1.) What's the deal with this vehicle on the right?
2.) True or false; Benz invented the automobile.
3.) Name two non-American brands to use Ford V8s and two non-American brands to use Chrysler V8s.
4.) How much wider was Pontiac's first year 'Wide Tracks' than it's GM siblings?
5.) Last one is a trick question, because I don't know the answer. Maybe one of you does. What year/make/model is this emblem off of?
COME 'N GIT 'EM!
1.) What American car is credited as having introduced the plastic front grille?
2.) In the '50s and '60s, Chrysler built the 300 series of high performance cars. They began naming them in alphabetic order, starting in ’56 with ‘300-B’. By the time the run concluded, Chrysler had skipped a letter- why?
3.) What ‘obsolete’ engine configuration did Chrysler use in one of its 1990s concept vehicles?
4.) The first (2000) 1976 Cadillac Sevilles produced were all metallic silver with grey leather interiors. Why no color deviation?
5.) A chief engineer for a vehicle manufacturer was laid up in the hospital for a stretch after surgery. To keep busy during the resulting downtime, he carved a bar of soap into a 3-D emblem for the company, which was put onto production vehicles nearly unaltered. What is the company & emblem?
In the last Trivia Tuesday we had a Thunderbird with a giant hole in the side. This week we have Flying Goddesses and Hatchbacks. Can you answer our Trivia Tuesday challenge?
What was available on a 1941 Cadillac that you could not get again until 1952?
For many years, Cadillac featured various 'Flying Goddess' hood ornaments, especially grandiose in the 1930s. When did the last Flying Goddess appear on a Cadillac (from the factory)?
Name the earliest American production hatchback car.
Name an American car where the vehicle, it's tires and it's battery all had the same brand name.
Name two American vehicles that featured the model year prominently displayed on the exterior of the car.
Ford & Chevy have long battled on numerous fronts. Chevy eclipsed Ford in V8 displacement, building a 496 CI unit vs. Ford’s 460 CI. But Ford eclipsed Chevy by building a smaller RPO V8 than Chevy’s 262 CI job. What was the displacement of Ford’s smallest RPO V8?
Answers to last week's Trivia Tuesday:
Oldsmobile; 1968 455 CI
1950s; Mercury 1950: 110 HP, 1958: 400
1958 and 1975
Ford-built gas turbine testing.
In our last Trivia Tuesday, we had a car painted with tiger stripes. This time around, we have a Thunderbird with a gigantic hole in its side! Can you answer our Trivia Tuesday questions?
The 'Farm-O-Road' utility vehicle was produced by which automaker?
All the GM car Divisions reached their V8 displacement zeniths in model year 1970… except for one which did so 2 years removed from the others.
What nickname did Buick have for it's straight eight engine of the 1940s and 1950s?
What decade in automotive history saw the largest leap in rated horsepower within a single brand?
What was the first model year for the Chevrolet Biscayne and the last model year for the Bel Air?
What is going on with the Thunderbird in this pic?
Answers to the last Trivia Tuesday:
International Race of Champions
Ranger (Ford), Citation (Chevy), Pacer (AMC)
1949 2-dr hardtop body style