Ford Thunderbird Trivia
Choose an answer from the three choices
and True or False offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
1. Equipped with a V8 engine, the Thunderbird could hit 110-120 mph.
It was a smaller two-seat "sports car."
2. The second generation of Thunderbirds from 1958 to 1960 were
four-seat Thunderbird designed with unibody construction, eschewing a
separate chassis. What became the nickname of T-birds?
- Classic Birds
- Little Birds
- Square Birds
3. 1961 saw new and much sleeker "Bullet Bird" styling. The
T-bird was the pace car for what important race in 1961.
- Indianapolis 500 pace car
- Firecracker 600 pace car
- Daytona 500 pace car
4. A green 1966 Thunderbird convertible was prominently featured in
the 1991 Ridley Scott film. What was the film?
- Thelma & Louise
- Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Coming Home
5. The 1964-1966 Thunderbirds were called "Flair Birds".
What body style was NOT offered?
- 4-Door Sedan
6. Because of the Ford Mustang, Ford's moved the Thunderbird upmarket,
while some fans of the classic Thunderbird consider 1966 to be the last
year of interest.
7. In 1971, who offered "his and hers" Thunderbirds in its
catalog, with telephones, tape recorders and other niceties. They
retailed for US$25,000 for the pair. (About US$140,000 is 2008 dollars.)
- Neiman Marcus
8. Seventh generation Thunderbirds debuted in the fall of 1971. These
were the biggest Thunderbirds produced. Who vehicle did they share a
common body with?
- Lincoln Continental Mark IV
- Ford Mustang
- Mercury Monterey
9. What did NOT share the 114" wheelbase chassis
with the 1977 - 1979 Thunderbird?
- Ford LTD II
- Mercury Cougar
- Ford Maverick
10. The 2003 Thunderbird was featured in the James Bond movie Die
Another Day. A limited edition was produced by Ford to commemorate
the movie. Who drove the car in the movie?
- Halle Berry
- Pierce Bronson
- Sean Connerly