There is so much talk about cars, driving, safety and many other topics revolving around our commutes, travels and day to day driving. What about some interesting and less known facts about cars?
There’s an endless amount of knowledge to gain when it comes to the automobile world. From how they work to where they came from. Today we are taking you to these interesting and funny facts about cars.
The inventor of the cruise control was blind.
It would take less than 6 months to get to the Moon by car at 60mph (95km/h).
Volkswagen owns Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Audi,SEAT, Skoda, Ducati, Scania and Porsche.
There are more cars than people in Los Angeles.
The world’s fastest street-legal production car is the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, at 267 mph (431 km/h).
Sweden’s Volvo made the three-point seat belt design patent open and available to other car manufacturers for free, in the interest of safety. It saves one life every 6 minutes.
95% of a car’s lifetime is spent parked.
35% of the world’s population drives on the left side of the road.
Joe Ranft, co-writer and co-director on the film “Cars,” died in a car accident while the movie was still in production.
The top speed at the world’s first real automobile race in 1895 was just 15 mph.
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