Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

Motoring Trivia


A random selection of interesting trivia from the world of motoring.

The propeller blades in low inertia turbochargers can spin at up to 250,000 rpm.

A Rolls-Royce Phantom’s leather interior is made from 15 different hides.

Volkswagen mostly name their cars after winds in German, including Passat (after the German word for Trade wind), Golf (after Gulf Stream), Bora (after Bora), Polo (after Polar Winds), and Jetta (after Jet stream).

Chrysler built B29 planes that bombed Japan. Mitsubishi built the Zeros that tried to shoot them down. Bot companies now build cars in a joint plant called Diamond Star.

The Porsche 911 was originally badged as a 901 until a disagreement with Peugeot who were using the ' 0 ' in their model numbering.

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