Because there are only so many times you can watch Gone With The Wind or Frozen without losing the will to live, DTW instead offers you an opportunity to test out your knowledge of all things automotive. Good luck and no Googling!
We will publish the solutions in the coming days.
- Find the two British cars (make and model) contained in the anagram:
Basra Disastrous Matrimonial
- Identify the two missing marques in this list by following the numerical model designation trail that connects them:
Tatra – ? – Volkswagen – Ferrari – Volvo – ? – Rover
- Identify this vehicle:
- What word connects Volkswagen, Wartburg and the introduction of the breathalyser in the UK?
- The original Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle had an unusual means of pressurising the windscreen washers. How was this done?
- What derisory term did Bob Lutz use to describe the Renault-derived Medallion and Premier models Chrysler inherited with its takeover of American Motors?
- The name Metro was chosen in a ballot of BL workers for the company’s 1980 supermini. What were the two other proposed names on the ballot paper?
- Which production cars had the following code names while in development?
- To whom or what does ‘Tagora’, the name of Talbot’s short-lived and unsuccessful large saloon refer?
- When MG was bought by the Nanjing Automobile Group in 2005, the Chinese company tried unsuccessfully to redefine the meaning of the MG letters from ‘Morris Garages’ to what?
- There are three garages, marked A, B and C. Your car is parked in one garage only. Only one of the following statements is true:
- The car is Parked in Garage A.
- The car is not parked in Garage B.
- The car is not parked in Garage A.
In which garage is your car parked?
- Identify the automotive designer and the name given to his signature style in this anagram:
Superglue rowdy Argentineans
- Complete the following list of nine model names. The last two letters of each name are the same as the first two letters of the next name in the list. The underscores indicate the number of missing letters in each name.
- T e r c e l
- E l _ _ _
- _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
- _ _ _ _ a n
- A n t a r a
- R a _ _ _ _
- _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
- _ _ _ _ _ t e
- T e s t a r o s s a
- Identify this vehicle:
- What striking image featured on the cover of Car Magazine in April 1994 in relation to the magazine’s long-term test of the VW Golf Mk3 VR6?
- Which auto maker promoted itself as ‘a different type of car company’?
- What was ResCap and how did it cause the bankruptcy of a major auto manufacturer?
- Why did Mitsubishi sell its cars under the Colt brand name in the UK for a decade from 1974?
- Which was the first mass-production car to have fully-integrated high-gloss body-coloured bumpers front and rear?
- Who described the typical Saab owner in the following unflattering terms: “…leftish intellectuals who admired the failed Swedish experiment in 90% tax rates and womb-to-tomb welfare.”
- What was the inspiration for the unusual front end of the 2009 Bentley Mulsanne with its large circular headlamps positioned inboard either side of the grille?
- What is a Wingle?
- Which auto makers jointly developed an engine nicknamed ‘suitcase’ and why was it so called?
- Why did Nicolette McKenzie become a household name in 1983?
- Identify this abandoned prototype that failed to make production.