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|Posted: Thu May 06, 2010 11:26 pm Post subject: COA Motoring Quiz No: 7
|Q1. Prior to 1972 one manufacturer sold over 15 million cars of one one model, more than any other model of its day.
What was that model ?
A. more than 15 million Model Ts were manufactured, more than any other model of its day.
Q2. This sales record was beaten by another manufacturer/model in 1972.
Can you name this car ?
A. Production numbers on the Ford Model T were finally surpassed by the Volkswagen Beetle on February 17, 1972.
Q3 Which was the fastest car , the Chrysler Valiant E49 Charger or the Ford Falcon Phase 3 GTHO ?
A. The Chrysler Valiant E49 Charger and the Phase3 GTHO Falcon were equal in performance, from 0-60mph "100kph" in 6.3 seconds and 14.4 in the standing 1/4 mile, with the E49 being a tad bit quicker to 100mph "160kph" with a time of 14.1 seconds against the Falcon pulling 14.6.
But the Phase3 GTHO was a lot faster after the 160kph or 100mph mark and also had more top end ,pushing almost 145mph "232kph" at redline and 155mph "248kph" when driven to 7000rpm.