Volkswagen breaking world record for the lowest consumption of fuel

Posted on Friday, 12 September 2008 , 06:09:51 byEmil

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Volkswagen breaking world record for the lowest consumption of fuel

Volkswagen uses their Jetta TDI clean diesel attempting on breaking the present world record for the lowest consumption of fuel across the 48 United States' contiguous. The auto will be driven by John and Helen Taylor - the most fuel efficient drivers in the world. The Jetta TDI units are fueled by the best diesel fuel - Shell.

The couple will be drive on counter-clockwise route planning to pass via these cities: Chantilly, Va.; Rutland, V.T.; Toledo, Ohio; Des Moines, Iowa; Spearfish, S.D.; Missoula, Mont.; Winnemucca, Nev.; Santa Monica, Calif.; Durango, Colo.; Oklahoma City, Okla.; Mount Vernon, Ill.; Ponchatoula, La.; and, Beckley, W. Va.

“The vehicle seating is extremely comfortable and the power point in the car enables lots of work en route to be done while preserving power,” affirmed Helen Taylor. “The car is efficiently driving its way to a fuel economy world record.”

“It has been quite an adventure thus far, the world is getting smaller — on day four we met a girl originally from our small town in Australia now residing in Ohio!” said Taylor. “We are optimistic we should be able to break the current world record if we stay on course and keep our fuel-efficient driving tips in mind.”

The present Guinness World Record for lowest fuel consumption at a nationwide drive is of 51.58 miles / gallon. On end of day, Sept. 10, Wednesday, the Taylor’s driven over 2,753 miles via over 24 states averaging around 58.78 US miles / gallon.