KhodroCar - Numbers are all around us – whether we're breaking down the performance of a Ferrari 488, or comparing the price of a Model S to a Mercedes. Every week we pick out a few numbers that are so significant we have to give them a second look. Today we’re looking at key figures from Subaru, Volkswagen, and more.
The year-over-year sales decline, in percent, of the Subaru BRZ in the U.S. It’s just one of several really great cars that consumers, for whatever reason, ignored. Find out which other slow-selling cars deserved better in our complete list.
The planned driving range, in miles, of the Genovation Cars GXE. Based on a C7-generation Corvette, the sports car is all-electric and is claimed to have more than 800 horsepower, a 220-mile-per-hour top speed, and a whopping $750,000 price tag.
The age, in years, of Kenichi Yamamoto, the engineer credited as the father of Mazda’s rotary engine program, who died on December 20. He’s known with helping lead engineers to launch rotary engines in the Cosmo Sport, as well as leading various other racing efforts for the company.
The number of countries in which Volkswagen builds cars. This year, the company has set a production milestone, producing six million cars in a year. Of those, the Jetta and Golf are among the most popular worldwide.