Honda has set a new Guinness World Record for fuel efficiency in Europe with a drive of over 8,387 miles through 24 European countries, Honda managed to average 100.31 miles per gallon.
The car maker started their journey on the 1st of June from Aalst, Belgium and traveled through 24 countries and returned to their starting point on the 24th of June.
The team set out on their epic road trip from Aalst, Belgium, on Monday June 1st, navigating the continent in a clockwise direction. They returned to their start point on Thursday June 25th, recording the incredible fuel economy figures which exceed the Tourer’s quoted efficiency of 74.3mpg by more than 25%.
Fergal McGrath comments: “It was tough, but we really enjoyed it, and setting this new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title has made all of the hard work worthwhile. This was a huge team effort so I’d like to thank everyone involved for all of their commitment and support. After spending so much time behind the wheel Julian and I are just happy to be back behind our desks for a while!”
The official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title is ‘Lowest Fuel Consumption – all 24 contiguous EU countries’, measured in litres per 100km and miles per gallon calculated over the entire journey.
You can find out more details about this new world record over at Honda at the link below.