Quiz: Are '60s Cars Your Thing? Test Your Knowledge Here!
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Are '60s Cars Your Thing? Test Your Knowledge Here!
By: Allie T.
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About This Quiz

The 1960s -- everything was changing, and cars were no exception! Probably the most famous automotive innovation of this decade was Ford's rollout of the Mustang in 1964, which inspired a number of other "pony cars," or cars with strong engines in shorter, sleeker bodies. 

In Europe, Italian designer Gian Paolo Dallara and two other Lamborghini designers created the Miura, which kicked off the European supercar craze. Icons of the 1960s, like fictional spy James Bond and American film hero Steve McQueen, were firmly associated with the fantastic cars they drove onscreen. The family station wagon was still a rarity, the long gas lines of the 1970s were yet to come ... and the SUV? It was still decades away!

How much do you know about the designs and fads of 1960s cars? Do you know, for example, which car was the brainchild of Adolf Hitler? (Hint: Its name translates to "people's car.") Or which European car was called "the most beautiful car ever made"? Of course, there was probably a lot of debate about that at the time, just like there would be today. 

If you're feeling confident about your knowledge of 1960s cars, get behind the wheel of our quiz! Find out now if your classic-car savvy is a Stingray ... or an Edsel!

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What was the first Pontiac that was actually an add-on package for the Pontiac Tempest?
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What model of Ford was referred to as the 1964 1/2 model?
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What car was the icon of popular British culture in the 1960s?
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The '60s Chevrolet Camaro came with an optional _______ package for appearance.
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In 1962, the second generation of Corvette introduced the _____________.
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It was called the most beautiful car ever made.
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This Aston Martin DB5 topped the list of favorite cars driven by ________________.
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The _________ GT40 won the Le Mans race four times in a row.
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What is the other name for the Ford Mustang GT50 model?
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The Dodge Charger made its splash mid __________.
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What Chevrolet model is the only mass-produced American car that used a rear-mounted air-cooled engine?
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The Z28 option code was available for what Chevrolet model?
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What car from Dodge was an awesome stock car in NASCAR races?
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Ford had a car model that bombed and became a worldwide symbol for a commercial failure. What was it?
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What car was the result of Hitler's vision?
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This full-size Buick was an Invicta subseries.
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What is the name of the roadster produced by Alfa Romeo with the model years from 1966 to 1994?
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What car used the Checker taxi cab bodies?
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In 1961, the Cadillac Eldorado__________ convertible was reclassified as a subseries of the De Ville.
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What car made its entrance into the world by a publicity stunt?
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The Mazda ____________ was a grand touring coupe produced from 1967 to 1995.
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What multi-purpose vehicle did Ford manufacture from 1966 to 1996?
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The Mercury ___________ was based on these Ford models: Falcon, Fairlane, and Maverick.
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What Ford model was the upscale version of the Ford Fairlane?
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Introduced in 1962, what Jeep model was a full-size pickup truck?
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During 1965, three engineers at Lamborghini designed what supercar in their spare time?
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What Lincoln car birthed the new personal luxury car segment?
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The Triumph Spitfire is a two-seat British car that was introduced in what year?
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What car company licensed the Road Runner name, looks, and its famous "beep beep" sound from Warner Brothers?
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What Pontiac car was built to go up against the Ford Mustang?
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What Dodge car started the 1960s as a full-size car and ended the decade as a compact?
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In 1991, what Buick model from the 1960s was replaced by the Park Avenue?
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This model series of Volvo was the company's first boxy styling.
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What was the last car model that BMW had in the economy car market?
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What Ford car was redesigned with a bullet-like body in 1961?
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