Can You Name All of These Classic British Cars from an Image?

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Jacqueline Samaroo

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About This Quiz

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When it comes to cars, SUVs, trucks and other vehicles, a lot of people tend to initially think about countries like Japan, the United States and South Korea. One country that is often overlooked when it comes to automotive accomplishments is the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom is home to a wide variety of automotive brands, ranging from small modest manufacturers to some of the most iconic and successful brands. It is also worth mentioning that the automotive industry in the United Kingdom is in fact considerably old, actually going as far back as the late 19th century.  This is why this quiz is overflowing with iconic examples of British excellence in manufacturing!

Some example of iconic British vehicles include: convenient city cars like the MINI; burly  off-road beasts like the Land Rover Defender and exhilarating luxury speed demons like the McLaren F1! Over the years, Britain has successfully carved out a niche for themselves as a producer of sports cars and premium vehicles. So, are you ready to floor it and imagine yourself riding in style? Then come on, let's get into this iconic and classy car quiz!


How about this fancy one?

The XJ6 Mk1 is a full-size luxury car that is a part of the Jaguar family of vehicles. The Jaguar XJ6 Mk1 was also referred to as the Jaguar XJ6 Series I in some markets and was the first model in the XJ series of luxury cars.

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What about this image?

The E-Type is a sports car that is a part of the Jaguar family of vehicles. The Jaguar E-Type was produced from 1961 to 1975 and has since then been hailed as one of the most iconic sports cars not only in Britain, but in the global industry as well.

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Can you name this British vehicle?

The Discovery Mk1 is a mid-size luxury SUV that is a part of the Land Rover family of vehicles. The Land Rover Discovery Mk1 was the first model in the Discovery series and was marketed as the Honda Crossroad in Japan.

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Which British car is in this image?

The Land Rover Freelander is a compact SUV that is a part of the Land Rover family of vehicles. The Land Rover Freelander was introduced in 1997 and all production ended in 2014, in preparation for it to be succeeded in 2015 by the Discovery Sport.

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How about this one?

The DB9 is a grand tourer that is a part of the Aston Martin family of vehicles. The Aston Martin DB9 was sold from 2004 to 2016 and was available as both a convertible and a coupe.

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No argy-bargy about this car! What's it called?

The Mini “Mark I” is a city car that is a part of the British Motor Corporation’s “Mini” family of vehicles. The Mini “Mark I” had a 41-year production run that started in 1959 and finally ended in 2000. This specific car is frequently hailed as one of the most iconic and influential British cars of all time.

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How about this very British vehicle?

The Austin Seven (sometimes stylized as Austin 7) is an economy that is a part of the Austin family of vehicles. The Austin Seven was – at the time of its introduction – arguably the most popular car produced in Britain. It was produced from 1922 to 1939 and almost 300,000 units were manufactured.

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And which British car is this one?

The Minor is a subcompact car that is a part of the Morris family of vehicles. The Morris Minor had over 360,000 units manufactured during its lengthy production lifespan from 1948 to 1971.

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How about this British car?

The Defender is a four-wheel drive off-road vehicle that is a part of the Land Rover family of vehicles. The Land Rover Defender line was initially launched in 1983 and has gone through a couple name changes, including the Land Rover Ninety and Land Rover One Ten.

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Familiar with this unique British car? Name it!

The Rover SD1 is an executive car that is a part of the Rover family of vehicles that was built by British Leyland. The Rover SD1 was produced for a decade, from 1976 to 1986, and during that time over 300,000 units were manufactured.

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Honk if you know this! What's it called?

The Stag is a sports tourer that is a part of the Triumph family of vehicles. The Triumph Stag was actually designed by Giovanni Michelotti, one if the most famous designers of sports cars.

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What do you call this British car?

The Viva is a small family car that is a part of the Vauxhall family of vehicles. The Vauxhall Viva was manufactured from 1963 to 1979 and during this time over 1.5 million units were produced.

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And in this image?

The Sierra is a family car that is a part of the Ford family of vehicles. Produced from 1982 to 1993, the Ford Sierra is notable for being a successful Ford vehicle that was manufactured primarily in the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe.

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And which car is in this one?

The 570S is a sports car that is a part of the McLaren family of vehicles. The McLaren 570S was initially released to the commercial market in 2015 and is still being produced. Since its introduction, several variants have both been unveiled and are also in development.

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And how about this one, lads?

The Elan Mk2 is a front-engine, rear-wheel drive car that is a part of the Lotus family of vehicles. The Lotus Elan Mk2 was produced from 1962 to 1973 and came in two body styles; a 2-door coupe and a 2-door roadster.

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What do you call this one?

The Interceptor FF is a four-wheel drive grand tourer that is a part of the Jensen Motors family of vehicles. The Jensen Interceptor FF was produced from 1966 to 1971 and is notable for being the very first non-all-terrain production car equipped with four-wheel drive and an anti-lock braking system.

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Which reliable and functional British car is in this image?

The Cortina Mk1 is a front-engine, rear-wheel drive large family car that is a part of the Ford family of vehicles. The Ford Cortina Mk1 was the initial Cortina model that was introduced in 1962 and went on to inspire four more generations for over two more decades.

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Blimey, wanna own one! What is it?

The Dawn is a 4 seat luxury convertible that is a part of the Rolls-Royce family of vehicles. The Rolls-Royce Dawn started production ins 2015 and is still going strong; it is somewhat derivative of the Rolls-Royce Ghost and the Rolls-Royce Wraith.

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What British car is this?

The Escort Mk1is a VEHICLETYPE that is a part of the Ford family of vehicles. The Ford Escort Mk1 debuted in 1967 and production for this initial series ended in 1975, giving way to the next improved generation.

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This classic British car is called what?

The DB5 is a luxury grand tourer that is a part of the Aston Martin family of vehicles. The Aston Martin DB5 was introduced in 1963 and was essentially a direct upgrade from the last generation of the DB4. The Aston Martin DB5 is most notable for being recognized as James Bond’s car from Goldfinger.

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This one is called what?

The Silver Ghost is a luxury car that is a part of the Rolls-Royce family of vehicles. The Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost had a 20-year production lifespan from 1906 to 1926, during which almost 8,000 units were manufactured.

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What British car is shown here?

The Chimaera is a convertible sports car that is a part of the TVR family of vehicles. The TVR Chimaera featured a two-seater design and was produced from 1992 to 2003.

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What's this one called?

The Ariel Atom is a high performance sports car that is a part of the Ariel Motor family of vehicles. The Ariel Atom is actually road legal and is still in production seven generations later, initially starting in 2000.

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We'll be chuffed if you know this British car. What's the name, please?

The Range Rover Mk1 (also known as the Range Rover Classic) is a 4x4 mid-size SUV that was a part of the Rover family of vehicles (now Land Rover). The Range Rover Mk1 was relatively successful in its own right; however, it is most fondly remembered today as a foundation for the more notable Land Rover models that have been produced even since

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You're cool if you know this British car. What's it called?

The 3000 is a sports car that is a part of the Austin-Healey family of vehicles. The Austin-Healey 3000 was exceptional successful during its production run from 1959 to 1967 and still remained somewhat successful several years after as well.

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Drive it like it's hot! What British car is this unit?

The Continental GT is a grand tourer that is a part of the Bentley family of vehicles. The Bentley Continental GT is notable for being the very first Bentley car to make use of mass production manufacturing practices.

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What's the name of this one?

The Triumph Herald is a small 2-door family car that is a part of the Standard-Triumph family of vehicles. The Triumph Herald had a production lifespan that started in 1959 and ended in 1971. It is notable for spawning several variants, such as saloon, convertible, and coupe.

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Can you name the brand and model of this British car in the image?

The Evoque is a compact luxury crossover SUV that is a part of the Range Rover family of vehicles. The Range Rover Evoque initially debuted in 2011 and is still in production in 2018. Compared to older models, the Evoque was designed around better meeting standards for lower CO2 emissions and fuel economy.

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How about this brand?

The Hatch is a supermini hatchback that is a part of the MINI family of vehicles. The Mini Hatch is currently still in production, having debuted in 2000. It has several other alternative names, including Mini Cooper, Mini Hardtop, and Mini One.

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How about the brand and model of this one?

The Mk2 is a mid-size saloon car that is a part of the Jaguar family of vehicles. The Jaguar Mk2 had a fairly successful production cycle that started in 1959 and ended in 1967; during that time over 80,000 units were manufactured.

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Do you know this brand? Name it?

The Vanquish is a super grand tourer that is a part of the Aston Martin family of vehicles. The Aston Martin Vanquish was initially produced from 2001 to 2007 as a successor to the Virage; however, a second generation is currently ongoing, having started in 2012.

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Which blinding British car is in this photo?

The Cavalier Mk2 is a transverse front-engine, front-wheel drive car that is a part of the Vauxhall family of vehicles. The Vauxhall Cavalier Mk2 was introduced in 1981 and had a production cycle that ended in 1988, when it was then succeed by the Cavalier Mk3.

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Drive back in time with this! Name it!

The Delorean (sometimes stylized as DeLorean) DMC12 is a sports car that the sole member of the Delorean family of vehicles. The Delorean DMC12 is sometimes simply referred to as “the Delorean” because the company never produced another model of car. Despite the company’s failure, the car itself is immensely iconic due to being featured in the Back to the Future franchise.

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Bang bang into the groove with this one. What's it called?

The Seven is a lightweight two-seater open-top sports car that is a part of the Lotus family of vehicles. The Lotus Seven was introduced in 1957 and production ended in 1973; the initial run was an unexpected success, with over 2,500 units sold.

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And this one is known as...?

The Astra Mk2 is a small family car that is a part of the Vauxhall family of vehicles. The Vauxhall Astra Mk2 was the second generation of the Astra and arguably the most iconic. It was produced from 1984 to 1991.

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What's the name of this sweet ride?

The P1 is a plug-in hybrid sports car that is a part of the McLaren family of vehicles. The McLaren P1 was manufactured from the end of 2013 to the end of 2015 and there are only 375 of them in circulation worldwide.

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What is this sleek and smooth British car?

The XF is a luxury car (both mid-size and executive) that is a part of the Jaguar family of vehicles. The Jaguar XF was initially produced in 2007 and is still in production to this day. It was designed as a successor to the S-Type but notably had significant stylistic differences.

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And what is the brand and make of this one?

The Qashqai is a compact crossover SUV that is a part of the Nissan family of vehicles. The Nissan Qashqai was introduced in 2006 and is still in production. Although it belongs to the Japanese brand, the car was actually designed, engineered and built in the U.K.

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And what is this British car known as?

The F1 is a sports car that is a part of the McLaren family of vehicles. The McLaren F1 was produced from 1992 to 1998 and in this time only 108 cars were actually manufacture. The McLaren F1 is notable for breaking the world record for fastest production car; a record that was not broken again until 2005.

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Feel like a boss with this British car. What's it called?

The 30/98 is a sports car that is a part of the Vauxhall family of vehicles. The Vauxhall 30/98 was relatively successful upon introduction in 1913 and its popularity grew up until 1927 when production finally ended.

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What's the name of this gorgeous one?

The F-Pace is a compact luxury crossover SUV that is a part of the Jaguar family of vehicles. The Jaguar F-Pace was introduced in 2016 and is notable for being Jaguar’s very first crossover SUV.

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I say, chap, what British car is this?

The GT40 is a racing car that is a part of the Ford family of vehicles. The Ford GT40 was largely based on the Lola Mk6 and was designed with high-performance endurance racing in mind and actually won the “24 Hours of Le Mans” from 1966 to 1969 (four consecutive times).

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What do you call this ultra-modern British car?

The F-Type is a two-seater, two-door sports car that is a part of the Jaguar family of vehicles. The Jaguar F-Type is still in production after being introduced in 2013 and was designed a s a direct successor to the successful Jaguar XK.

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And finally, what British car is in this image?

The Esprit is a sports car that is a part of the Lotus family of vehicles. The Lotus Esprit is notable for being one of the most iconic cars that belongs to the brand. Approximately 10,000 weer manufactured between 1974 and 2004.

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How about in this image?

The Jaguar XK120 is a sports car that is a part of the Jaguar family of vehicles. The Jaguar XK120 was produced from 1948 to 1954, and is notable for being somewhat of a rebirth of Jaguar’s sports car production.

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What is this cool and comfortable British car?

The Ace is a 2-door roadster that is a part of the AC family of vehicles. The AC Ace had a decade long production lifespan that started in 1953 and ended in 1963. The AC Ace is notable for being sought after by collectors and enthusiasts.

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What do you call this very cool ride?

The Elise is a rear-wheel drive, mid-engine roadster that is a part of the Lotus family of vehicles. The Lotus Elise is widely regarded as one of the most iconic and successful Lotus cars of all time and it is still in production to this day (currently on Series 3).

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How about this cool car?

The DB11 is a grand tourer that is a part of the Aston Martin family of vehicles. The Aston Martin DB11 had its initial debut in March of 2016, it was initially envisioned as a 2-door coupe but 2-door convertible designs were revealed over a year later.

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This very stylish British car is known as what?

The XJ220is a two-seat supercar that is a part of the Jaguar family of vehicles. The Jaguar XJ220 was only produced from 1992 to 1994 and during that time only 275 were ever manufactured.

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Can you identify this 2-door?

The MG MGB is a sports car that is a part of the British Motor Corporation’s family of vehicles. The MG MGB was introduced in 1962 as a direct replacement for the MG MGA; production continued for almost two decades, ending in 1980.

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