Voices From The Trunk 4/14 Porsche I.Q Quiz

Test Your Knowledge with these questions taken from the 2013 Porsche Parade Tech Quiz

1. The name for Porsche's new compact SUV is Macan which in Indonesian means tiger.

a. True

b. False

2. The hybrid concept was not new to Porsche in 2010. In what year did Ferdinand Porsche develop the Lohner- Porsche "Mixte" with wheelhub electric motors and a spark- ignition engine?

a. 1960

b. 1949

c. 1902

d. 1900

3. In 1997 Porsche continued the supercar lineage of the 959 with the 544hp carbon fiber, DM 1.5M, 911 GT1. How many units did Porsche produce?

a. 1000

b. 100

c. 20

d. 5

4. At the end of 1967, Porsche built 23 911's for racing designated the 911R. These Spartan 911's had which of the following modifications.

a. a 210 HP Carrera 6 type engine

b. plexiglass side windows

c. fiberglass bodywork

d. All of the above

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5. What does the 924 and Audi R8 have in common?

a. Audi engines

b. Built at Neckarsulm

c. Cabriolet option

d. All of the above

6. What is the measured time saving during a Le Mans start if the ignition switch is on the left?

a. 1/20sec

b. 1/5 sec

c. 1/10 sec

d. 1/100 sec

7. The debut of the Porsche Indy car was at Laguna Seca in 1987. The car lasted only 6 laps before retiring.

a. True

b. False

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8. Kuhnle, Kopp & Kausch AG supply _____________ to Porsche.

a. Superchargers


b. Turbochargers

c. Radios


d. Shock absorbers

9. Roger Penske ordered 15 Carrera RS's in 1973 for his made for TV International Race of Champions?

A. True

B. False

10. Porsche's customer magazine, Christophorus, is named for the patron saint of travelers.

A. True

B. False

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