Motoring Discussion > The Easter Quiz. Miscellaneous
Thread Author: Zero Replies: 299

 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
Name a car that has a place name. You are allowed one entry each per day.

My entry is Vauxhall Firenza

let see how long we can keep this going
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Ford Cortina
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
Seat Cordoba
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
There was also a Chrysler Cordoba.
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Triumph Toledo.
 The Easter Quiz. - sooty123
Seat Ibiza
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Morris Oxford
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
sorry - that was two in a day. Didn't read the rules
 The Easter Quiz. - Bromptonaut
Austin Cambridge; place holder for today.
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Bentley Mulsanne

I once attempted to navigate through Mulsanne while, as it turned out, the 24 heures was on. The Mulsanne straight was on my route. I was diverted by a gendarme.
 The Easter Quiz. - Biggles
All British Leylands.
 The Easter Quiz. - zippy
Hyundai Tucson
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Chevrolet Constantia
 The Easter Quiz. - Clk Sec
Morris Cowley
 The Easter Quiz. - martin aston
Ford Granada
 The Easter Quiz. - legacylad
Ford Capri
 The Easter Quiz. - Mr Moo
Seat Marbella
 The Easter Quiz. - Falkirk Bairn
Dodge Durango
 The Easter Quiz. - hjd
Kia Rio
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Ford Capri
 The Easter Quiz. - sherlock47
Staying with the Italian theme

Dino
 The Easter Quiz. - Biggles
Alfa Tonale
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
>> Alfa Tonale
>>

Well well. I had to look this up to see where it is. It turns out, according to Google Timeline, that I had a coffee there on 12 June last year from 13.45 to 14.32!

shorturl.at/aACUW

(Google maps link)
 The Easter Quiz. Forked Alphabetic thread? - sherlock47
It is more of a challenge to find a car name that is not a place name somewhere in the world!

or how about starting a forked thread where subsequent answers must be in a strict alphabetic order?

We need a rule to stop some smart ass stopping the thread by jumping straight from A to Z. Any ideas?
Last edited by: sherlock47 on Sat 30 Mar 24 at 08:06
 The Easter Quiz. Forked Alphabetic thread? - CGNorwich
Let’s not and just continue the way Zero suggested. It’s just a bit of fun.
 The Easter Quiz. - Oldgit
Austin Somerset for starters.
 The Easter Quiz. - helicopter
Hyundai Santa Fek
 The Easter Quiz. - helicopter
Hyundai Santa Fe
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Seat Arona.
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
BMW M4 (I don't think that quite qualifies ;-) ) Austin Westminster.
 The Easter Quiz. - zippy
Ford Escort MEXICO
 The Easter Quiz. - smokie
Chrysler Sebring

(For a few years I used to try to make sure I rented a Sebring convertible when attending the race in Florida each March)
 The Easter Quiz. - Bromptonaut
Cambridge already mentioned but then I suppose any Austin would...
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> BMW M4 (I don't think that quite qualifies ;-) )

If we went with road numbers it would be a BMW/Audi whitewash.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Austin Somerset for starters.

Then I have to counter with the Austin Devon
Last edited by: Zero on Sat 30 Mar 24 at 14:11
 The Easter Quiz. - Robin O'Reliant
Sunbeam Alpine.
 The Easter Quiz. - riddler
Triumph Dolomite
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Does Jowett Jupiter count?
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Does Jowett Jupiter count?

BZZZZZZ. Judges ruling. We are pushing the boundaries with geographic regions, Jupiter is an interplanetary step too far. Unless you can name the place on Jupiter it was built.
Last edited by: Zero on Sat 30 Mar 24 at 14:28
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Bristol/s
Always have liked them…
 The Easter Quiz. - Clk Sec
One entry each day, SVP.
 The Easter Quiz. - zippy
>> Bristol/s
>> Always have liked them…
>>

I don't know why - but that really hit my funny bone!
 The Easter Quiz. - zippy
>>BZZZZZ.

Darn it, I was saving Ford Orion for tomorrow.

And it has an Orion's seat Belt.
Last edited by: zippy on Sat 30 Mar 24 at 15:28
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Volkswagen Derby!
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Alfa Romeo Montreal
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Volvo Amazon.
 The Easter Quiz. - T junction
Seat Alhambra.
 The Easter Quiz. - sherlock47
Koenigsegg Naraya
 The Easter Quiz. - Bobby
Seat Altea
 The Easter Quiz. - sooty123
Nissan Skyline.
 The Easter Quiz. - legacylad
Subaru Outback
Crocodile Dundee lives there. :-)
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Subaru Outback
>> Crocodile Dundee lives there. :-)

BZZZZZZ Rejected. Outback is a generalisation, not a specific place or area Dont care who lives there
Last edited by: Zero on Sat 30 Mar 24 at 21:55
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Nissan Skyline.
>>
Skyline is a town in Jackson County, Alabama

Well well well. I was about to press the BZZZZZ button
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Maserati Kyalami.

S'funny but Citroën made thousands of vehicles in the UK but never gave us a Citroën Slough.
 The Easter Quiz. - smokie
Lincoln Continental

Oops it's not tomorrow yet!
Last edited by: smokie on Sat 30 Mar 24 at 22:52
 The Easter Quiz. - zippy
Porsche Cayman
 The Easter Quiz. - Clk Sec
>> Lincoln Continental
>>
>> Oops it's not tomorrow yet!
>>

Rotter! You pinched my Sunday choice...
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
Dodge Dakota
 The Easter Quiz. - hjd
Dodge Aspen
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Standard Avon.
 The Easter Quiz. - martin aston
Lara Riva
 The Easter Quiz. - Oldgit
RR Corniche.
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Bedford vans and trucks
 The Easter Quiz. - Mr Moo
Fiat Mirafiori
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Vauxhall Belmont..
 The Easter Quiz. - Bromptonaut
>> Vauxhall Belmont..

Any Vauxhall come to that.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> >> Vauxhall Belmont..
>>
>> Any Vauxhall come to that.

Where is Velox?
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich

>> Where is Velox?
>>
It’s a suburb of Viva
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
>>
>> It’s a suburb of Viva
>>

...just beyond Chevette...
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Opel Ascona
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
Lancia Trevi (though in fact it wasn't named such for either the town or the fountain).

Rumours were that it was to be launched in the UK as the alliterative

Lancia Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­
goch


until they realised the issues they'd have with the badging, and abandoned the idea ;-)
 The Easter Quiz. - Oldgit
Something 'Le Mans' surely?
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
>> Something 'Le Mans' surely?

The Daewoo LeMans
 The Easter Quiz. - Biggles
Holden Calais
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Renault Clio
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Daughters of Greek gods is the next round.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clio,_Michigan
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Austin York
 The Easter Quiz. - helicopter
Ferrari California
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Rolls Camargue
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Jowett Bradford. Actually, a small/light van, usually with side windows.
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Zastava Florida.
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Lancia Beta Montecarlo

(a bit of a cheat, for the eagle-eyed)
 The Easter Quiz. - smokie
Caterham 7 - more of a roller skate on steroids than a car though!
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
Austin A70 Hereford
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Riley Mentone
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Citroen Berlingo

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlingo
 The Easter Quiz. - Bromptonaut
>> Citroen Berlingo

That I did not know...
 The Easter Quiz. - smokie
100 years ago...

www.honestjohn.co.uk/forum/post/index.htm?t=55893

I see one or two familiars there!!
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Mitsubishi Sapporo
 The Easter Quiz. - Clk Sec
>> 100 years ago...
>>
>> www.honestjohn.co.uk/forum/post/index.htm?t=55893
>>
>> I see one or two familiars there!!
>>

I scored 5 on there. Much better than this time.
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Buick Lucerne
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Chevy Tahoe
 The Easter Quiz. - Mr Moo
Vauxhall Labrador

;-)
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Toyota Tacoma.
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Buick Park Avenue
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Bentley Arnage.
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
Bentley Barnoldswick (levelling-up edition)

Surprisingly, Bentley Bentayga.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Ford Anglia
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Austin Norfolk
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
GMC Yukon
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Alfa Romeo Mito
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
Toyota Crown Estate
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
"Toyota Crown Estate"

Calling foul on that one. On the basis that Subaru Outback was ruled "Outback is a generalisation, not a specific place or area", the same could be said about Crown Estate.

If you go to www.thecrownestate.co.uk/en-gb/what-we-do/asset-map/ you'll see the dozens of places dotted around the UK which the Crown Estate calls its "assets".
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> "Toyota Crown Estate"
>>
>> Calling foul on that one.

Pffttt I can drive through a gate that says "crown estate". There is no sign on the gate of "outback"
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
'Pffttt I can drive through a gate that says "crown estate". There is no sign on the gate of "outback"'

And there is no place called Crown Estate. It's a description; the words "Crown Estate" are a label, not the name of a place.

Your initial post said, "Name a car that has a place name."
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
>> >> "Toyota Crown Estate"
>> >>
>> >> Calling foul on that one.
>>
>> Pffttt I can drive through a gate that says "crown estate". There is no sign
>> on the gate of "outback"
>>

Au contraire

i.pinimg.com/736x/1f/9c/75/1f9c75d9772640239caa2787078da28b.jpg
 The Easter Quiz. - Biggles
Actually the MiTo, which is an abbreviation of two places.
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Mazda Bongo
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Studebaker Daytona.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
Cupra Formentor
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Wartburg
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Panther Rio
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Lancia Astura.
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
>Studebaker Daytona

There were at least a couple of other Daytonas. The Dodge Daytona that they're just resurrecting as another version of the current Charger and then the unofficial name for the 365GTB/4.
I was very, very close to buying a 365GTB/4 in Cape Town many years ago until stupidity took hold and I chickened out because I lived 800km away and it needed a full paint job and interior retrim after being left out in the sun all it's life.
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
>>it needed a full paint job and interior retrim after being left out in the sun all it's life.

Shirley, better than being left out in the rain for most of its life.
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Ferrari Portofino.
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Can I get away with The TX4 London Taxi?
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Beneath your dignity. Leave the dodgy ones to the ungentlemanly types with co-respondent shoes.
 The Easter Quiz. - Bromptonaut
>> with co-respondent shoes


Not seen that phrase for a while!!
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Can I get away with The TX4 London Taxi?

Yes you can, because its made by the London Electric Vehicle Company. Dignity in tact.
Last edited by: Zero on Wed 3 Apr 24 at 13:01
 The Easter Quiz. - Mr Moo
Chrysler Croydon
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Fiat Elba.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
Mazda Montrose
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
A long time ago , in a Galaxy far , far away.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Austin Atlantic
 The Easter Quiz. - Oldgit
>> Austin Atlantic
>>

Ah yes, another Austin rust bucket I believe with very 'floaty' suspension. My boss proudly came into work one day having taken delivery of that futuristic tin can.
Or am I getting confused with the Metropolitan? Probably.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
It’d be all the salt in the Atlantic I suppose…
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Maserati Bora.

VW also had a Bora model at one point.

Tricky one though, as it's probably a wind rather than a place that is referenced.

Maybe I should offer instead: Bentley Bacalar.
 The Easter Quiz. - Crankcase
Skoda Octavia
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
Dacia Spring
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
BZZZZZZ not allowed. There is no spring in Dacia.
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
...quite a few in the world, though, e.g.:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring,_Texas

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring_Township,_Berks_County,_Pennsylvania

:Þ)
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Where’s Octavia?
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
>>Where’s Octavia?

I've searched and searched and can't find a place called Octavia, apart from Octavia Place in New Jersey.
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octavia,_Nebraska

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octavia,_Oklahoma
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Well I guess if you are going with a settlement of 127 and a closed Post Office I give you Ford Consul

Consul Saskatchewan has a population of 50


en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consul,_Saskatchewan#:~:text=Consul%20(2021%20population%3A%2050),21%20pass%20through%20the%20village.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Maserati Bora.
>>
>> VW also had a Bora model at one point.
>>
>> Tricky one though, as it's probably a wind rather than a place that is referenced.

BZZZZZ Not allowed, Bora is a wind not a place. Tho I would allow it if you had a Maserati Bora & a VW Bora, Bora Bora (island) would be allowed.

>> Maybe I should offer instead: Bentley Bacalar.

Allowed. Its in Mexico.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
There have been quite a lot of windy cars.
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
..lots of places around the world called Bora.

This is but one:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bora,_India

(TBH, if you look just about any term up you can find somewhere in the world).
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Citroen 2cv Charleston
 The Easter Quiz. - smokie
I don't see Plymouth mentioned anywhere, unless my spelling or search is duff.
 The Easter Quiz. - bathtub tom
Hunslet

As in Scootacar. Google it it if you don't believe me (I had one).

I'll save the others until tomorrow.
Last edited by: bathtub tom on Thu 4 Apr 24 at 22:44
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
>>Hunslet

Good one.

And a departure from the custom of naming for an important or glamorous location:)
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
>And a departure from the custom of naming for an important or glamorous location:)

Like the Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

A compact convertible built on the Fleetwood body, the Cadillac Marketing Dept. wanted to call it the Cadillac Utopia Basingstoke but GM Management decided that was too pretentious.
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
>> I don't see Plymouth mentioned anywhere

Plymouth Road Runner
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Pontiac Bonneville
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Packard Mayfair.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
Lotus Evora.
 The Easter Quiz. - bathtub tom
Peel. As in smallest car made (?) in Peel IOM.
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Austin Montego . Double whammy there .
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Mars rover.
;-)
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Mars rover.
>> ;-)

BZZZZZZ disallowed. A major foul that gets you a yellow card.,
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Mars is a place, I know it is.
Brian Cox says so.
;-)
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
...I think you should be barred for "Mars"...
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Xenophobes.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Xenophobes.
>>

BZZZZ No car called Xenophobe, you really are being unrully
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Mars is a place, I know it is.
>> Brian Cox says so.
>> ;-)

Yeah but, Rover never made a Mars. Don't argue with the ref.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Well, if he’d like to know where to put his yellow card, I’d be happy to make a suggestion…
;-))
 The Easter Quiz. - bathtub tom
I know Zeddo said only one entry per day, but as I was away for several days...................

BMW - as in Bayerische Motoren Werke.

I think he'll cry foul anyway.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Anyway, Moon Buggy then.
;-)
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> BMW - as in Bayerische Motoren Werke.
>>
>> I think he'll cry foul anyway.
>
BZZZZ he does, "Bayerische"- "Bavarian" is not a place. Bayern is the place name.
Last edited by: Zero on Fri 5 Apr 24 at 12:03
 The Easter Quiz. - Biggles
>BZZZZ he does, "Bayerische"- "Bavarian" is not a place. Bayern is the place name.

No it's not - it's a football team. "Bayern, Bayern usw."
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
>> Yeah but, Rover never made a Mars.

One could argue a lot of their cars were made of chocolate.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> >> Yeah but, Rover never made a Mars.
>>
>> One could argue a lot of their cars were made of chocolate. Cheese, Swiss type.
>>
There, fixed that for you
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Honda Accord
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
Jeep Cherokee
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Pontiac Catalina.
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Two for the price of one

Lincoln Versailles
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Toyota Corona
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corona,_California
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
One that everyone should recognize - Checker Marathon.
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Jaguar Kensington.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEgJwFhjiXU
 The Easter Quiz. - Crankcase
Skoda Scala
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Detroit Electric
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Oh well, if we're ditching chocolate bars and going back to place names - Kaiser Manhattan.
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Pontiac Phoenix.
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Renault 5 Monaco
 The Easter Quiz. - sooty123
Opel Monza
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
Holden Colorado
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Chrysler Saratoga
 The Easter Quiz. - legacylad
Toyota Tundra....don’t suppose that counts does it ?

My pal in northern CA has one. Calls it Zeke.
He let me borrow it for a ski trip a few years ago when I skied various resorts around Tahoe, staying in cheap lodges and meeting all kinds of pot smoking weirdos.

4.7 litre V8. Quite a thing.
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
SsangYong Tivoli.
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
A blast from the past. I remember, as a kid, that a neighbour had one of these:

Armstrong Siddeley Lancaster. Distinctive appearance with its scooped front wings.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Morgan

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morgan,_Utah
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
If Morgan qualifies then any Vauxhall or Ford does as well. I think we should have gone with model names, not manufacturers.
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
>>I think we should have gone with model names,

De Acuerdo.
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Chevrolet El Morocco
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
I know there was a Seat Marbella , but was there a Seat Benidorm?
 The Easter Quiz. - Bromptonaut
>> I know there was a Seat Marbella , but was there a Seat Benidorm?

Was the Marbella the one that was a copy of the original Fiat Panda? Saw one or two of them while we were on Tenerife.

Have we had the Austin (Authi) Victoria yet?
 The Easter Quiz. - John Boy
Chrysler De Soto
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Packard Caribbean.
 The Easter Quiz. - Mr Moo
Vauxhall Astra Antibes. Think there may have been Nova and Cavalier versions too?
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
>> Vauxhall Astra Antibes. Think there may have been Nova and Cavalier versions too?

Correct.

autocatalogarchive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Vauxhall-Range-Antibes-Edition-1986-UK.pdf
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Opel Olympia
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Cadillac Seville.
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Gordon (Scotland) Keeble
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Mercury Monterey
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Bentley Brooklands.
 The Easter Quiz. - John Boy
Pontiac Catalina
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Chrysler New Yorker.
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Renault 21 Nevada /Savanna
 The Easter Quiz. - John Boy
Chevrolet Biscayne
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Holden Monaro.
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Mercury Montclair
 The Easter Quiz. - Bromptonaut
Hino Contessa. Not a make or model I'd heard of before but Facebook popped an example up for me this morning.
 The Easter Quiz. - Ted

Argyll....for the sweaties !

Ted
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
Hillman imp California
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
>> Hillman imp California

It was actually a Californian, so not strictly a place.

You could have had Mazda MX-5 California

There are a few more of those special editions that have been missed, but I'm only allowed one answer per day;)
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Studebaker Garford.
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Simca Aronde.
 The Easter Quiz. - John Boy
Plymouth Belvedere
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Nissan Cherry Europe
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Lada Niva
Last edited by: Runfer D'Hills on Wed 10 Apr 24 at 10:56
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
>> Lada Niva

Thought we might be doing cars named after unguents, was thinking of the Lada Nivea.

Allard Palm Beach

I'm running low on answers.
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Chrysler Windsor
 The Easter Quiz. - Ted

Great Wall.

Ted
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Cadillac Brougham.
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
I saw a van yesterday that had “Iceland “ written on the side . Does that count?
 The Easter Quiz. - John Boy
Chrysler Newport
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
I’ve just remembered the Leyland Atlantean. Ok, it’s a bus, but I think it’ll do. Zero likes a bus I’m told.
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Call me pedantic if you wish (I'm sure you do), but "Atlantis" is the name of the (fictional) place, not Atlantean.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> I’ve just remembered the Leyland Atlantean. Ok, it’s a bus, but I think it’ll do.

Bzzzzzzzzz Rejected, no such place. Bus or no.
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Mini Mayfair.
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Toyota Avalon.

Another fictional place, but Avalon is still a place-name.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
So’s Leyland.
;-)
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Toyota Avalon.
>>
>> Another fictional place, but Avalon is still a place-name.

Not fictional. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avalon,_California
 The Easter Quiz. - smokie
Mini Moke

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moke_Village
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Chevy Malibu
 The Easter Quiz. - Biggles
Alfa Romeo Milano
 The Easter Quiz. - Biggles
Not the Milano any more. Is there somewhere called Junior?
 The Easter Quiz. - Ted

Ford Dorchester.

Ted
 The Easter Quiz. - bathtub tom
Austin Burnham. How far back's permitted?
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
>> Austin Burnham. How far back's permitted?

Is that Burnham Beeches, Burnham on Sea, or Burnham on Crouch?
 The Easter Quiz. - bathtub tom
>> Is that Burnham Beeches, Burnham on Sea, or Burnham on Crouch?

Burnham, Buckinghamshire: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burnham,_Buckinghamshire
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Citroen C Elysee.
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Read Dorchester reminded me there was an Austin Dorset.
 The Easter Quiz. - John Boy
Buick Riviera
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Olds' Calais

Obviously no-one from Oldsmobile actually went to Calais before they approved the name because in the 80s Calais was the dog crap capital of Europe. You couldn't walk around the place without stepping in it. The pavements were covered.
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Volkswagen Westfalia
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
VW Polo
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polo,_Illinois

Ha! ;-)
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Right then.

VW Golf

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golf,_Illinois
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
Holden (vauxhall) Commodore

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commodore,_Pennsylvania
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Seat Ateca.
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Mornington Crescent.
 The Easter Quiz. - Zero
You'll have to explain that one, google says its a taxi cab office!
 The Easter Quiz. - CGNorwich
Sorry my mistake . Last time I played they'd only released the taxi proviso rule to account for some of the new station intersections, but it was incomplete.

Your move.
 The Easter Quiz. - zippy
>> You'll have to explain that one, google says its a taxi cab office!
>>

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mornington_Crescent_(game)
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Citroen 2CV Charleston.
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
>> Citroen 2CV Charleston.

Done that one.

Mazda MX-5 Berkeley
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Plymouth Satellite.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Nissan Murano
 The Easter Quiz. - John Boy
Chevrolet Bel Air
 The Easter Quiz. - carmalade
My escort had a “Kent “ engine , the Capri an “Essex “ engine and the Granada a “ Cologne “ motor . Not forgetting my dads old Thames trader van .
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Maserati Levante.
 The Easter Quiz. - zippy
Kia Sedona
 The Easter Quiz. - Ted

Willys-Overland Manchester truck...we had one here ...Do I get buzzed ?

Ted
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Well, I for one don’t want to be reading about willys on here. Especially Mancunian ones.
;-)
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
>> Well, I for one don’t want to be reading about willys on here. Especially Mancunian
>> ones.
>> ;-)
>>

...yes, you should definitely have no truck with them...
 The Easter Quiz. - bathtub tom
>> Willys-Overland Manchester truck...we had one here ...Do I get buzzed ?

Didn't Zeddo specify cars? I think he may be regretting starting this.
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Frazer Manhattan
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Bugatti Veyron.

Named in honour of one of Bugatti's designers, "Veyron" is also the name of a river in Switzerland.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Ssangyong Musso
 The Easter Quiz. - John Boy
Chevrolet Orlando
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Mazda MX-5 Gleneagles
 The Easter Quiz. - Ted

Well, I gave you the Ford Dorchester, now the one you don't want to be seen in... .......

The Ford Cardinal !

Ted
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
One for our friends north of the border in Scotchland.

Mercury Colony Park
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
Hispano-Suiza Carmen Boulogne
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Pontiac LeMans.
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Porsche Cayenne.
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Ascari Ecosse.
 The Easter Quiz. - Runfer D'Hills
Perodua Kenari
 The Easter Quiz. - Bromptonaut
Austin A70 Hampshire - which begat the already mentioned Hereford.
Last edited by: Bromptonaut on Mon 15 Apr 24 at 12:58
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Datsun Cherry

maps.app.goo.gl/w2wkLspTtczqHy366

and of course:

Alfa Romeo Arna

maps.app.goo.gl/j41wGKMdMPkLxRum9

Everyone thought that when there was a collaboration between Datsun and Alfa, Nissan would make the bodies and Alfa would make the engines. Mindbogglingly it was the other way around!

Last edited by: zippy on Mon 15 Apr 24 at 13:43
 The Easter Quiz. - Bromptonaut
>> Everyone thought that when there was a collaboration between Datsun and Alfa, Nissan would make
>> the bodies and Alfa would make the engines. Mindbogglingly it was the other way around!

Was the Arna the same thing as the Nissan Cherry Europe?

I thought that had Alfasud engines, transmission etc including inboard discs.
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
>> >> Everyone thought that when there was a collaboration between Datsun and Alfa, Nissan would
>> make
>> >> the bodies and Alfa would make the engines. Mindbogglingly it was the other way
>> around!
>>
>> Was the Arna the same thing as the Nissan Cherry Europe?
>>
>> I thought that had Alfasud engines, transmission etc including inboard discs.

Correct.

They were assembled in Italy I believe, they must have shipped most of the parts in, it would have made no sense otherwise, but as you say the engines/drive train were Alfa.

They got a very bad reputation with the dealers very quickly. I was working with a Nissandealer at the time. The Japanese Cherrys, Sunnys etc would arrive after 6 weeks at sea with the carpets in a plastic bag in the car and in wax, otherwise just about ready to go. I think they had to top the oil up as they were underfilled at the factory, but the QC was excellent and the PDI was really a box ticking exercise and that was pretty much what they did. They quickly found that with the "Europes" the customers were commonly bringing them straight back with trim faults, loose seats, windows that didn't wind up and down properly, that sort of thing. They launched IIRC at 4500 list but they ended up being sold off in bulk at a much reduced price to tame dealers who would put up with the hassle or in some cases to big second hand sellers.
 The Easter Quiz. - zippy
>>
>> Was the Arna the same thing as the Nissan Cherry Europe?
>>

With different badges - I think so.


>>
>> I thought that had Alfasud engines, transmission etc including inboard discs.
>>

I think you're right. The Alfa's had rusty bodies and better engines though and Datsun had cracked the rust issue and had boring engines so there was a myth that Alfa bodies and Datsun engines were used - it's funnier.

Unfortunately Alfa chose boring engines to go in to the car.
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Mazda MX-5 Arizona.
 The Easter Quiz. - tyrednemotional
Purvis Eureka
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Pontiac Ventura
 The Easter Quiz. - Ted

Jowett Plover

Ted
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Rover Sterling (Utah)
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Ford Everest.
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Jeep Rubicon
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Hudson Hornet Hollywood Hardtop.
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
"Hudson Hornet Hollywood Hardtop."

Reminds me of as now-retired wrestler called Triple H, who obviously missed a trick when choosing a ring name.
 The Easter Quiz. - Manatee
Mazda MX-5 Phoenix
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Volkswagen Doon Beach Buggy.

County Limerick.
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Aston Martin Ulster.
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Nash Greenbrier
Last edited by: Kevin on Wed 17 Apr 24 at 15:23
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Monroe Roadster.

Louisiana.
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
SAAB 900 Talladega
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Ford Taurus.
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Kaiser Virginian
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
Hudson Italia
 The Easter Quiz. - Dog
Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8C Monterosa.
 The Easter Quiz. - James Loveless
Ford Rheinland.
 The Easter Quiz. - VxFan
Caterham Westfield.
 The Easter Quiz. - bathtub tom
>> Caterham Westfield.

I don't think such a thing existed. Maybe one or the other.
 The Easter Quiz. - Ted

Albion....or is that too perfidious ?

Ted
 The Easter Quiz. - Kevin
West Brom or Brighton & Hove?
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