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  • 1. 

    What were the model years of HR Holden?

    • A.

      1963/64

    • B.

      1971/72

    • C.

      1965/66

    • D.

      1966/67

    Correct Answer
    D. 1966/67
    Explanation
    The model years of HR Holden were 1966/67.

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  • 2. 

    What is the last year of the round headlight Chrysler Cordoba?

    • A.

      1981

    • B.

      1966

    • C.

      1977

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    C. 1977
    Explanation
    The last year of the round headlight Chrysler Cordoba is 1977. This means that after 1977, the Cordoba model was likely updated with a different headlight design.

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  • 3. 

    The name for these autos was changed to (and remains as) Jaguar at the beginning of WWII. What was their previous name?

    • A.

      Belvedere

    • B.

      Ambassador

    • C.

      Swift Swallow

    • D.

      Speedwell

    Correct Answer
    C. Swift Swallow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Swift Swallow. The name for these autos was changed to Jaguar at the beginning of WWII.

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  • 4. 

    In regard to the British MG sports car, what do the letters "MG" stand for?

    • A.

      Master Gearworks

    • B.

      Middleton Garvey

    • C.

      Metro Grand

    • D.

      Morris Garage

    Correct Answer
    D. Morris Garage
    Explanation
    The letters "MG" in regard to the British MG sports car stand for Morris Garage.

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  • 5. 

    What was special about the British-made Morgan sports cars in their early years?

    • A.

      They Had Only Three Wheels

    • B.

      They Cost In Excess Of Us $100,000 In Pre-WwII Dollars

    • C.

      They Were Banned From Import To The U.S.

    • D.

      The Only Color Available Was Green

    Correct Answer
    A. They Had Only Three Wheels
    Explanation
    The British-made Morgan sports cars in their early years were unique because they had only three wheels. This made them distinct from other cars that typically have four wheels.

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  • 6. 

    What was the redline on the 1970 Pontiac 455 that was optional on the GTO?

    • A.

      5500

    • B.

      6250

    • C.

      6500

    • D.

      5250

    Correct Answer
    D. 5250
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5250. This indicates the engine's redline, which is the maximum rotational speed at which the engine can operate safely. In the case of the 1970 Pontiac 455, the redline was set at 5250 RPM.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these sports sedans will reach 60 MpH in the shortest time?

    • A.

      2000 Mercedes E55

    • B.

      1998 McLaren F1

    • C.

      1998 Viper GTS

    • D.

      2000 BMW M5

    Correct Answer
    B. 1998 McLaren F1
    Explanation
    The 1998 McLaren F1 is the correct answer because it is known for its exceptional speed and acceleration. It is powered by a powerful V12 engine and has a lightweight design, allowing it to reach 60 MPH in the shortest time compared to the other sports sedans listed.

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  • 8. 

    Where was the Bricklin automobile produced?

    • A.

      Saint Johns, New Brunswick, Canada

    • B.

      Kenosha, Wisconsin

    • C.

      Birmingham, England

    • D.

      Dublin, Ireland

    Correct Answer
    A. Saint Johns, New Brunswick, Canada
    Explanation
    The Bricklin automobile was produced in Saint Johns, New Brunswick, Canada.

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  • 9. 

    Who makes the Altezza?

    • A.

      Nissan

    • B.

      Lexus

    • C.

      Toyota

    • D.

      Honda

    Correct Answer
    C. Toyota
    Explanation
    Toyota makes the Altezza.

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  • 10. 

    Which BMW was only imported to the U.S. in black with tan leather - except one vehicle which slipped in with black leather?

    • A.

      1987 M3

    • B.

      1991 M5

    • C.

      1988 M5

    • D.

      1981 M1

    Correct Answer
    C. 1988 M5
    Explanation
    The 1988 M5 is the correct answer because it was the only BMW imported to the U.S. in black with tan leather, except for one vehicle that had black leather instead. This means that all other BMW models listed (1987 M3, 1991 M5, and 1981 M1) were not imported in this specific color combination.

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  • 11. 

    What cars of the BMW line-up are produced in Spartanburg, SC?

    • A.

      X5, Z3, 3-Series Convertible

    • B.

      All M-Cars

    • C.

      318ti, Z3, M3

    • D.

      Z3, X5

    Correct Answer
    D. Z3, X5
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Z3, X5. These two car models, the Z3 and X5, are produced in Spartanburg, SC.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following BMWs was nick named the "Baroque Angel"?

    • A.

      507

    • B.

      Isetta

    • C.

      502

    • D.

      750il

    Correct Answer
    C. 502
    Explanation
    The BMW 502 was nicknamed the "Baroque Angel" due to its elegant and luxurious design. This car was produced from 1954 to 1964 and was known for its stylish and sophisticated appearance. The "Baroque Angel" nickname reflects the car's graceful and angelic aesthetic, which set it apart from other BMW models of its time.

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  • 13. 

    Which Italian sports car maker co-produced the French sports sedan Citroen SM?

    • A.

      Ferrari

    • B.

      Lamborghini

    • C.

      Maserati

    • D.

      Alfa Romeo

    Correct Answer
    C. Maserati
    Explanation
    Maserati is the correct answer because they co-produced the French sports sedan Citroen SM. Maserati collaborated with Citroen in the 1970s to develop the SM, which combined Citroen's innovative hydraulic technology with Maserati's powerful engine. This partnership resulted in a unique and successful sports sedan that showcased the expertise of both Italian and French car manufacturers.

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  • 14. 

    Which car manufacturer produced the world-famous sports and rally car A 110?

    • A.

      Opel

    • B.

      Bugatti

    • C.

      Renault

    • D.

      Peigeot

    Correct Answer
    C. Renault
    Explanation
    Renault is the correct answer because the A 110 is a world-famous sports and rally car that was produced by Renault. Opel, Bugatti, and Peugeot are not known for producing the A 110.

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  • 15. 

    Which year saw the last year of production for a Hudson automobile?

    • A.

      1948

    • B.

      1958

    • C.

      1957

    • D.

      1962

    Correct Answer
    C. 1957
    Explanation
    In 1957, the last year of production for a Hudson automobile occurred. This implies that after 1957, Hudson automobiles were no longer being manufactured.

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