The engine on the BMW M5 is so quiet the company plays fake engine noises through the speakers to “remind” drivers of their car’s performance
The first long-distance journey with an automobile was done by a woman in August 1888 without telling her husband. She had to buy gas at pharmacies and constantly refill cooling water from streams or ditches. At times she had to clean the blocked fuel line using a hat pin or insulating the worn-through ignition wire with the help of a garter. Also, she invented brake lining on the journey.
President Lyndon B. Johnson owned an Amphibious car, the Amphicar, and used it to scare guests by driving them into his lake screaming about brake failure.
A man spent 17 years building a Lamborghini from scratch in his basement and then smashed a hole in his house to get it out.
The design head of Corvette wanted the Mako Shark Corvette painted to look like the shark mounted in his office. When the design team couldn’t match the colors they stole the shark and painted it to look like the car. The design head never noticed and was happy with the results.