Just like every person born in the United States is issued a unique social security number, every vehicle manufactured comes with a standardized vehicle identification number, or VIN. Though this number isn’t something the car owners have to think about on a day-to-day basis, it can be an immensely valuable source of information about a car and its history.
As you might expect, car status doesn’t come cheap. Stylish and powerful cars can easily run up to $100,000 and beyond. Many people would love to make six figures in a year, but for a celebrity, that kind of money is just the cost of being cool.
If you think you like to live on the edge, believe me, you’ve got nothing on these guys, who were involved in some of the worst racing accidents of all time. Be warned though, some of the video links below do depict fatal crashes. Remember them for the great racers and fearless competitors they were.
Some people don’t believe in taking precautions, maybe because they figure it’s cheating the system (of death, that is) or because they love the thrill of taking a huge gamble. Whatever their reasoning, if you’re one of them, you should take a serious look at the following 13 cars.
If you’re a car enthusiast but feel like you’re drifting away from the car world, grab a hold of the steering wheel again and see some of these hottest car shows to find your resurgence.