A car that runs on coffee waste. Finally!

March 9, 2010 at 10:49 AM Leave a comment

A converted 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco that downs about 56 espressos per mile, the Daily Mail reports.

Cappuccino car graphic

The concept came out of the BBC1 science program called “Bang Goes the Theory,” and will go on a 210-mile drive between Manchester and London that consumes about 11,760 espressos. But coffee aficionados shouldn’t scream just yet — the fuel comes from waste coffee grounds provided by a branch of Costa Coffee.

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