We Know Your Mental Age Based on Your Ratings of These Classic Cars

By: Zoe Samuel
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About This Quiz

What makes a classic car? Is it a term that applies only to vehicles of a certain age? Or from a specific decade? Must they be mass manufactures and known to all? Could you count a one-off or a track day car? These are the questions car collectors ask every day as they assess vehicles as they hit the market. Jaguar recently made new editions of an old race car from the 1960s, made exactly the same way as the originals. Are these cars classics, or just curiosities?

Taste plays a major role in car collecting, and in assessing what a classic car is, and taste varies based on the age of the individual. From the car one drives to what one thinks of the undisputed classic cars, age becomes apparent. Aesthetic tastes play a role of course, and we are all swayed by the value of a collectible, but the biggest influence on people is age.

Growing up in a specific time and place means you will have a natural affinity for certain automotive styling, performance, and exhaust characteristics. It means that specific car names will naturally evoke feelings and sway you to like them more for irrational reasons. We love cars not with the head, but with the heart. Embrace your feelings, rate these classic cars, and we will tell you your mental age.

How do you rate the 1901 Olds Motor Works Model R?

How do you rate the first generation Jaguar E-Type?

How do you rate the Shelby Cobra?

How do you rate the Lamborghini Diablo?

How do you rate the 1978 Lamborghini Countach?

How do you rate the 1986 Ferrari Testarossa?

How do you rate the 1975 Jaguar XJS?

How do you rate the 1996 Jaguar XJS?

How do you rate the 1970 Plymouth Superbird?

How do you rate the 1987 Buick GNX?

How do you rate the 1969 Dodge Charger?

How do you rate the 1993 Lotus Esprit S4?

How do you rate the 2005 Ford GT?

How do you rate the Ford GT40?

How do you rate the 1967 Pontiac GTO?

How do you rate the DMC-12?

How do you rate the 1968 Ferrari Dino?

How do you rate the McLaren F1?

How do you rate the last generation Jaguar E-Type?

How do you rate the 2004 Ferrari Enzo?

How do you rate the 1983 Pontiac Trans Am?

How do you rate the 1967 Cadillac El Dorado?

How do you rate the 1964 Chevrolet Corvair Monza Spyder?

How do you rate the 1940 Bugatti Type 57?

How do you rate the 1970 Ford Boss 302 Mustang?

How do you rate the 1955 VW Karmann Ghia?

How do you rate the 1961 Chevrolet Corvette?

How do you rate the 1985 Mitsubishi Starion?

How do you rate the 1969 Ford Thunderbird convertible?

How do you rate the 1969 Alfa Romeo Spider?

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