Check out these 25 facts about cars you probably didn't know.
- Only 18% of Americans know how to drive a stick shift.
- Portions of the German Autobahn is the only place in the entire world that you are legally allowed to drive as fast as you can on public roads.
- Tesla is the world's most valuable car company.
- Over 96% of a car's life is spent parked.
- 62% of new car sales are made by women.
- Cars kill more dear than hunters do globally.
- Porsche's first electric car was released in 1898.
- Whale oil was used in some transmissions until 1973.
- The 1989 Honda Prelude was the first mass-production car with four-wheel steering.
- The fastest car in the world to perform the "moose test" for agility was the 1999 Citroen Xantia, which was 2mph faster than a McLaren 675 LT.
- The worlds biggest speeding fine was $1,000,000.
- The Cambodian KHR500 note bill has a Nissan Juke on the back of it.
- There are currently 1,300,000,000 cars in the world today, one for every five people.
- In Christopher Nolan's Batman movie, Batman was seen driving a Lamborghini Murciélago, and Murciélago means bat.
- The average car has around 30,000 parts.
- The Ferrari 250 GTO is the only car in the world recognised by the court as a piece of art, therefore you could get sued for making replicas and or modifying one.
- Approximately 75% of all Rolls Royce's ever made are still on the road today.
- The word "car" comes from the Latin word Carrum, which meant two seated war chariot.
- In the US, a car is stolen every 45 seconds.
- A dashboard was originally a wooden board attached to a horse carriage.
- Approximately five years of a motorist's life is spent waiting at red lights.
- Over 70 million cars are made each year.
- Roger Moore liked the Lotus from the James Bond film Your Eyes Only so much that Lotus offered him a 2% discount. He never bought it.
- Daniel Craig, who also played James Bond, got to drive some of the finest Aston Martin's ever. He is allowed to walk into any Aston Martin dealership and drive anyone he chooses free of charge.
- In 2008, Lamborghini gave the Italian government, the worlds fastest police car, a tuned Lamborghini Gallardo.
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