Sunday, April 9, 2017

A Porsche (and PCA) History and Technology Quiz. Difficult!

These questions were asked on a test at the Porsche Club gathering yesterday. Some are specific to the PCA and I was flummoxed on every one of them.  Here are the first ten:

1. "Porsche Parade" is not trademarked in the U.S. Patent Office.
b. False

2. A twin turbocharged version of the 928S 32 V-8 engine was adopted for offshore power-boat competition.
a. True
b. False

3. The name for Porsche's new compact SUV is Man, which in Indonesian means "tiger."
a. True
b. False

4. Which PCA Region has hosted or co-hiosted the most Porsche Parades at 5?
a. Potomac
b. Rocky Mountain
C. San Diego
d. Gold Coast

5. Hospitality Tents, also known as Porschecorral's, are a member benefit provided by PCNA, IMSA, and PCA at American Lemans Series and Grand AM races.
a. True
b. False

6. Special Interest Groups, also known as Registers, allow members with specific model porsches to focus on the special aspects of these cars. Which of the following is not a Register?
a. GT/2/3/Cup
b. 912/912E
c. 911S 1969-73
d. 911 Speedster

7.  The hybrid concept was not new to Porsche in 2010.  In what year did Ferdindand Porsche develop the Lohner-Porsche "Mixte" with wheelhub electric motors and a spark -ignition engine?
b. 1949
c. 1902
d. 1900

8. The first Porsche advertisement appeared in 1948
a. True
b. False

9. In 1997 Porsche continued the supercar lineage of he 959 with the 544 hp carbon fiber, DM 1.5 M 911 GT1. How many units did Porsche produce?
a. 1000
b. 100
c. 20
d. 5

10. Porsche's customer magazine, Christophorous, is named for the patron saint of travelers.
a. True
b. False

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