Here at webuyanycar.com
®, we like to think that we hold the world record for the “coolest dance moves in a car-buying service commercial
,” but, we don’t have any official documentation. However, there are a lot of really cool world records about cars out there. Since we don’t have our own official record, we compiled our five favorite world records involving cars:
1. Most People Crammed Into a Mini Cooper
The Caless Dance School in Japan successfully crammed 21 people into an old model Mini Cooper at the Shiodome Nihon TV Studios in Tokyo, Japan, on May 5, 2011.
2. Longest continuous car skid
On October 15, 1964, Norman Breedlove lost control of his jet-powered Spirit of America. The car skidded down the road, leaving skidmarks nearly 6 miles long.
3. Most Simultaneous Car Donuts by the Same Driver
Terry Grant spun his car around for 4 simultaneous donuts during the 2006 Autosport International Show in Brimingham, UK.
4. Oldest Functioning Car
The oldest functioning car is a La Marquise manufactured by De Dion Bouton et Trépardoux in France. Built in 1884, the steam-powered, four-wheeled, four-seater vehicle won the world’s first automobile race in 1887. In 2007, it sold at auction for more than $3 million dollars.
5. Most Inexpensive Car
Briggs Stratton Co. of Milwaukee built and sold the world’s cheapest car. The 1922 Red Bug weighed only 245 pounds was listed for $125-$250.
Most of these records are fairly old—so it might be time to get to breaking them. What’s your favorite car-based world record? Tweet us!