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The Ultimate Dune Buggies Quiz
by Staff
Dune buggies symbolize fun and sun for many who grew up during the '50s and '60s. You can keep the good times going with a dune buggy and some dunes. Take this quiz to learn more about the history and the fun of dune buggies.

What was the original donor vehicle for making a dune buggy?

  • Ford Pinto
  • VW Beetle
  • MG Spider

When did dune buggying get started?

  • 1940s
  • 1950s
  • 1960s

When was the dune buggy's peak of popularity?

  • early 1960s
  • late 1960s
  • early 1970s

What is the swamp buggy?

  • built for exploration of waterways
  • built for off-roading
  • neither answer

What is another name for the dune buggy?

  • sand rails
  • swamp buggy
  • golf cart

Where can dune buggies ride that normal automobiles cannot?

  • waterways
  • sand dunes
  • both answers

How much was the EMPI Sportster, back in the day?

  • 500
  • 5000
  • 7500

What drive options are available for dune buggies?

  • 4X4s
  • rear-wheel drive
  • both answers

Who designed the Meyers Manx?

  • Bruce Meyers
  • Mauro Lecchi
  • Roy Axe

How much can a custom-built dune buggy with all the bells and whistles cost?

  • $10,000
  • $40,000
  • $100,000

What kind of tires do swamp buggies have?

  • big balloon tires
  • high traction tires
  • bicycle tires

When did swamp buggies start exploring waterways?

  • 1930s
  • 1950s
  • 1960s

What happens three times a year at the Florida Sports Park in Naples, FL?

  • Dune Buggy Races
  • Swamp Buggy Races
  • both answers

Where is the race track for the Swamp Buggy Races?

  • Mile o' Mud
  • Charlotte Speedway
  • Brooklands

V-8 powered swamp buggies are capable of how much horsepower?

  • 100
  • 500
  • 1,000

Can you drive your dune buggy in regular traffic?

  • yes
  • no
  • maybe, check your state laws

What is required for a vehicle to be street legal?

  • windshield wipers
  • title
  • both answers

If your dune buggy is not street legal, how can you transport it to the dunes?

  • tow it
  • transport in the back of a truck
  • both answers

Where can you buy a dune buggy kit?

  • Internet
  • new car showrooms
  • both answers

Where is the dune buggy engine usually located?

  • front
  • rear
  • both answers