Can You Name the Car Brand From a Well-Known Fact?


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VROOM VROOM! Put the pedal to the metal and speed right into this quiz! Throughout the last century, cars have become one of the commonalities of life. From all the domestic and international vehicles on the street, can you name the car brand from a well-known fact?

Karl Benz is often credited with the creation of the first vehicle with an engine. You can probably guess where Mercedes-Benz is from. In the United States, you'll often hear Henry Ford's name mentioned with the innovative way he combined techniques for the mass production of vehicles. We're also sure you'd recognize his last name with the car brand, Ford. 

Mercedes-Benz and Ford are just two of many vehicles that are populating the streets. Germany also has the famous BMW and luxury Maybach. Japan is known for tons of brands, some of their leaders being Nissan and Toyota. Who could forget about the American classics of Chevrolet and GMC?

With tons of popular car brands to choose from, can you name them from a well-known fact? Which Swedish brand first made air crafts before moving into the car business? At 267 mph, what is the fastest car ever made? If you can answer these questions, you're ready for this quiz!

Can you match all these car brands to a well-known fact? Are you ready to speed through these questions? Don't go too fast! You might get a ticket.

This Japanese automaker has business concerns in over 170 countries.

With business operations in 170 countries, its not difficult to see why Toyota sells so many cars!


With 1.6 million vehicles sold in the United States in 2016, this Japanese manufacturer is the first net exporter to America.

Honda became the first automanufacturer to achieve this feat.


This German manufacturer produces every third car bought in Germany.

Not the people's car for nothing, Volkswagen is a very popular brand in its home country. And with models such as the Golf, it's not difficult to see why!


Which famous Ford racecar was the first to win the 24-hour LeMans endurance race four times in a row in the 1960s?

The GT40 first won at Le Mans in 1966 with Ford cars coming home in first, second and third. Ford won again in '67, '68 and '69.


Around 75% of all the vehicles ever manufactured by this company are still on the road today.

No doubt, a Rolls Royce is an amazing vehicle. The fact that 75% of all models manufactured are still on the road is simply incredible.


This German car manufacturer owns many of the most exclusive car brands in the world including Lamborghini, Bently, Audi, Porsche and Bugatti.

Yes, Volkswagen, who brought us the little Beetle now own some of the most prestigious vehicle brands in the world!


Thanks to his role as James Bond, actor Daniel Craig now has lifelong access to what car make?

Not a bad perk for sure. Daniel Craig can simply walk into any Aston Martin dealership and drive away in any vehicle of his choice. Now, who is going to say no to Bond, James Bond?


At 267 mph, the world's fastest production car is?

The Bugatti Veyron is simply a stunning piece of technology. It can reach over 400 km/h, making it the fastest production car ever!


Introduced in 1953, this famous Chevrolet marque was the first mass-produced sportscar in America.

The Corvette was heavily based upon two-door European models. Of course, today it is the jewel in the Chevrolet crown.


While in prison, Hitler wrote to a dealer of this German brand asking for a car loan. Which make was it?

While waiting for royalties for his book, Mein Kampf to come through, Hitler wrote to Mercedes asking for a loan vehicle, a Mercedes limousine, no less. The outcome of his request is unknown.


This Swedish carmaker invented the seat belt.

Volvo invented the three-point seatbelt as we know it today. Realizing that it would save lives in an accident, they made the design readily available to other auto manufacturers.


A study in 2009 showed that drivers of this car get more tickets than any other make.

Yes, believe it or not, Hummer drivers are the most penalized in the United States. It can't be for speeding so it must be because they couldn't find parking for their big behemoth and parked illegally.


This Japanese manufacturer was the first to introduce satellite navigation to their vehicles.

Way back in 1981, Honda released an Accord model with a navigational system. Nothing like we know today, this system worked with a gyroscope, helium and plastic maps. It wasn't always very accurate.


The owners of this car have to be rich to afford it. On average they own 84 other cars, a yacht and three jets.

You need money to buy a Veyron. They are not cheap and will set you back between $1.7 and $2.7 million.


This Italian marque makes the world's most expensive car.

The Lamborghini Veneno (Venom) is the most expensive car in the world. It will set you back a cool $4.5 million.


A Greek taxi driver's car has driven further than any other vehicle in the world, traveling over 2.3 million miles in its lifetime. What make of car was it?

A truly remarkable feat, the car was donated to a museum and the taxi driver was given a new car to pick his clients up in.


This Japanese brand holds the record for the most global patents. Who are they?

Incredibly, the 1000 patents held by Toyota is the most for any company in the world.


Although the Model T was their most famous early model, this was not the first car produced by Ford. What was the first car built by the company?

There were two versions of the Model A. The first was produced in 1903 and 1904, while the second was manufactured from 1927 to 1931.


This Chevrolet model accounted for 10% of the 2.2 million Chev models sold in 1967, the year it was introduced.

The Chevrolet was an immediate success when introduced in 1967. This muscle car is still produced by the company and considered a direct rival of the Ford Mustang.


This Swedish company first made aircrafts before branching out into cars.

Saab still manufactures aircrafts today including the Grippen, a multi-role fighter in service in numerous air forces around the world. They also still make cars, not as popular as their rivals Volvo, however.


This German manufacturer produces every tenth car bought in the world.

Not the people's car for nothing, Volkswagen is a very popular brand around the world. And with models such as the Golf, it's not difficult to see why!


This Japanese carmaker is known for making very reliable engines.

Although most Japanese manufacturers produce cars with reliable engines, Honda is well-known for their overall reliability which has seen them take part in racing events around the world.


Before 1922, Jaguar, not their name at the time, made motorcycle accessories. What was the company name?

Before they made cars, Jaguar, then known as the Swallow Sidecar Company, produced sidecars for motorcycles.


The use of the first assembly line by Ford meant they could build this car quickly and in great numbers, making it accessible to the American public. What car was it?

Thanks to Ford's production line and an aggressive pricing structure, the Model T was affordable to many Americans. Over 15 million were sold between 1908 and 1927.


Chevrolet was the first to introduce a two-speed automatic transmission in 1950. What was it called?

Although automatic transmissions had been around for a while, the powerglide was the first such system to be used on lower priced models.


The first four-wheel steering vehicle introduced in the United States was made by this famous Japanese manufacturer

Honda were the first company to introduce a four-wheel steering vehicle, the Prelude, to the US market.


The best-selling car model in the world is from Toyota. What is it?

Corolla became the best selling model in the world in 1997. For the past 15 years, roughly 1 million Corolla's are sold worldwide each year.


Which famous group of cartoon characters were used in a Ford commercial many years ago?

The famous Peanut gang were featured in a few Ford commercials, the first in 1959.


A 1967 Shelby GT500 was owned by this singer of the famous band, The Doors.

Jim Morrison only owned one car during his lifetime. And in the Shelby GT500, he picked a great one!


BMW did not make their first car or motorcycle until the 1920s. What did they produce before that?

BMW produced aircraft engines as their primary function during the First World War. They only branched out into motorcycles and cars in the 1920s. The first car designed by the company itself was only released in 1932.


The first Rolls Royce, produced in 1907 was called?

Rolls Royce has been making cars for over 100 years. Their first model was the Silver Ghost, produced in 1907. During reliability testing, it traveled over 24,000 miles.


The most expensive car ever auctioned was manufactured by?

In 2013, a 954 Mercedes-Benz W196R race car sold at auction for a whopping $30 million.


In 1916, 55% of the cars sold in the United States were?

A record that has never been beaten and probably never will! 55% of all cars sold in 1916 were the iconic Model T from Ford.


Early cars did not feature a steering wheel. They were steered with...

Early cars were certainly nothing like we know today. Most models used a lever to steer. It certainly became a lot easier when wheels became the norm.


Bob Marley chose a vehicle from this German manufacturer as it shared his initials (including his band).

Yes it's true! Marley never wanted a BMW for the prestige but simply for the fact that it went with Bob Marley and the Whalers!


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