Photo: Pixar / Disney Think you’re a pop-culture pro? Test your knowledge of these famous rides from your favorite movies and TV shows. START THE QUIZ Question 1 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Photo: Twentieth Century Fox In 2013, the legendary Batmobile driven by Adam West in the 1966 film and TV series was sold at auction for how much? Holy paycheck, Batman! The Batmobile started out as a 1955 Lincoln Futura, which custom Hollywood car designer George Barris bought from Ford in 1965 for only $1. Barris kept the caped crusader’s car in his own collection until 2013, when it was auctioned off to a car collector in the Phoenix area for $4.6 million. $836,000 $2.1 million $4.6 million NEXT QUESTION Question 2 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Pixar / Disney In the 2006 Pixar film "Cars," Lightning McQueen's number (95) is a reference to: Lightning McQueen was originally planned to bear the number 57, honoring Pixar CEO John Lasseter’s birth year. But the number was changed to 95, for the year the first Pixar movie, “Toy Story,” came out. Pixar CEO John Lasseter's youngest son's birth year The year "Toy Story" was released in the theaters The highway that takes McQueen to Radiator Springs NEXT QUESTION Question 3 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Photo: Dreamworks / Paramount In the Michael Bay "Transformers" movie franchise, Bumblebee's alternate mode is a slick Chevy Camaro. What was Bumblebee's alternate mode in the original 1984 animated TV series? Bumblebee's original alternate mode was a Volkswagen Beetle, which reflects his personality — hardworking, reliable and more than what meets the eye. In the 2007 film, Bumblebee was updated to a 1976/2009 Chevrolet Camaro because Michael Bay felt Camaros better reflected the tough-but-friendly quality he was after. Volkswagen Beetle Pontiac Fiero Ford Mustang SVO NEXT QUESTION Question 4 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Photo: Universal “Smokey and the Bandit” made the Pontiac Trans Am a superstar. How much did sales increase for the Trans Am in the two years following the movie’s release in 1977? When “Smokey and the Bandit” was released in 1977, Trans Am sales were at 68,745. Two years later, that number jumped to 117,108 units sold. Burt Reynolds was promised a free Trans Am by a Pontiac executive if the movie was a success. Unfortunately, the exec retired and his replacement wasn’t willing to honor the agreement. 48.0% 70.3% 91.6% NEXT QUESTION Question 5 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Paramount In “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Cameron said his dad’s 1961 Ferrari GT250 California was one of less than 100 made. How many of these highly coveted cars were actually produced? Anyone? Anyone? Only about 55 of the iconic Ferrari featured in this classic 80s comedy were produced in 1961. For the film, producers used a custom fiberglass body on top of a Modena Spyder chassis, to the relief of many car enthusiasts who worried that a real limited edition Ferrari had been destroyed in the making of the film. 55 67 92 NEXT QUESTION Question 6 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Warner Bros. After seven seasons of running the Boss Hogg and Rosco ragged, the Duke brothers took the General Lee airborne more than 150 times. Around how many Dodge Chargers were used in the making of “The Dukes of Hazzard” TV series? It’s estimated that somewhere between 256 and 321 General Lee cars were created (and mostly destroyed) in the making of “The Dukes of Hazzard” series. When Dodge stopped making the Charger, replacing the General Lee got much harder — to the point where producers would approach Charger owners on the street and offer to buy their cars on the spot. 100 200 300 NEXT QUESTION Question 7 of 11 Score: 0 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang from the 1968 children's classic. What famous film director owns the original racing motorcar used in the 1968 children’s classic “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”? While there are several MGM licensed replicas of the famous flying car, the main vehicle used in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” is owned by Peter Jackson, director of the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “Heavenly Creatures” and the 2005 remake of “King Kong.” Peter Jackson Woody Allen Christopher Nolan NEXT QUESTION Question 8 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Touchstone In the 2000 remake of “Gone in 60 Seconds,” Eleanor was a Dupont Pepper Grey 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby. What color was Eleanor in the original 1974 film? The original “Gone in 60 Seconds” movie was an independent film written, directed and produced by H.B. Halicki, who also played the leading role. With a budget of only $150,000, the two cars used to portray Eleanor in the 1974 film were painted generic, school-bus yellow to save money. Black Yellow Red NEXT QUESTION Question 9 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Disney Herbie, the anthropomorphic VW Beetle in the 1968 Disney comedy “The Love Bug,” sports the number 53 in honor of what baseball player? Bill Walsh, producer of “The Love Bug,” came up with the blue and red racing stripes and gave the car No. 53 in honor of one of his favorite ballplayers — Don Drysdale, pitcher for the L.A. Dodgers, who threw 58 2⁄3 consecutive scoreless innings in 1968. Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds Ken Harrelson of the Boston Red Sox Don Drysdale of the Los Angeles Dodgers NEXT QUESTION Question 10 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Photo: Columbia The Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1, a 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor ambulance, was originally slated to be what color? The Ectomobile that showed up when there was trouble in the neighborhood was painted black — until the crew realized that filming a black car at night could prove problematic. It was then repainted white. Slime green Safety orange Midnight black NEXT QUESTION Question 11 of 11 Score: 0 Photo: Photo: Universal Doc Brown’s super-hip DeLorean time machine in “Back to the Future” has become a generational icon. Which manufacturer tried to steal the show by offering Universal $75,000 to switch over to one of their cars after filming began? Once filming began, Universal was offered $75,000 by Ford (about $171,000 today) if the time machine was switched to a Mustang — to which writer Bob Gale is said to have responded, “Doc Brown doesn’t drive a [expletive] Mustang!” Ford (Mustang) Dodge (Daytona Shelby) Chevrolet (Corvette) GET YOUR SCORE You scored out of 11 Photo: Pixar / Disney TRY AGAIN Try your knowledge on these other quizzes. Match the car enthusiast to their car Test Your Car Part Smarts HOV history: how much do you know?