Stunning: 1,626 Miles On One Tank Of Diesel

May 10, 2012 1:55 pm

Once in a while you spot some stat that leaves you breathless for a minute. We spotted this today:

“Apparently not happy with collecting over 40 world driving fuel economy records, the husband and wife team of John and Helen Taylor – also known as “the world’s most fuel efficient couple” – have been back on the road to claim the world record for the longest distance traveled on a single tank of fuel. The record 1,626.1 mile (2,616.95 km) journey was achieved in a stock 2012 Volkswagen Passat powered by a 2.0-liter TDI Clean Diesel inline four-cylinder engine with a six-speed manual transmission.”

Statistics Source: GizMag

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