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Ford Mustang drove on one tank of a record 1 249.3 km!

Ford Mustang drove on one tank of a record 1 249.3 km! Norwegians Knut Henrik Borchgrevink and Wilthil Ford Mustang set a new world record for the number of kilometers traveled on a single tank when one traveled 249.3 kilometers. The result corresponds to an average consumption of just 4.87 liters / 100 km. The official combined fuel consumption of 2.3 EcoBoost Mustang, while between 8.0 l / 100 km ..

Ford Mustang is not just a car, from which one would expect an extremely efficient driving. But the Norwegians Knut Henrik Borchgrevink Wilthil and again expounded Ford's slogan "Go Further" very literally and set a new world record, this time with a sports car. They chose the Ford Mustang with the 2.3 EcoBoost engine.

Their goal was to get from the Arctic Circle to the south as far without refueling. On a single tank covering a distance of 1 249.3 km, which corresponds to an average consumption of just 4.87 liters / 100 km. The official combined fuel consumption Mustang
2.3 EcoBoost, the share is 8.0 l / 100 km.

"Mustang proved to be even more efficient than we had hoped," said Borchgrevink. "Everything went very smoothly. Single dramatic moment came about an hour after the start, when we were stopped by the police! It turned out that she was called concerned citizens when they saw the jet red sports car an unusually low rate. Officers had suspected driving under the influence and drove us to check. "

For the crew but it was not the first nor the last interaction with police during her record-breaking attempt. Law enforcement officers undertook sealing fuel tank to start driving and control of sealing tape when Mustang near the town of Kragero about 200 kilometers south of Oslo finally ran out of fuel.

Wilthil Borchgrevink and have established several similar records with Ford in the past. In 2012 traveled with a diesel Ford Mondeo 2,534 kilometers, and created the current European leadership. A year later they set a world record when petrol Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost traveled 1,619 kilometers.


Source: tz



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