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Kaymu reveals the biggest car myths. Will you be able to spot which ones are true?


# 1/8
Men and Women have the same amount of speed violations
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Men actually have almost twice as much speed violations as have women
According to www.statisticbrain.co, ratio of speeding violations are the following (Worldwide):
1.75 (male) compared to 1 (female)
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# 2/8
Nascar is a sport that is only for men
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NASCAR has allowed female drivers since its start, in 1949
Among them, we can specify Sara Christian who was the first woman to run (1949), Danica Patrick, who was the first to be Pole Winner (1977). Tia Norfleet is also known as being the first black woman perfoming.
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# 3/8
The Guinness World record of number of people getting in a BMW Mini is 28
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Twenty-eight women squeezed themselves into the popular vehicle in London
The previous record of 27 was set in Eastbourne, November 2011. It took the group 18 minutes to wriggle into position and claim the record for Most People Crammed Into A Mini
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# 4/8
The highest speed reached with a street-legal production car is 407 mph
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The actual maximum speed reached is up to 431 km/h
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport is the name of the street-legal production car that reaches the highest speed. Previous record was held by the same car producer, with the Bugatti Veyron 16.4, at 407 km/h.
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# 5/8
In the 90's, a car was created that could break the sound barrier
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The official land-speed record (measured over one mile) is 1227 km/h
It was set by Andy Green on 15 October 1997 in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA. Obviously, this car was not intended for commercial use.
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# 6/8
The longest Limo is as long as the Boeing 737-100 airplane
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The American Dream (name) is a 100 feet long limo
It was built by the creator Jay 'Hollywood' Ohrberg. Comparing to this, the Boeing 737-100 is 94 feet long.
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# 7/8
By Car, moving at a speed of 95km/h, it would take less than one month to drive to the moon.
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It would actually take a bit less than 6 months
As the distance between moon and Earth is around 384,400 miles, well... I'll let you do the calculation. Anyway, a car cannot fly... at least, for now.
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# 8/8
In South Africa, it is allowed to install flamethrowers in your car
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Yes, this is true, and pretty neat also... or crazy, we cannot say
This only exists in order to prevent cars from getting stolen
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