Quiz: Can You Identify These Cars With Unconventional Doors?
Topics
Can You Identify These Cars With Unconventional Doors?
By: Robin Tyler
Image: Youtube via Vehicle Virgins

About This Quiz

No doubt about it - if a car maker wants their model to stand out from the crowd, one of the easiest ways to do it is by choosing a door that is different from the norm.

This already was something that car designers latched onto in the early years of motoring. Think of the suicide doors of vehicles from the 1920s and 1930s. Hinged at the rear, they opened the opposite way to a normal door. And the reason why they were called suicide doors? Well, if they opened while the car was traveling and someone tried to catch them, they would invariably be flung into the road by the heavy door. That's how they got their name.

But door designs progressed past that. In the 1950s the gull wing door was seen for the first time. This was not hinged to the body frame but to the roof of the vehicle and opened upwards, making it look like the vehicle had wings.

More door designs followed, including sliding doors, scissor doors and butterfly doors, to name a few.

In this quiz, you are tasked with identifying a range of car models that have special doors! 

Good luck with that!

About HowStuffWorks

How much do you know about how car engines work? And how much do you know about how the English language works? And what about how guns work? How much do you know? Lucky for you, HowStuffWorks is about more than providing great answers about how the world works. We are also here to bring joy to your day with fun quizzes, compelling photography and fascinating listicles. Some of our content is about how stuff works. Some is about how much you know about how stuff works. And some is just for fun! Because, well, did you know that having fun is an important part of how your brain works? Well, it is! So keep reading!

Receive a hint after watching this short video from our sponsors.
quit
hint:
continue