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32 Awesome Car Quotes: Favorite Grown-Up Toys

by Joan Newsome
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Don’t you just love driving your car for hours on end, with no destination in mind, and not a care in the world? If the answer is yes, you need to read these car quotes that’ll change your life. Not only are they inspirational, but they’ll also make you want to hop into your car right now and go for a drive.

Since the first car was invented back in 1885, the industry has seriously taken off. Nowadays, you’ve got state-of-the line self-driving cars that will take you to your destination with the push of a button. Of course, there aren’t any flying cars just yet, but I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

32 of the Best Car Quotes That Show Just How Awesome Cars Are

Fascinating Car Quotes From the People Who Invented Them

1. “I couldn’t find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself.” — Ferdinand Porsche

2. “I will build a car for the great multitude. It will be large enough for the family, but small enough for the individual to run and care for. It will be constructed of the best materials, by the best men to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise. But it will be so low in price that no man making a good salary will be unable to own one.” — Henry Ford

3. “Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety, and obviously something we should do.” — Elon Musk

4. “Tesla is here to stay and keep fighting for the electric car revolution.” — Elon Musk

5. “Driving race cars was an avenue for me to learn how to build my own car, and that was my ambition all along.” — Carroll Shelby

6. “I’ve always been asked, ‘What is my favorite car?’ and I’ve always said ‘The next one.’” — Carroll Shelby

7. “The fact is I don’t drive just to get from A to B. I enjoy feeling the car’s reactions, becoming part of it.” — Enzo Ferrari

8. “We at BMW do not build cars as consumer objects, just to drive from A to B. We build mobile works of art.” — Chris Bangle

9. “When consumers purchase a Toyota, they are not simply purchasing a car, truck, or van. They are placing their trust in our company.” — Akio Toyoda

10. “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.” — Henry Ford

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11. “Fast cars like Porsches and Ferraris — they are things of beauty.” — Rod Stewart

12. “A racing car is an animal with a thousand adjustments.” — Mario Andretti

13. “I’m starting to think about things that I want to do, things that are fun. One of them is driving a car like a Porsche. I’ve driven a lot of cars; sedans, trucks, and big family vehicles all year long. But there’s nothing like a four-wheel-drive Porsche.” — Kevin O’Leary

14. “Driving a hot car is a lot like sex to me, or a lot like I keep thinking sex should be: A total body experience, overwhelming to all the senses, taking you places you’ve never been, packing a punch that leaves you breathless and touches your soul. The Viper was way more satisfying than my last boyfriend.” ― Karen Marie Moning

15. “Take care of your car in the garage, and the car will take care of you on the road.” ― Amit Kalantri

Car Quotes That Explain Just How Important These Magnificent Machines Are

16. “You can know or not know how a car runs and still enjoy riding in a car.” — David Byrne

17. “Cars are the reason we, you know, people live or die.” — Steven Curtis Chapman

18. “The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell, of urban and suburban man.” — Marshall McLuhan

19. “In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized that it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn’t have to ride around with jerks.” — Scott Adams

20. “The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete in the urban compound.” ― Marshall McLuhan

21. “I think that cars today are almost the exact equivalent of the great Gothic cathedrals; I mean the supreme creation of an era, conceived with passion by unknown artists, and consumed in image, if not in usage, by a whole population which appropriates them as a purely magical object.” ― Roland Barthes

22. “Cars have become an essential ingredient of modern life, as shoes used to be.” ― Debasish Mridha

23. “Cars are the ultimate symbol of freedom, independence, and individualism. They offer the freedom to ‘go anywhere,’ whenever it suits and with whom one chooses.” — Sarah Redshaw

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24. “Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.” — Erma Bombeck

25. “There’s nothing wrong with the car except that it’s on fire.” — Murray Walker

26. “I know a lot about cars, man. I can look at any car’s headlights and tell you exactly which way it’s coming.” — Mitch Hedberg

27. “Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at least 172 miles per hour upside down.” — Dave Barry

28. “To attract men, I wear a perfume called ‘New Car Interior.’” — Rita Rudner

29. “Money may not buy happiness, but I’d rather cry in a Jaguar than on a bus.” ― Françoise Sagan

30. “If you are clinically insane, by which I mean you wake up in the morning, and you think you are an onion, this is your car. (About the BMW X3) ― Jeremy Clarkson

31. “When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.” — Prince Philip

32. “The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.” — Dudley Moore

Final Thoughts

If a dog is a man’s best friend, I think cars would be a close second. Because as long as you take care of it, a car will never leave your side, and it’ll be with you through thick and thin.

Cars are so much more than a necessary evil; they’re the driving force behind almost everything you do. But they’re also powerful, majestic, and downright beautiful (well, most of them at least). And if you appreciate cars as much as I do, I hope that these awesome car quotes did justice to the love that you have for them.

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