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Quiz: do you know these utterly weird car facts?

by | Last updated on Nov 4, 2022 at 2:59PM | Published on Nov 4, 2022 | Quiz

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From Ferrari’s outlandish ownership rules to the largest speeding ticket ever given to anyone.

And did you Volkswagen is actually one of the largest producers of ** in the world?

It’s time to test your knowledge and find out how much you know about cars.

Even when it comes to these weird facts.

Results

Excellent work! You know your facts when it comes to cars. Even when it comes to weird stuff.

Oh no!

But hey you can always go over the answers and have another go.

#1. There are more cars than people in...

San Marino is one of the few places in the world where there are more vehicles than people.

This tiny microstate – geographically located in Italy – is home to 34,000 people and 44,200 cars.

#2. Aside from cars, Volkswagen is actually one of the world's largest producers of... what?

Volkswagen famously wants to produce everything in-house, including the sausages that the company’s employees eat during their lunch break.

On any given year, Volkswagen produces more sausages than cars.

Last year, they made around 6 million.

#3. Amazingly, only one of these car names is made up, which is it?

Yup, Hyundai never made a car called the ‘Terrific‘.

But believe it or not, the Honda That’s, Daihatsu Naked and Studebaker Dictator really exist.

And it gets worse: Hyundai once made a car called the Scat and another one called the Applause.

The list of cars with bad names is endless and it includes the Dodge Swinger and the Nissan Titan Dump.

#4. Which of these is true?

Yup, it is illegal to slam your car door in Switzerland after 10 PM.

And not only that, it’s considered an offense to mow lawns on Sunday.

#5. The world's first electric car was actually launched in...

Several inventors and engineers began building rudimental electric motors and carriages in the early 1800s.

However, the first complete carriage powered by electricty was built in Scotland in 1837.

#6. Which of these is false?

Ferrari is notoriusly extremely strict when it comes to its cars.

As a Ferrari owner, there are a lot of things you’re not allowed to do.

However, generally speaking, there’s no specific rule that says you can’t buy Ferrari if you own other supercars, including Lambos.

Bear in mind, though, owning a Lamborghini may hinder your chances of being allowed to purchase a limited-edition Ferrari.

#7. What is the biggest speeding fine ever?

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, a Swedish racing driver was caught doing 186 mph in a 50 mph zone in his Mercedes SLS AMG in Switzerland.

The speeding ticket he got was insane: $1 million.

#8. Which of these countries imposes a 150% tax on new cars?

It sounds crazy but it is absolutely true.

Denmark imposes a whopping 150% registration tax on new cars that cost more 204,600 DKK -or $27,000.

The same tax rate applies to all motorbikes that cost more than $9,000.

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