Ten Interesting Facts About Cars

10 Interesting Facts About Cars


  1.  Automobile is a French word meaning auto “self” mobile “moving”.
  2. The First car was a steam powered car invented by Ferdinand Verbiest in 1672
  3. In 1925 a Ford only cost $625.
  4. Ferrari makes only a maximum of 14 cars per day.
  5. 16 percent of people report that they “NEVER” wash their vehicle.   53% say they only wash their car 1 time per month.
  6. The most expensive car ever sold in the world is the 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO.  It sold for $52 million dollars.  This model was hand crafted and only 39 of them were made.
  7. The third best selling vehicle in history is the Volkswagen Golf (Rabbit).  Not brought to market until 1974.  27.5 million sold and counting.
  8. The second best selling vehicle in history is the Ford F-Series.  It was introduced in 1948.  $35 million sold so far.
  9. The BEST SELLING VEHICLE IN HISTORY… is the Toyota Corolla.  It was first built in 1966.  Over $40 million have been sold.
  10. The fastest road legal vehicle ever built on earth is the 2010 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.

– It goes 0-60 in 2.4 seconds

– 487.8 cubic centimeter engine

– W vs V configuration by fusing two V8 Engines together.

-1200 Horsepower

-$2.4 Million dollars to purchase

-Made to go 268 mph but the shipped vehicles max out at 258 mph to keep the tires from shredding.