Twenty-two questions to chew on, to see 2022 out and keep you entertained during the downtime between meals and family visits.
1) The model name ‘Zephyr’ was applied to some classic Lincolns and a few rather less classic Mercury and Ford models. Which other manufacturer used the same model name, albeit translated into a different language?
2) Which European car introduced in the latter half of the 1960s had, for the Japanese export market only, its external door handles replaced by shallower ones that were sited further forward on the doors and its side rubbing strips removed in order to avoid being put into a higher tax bracket?
3) Name the car in the image above.
4) How can one distinguish an E28 BMW 524td from its gasoline-powered stablemates when looking at it from the front only?
5) How can a very early Citroën GSA be distinguished from a later one simply by looking at the dashboard?
6) Name the car in the image above.
7) The Pontiac Firebird and Ford Mustang II sported huge decals of mythical birds and snakes on the bonnets of their performance oriented versions, but which other car that received a similar treatment does one see in the photo above?
8) What car had, over the course of its long life, three different versions of its fuel filler opening?
9) Identify the make and model of the car shown from the very distorted fish-eye view above.
10) What car featured unique chromed script badges on its front wings denoting the colour in which the car was painted?
11) How can one date this Rover P5 (built between 1959 and 1973) down to only three possible years of manufacture?
12) In the early 1970s, in which country were there RWD & FWD versions of two different cars from the same manufacturer marketed under the same model name and who was the manufacturer?
13) Which one of these fictional detectives’ names was used for a special edition of a European passenger car in the 1980s, Hercule Poirot, Harry Callahan or Sherlock Holmes, and which car was it?
14) From which car is the very blue interior seen above?
15) Name the US carmakers that had a car with stacked (over and under) headlights in their line-up for the 1965 model year.
16) Can you identify this vehicle from examining its bare chassis above?
17) Which vehicle -and it was not a Rambler, a Hino or an Alpine- once sported both the famous Renault lozenge badge as well as the name of another carmaker?
18) What was the first Toyota with FWD and a transversely-mounted engine?
19) Yes, it’s a transatlantic version of the Rover SD1, but is this a Canadian or American variant, and how can you tell the difference?
20) An interior door panel with a distinctive pattern- from which car is this?
21) Name the car in the photo above.
22) This photo of the famous Citroën HY van depicts a 1968 or newer example, sold like this in one country only. In which country was that?