The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

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The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by xantia_v6 » 01 Jan 2019, 01:58

For those with too much useless information cluttering up their brains or too much time on their hands, we will try a pub trivia quiz...

Rules may be added later, but try to keep it vaguely related to motoring.

If the quiz has been dormant for a few days, feel free to drop i another question.

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by xantia_v6 » 01 Jan 2019, 02:01

First question:

What was the last production car to be fitted with a "Deluxe" badge on the boot lid?

I know the Ford 105 E usually was, and probably the Mk3 Cortina, but after that I can't think of any (and Ford decided that "Ghia" was more up-market).

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 01 Jan 2019, 02:07

Like it....I will attempt some guesses.

Will we be counting the DL abbreviation or are you wanting the full deluxe, in gleaming chrome emblazoned across the boot?

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 01 Jan 2019, 02:31

Here's a baseline for you, easily beaten of course, Deluxes after 1970 required

1970 Mazda 1300 Deluxe....bit rough looking now!
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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 01 Jan 2019, 02:53

Bumped it up to 1975 to 1978 with this Honda Civic Hi Deluxe

https://en.wheelsage.org/honda/civic/19 ... es/207613/

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 01 Jan 2019, 10:38

Possibly up to 1991 with this....

Trabant 601S Deluxe. Produced from 1964 up until 1991, and a good chance that the chrome "deluxe" badge may well have survived to the last of the production line, the duroplast body did!
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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by bobins » 01 Jan 2019, 12:20

More research needed, but there may well still be a 'Deluxe' being made* :) However, the chances of seeing one on our roads are slim. I give you - The Kia Ray. The what !?!? you say :lol: It was built for the South Korean domestic market, but they still seem to be churning them out.... at least they were last year.

Quote from wikipedia: "The Ray is also available in non-EV types equipped with gasoline and bi-fuel with a gasoline and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) combination. Both engines are available in four trims - Deluxe, Special, Luxury and Prestige. Only available in the local Korea domestic market, both engines produce similar power and outputs."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kia_Ray

That's you lot educated :-D

* - unable to confirm if the name 'Deluxe' appears on the boot lid :lol:

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by Gibbo2286 » 01 Jan 2019, 12:49

I have a feeling that the Hillman Minx deluxe had such a badge but finding a rear end picture might take a while.

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by van ordinaire » 01 Jan 2019, 17:39

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
01 Jan 2019, 10:38
Possibly up to 1991 with this....

Trabant 601S Deluxe. Produced from 1964 up until 1991, and a good chance that the chrome "deluxe" badge may well have survived to the last of the production line, the duroplast body did!
Regards Neil

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THAT is definitely in the same category as the Hindustan Ambassador Classic i.e. absurd! (but brings a smile)

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 01 Jan 2019, 21:12

What is one step up from De-Luxe :?: ......why its Super Luxe :!: ........not a contender for newest car with such a badge, but maybe well up in the most inapropriate car for the description stakes.
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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 07 Jan 2019, 21:46

From Only Connect tonight some motorway trivia

What links these?

Cornwall M5
East Sussex M23
Isle of Wight M271
Suffolk M11

and an aside from Victoria

Where is the M96?

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by bobins » 07 Jan 2019, 21:53

They don't exist ?

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 07 Jan 2019, 22:06

bobins wrote:
07 Jan 2019, 21:53
They don't exist ?


Not the answer on the card, but true in those locations on the first list. The M96 does exist.

As you might expect on Only Connect bit of a contrived link.

The answer on the card was
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The Counties mentioned are the nearest counties /highways authorities or whatever which have no motorways themselves to those motorways mentioned.
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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by bobins » 07 Jan 2019, 22:12

That's a hell of a contrived answer !

As for the M96 - is it on a test track or stretch of motorway simulation ?

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Re: The Pickled Egg trivia quiz

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 07 Jan 2019, 22:18

Wiki has the answer as does the aptly named pathetic.org.uk Try the Huntingdon link too for some in depth trivia!

http://pathetic.org.uk/secretive/

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