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 Pony up! How much do you know about the Mustang?

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​The countdown to the unveiling of the 2014 Ford Mustang is on! Until then, take this quiz to see how much you really know about America's most beloved car.

A symbol of affordable freedom, the pony car is loved by many, but are you worthy of the Mustang-pro title?
1) How many times has Mustang won Motor Trend’s Car of the Year Award?
a) Once
b) Twice
c) Three times
d) Never

A) b, Twice; the 1974 Mustang II and the 1994 Mustang

2) In what year did Mustang hit the 1 millionth-built mark? How about the 9 millionth?
a)   1965; 2000
b)   1966; 2008
c)   1967; 2005
d)   1970; 2008 
A) b,  1 millionth 1966; 9 millionth 2008

3) Which U.S. plants have assembled the Mustang in the last 50 years?
 a) Dearborn Assembly
 b) Metuchen Assembly
 c) San Jose Assembly
 d) All of the above
A) d, plus the current models are built at Flat Rock Assembly Plant

4) What were Mustangs badged when sold in Germany?
a) SN-95
b) S197
c) T-5s
d) None of the above
A) c, T-5s

5) What model years did NOT feature the iconic Mustang pony on the front grill?
 a) 1977 - 1982
 b) 1982 - 1993
 c) 1979 - 1993
 d) 1993-1995
A) c, 1978-1993 (1978-1982 “FORD” block letters and 1983-1993 the Blue Oval)

6) In what model year did the largest Mustang debut?
a) 1970
b) 1971
c) 1972
d) 1974
A) b, 1971 – it is 600 lbs. heavier and a foot longer than the previous models.
7) Which model year Mustang is the only not to have a V-8 engine option?
a) 1978
b) 1982
c) 1993
d) 1974
A) d, 1974 Mustang II

8) When was the “5.0” badge used for the first time?
a) 1978 King Cobra Mustang II
b) 1974 Mustang II
c) 1984 Mustang SVO
d) None of the above
A) a, 1978 King Cobra Mustang II

9) When did the “Fox” platform debut in Mustang?
a) 1974
b) 1979
c) 1994
d) 2005
A) b, 1979 Mustang

10) What vehicle line was the chassis of the first generation Mustang based on?
a) Ford Fairmont
b) Ford Torino
c) Ford Falcon
d) Ford 300
A) c, Ford Falcon
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