Uncle John has the need . . . for speed! (But he always uses his turn signal.) Hop on in and let the Bathroom Readers' Institute take you on the ultimate road trip. From the first motorized vehicles to the flying cars of tomorrow, you'll race around the world to learn about some great sets of wheels and the gear heads who make them go. And not just cars, this book has planes, trains, roller coasters, yachts, and massive machines that literally move mountains. So strap on your seatbelts--it's going to be a fun ride! Read about . . . Secrets of Hollywood car chasesThe original Cannonball RunTaking a ride in the hot-tub limoThe drag queenThe history of airshipsThe Black Beetle: a New York Central train outfitted with jet enginesThe yacht that cost more than some countries' GDPAround the world in 25 waysA car without a driverA look at how a jet engine worksGhost planes and haunted shipsPal Newman buys a BeetleThe origin of crash-test dummies"And much, much more!"