Go on, they’re only small…
The season of enforced merriment is once again upon us and DTW offers an opportunity to test your knowledge of all things automotive. There’s something for everyone – if all else fails, try lateral thinking…
 Who or what connects the 1963 Jeep Wagoneer, the 1972 Volkswagen 412 and the 1980 Briggs & Stratton Hybrid Concept?
 Which is the longest surviving UK motor manufacturer still in business, now 120 years old?
 Which of these is the odd car out?
 BMW is said to have considered giving the original E12 generation 5 Series a name as a suffix to its model number designation but dropped the idea. What was the name and why was it dropped?
 Why did the Russian state limousine manufacturer change its name from ZIS to ZIL in 1956?
 When BMC appeared uncommitted to continuing production of the Vanden Plas Princess 4 Litre R, Rolls-Royce offered its FB60 engine to which other British car manufacturer?
 General Motors established a joint-venture company with Toyota in 1984, initially to build the Corolla for the North American market. Under what marque and model name was GM’s version sold?
 What were the nationalities of the Archbishop and the Cardinal, and from which different country of birth did the Cardinal emigrate?
 Which feature of the Rover P6 2000 was included “just to write its name in the specification of the car, even though it cost an extra £35”, according to Peter Wilks?
 Which car was advertised on TV as having “Vroom enough for Five!”
 Which car had, most unusually, a glazing arrangement comprising thirteen separate pieces of glass?
 Why was the frontal appearance of the Wartburg 353 changed from the prototype design below at a late stage of the car’s development?
 What caused GM’s first electric car, the EV1, to become a public relations disaster for the company?
 Which major car manufacturer commissioned Twin Peaks director David Lynch to produce a bizarre TV advertisement featuring a disembodied pair of blue lips? Which model did it advertise?
 What distinction is shared by these two marvels of badge-engineering, the Wolseley 1500 and the Daimler 2.5 V8 / V8 250?