American's get a lot right when it comes to cars. We make some of the world's best big V8s, we praise RWD, and our race cars are often kicking much more expensive European arse (Corvette C5-R, Ford GT40, Shelby Cobra).

All that said, we fail pretty hard in a number of ways. There are a lot of misconceptions that are strongly ingrained into our collective consciousness, misconceptions that we plan to correct. These are 10 Ways Americans Are Ignorant About Cars.

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