Automotive Trivia

Weekly Trivia at Wayne's Garage.

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


Thrust SSC - Recent Trivia Question


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

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.



Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the Movie - Recent Trivia Question


Recent Questions:

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.


Q: Where was the first drive-in movie theater opened?

A: Camden, New Jersey – 1933.


Q: The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act was signed into law on September 9, 1966 in response to the national uproar over automobile safety prompted by a book targeting a car. What was the name of the book and the author?

A: Unsafe at any Speed by Ralph Nader. It was about problems with the early Corvair.


Q: Ian Fleming, (author of the James Bond books) wrote a children’s book about a car that could fly which was later made into a movie. What was the name of the car and the movie?

A: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang


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.