In 1947 Reuben Snodgrass crashed a flying car when it ran out of gas… before takeoff he had checked the car’s fuel gauge rather than the plane’s.
FDR had to borrow Al Capone’s limousine in order to deliver a speech during WW2. Why? Because it was the only known bulletproof car at the time.
There is a car with 99 mpg, but was never sold because automakers say Americans don’t want small, full-efficient cars.
Stephen King bought the van that hit him so that he could beat the shit out of it when he felt better.
Speedometers tell you you’re going 10% faster to account for accuracy errors.
In 1924 a new Ford cost $265.
It’s against the law to slam your car door in Switzerland.