10 Weird and Wonderful Car Facts You Need To Know

10 Weird and Wonderful Car Facts You Need To Know

The number of cars in any country is enough to baffle you. The varieties, automobile companies, and the number of cars on the road are just way beyond your imagination. You must have encountered many cars in your life and would have desired to own them one day.

We all are living in the 21st century but the chapter of cars began way before we could think. There are thousands of amazing facts about cars that we are sure you are unaware about. If you consider yourself as a Car freak then these facts would make you feel as if you did not know anything about them.

Don’t Worry! We have brought 10 such weird and amazing Car facts that will add up to your knowledge about cars. Read on further to know these amazing and weird car facts that you probably did not know earlier:-

Upside Formula 1 Racing Car

F1 Cars are probably the best racing cars in the world. You might have watched many F1 car races but did you know that F1 cars can turn upside down when driven at a certain speed inside a tunnel?

Also, F1 cars produce around 3.5G while cornering and if someone drives it a speed of 120 mph it could turn upside down because of amazing aerodynamic downforce

World’s First Speeding Ticket

When was the first time you received a speeding ticket and what was your speed at that time? Well, the first-ever parking ticket issued dated back to 1902 and the speed was 45mph.

Moon By a Car

Many of you must have considered how many days it would take for a person to reach the moon by car. Furthermore, it has been estimated that if a person maintains a speed of 60mph, he/she would reach the moon in under a month.

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One Car-Thousand Part

Ever counted the number of parts there in a car? We have made the work easy for you and the result is astonishing. An average car contains around 30000 unique parts.

First-Ever Car Accident

All of us have encountered an accident in our day to day lives. Cars are there from the 80th century and it is not possible that people that time had no accidents.

The first-ever accident that took place was way back in 1891 that prompted automobile manufacturers to install better safety equipment in the vehicles.

Number of Cars manufactured in a year

This fact will surely surprise you! There are around 60 million cars manufactured in a year. It means that after every 165000 days, 6875 hours, and 115 minutes, a new car comes out of a factory.

Volkswagen: A Family Of 12 Brands

Volkswagen is among those brands that are preferred by people worldwide. But did you know that there are 12 brands that Volkswagen own and we probably know these brands separately?

These include:-

  • Audi
  • Skoda
  • Seat
  • Bentley
  • Porsche
  • MAN
  • Scania
  • Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles
  • Volkswagen Passenger Cars
  • Lamborghini
  • Bugatti
  • Ducati

Largest Speeding Fine In the World

We have already mentioned the first-ever speeding ticket given to a driver. But do you know the largest ever speeding fine charged from a driver?

The largest speeding fine issued was in Sweden to a person driving at a speed of 180mph. He was charged with €1000000 that was in proportion to his annual income.

The inventor of Cruise Control

You will be shocked to know that the man who invented Cruise Control was blind and his name was Ralph Teetor. Actually, his lawyer  inspired him, who was very poor at driving cars.

World Record For Replacing a Car Engine

You must have encountered many strange world records but this one is not a joke. Also, removing and replacing a car’s engine could be a tedious task if not done properly.

The world record for replacing and removing a Car engine was set by a mechanic in 1985 on a Ford Escort. He removed and replaced a car’s engine in just 42 seconds.

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