Another myth about cars based on Hollywood movies tells that hiding behind a car can save your life from being shot. Although some bullets may have not enough energy to get past a car, a lot of them will do that without any problem. A car can be an excellent concealment if the shooter doesn’t […]
A lot of people think that jet fuel would make cars go super fast. But the truth is exactly opposite – if you fill a normal vehicle with a jet fuel, it will not work at all, because conventional engines cannot combust kerosene. Unless you’ve got jet engine powered car. But that’s rather rare.
One of the common misconceptions about cars from the movies is that a bullet can cause a car to explode and burst into flames. However, this myth was already checked by the Mythbusters, and it turned out that a bullet actually goes through the gas tank, when you shot it from a normal gun.