Quiz: How much do you know about these iconic American cars?

From the 'Italian' V10 that powers the Dodge Viper to the most beloved muscle cars, how much do you you know about these icons?

by | Published on 27th Jan 2023

Did you know that the V10 that powers the Dodge Viper actually comes from an Italian supercar?

And did you know the first Hummer was basically a road legal army truck?

From the Chevy Corvette to America’s most beloved muscle cars, put your knowledge to the test today.

And don’t forget to post your results to Instagram so we can share them on the Supercar Blondie account!

#1. What makes the Chevy Corvette C8 so unique?

The Corvette C8 is the first mid-engine Corvette since the model’s introduction in 1953, differing from the traditional front-engine design.

#2. What sort of engine does the Dodge Viper use?

It sounds crazy but the V10 that powers the Dodge Viper was actually made by Lamborghini.

#3. Including the new electric model, how many Hummer models did GM produce?

GM has produced four Hummer models: H1, H2, H3 and EV.

The first Hummer H1 was basically a road legal version of the US Army’s HUMVEE.

#4. What was the first Hennessey Venom GT hypercar based on?

The Hennessey Venom GT was actually based on the Lotus Elise.

It actually looks like one. Meanwhile, its successor, the Venom F5, was manufactured from scratch by Hennessey.

#5. What is the difference between the original Tesla Roadster and other Teslas?

All answers are correct.

The first Tesla Roadster is still the only convertible ever made by Tesla, and because it was based on the Lotus Elise, the interior was a lot more spartan.

#6. Ford gave the sixth-gen Mustang a tiny 4-cyl engine from a Fiesta, why?

The sitxh-generation Ford Mustang is the first Mustang to be (officially) sold and marketed in Europe.

The European-spec model is available with the same EcoBoost as the Fiest and the Focus to make it compliant with stringent emission standards in Europe.

#7. What is the name of Ford's first electric truck?

The Ford F-150 Lightning is based on the Ford F-150 and powered by batteries.

It has a driving range of up to 510 km (320 miles).



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