joi, 3 decembrie 2009

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Top fuel dragsters accelerate at up to 5g from standing start. The nitromethane injection produces 6000 BHP.

The fastest time for removing a car engine, and replacing it is 42 seconds for a Ford Escort, on 21 November 1985.

 An airbag moves up to 4500 mph within a second when triggered. A force of 200g is generated. They are designed to explode at an impact speed of 19 mph. The bag inflates within 40 milliseconds of a crash.

 The Ferrari Formula 1 team is unique in the fact that it produces both chassis and engines for its cars.

Ferrari makes a maximum of 14 cars every day.

 There were only 107 models of the Ford GT40 made of which only 7 were road cars.

 The Worlds longest traffic hold-up was 110 miles long, between Paris and Lyon on the French Autoroute in 1980. A more recent contender for the title was a 100 mile long traffic Jam, near Hamburg in Germany in 1993.
The first known automobile was built in 1668, it was a two foot long steam powered model constructed by Ferdinand Verbiest, a Belgian Jesuit preist.

Luxembourg has the most crowded roads in Europe with 570 cars per 1,000 people.

The first car race ever seen in the United States was held in Chicago in 1895. The track ran from Chicago to Evanston. The winner was J. Frank Duryea, whose average speed was 71.5 miles per hour.

 In 1924 a Ford automobile cost $265.

 The first auto insurance policy is purchased in Westfield, MA, in 1897.
•The first cars did not have steering wheels. Drivers steered with a lever.

•The New York City Police Department used bicycles to pursue speeding motorists in 1898.

•The first speeding ticket was issued in 1902.

 •In 1916, 55 percent of the cars in the world were Model T Fords, a record that has never been beaten.

 •The first gas gauge appeared in cars in 1922.

 •In 1923, 173 new inventions by women for cars had been reported. Among these inventions were a carburetor and an electric engine starter.

 •The first car radio was invented in 1929.

 •Buick introduced the first electric turn signals in 1938.

 •The Peanuts characters were first animated in 1957 for a Ford Fairlaine automobile commercial.

 •Most American car horns beep in the key of F.

 •The automobile is the most recycled consumer product in the world today.

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