Joh
n Taylor and wife Helen, both in their 50s, set a Guinness world record by driving 18,001 miles on only 344 gallons of gas in their unmodified VW Golf. That equates to 52.29mpg.

The Taylors were on the road for 78 days, driving through Europe, Asia, and North America. The trip started and ended in London.

The trip was a challenge from Shell after the Taylors had shown the oil company they made a 522-mile trip in a Subaru Impreza without refueling. Shell says the Taylors were chosen because of their record-breaking experience. They share 34 driving records.

John said that journalists often pressed for details on their relationship during stops, and many "tried to get us divorced."

[Source: The New Paper]



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