Automotive Trivia

Weekly Trivia at Wayne's Garage.

Wayne's Garage is an Auto Repair shop in Eugene and Springfield Oregon

Chrysler Norseman

1956 Chrysler Norseman - Recent Trivia Question


Question for this week: (New question on Wednesdays- answer on Friday)

Q: On September 11, 1970, what car was introduced at a cost of less than $2,000, designed to compete with an influx of compact cars?

A: Ford Pinto.



Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the Movie - Recent Trivia Question


Recent Questions:

Q: What was the original meaning of 442 in the 1964 Oldsmobile 442?

A: Four Barrel Carburetor, Four On the Floor, Dual Exhausts.


Q: Where did the “bow-tie” logo of Chevrolet come from?

A: The logo was from a wallpaper design in a French hotel room that William Durant, founder of GM, liked so much he ripped a piece of it off of the wall and brought it home.


Q: What was the name of the “one of a kind” dream car commissioned by Chrysler that went down with the Andrea Doria on it’s way to it’s first public showing?

A: The Norseman.


Q: What car company was the first to introduce the 3 point seat belt?

A: Volvo in 1959 – US in 1963.


Q: Why was the Indianapolis Motor Speedway nicknamed the Brickyard?

A: The original tar and gravel track broke up after the first race in 1908 so it was paved with bricks.


Cars we Repair and Service:
Acura, Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GEO, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infinity, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saturn, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.

We do not work on cars older than 1985.

A little history of car makes we service.