Definitely a Car for the Super Rich
The Average Bugatti customer owns 84 cars, a private Jet and a Yatch. Now, do not try and guess how rich a person is if he owns a Bugatti. Bugatti starts with $1.9 million tag and goes upto $19 million.
It was fast enough for that time
15 miles per hour that is 24 Kilometre per hour was the top speed in the first ever Automobile Race that took place in 1895 held in France. We have definitely come a long way in these many years.
Deliberate attempt to make Noise
Electric Cars are supposed to make noise as per the law in the United States of America and European Union. This is made in order to make the pedestrian aware that a Car is passing by because Electric Cars make no noise at all.
So many parts to keep you running
The Average Car has approximately 30,000 parts. And so a Car Manufacturer has to deal with multiple vendors for multiple parts even engines in many cases.
First Car ever built wasn’t a Ford
The First Car was not made by Ford as you must be guessing; it was made by Carl Benz in 1886. It is also spelled as Karl Benz. It was named ‘Motorwagen’.
The revolutionary Car
Ford Model T was the first affordable car model made for the Americans that changed the way people were buying and using Cars in the early 1900s. The company made from 1908 to 1927 & 16.6 million cars were sold that holds the record among the top 10 most cars sold till date. It was the brain child of none other the owner founder of Ford Motor Company- Henry Ford.
Lamborghini is now owned by Audi
This is perhaps the most popular fact but this article will be incomplete without mentioning it. Feruccio Lamborghini, an Italian manufacturer used to make Tractors and had a Ferrari. He went to meet Mr.Enzo Ferrari who owned Ferrari to discuss the issues he was facing with the clutch of the car. Enzo did not entertain him and in revenge Feruccio came out with his own car Lamborgini. The most amazing part is that he made the car available to the world in just few months after the altercation with Enzo Ferrari. And rest is history. Ferrari and Lamborghini rivalry is famous like Coke and Pepsi. The company was sold to Chrysler Corporation in 1987 which was further sold to Malaysian Car Company in 1994 and finally landed under the control and ownership of Audi in 1998. It doesn’t matter who owns the brand makes the car; Lamborghini has remained the Ferrari rival name since 1963.
Volvo deliberately gave up a fortune for the Safety of Car Passengers & Drivers across the Globe
Volvo was the first car company to set an example of making a Car Safety product and making the Patent free so all the Cars in the world could have it. It made the Car belt which perhaps is the most important safety device in the Car since its innovation. It was invented by Volvo Engineer Nils Bohlin in 1959. Volvo could have made billions of dollars forever by keeping the patent with itself instead it made it free for all to ensure every Car Passenger is safe. Generosity has a good impact not just on common people but also on industrialists which is proven from the fact that Elon Musk’s Tesla made ‘open sourced’ battery patents in order to give boost to the Electric Vehicle category across the globe.
2 Cars are produced every second in the world
There are approximately 6 crore cars (60 million Cars) produced every year. That’s 1, 65,000 cars everyday, 6850 cars every hour, 114 cars every minute and approximately 2 cars every second.
Volkswagen owns a dozen popular Car Brands of the World
Volkswagen is not just Volkswagen (by the way it’s pronounced ‘Folkswagen’-a wagen for folks known as the ‘People’s Car’), it owns Audi, Skoda, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porshce, Ducati, Scania and Man. Many of these are not ‘People’s Car’ though as these are very high end.
Fastest Car in the World
It’s a matter of seconds that decide the fastest between Bugatti Chiron Super Sport that runs at 490.48 Kilometres per hour and Hennessey Venom F5 reaches upto 300 miles per hour 482 Kilometres per hour. The fight for the fastest car between these brands and many others is an on-going battle where one wins over the other by few seconds.
India’s Car Market
India is the 3rd largest Car Market in the World. Approximately 3.5-4 million cars are sold in India every year. There are 40 plus cars brands that are sold in India, Maruti being the leading Car Manufacturer and seller with almost 50% market share. Maruti was founded on 24th February 1981 by the Government of India with its first Maruti 800. Japan’s Suzuki Motor Corporation owns 56.1 % share of Maruti Suzuki. Suzuki increased its stake from 24% to 40% in 1987 and 56.1% in 2013. It is one of the most popular and traded stock in the Indian Stock Market as well. Maruti launched its first Maruti Car from Design Table to Roll Out in just 13 months. The success of Maruti attracted the attention of World Leading Car Manufacturers to tap the Indian Market with Hyundai being the first to enter. Hyundai Motor India was founded in 1996.
Driving a Dirty Car in Russia is a crime?
It is widely spread that driving a Dirty Car in Russia is a crime, this is not true. Driving a Car with a dirty number plate is an offence in Russia; it is also an offence in UK.
America is Gasoline guzzler
America produces approximately 12 million cars in 1 year which is 1 crore 20 lacs that is 4 times the number of cars India manufactures and sells. America consumes half of world’s Gasoline. And around 3 billion gallons (11.4 billion litres) of Gasoline is wasted in traffic jams across the globe.
Same yet different
Lamborghini Huracan and Audi R8 like the fraternal or unidentical twins. These are produced in the same line and shared not only the Chassis but also the interior layout. And when you see both cars, they are 2 different beauties from 2 different worlds loved by every car lover
Who would not want to be a part of these Police Forces
Italina Polizia di Stato, London Metropolitan Police, LAPD and Dubai Police forces have a fleet of Lamborghini. Dubai has gone a step further by deploying Bentley, Aston Martin One 77, MaLaren, BMW i8, Bugatti Veyron, Mercedes Benz Brabus G63 AMG and Ferrai FF. Ya, you have made up your mind to join Dubai Police Force by now.
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