Big Christmas Car Quiz 2021 - the answers

How many of our 100 car questions did you get right?

Car Quiz!

Merry Christmas! Here are the answers to our 2021 Big Christmas Car Quiz. If you haven't tried the quiz yet, get over there and get involved. If you have, scroll down and find out how you go on... 

THAT WAS 2021

  • 1. a) Hyundai Ioniq 5
  • 2. c) Tesla Model 3
  • 3. c) Ferrari
  • 4. b) Leather
  • 5. a) Emira
  • 6. b) National Highways
  • 7. a) Countach
  • 8. b) Electric Highway
  • 9. a) Solterra
  • 10. b) 112mph

SPORTING CHANCE

  • 11. c) Charles Leclerc
  • 12. b) George Russell
  • 13: a) Only driver to have finished a Grand Prix in 24th place; the lowest ever
  • 14: b) Craig Breen
  • 15. c) Fabio Quartararo
  • 16: a) The Doctor
  • 17. a) Ashley Sutton
  • 18. b) 18-inch
  • 19. c) Rally1
  • 20. a) 371

HISTORY MAKERS

  • 21. b) Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford
  • 22. a) Giuseppe Farina
  • 23) b) Craig Breedlove
  • 24: c) Skoda 
  • 25: a) Dante Giacosa
  • 26: b) Rudolf Diesel
  • 27. b) The Black and
  • Decker Workmate
  • 28. c) The synchromesh gearbox
  • 29. b) Being the oldest living person to fly at supersonic speeds
  • 30. a) Nils Bohlin

BIG NUMBERS

  • 31. a) 39.2 million
  • 32. b) £450,000
  • 33. a) 73 per cent
  • 34. b) 1,631,064
  • 35. c) 10,377
  • 36. b) 5,471,701
  • 37. a) 77 per cent
  • 38. a) 49,718,634
  • 39. a) 186mph
  • 40. b) 920,928

THE QUESTION IS THE ANSWER

  • 41. a) founded the car company Tesla
  • 42. b) was the original name given by motorcycle racers for a corner at Snetterton racing circuit. Officials subsequently altered the name to
  • its current title – the
  • Bomb Hole.
  • 43. c) was the material used for the official tool
  • kit that came with the McLaren F1 road car
  • 44: b) was the name of
  • the car company created
  • by singer will.i.am
  • 45: a) was a feature incorporated into the BMW 7 Series iDrive system that allowed the driver to move the passenger seat
  • 46: c) was the material used to make Trabant body panels
  • 47: a) motif has been hidden in the interior design of Vauxhall
  • models since 2004
  • 48. b) was an American NASCAR driver who won
  • 19 races
  • 49. c) was the domestic Japanese-market name
  • for the Isuzu Rodeo
  • 50. a) faults are the most common reasons for MoT failures in the UK

ANAGRAMS

TECHNICALLY SPEAKING

  • 61: a) Carburettor 
  • 62: c) Tyre construction
  • 63: a) Gearbox
  • 64. c) Drag coefficient
  • 65. b) Sills
  • 66: c) Suspension systems
  • 67. a) Three
  • 68. b) They all have
  • rear-hinged back doors
  • 69: a) Clap-hands wipers
  • 70. b) 11.4kWh

SEQUENCES

  • 71. a) Indianapolis
  • 72. c) Farley 2020
  • 73. a) Michaelwood
  • 74. b) Exhaust
  • 75. c) Toyota 2000GT
  • 76: b) Mini
  • 77. a) Spain
  • 78. b) Carrera 4S
  • 79. a) Q4 E-tron 
  • 80: c) Toyota RAV4

CAR CULTURE

  • 81: a) Mustang 
  • 82: a) Audi e-tron Sportback
  • 83: c) Ford Thunderbird
  • 84. b) Dodge Charger
  • 85. a) Audi A4 and Mazda MX-5 RF
  • 86. a) BMW
  • 87. c) Ford Cortina Mk3
  • 88. a) Versace
  • 89. b) Tow truck
  • 90. a) Ford Explorer XLT

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Christmas car quiz archive

If the 2021 Christmas quiz somehow didn't fulfil your appetite for car trivia, there’s always the Auto Express Christmas quizzes from previous years to re-engage with (all questions and answers correct at the time of writing). 

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