Interesting car facts
Funny, unfortunate and fascinating facts from the car world
In French, E-tron means turd
BMW 1 series
Research suggests that 4 of 5 people think that the BMW 1 series was front wheel drive. Unfortunate because the 1 series is famous for being the best to drive family car due to this setup. It costs a lot to build too. Due to this the current generation is front wheel drive.
This 2 seater was famous for being a proper bundle of fun. You may have seen it in the Top Gear Middle East Special. However that isn't the interesting part because somewhere inside the car is a travellers' prayer which was seen as commonplace to the factory workers
Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye
This no-nonsense American muscle car. The enemy of Greenpeace and Greta has an eco-mode. This 800BHP monster has an eco-mode. Seriously. Over in the UK in eco-mode you'll only get around 12MPG. In contrast a McLaren 570s will do around 26MPG an that has a V8 too. You can watch the review of the McLaren-I've put a link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExbxUOeCAms&t=3s
The electric window switches weren't on the door inserts nor the centre console. They were awkwardly positioned in the ceiling.
BMW 5 series (example)
The facelifts of BMW's. The most noticeable is the current generation 5 series. are referred to as the life cycle impulse. What a load of nonsense. Despite that, I believe that the 5 series is the most perfect car.
Honda life dunk
Er… its quite self explanatory. The name
Once again the name. And both cars are s**t.
Inspirational quotes from people from the car world
"The one thing I'm a firm believer in is that cars are the best thing to be around on television. They are exciting. They're fun. They elicit emotions. They can take you on adventures. They can make you laugh, make you cry. They're the best medium." - Chris Harris
"Failing my driving test first time; that was a disappointment on a geological scale." - Richard Hammond
"Never has a material been more overrated than leather" - James May
"Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine." - Elvis Presley
"Beauty of line and purity of form." - Ian Callum (one of the most famous car designers: most famous designs are the Jaguar F-Type, Aston Martin DB7 and Jaguar I-Pace