Category: car

An Anti seat-belt advocate, Derek Kieper, once wrote that “Uncle…

An Anti seat-belt advocate, Derek Kieper, once wrote that “Uncle Sam is not here to regulate every facet of life no matter the consequences.” He later died after being thrown from his vehicle while driving without a seat-belt.

Most states require car manufacturers to sell through the…

Most states require car manufacturers to sell through the dealers. Even if your order directly from the factory, the order must go through the dealer. This dealer distribution system adds around 30% to the price of the cars.

Car makers employ sound engineers to give car doors that…

Car makers employ sound engineers to give car doors that satisfying ‘thunk’ when closed. 

Both Ferrari and Porsche declined to provide a sports car for…

Both Ferrari and Porsche declined to provide a sports car for the 1990 film Pretty Woman. They took offense that a prostitute would be in their car. Lotus didn’t mind.

Both Ferrari and Porsche declined to provide a sports car for…

Both Ferrari and Porsche declined to provide a sports car for the 1990 film Pretty Woman. They took offense that a prostitute would be in their car. Lotus didn’t mind.

Modern cruise control was developed by an engineer frustrated by…

Modern cruise control was developed by an engineer frustrated by his lawyer who kept speeding up and slowing down the car as he talked.

Photo : Sav127 / wikipedia

Modern cruise control was developed by an engineer frustrated by…

Modern cruise control was developed by an engineer frustrated by his lawyer who kept speeding up and slowing down the car as he talked.

Photo : Sav127 / wikipedia

You should never put your feet up on a car’s dashboard. Airbags…

You should never put your feet up on a car’s dashboard. Airbags go off like small bombs, and they can break both of your legs.

Photo : Driving.ca

Mazda had to recall 52k cars due to a species of spider loving…

Mazda had to recall 52k cars due to a species of spider loving the smell of gasoline so much it chose to build its web in the cars emission systems.

The affected model, the Mazda6, has two pipes coming out from its gas tank, which is extremely rare and means that the smell of gasoline is strong enough to draw the spider in but not strong enough to kill it.

Photo : Autocar

The longest car in the world. The 26-wheeled limousine has a…

The longest car in the world. The 26-wheeled limousine has a swimming pool with diving board and a king-sized water bed.