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    5 weirdest things to run your car on

    Some of these things are pretty wacky

    2y ago

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    The argument on what cars will run on in the future is still unsure. Often it is claimed to be electric cars or hydrogen fueled cars. It is time to see the strange, the odd and the downright impossible things to run your car on.

    5: Fart Car

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    I know this was only a Ad but when I saw this for some reason I burst out laughing thinking that a car could be powered by farts. What could be more "green" way to run it than with your own farts? Well your car might smell a bit afterwards and I won't recommend buying a second hand one either.

    4: Coffee-powered car

    Image source: thenorthernecho.co.uk

    Image source: thenorthernecho.co.uk

    It seems we aren't the only ones that can be powered by coffee. This car actually broke the world speed record for the longest journey by a coffee-powered car. Could the future be coffee-powered?

    3: Chicken Poop-powered car

    Image source: Ecofriend

    Image source: Ecofriend

    This was actually created by in 1971 by a British chicken farmer called Harold Bate does which make me wonder why are we still using oil! There are actually a few other cars that even run on human manure and even pig. Who needs electric and hydrogen? Give me my shit powered car.

    2: Chocolate-powered car

    Image source: ScienceDaily

    Image source: ScienceDaily

    Often chocolate can be quite tasty and be eaten for a snack. Well this Formula 3 racing car is powered by chocolate, made out of potatoes and steered by carrots. Don't think because you can eat it doesn't go fast with a 125 mph top speed.

    1: Wood-powered car

    Image source: Low-tech Magazine

    Image source: Low-tech Magazine

    This does seem odd but back in the second world war when oil was in very short supply many people converted their cars from petrol to wood. It may be quite an inconvenience to the trees though.

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    Comments (6)

    • I can remember watching a stationary diesel engine running on pulverised coal.

        2 years ago
    • I once saw a guy run his car off gravy and it would be super thin I had no idea it would work

        2 years ago
    • Was reading about the Chrysler prototype with a jet engine, they sent the car to France and ran it on Chanel no.5 perfume so I gather that'll smell nice

        2 years ago
    • Prince Charles runs his car on gases produced by fermenting wine

        2 years ago

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