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.
A random selection of interesting trivia from the world of motoring.
Due to the heat generated by its massive sixteen cylinder quad-turbo engine, the Bugatti Veyron has 12 radiators strategically placed throughout the body. To cool such an engine with a single radiator would require it to be about the size of a pool table. In order to create a sleek profile, smaller radiators are used in areas of high air pressure to keep the beast from a meltdown.
In the first part of the twentieth century, horses wee and poo caused so much pollution that cars were seen as the ‘green alternative’.
If cars were driven by computers, a single lane of freeway could transport road trains of up to 35,000 vehicles per hour, up from 1,500 human driven cars per hour.
The average American spends about 38 hours a year stuck in traffic.
In 2008 Lamborghini gave the Italian state police the world’s fastest police car, a Gallardo LP560-4, which was equipped with a video surveillance camera, gun racks, GPS, organ transplant cooler (in the luggage compartment) and a defibrillator.