The first known automobile was built in 1668, it was a two foot long
steam powered model constructed by Ferdinand Verbiest, a Belgian
Initially cars were steered with a tiller. Steering wheels were
first introduced in 1898 by a Panhard & Levassor model.
The first car for sale in America was the Curved Dash Oldsmobile.
It was priced at $650.
The fastest time for removing a car engine, and replacing it is
42 seconds for a Ford Escort, on 21 November 1985.
An airbag takes only 40 milliseconds to inflate after an
accident.Airbag opening speed reaches 320 km/h ,
The first car radio was invented in 1929.
The Ford Puma is the first Ford to be entirely designed on
The city with the most Rolls Royce's per capital is Hong Kong.
An F1 car weighs around 550 kg.
According to research carried out by DirectLine for the Daily
Mirror, satellite navigation systems are being blamed for 300,000
road accidents each year.