Iconic Events and Other Interesting Information Related To Cars

Iconic Events and Other Interesting Information Related To Cars

Are you crazy about cars? Does the sight of a beast give you a high? The famous author Dan Brown once quoted, “There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window.” Do you also feel that the cars are a stress reliever? 


Here we have collected some really interesting information about iconic events and other stuff related to cars for you to sink in! 



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Did you know that there is a confusion regarding the name of the inventor of the car? Although 6 names come up when we try to search, the name popularly known is ‘Ferdinand Verbiest’. He was an astronomer and a mathematician. He invented the first car in 1672. The car was intended to be a toy for a Chinese emperor. 



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Did you know that the world’s cheapest car is ‘Tata Nano’? It was manufactured and marketed by an Indian automaker Tata Motors. 



When it was launched in India, in 2008, its price was INR 1 Lakh or US 2500$ only! 


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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the longest traffic jam had occurred in the year 1980. (February 16, 1980) The congestion took place in France and spun from Lyon to Paris on account of bad climatic conditions accompanied by enormous automobiles. It covered the colossal distance of 109 miles. (that means 175 km!)



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In 1897, Dayton, Ohio, resident Gilbert J. Loomis bought insurance police for a thousand dollar. It is noted as the world's first insurance policy for cars. Under the cover of this policy, Loomis was given protection in case of accidental death/injuries caused to someone or damages caused to someone's properties by his car. 


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Do you remember the flying car in Harry Potter movies? Ever wondered what model was the car?



It’s a Ford Anglia. It was manufactured by Ford UK during years 1939 to 1967. 


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What do you think when you hear the words, ‘Vintage cars’. Those classy, stylish, metal bodied, heavy beasts (or beauties?)! They appear like they have been handcrafted every inch. Vintage cars are a matter of pride to the owner and to the nation as well!

However, did you know that the dictionary definition of the word ‘vintage’ is ‘the year or place in which wine, especially wine of high quality, was produced’ and ‘the time that something of quality was produced’?


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Posted On: February 05, 2019

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