23 Crazy Car Facts By The Numbers By Odometer Team Memory Stockphoto / Shutterstock.comWant a few anecdotes for your next get together? Here are some random numerical facts you probably didn't know about cars. 1902 The year that the first speeding ticket was issued; when cars were fast if they went over 40 mph. 42 mph The record speed in seconds to remove and replace a car engine. 1 Billion The number of cars in use throughout the world today. 165,000 The average number of cars produced each day. 99 The number of days a Brit will spend in traffic over the course of their life. 19 The number of people that can be crammed into a Smart Car. $1 Million The price of the largest speeding fine. The man was driving 180 mph at the time he was pulled over. Fines in Switzerland are proportional to the individuals income. 1884 The year the world’s oldest car was produced. It was for the Count De Dion in France all those years ago, and is worth a pretty penny today. 80% The percent of cars in Albania that are Mercedes-Benzes. $8.7 Million The price paid for the most expensive car ever sold; one of very few 1931 Bugatti Royale Kellner Coupes. 38 The price in China to have someone drive your car through traffic while you escape on a motorcycle. 1896 The year of the first recorded traffic death. 19 inches The height of the lowest street-legal car ever built. It was called the ‘Flatmobile’ by its creator, Perry Watkins. 1935 The first parking meter is installed in Oklahoma City in this year. 1927 The year that the first ever traffic light was installed. 84 The number of years a Michigan woman has been driving her 1930 Packard 740 Roadster. 120 mph The speed in miles per hour that a Formula 1 car would have to reach to be able to drive upside through a tunnel. 6 The number of months it would take you to drive to the moon at a speed of 60 mph; granted, your car would have to be able to fly through the air. 75 The age at which Japanese drivers must display the Koreisha, or “elderly driver” mark, in their car. 25% The percentage of cars that are produced in China. 14 The maximum number of cars that Ferrari will produce in a day… 13,000 …whereas Toyota produces 13,000 a day. 1769 The year of the first ever car accident; the wreckage was preserved and you can see it for yourself at the Conservatoire Nationale des Arts et Metiers in Paris.