Quiz: Mustang vs. Corvette
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Mustang vs. Corvette
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

No American performance cars are more famous than the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Corvette, and no rivalry has lasted longer. See how well you know your Ponies from your 'Vettes in this Mustang vs. Corvette quiz.

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Which car debuted as a two-seat, 4-cylinder concept car in 1962?

The 1962 Mustang concept car was almost nothing like the production model Mustang.

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Which car was almost changed to a front-wheel drive car based on the Mazda MX-6 in the mid-1980s?

A redesign of the 1987 Mustang was planned to be a Mazda MX-6-based car, but that design instead became the Ford Probe.

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Which car was the titular co-star of a 1978 movie also starring Mark Hamill?

"Corvette Summer" featured a 1973 Corvette with highly customized bodywork.

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Which car was only available with a Polo White exterior during the first model year?

Only 300 Corvettes were made in 1953, all of them Polo White with red interior.

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Which car has competed in the NASCAR Nationwide series since 2011?

The Nationwide Mustang isn't based on a showroom Mustang -- it's a race car with a Mustang-shaped body.

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Which car did the manufacturer supply to NASA astronauts every year in the 1970s?

Astronauts were loaned new Corvettes every year with an option to buy them at a discounted price.

7 of 30
What kind of car was "Eleanor," one of the high-profile cars in "Gone in 60 Seconds" (2000)?

Eleanor was a 1967 Mustang Shelby GT500.

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Which car won its class at the 24 Hours of Daytona and 24 Hours of LeMans in 2015?

Corvettes have competed successfully in the GTLM class of endurance racing since 1999.

9 of 30
Which car came in a Boss 429 variant in 1969 and 1970?

The Mustang Boss 429 is one of the most sought-after muscle cars in the world.

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Which car's fifth generation debuted in 2005 with a redesigned "retro" style?

Ford sold more than 160,000 of the redesigned fifth gen Mustang in its first year.

11 of 30
Which car is driven on two wheels through Las Vegas by James Bond in "Diamonds Are Forever?"

Sean Connery puts a Mustang Mach 1 on two wheels to get through a narrow alley.

12 of 30
Which car's third generation design was based on the Mako Shark II concept car?

The swooping lines of the 70s Corvette came from the Mako concept.

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Which car's ultra-rare ZL-1 version is worth roughly $1.4 million?

Only two Corvette ZL-1s were made in 1969, which drives car collectors wild.

14 of 30
Which car's 2015 model is the fastest car ever made by its manufacturer, rocketing from 0-60 mph in 2.95 seconds?

The 2015 Corvette Z06 is the fastest production car ever made by General Motors.

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Which car cost $2,368 the first year it was offered?

A Mustang was a relatively inexpensive car in 1965.

16 of 30
Which car is dragged through the air by a cargo plane in the movie "Con Air?"

The '67 Corvette is thoroughly destroyed by the experience.

17 of 30
Which car's one-of-a-kind "Super Snake" version once sold for more than $1.3 million at auction?

The 1967 Mustang Shelby GT500 “Super Snake” Fastback was a promotional car, and the limited edition production run never happened, so it remains one-of-one.

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Which car was driven by Farrah Fawcett in "Charlie's Angels?"

Fawcett's character drove a '76 Mustang Cobra II.

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Which car was developed under the codename "Project Opel?"

The Corvette didn’t become the Corvette until further along in the design process.

20 of 30
Which car has had a fiberglass body through its entire history?

The fiberglass body of a Corvette keeps it light but can be a challenge to do body work on if you're used to steel.

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Which car was driven by John Force in 2006, when he won his 14th NHRA Funny Car championship?

Force won his record-setting 14th championship in a Mustang.

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Which car had a golden "V" on its badge the first year it was offered with a V8 engine?

In 1955, a Corvette could be purchased with a 265-cubic inch V8 engine for the first time.

23 of 30
Which car was first sold in Germany under the name T-5 instead of its usual name?

A German manufacturer had already produced a truck called the Mustang, so the first German Mustangs were renamed T-5 by Ford.

24 of 30
Which car was part of one of the greatest car chases in film history in 1968's "Bullitt?"

Steve McQueen drove a 1968 Mustang GT390 Fastback in the legendary "Bullitt" chase.

25 of 30
Which car was named after a fast-moving type of naval vessel?

Different models of Corvette have used other nautical names, so it seems to be a running theme.

26 of 30
Which car won the GTO class at the 1987 24 Hours of Daytona?

Mustang pulled off the win in 1987.

27 of 30
Which car was named after either a World War II fighter plane or a book about horses (there are conflicting accounts)?

Both the P-51 Mustang and the speedy horse breed are suitable inspirations for the Mustang.

28 of 30
Which car is known for the "Stingray" model?

The Corvette Stingray (Sting Ray, at first) was introduced in 1963.

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Which car was the fanged green Frankenstein's Monster car in the film "Death Race 2000" (1975) based on?

David Carradine's monster car was built on a 1968 Corvette.

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Which car is "Lola," Agent Coulson's car from "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?"

Lola is a '62 Corvette, although real '62 Corvettes can't fly.

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