades and changes over the years. In 2000, BMW bought the brand and introduced the Mini ONE. Although the shape paid homage to the original, these were much larger cars. In the past five years, more than 270,000 Mini models were sold in the United States.

The Spider was a classically European sports car. It was tiny, tough and ferociously fast through corners. It was made from 1966-1994 and is still a favorite among collectors.

The Altima, a model now in the mid-sized car segment from Japanese automaker, Nissan, was first introduced to the world in 1992. It is currently in its fifth generation and has become one of the best selling cars in the United States with 1.5 million units shifted in the past five years.

The Porsche 911 was the first Porsche most Americans saw. It hit big in the market in the '80s, and soon the low-slung speed demons were everywhere.

The Jetta was one of Volkswagen's first attempts to shed the mold of the "Beetle" company. It's compact, powerful and incredibly reliable.

The Ford Fairlane was produced by Ford between 1955 and 1961 in the full-sized car segment and from 1962 to 1970 in the mid-sized car segment. Over this period, seven generations were built. The Fairlane name was used on a concept car in 2005. This later became the Ford Flex.

Developed in conjunction with the Formula 1 team, McLaren, the SLR made its debut in 2003. With a 5.4 L supercharged M155 SLR V8 under the hood and a manual gearbox, the SLR generates over 600 brake horsepower! It is capable of speeds over 300 km/h.

The Testarossa's unmistakable silhouette, with the side "strakes" looking a bit like a cheese grater, served a purpose. The dual radiators were in back with the engine, so the strakes were needed to keep airflow to them.

The Corvette Stingray, with its distinctive bulges over the front wheels, is one of the classic American sports cars. A redesign in the '80s to a more traditional wedge shape was initially rejected, but the 'Vette is still one of the most popular high-end sports cars.

Sadly discontinued in 2009, Pontiac, a General Motors brand has produced some iconic names in motoring and none more so than its GTO. The first models, released in 1964 were available in a convertible, hardtop and coupe.

Released in the city car class in 2012, the Adam is a three-door hatchback from the German manufacturer, Opel. It has three powerplant options from 1.0 liter to 1.4 liter. Although it has a strange name, there is a method to the madness. Adam Opel was the founder of the German brand back in the later 1800s.

BMW has been THE status nameplate in the U.S. market for years. This "beemer" has enough muscle to outrun just about anything else on the road.

The iconic Mercedes Benz company came about in 1925 with the merger of Benz & Cie and the Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) company. It has produced many cars over the years, but the B Class is one of their newer models first introduced in 2005 and is marketed as a sports tourer.

The brainchild of Carroll Shelby, the Cobra first revved in anger in 1962. Based on a lightweight AC body that he imported from the United Kingdom, Shelby bolted a Ford 260 engine to it. In the years that followed, Shelby bolted even bigger engines to the imported frame which brought about a car with unbelievable power but equally impressive handling.

Bring your BIG checkbook if you want to buy this car, which starts at more than $100K. However, for your expenditure you'll get a state-of-the-art power plant that can generate up to 600 HP.

This car was one of the most recognizable high-end sports coupes of the '70s. In a famous Car and Driver article, humorist P.J. O'Rourke and Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner drove the car from coast to coast, having misadventures along the way.

One of the most iconic vehicles ever produced by Chevrolet was the Bel Air. Manufactured between 1955 and 1957, the Bel Air will always be remembered for its fantastic trim and those beautiful pointy tailfins.

This sporty two-seater is a bargain by German luxury car standards, coming in just below $90K. For that, you'll get more than 400 horsepower and plenty of second looks.

First seen in 2014, the i8 is a hybrid sportscar from BMW. Not only is it good for the environment, but it is possibly one of the best looking cars on the road today. The i8 can go from 0-60 mph in just 4.4. seconds.

Aston Martin will forever be known as the chosen car of James Bond in the early days. This $300,000 muscle car is a far cry from Bond's wheels, but it doesn't have machine guns or an ejector seat.

One of their Jaguar's much-loved vehicles, the XJ Coupe was built between 1975 and 1978. These were available as both a six- and 12-cylinder options and over 8,000 were sold.

Introduced in 1998, the Smart ForTwo is a city or microcar that weighs a mere 880 kg and is 106 inches long and 65 inches wide. Still in production, the current Mk III is available as a 3-door hatchback or 2-door cabriolet.

Cadillac is known for luxury, and this car has that, but it's also got plenty of muscle. More than two tons of Detroit steel contains an engine that produces a neck-snapping 640 hp.

Dodge is known for making modern muscle cars, and this is one of the best. It's affordable, coming in at under $30,000, but has plenty of speed to rack up interstate tickets.

With gas mileage of around 25-30 mpg while city driving and up to 38 mpg on the highway, the Accord is one of the least thirsty cars in its class. Add to that comfort, space, features and impressive handling and you can see why this car is so well-loved.

Jaguar (pronounced JAG-yew-er by Brits) has gone through its ups and downs over the decades. This luxury tourer hid a V-12 engine under the hood that could send it hurtling down straightaways at ridiculous speeds.

Built by Italian firm Pagani, the Zonda sports car had a unique look when introduced in 1999. A number of models followed over the years, with a range of power plant options including a 6.0 /7.0 or 7.3 liter M120 AMG V12 motor with the 7.0 liter pushing out 540 brake horsepower.

You might recognize this as the car that converted into a submarine in the Bond flick, "The Spy Who Loved Me." It also rode across "For Your Eyes Only," giving Aston Martin some British competition.

The Viper is Dodge's bid to compete with the high-end Italian sports cars. It's hand-crafted, perfectly rounded and comes in at less than $90K, a bargain!

Lamborghini makes incredibly beautiful cars, and the Gallardo could be the best of all. Produced between 2003 and 2013, the second generation of the car was powered by a 5.2-liter V10. Lamborghini even released a convertible, the Spyder, with a fully automated soft top.

Classic American car joke: Did you hear about the crash between the Mustang and the Thunderbird? When the police arrived, all they found was a horseshoe and a pile of feathers.

The Modena was named after the Italian birthplace of Enzo Ferrari. It wasn't as groundbreaking as previous Ferrari designs, and the 360 line to which it belonged petered out in 2005.

Although still operating from the United Kingdom, Jaguar is owned by the India company, Tata who acquired the marque in 2008. Interestingly, the iconic mascot which appears on the hood of most models is chrome plated and known as ‘The Leaper’. The Jaguar F type first hit the market in 2013. This sports car is available as both a 2-door roadster and fastback coupe.

The Carrera GT is the car that Paul Walker of "Fast and Furious" fame was in when he was involved in a fatal crash. With a rear spoiler and an engine that produces north of 600 hp, it's eye candy for those with the money to get one.

About Zoo

Our goal at Zoo.com is to keep you entertained in this crazy life we all live.

We want you to look inward and explore new and interesting things about yourself. We want you to look outward and marvel at the world around you. We want you to laugh at past memories that helped shape the person you’ve become. We want to dream with you about all your future holds. Our hope is our quizzes and articles inspire you to do just that.

Life is a zoo! Embrace it on Zoo.com.

Explore More Quizzes