The humble automobile revolutionized travel and our way of life when it was invented. It allows people to connect with each other in ways that were once impossible. It opened up the land – anyone with a car can go almost anywhere they please. But between rush hour traffic and inclement weather, we might forget how wonderful it is to have a car.
In this infographic, TitleMax compares the highway and top speed of a car to the top speed of some other things. If, in an ideal world, these things were able to travel at their top speed indefinitely, how quickly would they complete a trip from L.A. to New York City?