Automotive Trivia

Weekly Trivia at Wayne's Garage.

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

Ford Pinto

Ford Pinto - Recent Trivia Question


Question for this week:

Q: What model of a popular make was introduced in 1953 and discontinued in 2002?


Send us an email if you know the answer. If not check back Friday for the answer!


VW Beetle

VW Beetle - Recent Trivia Question


Recent Questions:

Q: The founder of Oldsmobile, Ransom E. Olds started his own town in 1907, what was the name of the town?

A: In 1916 a new town was born in Florida, first named R. E. Olds-On-The-Bay and then changed to Oldsmar. Olds started the town as a planned community and saturated Detroit with advertisements for his idyllic new town, hoping to lure thousands of autoworkers to the better climate. It wasn’t until the 1990’s that the town really started growing.


Q: What car in 1971 came with a key that featured a spark plug gapper, phillips screwdriver, distributor and spark plug gauge and a 1 ½ inch ruler?

A: Ford Pinto.


Q: A car company bought by GM in 1908 was renamed the Pontiac in 1931, what was the car?

A: Oakland. (Oakland was bought by GM in 1908 and the name continued as Oakland until 1931).


Q: The first car model to record a sale of million vehicles in a year was the Model T, in 1922. What was the next car?

A: 1973 Volkswagen Beetle.


Q: What is the origin of the word Mazda?

A: God of an ancient religion of Persia.


Q: What do the Mercedes-Benz 300SL, the Delorean and the Bricklin have in common?

A: They all had Gull-wing doors.


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.