ANSWERS TO AUTOMOTIVE QUIZ
1. 13,000.
2. About 30 days (1997)
3. New York City, with approximately 14,000 thefts per year (1996)
4. Estimates vary, but somewhere between 1500 and 2500.
5. On average, around 14,000.
6. Bibendum is his name
7. 625 million, give or take a few.
8. From its inventor, the German Rudolf Diesel.
9. 1899.
10. About 7 million
11. $5 a day.
12. $262,000 when she cashed in her stock in 1919.
13. Porcelainizing plumbing fixtures.
14. No one has ever satisfactorily explained this.
15. One and one-half hours.
16. It was an electric car.
17. 24 inches square.
18. 50 %.
19. Mercedes-Benz, Model 260D, in 1936.
20. Worst case scenario, about 60.
21. 156,000 and still running when sold.
22. ABS brakes.
23. 1899, in New York City.
24. A Peugeot
25. five cents.
26. In 1907, in Brooklands, England.
27. Citroen DS 19.
28. In 1955, at Le Mans, 84 deaths.
29. 50 million.
30. Ferrari F40
31. Eleven.
32. In 1973, by General Motors.
33. The NSU Ro80
34. Henry Ford
35. Gordon Beuhrig, in 1951.
36. Every time.
37. Four-barrel carburetor, four-speed transmission, dual exhaust.
38. Trick question. 1965--an Amphicar drove across the Channel.
39. 1.2 million
40. 1957
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