9 Fun Facts About Cars

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For many of us, we spend hours a week in our cars driving to and from work, to the store, to school, and to other activities. But do you ever stop to think how much you really know about the vehicle you spend all of this time in? Here are a few important car facts we think might surprise you.


1
Your fuel gauge tells you which side your gas tank is on.

2
75% of cars that Rolls-Royce has ever produced are still on the road today.

3
The average American spends about 38 hours a year stuck in traffic.

4
In Turkmenistan, car drivers are entitled to 120 Liters (31 gallons) of free petrol a month.

5
The world's fastest street-legal production car is the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, at 267 mph (431 km/h)

6
Most new cars fake engine noise through speakers. They are quite silent otherwise.

7
During a car crash, 40% of drivers never even hit the brakes.

8
It is possible to set up a holiday meal inside a car's engine compartment and drive long enough to fully cook all of the food.

9
The Ford GT is so strong that during the "Roof Crush" test, it broke the crushing machine.