Can You Identify These Cars as They Speed Past?

By: Robin Tyler
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
Audi R8 A real 'speedster' - which vehicle is shown in this image?
Audi R8
Audi first marketed this mid-engined two-seat sports car in 2006. It is available as a coupe and convertible and uses Audi's all-wheel-drive system. This, along with a 5.2-liter FSI V10 engine, give the R8 plenty of oomph!
Ferrari F40
Ford GT40
Volkswagen Golf GTI

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Ferrari F40 Truly a beautiful car from the late '80s and early '90s. Can you identify it?
Audi R8
Ferrari F40
Only 1,311 Ferrari F40’s were produced between 1987 and 1991. Many consider this to be the finest Ferrari ever. The F40 was powered by a 2.9-liter twin turbo V12 capable of producing 471 brake horsepower. The F40’s top speed was 321 km/h.
Ford GT40
Volkswagen Golf GTI

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Ford GT40 Name this trophy winning race car.
Audi R8
Ferrari F40
Ford GT40
The first generation of the GT40 won the prestigious Le Mans 24-hour endurance race for four straight years from 1966 to 1969, which included filling out the top three positions in 1966. Only 105 of them were produced. Luckily, a new generation GT40 was released in 2006 and again in 2017.
Volkswagen Golf GTI

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Volkswagen Golf GTI The first of the boy racers, can you name the vehicle in this image?
Audi R8
Ferrari F40
Ford GT40
Volkswagen Golf GTI
Volkswagen started the ‘hot hatch’ revolution with the introduction of the Golf GTI in 1976. This was a Golf Mk 1 with a high performance engine, and it instantly became a hit.

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Dodge Charger Are you able to identify this American motoring icon?
Dodge Charger
The muscle car revolution of the 1960s brought about the iconic Dodge Charger. And today it still takes on its traditional rivals, the Corvette and the Mustang. As in the past, with the latest model Chargers, expect big V8 engines and large spacious interiors. What you should not expect, is a little finesse.
Volkswagen Golf GTI
Ferrari F40
Audi R8

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Lamborghini Gallardo Even speeding by it is a beautiful car. Can you identify the make and model?
Dodge Charger
Ford GT40
Ferrari F40
Lamborghini Gallardo
Lamborghini makes incredibly beautiful cars and the Gallardo could be the best of all. Produced between 2003 and 2013, the second generation of the vehicle was powered by a 5.2-liter V10. Lamborghini even released a convertible, the Spyder with a fully automated soft top.

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Lotus Esprit V8 The vehicle in this image is?
Lamborghini Gallardo
Lotus Esprit V8
By the time 1996 rolled along, the Lotus Esprit had been in production for over 20 years. The V8, however, quickly became a firm favorite. It was powered by an aluminum V8 engine coupled to a 5 or 6-speed manual transmission. The V8 could reach a top speed of 175 mph and go from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds.
Dodge Charger
Audi R8

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GMC Typhoon Name this powerful pickup, please.
Lotus Esprit V8
Dodge Charger
GMC Typhoon
Take a 4.3-liter turbocharged V-6 as well as the transmission of a Corvette and couple that with an all-wheel-drive truck and what do you have? A Typhoon, that's what. The Typhoon was faster than many sports cars of the time and easily raced to 60mph from a standing start in under 5 seconds.
Ford GT40

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Cadillac CTS-V The vehicle in this image is a _______?
Volkswagen Golf GTI
GMC Typhoon
Audi R8
Cadillac CTS-V
Modern muscle cars are very different from their '60s cousins. Take the CTS-V, for example, with a four-door layout. That said, this still breathes fire and is powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that produces over 600 brake horsepower.

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Honda Civic Type R Can you identify this hatchback?
Cadillac CTS-V
Honda Civic Type R
A higher performing version of the regular Civic, the Type R was a favorite of boy racers around the globe. First produced in 1997, it is currently in its 5th generation and is available as a three or four-door hatchback or four-door sedan. The 5th generation is powered by a 2.0-liter engine capable of producing over 300 brake horsepower.
Ford GT40
Ferrari F40

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Ford Mustang Boss 302 A well-known model from a world-renowned brand. Do you know what it is?
GMC Typhoon
Ford Mustang Boss 302
Only brought back for two modern models in 2012 and 2013, the Boss not only was straight in a fast line but could handle the corners as well, something muscle cars were not known for.
Honda Civic Type R
Volkswagen Golf GTI

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Acura Integra Coupe Identify this vehicle, please.
Acura Integra Coupe
Built between 1986 and 2001, the Integra Coupe was based on the Honda model of the same name. In fact, when Acura was first launched in 1986, this was one of only two models offered. Interestingly, the third generation was considered one of the easiest cars to steal in the United States!
Ford Mustang Boss 302
Lotus Esprit V8
Ford GT40

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McLaren_F1 Can you name the vehicle in this image?
Acura Integra Coupe
Audi R8
Ford Mustang Boss 302
McLaren F1
In 1992, Formula One team, McLaren, launched the F1. This high-performance sports car was powered by a 6.2-liter V12 engine that produced over 600 brake horsepower. Interestingly, the engine is lined with 24-carat gold to help with the dispersal of heat.

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Maserati Quattroporte This car has a sense of style that is difficult to match. Do you know what it is?
McLaren F1
Dodge Charger
Maserati Quattroporte
A four-door saloon car with epic performance – yes, that’s the Maserati Quattroporte! The history of this model traces back to 1963, but the current model, the VI, really stands out. The top of the range model features a 3.8-liter twin-turbo V8 that pushes out an astonishing 523 break horsepower!
Volkswagen Beetle

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Volvo V40 Name this hatchback, if you can!
Lamborghini Gallardo
Maserati Quattroporte
GMC Typhoon
Volvo V40
First introduced in 2012, the V40 is a sleek hatchback in the compact car/family car segment. There are 13 models on offer of this vehicle, either with petrol or diesel engines.

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Shelby Cobra A true classic. But can you identify it?
Honda Jazz
Volvo V40
Shelby Cobra
The brainchild of Carroll Shelby, the Cobra first revved in anger in 1962. Based on a lightweight body that he imported from the AC Cars, Shelby bolted a Ford 260 engine to it. And the rest is history! In the years that followed, Shelby bolted even bigger engines to the AC frame, which brought about a car with nimble handling and lots and lots of power.
Mini Cooper

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Audi TT RS Are you able to tell us which vehicle appears in this image?
Shelby Cobra
Audi TT
There have been three generations of the Audi TT 2-door sports car since 1998. It is available as both a coupe and roadster and also includes an all-wheel-drive Quattro model. In the '90s, it became an immediate head turner thanks to its sleek lines and excellent performance figures.
Volvo V40
Maserati Quattroporte

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Ferrari F50 A real beauty whether standing still or travelling flat out, can you name this model?
Dodge Charger
Cadillac CTS-V
Ferrari F50
Often forgotten between the F40 and the Enzo, the F50 was one of the top sports cars of the 1990s. It was designed as part of the marques 50th-anniversary celebrations.
Audi TT

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Lexus LC500h Can you identify the model from a famous luxury brand?
Ferrari F50
Audi R8
Acura Integra Coupe
Lexus LC 500
Released in 2017, this grand tourer takes the form of a two-door fastback coupe. Its development follows on from the 2012 LF-LC Concept first show by Lexus in 2012. The LC is powered by either a 3.5-liter hybrid V6 or a 5.0-liter V8 petrol engine. It appears in Gran Turismo Sport.

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Howmet TX Can you identify this unusual car?
Volvo V40
Audi R8
Howmet TX
A jet car... yes, a jet car. Well, to be precise, a gas turbine. The Howmet TX was an experimental car powered by a gas turbine engine. It raced around the world, even at Le Mans in 1968 but was plagued by reliability problems.
Lexus LC 500

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Buick Grand National The vehicle in this image is a __________
Howmet TX
Buick Grand National
This '80s muscle car quickly took the fight to its more established rivals from Ford and Chevrolet, particularly the GNX edition.
Volkswagen Beetle
Toyota Corolla

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Bowler Wildcat Name this off-roader, please.
Bowler Wildcat
Built between 1998 and 2007, the Wildcat was made by Bowler industries using a range of parts, even those from Land Rover Defenders. This all-wheel-drive off-roader is particularly light thanks to its tubular construction. Wildcats had a variety of engine options including three petrol (4, 4.6 and 5 liters V8’s) and two turbo diesel (2.2 and 2.5 liters).
Buick Grand National
Acura Integra Coupe
Lotus Esprit V8

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Jaguar F Type Stunningly beautiful, can you name this sports car?
Bowler Wildcat
Shelby Cobra
Jaguar F Type
Although still operating from the United Kingdom, Jaguar is owned by the Indian company Tata, which acquired the marque in 2008. Interestingly, the iconic mascot that 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.
Honda Civic Type R

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Lamborghini Diablo GT Can you tell us the make and model of the vehicle in the image?
McLaren F1
Lamborghini Diablo GT ‘ 00
Fast, loud, and brash are all adjectives that could be used to describe the Diablo. Powered by either a 5.7 or 6.0-liter V12, this sports car pushed out 595 brake horsepower.
Ford GT40
Jaguar F Type

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Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 The vehicle in this image is a __________.
Lamborghini Diablo GT ‘ 00
Ferrari F50
Cadillac CTS-V
Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1
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.

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Subaru Impreza Do you have any idea what this vehicle is?
Subaru Impreza
Known for its incredible handling and punchy performance, the Subaru Impreza was first introduced to the Japanese market in 1992. This car is now in its fifth generation and remains an excellent seller worldwide.
Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1
Volkswagen Beetle
Nissan Micra

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Bently Continental GT Do you know the identity of this vehicle?
Shelby Cobra
Bentley Continental GT
This grand tourer model has been in production from Bentley since 2003. It is available both as a 2-door fastback and a coupe. The Continental is powered by a 6.0-liter twin turbo engine capable of producing up to 600 brake horsepower.
Subaru Impreza
Ford GT40

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Mazda Miata A popular roadster, can you identify this vehicle?
Bentley Continental GT
Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1
Subaru Impreza
Mazda Miata
Also known as the MX-5, this rear-wheel-drive roadster is as fun now as it was in the 1990s. The first generation, produced up until 1997, featured either a 1,500cc or 1,800cc engine.

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Aston Martin One-77 This hypercar is a stunner! Can you name it?
Mazda Miata
Aston Martin One-77
Powered by a 6.0-liter V12 engine and able to hit the 200 mph market, the Aston Martin One-77 should be purchased as soon as possible. Well, that is if you have $1.4 million lying around. That's fairly cheap considering it cost $2.4 million when it was first released. Or maybe you should steer clear - that's some depreciation happening there!
GMC Typhoon
Bowler Wildcat

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EQUUS BASS 770 Name this modern version of a muscle car.
Aston Martin One-77
Mini Cooper
AMC Gremlin
Equus Bass 770
A modern '60s throwback, this muscle car takes design features from all the classics and packages it together with a 6.4-liter V8 LS9 engine from General Motors, which produces 640 brake horsepower. It will set you back a cool $250,000, however.

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Koenigsegg Regera The vehicle in this image is a _________.
Koenigsegg Regera
If it's speed and acceleration you are after, the Koenigsegg Regera is the car for you. It can reach 62mph in an astonishing 2.8 seconds thanks to its twin-turbo 5.0-liter V8 that pushes out a staggering 1500 brake horsepower.
Buick Grand National
Equus Bass 770
Volkswagen Golf GTI

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Toyota 86 Are you able to identify the vehicle in this image?
Lexus LC 500
Shelby Cobra
Koenigsegg Regera
Toyota 86
First released in 2012, the 86 is a two-door fastback coupe sports car. It is powered by a 2.0-liter straight four engine that propels the 86 to 100mph in 7.6 seconds.

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Hyundai Tiburon Can you tell us what vehicle is shown here?
Hyundai Tiburon
The mid-90s saw the launch of the first generation Tiburon. This 2-door sports coupe from Hyundai was popular into the turn of the new century. The second generation Tiburon included a model powered by a 2.7-liter V6 engine that produced 172 brake horsepower.
Toyota 86
Ford Escort
Chevrolet Cruze

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BMW Z4 Identify this vehicle, please.
Howmet TX
BMW Z4
The Z4 Roadster first hit the streets in 2002 and still forms part of the BMW fleet. Although the first generation included a convertible with a soft-top roof, this was changed to a retractable hardtop from the second generation onwards.
Hyundai Tiburon
Jaguar F Type

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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 This classic has some beautiful lines. Can you identify it?
BMW Z4
Audi TT
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
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 V8’s.
Cadillac CTS-V

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DeLorean DMC-12 You should easily identify this vehicle!
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
DeLorean DMC-12
The dream of John DeLorean, the DMC-12 had its 5 minutes of fame thanks to the "Back to the Future" movies. It remained a terrible car with sluggish performance and was only produced for a year before the company went bankrupt.
Hyundai Tiburon
Toyota 86

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Chrysler PT Cruiser Can you identify the make and model of the vehicle in this image?
DeLorean DMC-12
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Chrysler PT Cruiser
Now part of the FIAT group, Chrysler has made some eye-catching models throughout their history. One of these, the PT Cruiser, is certainly a talking point. You either love it or hate it! Enough people loved it, however, with over 1 million sold between 2000 and 2011.
BMW Z4

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Bugatti Chiron Name this hypercar, please.
Bugatti Chiron
The Bugatti Chiron’s 8.0-liter 16-cylinder engine produces 1,500 brake horsepower. Its $2.9 million price tag will cause heart palpitations for your bank manager! It's probably worth it to travel at 261mph, though.
Toyota Corolla
Ferrari F40
Chrysler PT Cruiser

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI Are you able to identify this performance sedan?
Ford Fairmont
Holden Commodore
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI
The Evo saw the light of day in the early 1990s. This sports sedan feature front engined four-wheel drive. The Evo was not only quick but handled like a dream as well. Six different generations were produced in the 1990s.
Subaru Impreza

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Alfa Romeo 4C Which vehicle is pictured here?
Alfa Romeo 4C
This mid-engine, rear wheel sports car was first marketed by Alfa Romeo in 2014. It is powered by a 1.75 L turbocharged engine that produces 237 brake horsepower. The 4C's top speed is 160 mph.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI
Mini Cooper
Volkswagen Beetle

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