Back when factory automobiles were works of art, they were often crowned by elaborate hood ornaments.

Over the past few decades, hood ornaments have all but disappeared from factory vehicles. However, you can still enjoy the majesty of the automotive industry’s best and most ornate hood ornaments.

But instead of just showing the different hood ornaments, we thought we’d challenge you to a match game. Scroll through the different ornaments below, try to match them to the vehicles underneath the images, and then see how many you got right.

The Hood Ornaments

wheeled goddess hood ornament
leaping gazelle stag impala hood ornament
flying goddess hood ornament
hermes mercury hood ornament
archer hood ornament
chevy flying bird hood ornament
Pontiac chief hood ornament
leaping greyhound hood ornament
flying bird hood ornament
art deco style goddess hood ornament











The Vehicle Models

A. 1932 Chrysler, B. 1930 Packard, C. 1931 Buick Mercury, D. 1934 Ford, E. 1933 Pontiac, F. 1926 Pierce-Arrow, G. 1931 Cadillac, H. 1928 Ford, I. 1931 Chevrolet, J. 1935 Auburn.



The Answers

1. B, 2. A, 3. G, 4. C, 5. F, 6. I, 7. E, 8. D, 9. H, 10. J

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Author: David Fuller

David Fuller is OnAllCylinders' managing editor. During his 20-year career in the auto industry, he has covered a variety of races, shows, and industry events and has authored articles for multiple magazines. He has also partnered with mainstream and trade publications on a wide range of editorial projects. In 2012, he helped establish OnAllCylinders, where he enjoys covering all facets of hot rodding and racing.