Uncover the Nation's Amorous Auto Habits

Thursday, May 26, 2011

CARDIFF, Wales, May 27, 2011 - has revealed that almost half* of male drivers in
the UK admit that they have got frisky in their car, and almost 30% of
women admit this too. However, having an argument is a more likely pursuit,
with nearly 60% of men and almost 63% of women fighting with their loved ones
while in the car.

Other popular pastimes while in a vehicle include dumping a
boyfriend/girlfriend (10% of men and 8% of women), being dumped (6% of men
and 5% of women), flirting with another driver (24% of men and 18% of women),
eating something (73% of men and 76% of women) and having a nap (42% of men
and 29% of women).

Men voted Audi ( ) drivers the
sexiest women drivers (21%) and women agreed, also voting male Audi drivers
top with 31%. Male BMW drivers are considered second sexiest by women, with
25%. Men's second choice was female Mini Cooper drivers with 14%.

The city admitting the most car friskiness is Brighton with 68%
of drivers admitting having done the deed in their cars, while only 22% of
drivers in Worcester say they have got frisky while in their cars.

Drivers were also asked how often they have sex each week, with
the highest average of 2.9 times per week among those living in Coventry.

Gareth Kloet, head of car insurance at, said: "The
results of this survey bring a new meaning to the UK being a
nation of car lovers. Although this is not a rating question that insurers
would ask when people are applying for car insurance, perhaps it's something
we should look at in the future, judging by how many people are getting
frisky in their cars."

Notes to editors:

*47.5% of male drivers surveyed have had sex in their cars

The survey of 2000 car owners was completed by 72point on behalf of

All figures are rounded to the nearest 1%.

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