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Interesting Car Facts

Knowing a few interesting car facts might not be as useful as knowing the advantages of a car cover or how to change a tire, but it is definitely more fun. Here are three interesting car facts that you can share with friends and family! They are sure to be impressed and entertained.

  1. You will spend 300 hours of your life sitting at a red light!

In a lifetime, the average person spends approximately 300 hours waiting for stoplights to turn green. So, if you feel like those 30 seconds are lasting a ridiculously long time, you are absolutely right. The craziest part is that 300 hours is approximately two weeks!

  1. For only $2,000,000 you could own the most expensive car in the world!

In 2010, the most expensive car was the Koenigsegg Trevita. A Trevita is valued at $2.21 million! As a limited edition supercar, it has a 1018 horsepower engine. For good reason, only three have been produced.

These cars are expensive modern production cars but they are not the most expensive cars ever sold. Check out the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO it sold at auction for $34.65 Million dollars. Also famous fashion designer Ralph Lauren has a limited edition Bugatti worth over $40 Million dollars. Read about this and other awesome car collections here.

  1. Leonardo da Vinci invented the car!

Well, almost. Around 1478, Leonardo da Vinci designed a self-propelled vehicle. Researchers are still unsure as to whether he ever developed a prototype, but many agree that his drawings were the first conception of the automobile. Poor Leo did all of the work and received none of the glory.

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