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Third Annual Sub5Zero Christmas Motoring Triviaganza: The Answers!

Hopefully yesterday went well for you, and you found some time to test your gearhead mettle. Now it’s time to see how you did.

Round One: The Bunny Slope

  1. Bavarian Motor Works (or Bayerische Motoren Werke, if you prefer the original Deutsch)
  2. 200
  3. The internal codename for its engine and its top speed in miles-per-hour
  4. “The Doctor”
  5. Derelicts

Round Two: The Big Kids Table

  1. Pennsylvania
  2. Graham Rahal (son of Bobby) and Courtney Force (daughter of John)
  3. Baku, Azerbaijan
  4. Lincoln
  5. Bi-drive Recreational All-terrain Transporter

Round Three: Long Division

  1. Mark VI, which was based on the full-size Panther platform, but the Mark VII that followed was Fox-derived
  2. Ural
  3. Super Shift or Twin-Stick
  4. The revived DTM, powering the Opel Astras and Vectras
  5. Its larger 2.4L engine tended to overheat in the confined space, causing numerous fires.

Round Four: Bomb Disposal

  1. The HC-chassis Mazda 929/Luce, the former being the first generation sold in North America
  2. The LT5 V8 engine from the C4 Corvette ZR-1 which, not coincidentally, had Lotus designed DOHC heads
  3. 1955 through ‘57
  4. Cadillac Allanté
  5. Peugeot

Round Five: Lucifer’s Sweat-Soaked Taint

  1. Cape Town, South Africa
  2. It was an option package available on any non-wagon F-85 model, and it’s believed about 10 four-door sedans were built with it.
  3. Daihatsu
  4. Matra-Simca Bagheera
  5. Austria (Rupert Hollaus, 1954 125cc), Finland (Jarno Saarinen, 1972 250cc), Hungary (Gábor Talmácsi, 2007 125cc)



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